Aaron Thornburg, JD, LLM

Aaron Thornburg

JD, Corporate Law, Michigan State University College of Law
MBA, Finance, Michigan State University Broad School of Management
Post-MBA Certificate in Management, Seattle University
LLM, International Business Law, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain
MIR, International Relations, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain
BA, Psychology, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Adjunct, Management

Teaching Areas

  • International Management
  • International Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Cross-Cultural Communication, Ethics and Leadership


Personal Bio

Aaron has worked in various positions in education on three continents. Before Seattle University, Aaron worked at Instituto de Empresa (IE) in Madrid, Spain as the Associate Director of Admissions. In 2006, he taught English, Spanish and Business Fundamentals in northern Thailand at Chiang Mai University’s campus with the Justin M Dart Foundation. Aaron is licensed to practice law and is a member of the State Bar of Arizona as well as the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). He is currently Associate Faculty at City University's School of Management and through their partnership with the Banking Academy of Vietnam teaches at their campus in Hanoi. Aaron created and directs the GuateAbroad experience in Guatemala, which has impacted 100+ Seattle U students since 2014. An avid traveler and foreign language enthusiast, Aaron speaks English, Spanish, French and basic Portuguese. He has lived in Singapore, Thailand, Guatemala, Argentina, Spain, Ireland and France--but could not be happier with his life here in Seattle.