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Nathan Johnson


Professor of Project Management

College of Business, Western Carolina University



Dr. Nathan Johnson is an Professor of Project Management at Western Carolina University, a branch campus of the University of North Carolina. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems from Washington State University. His MPA and BS are from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is also a certified Project Management Professional. He currently teaches courses in Project Management, Business Management, and Computer Information Systems. Before entering academia, he held positions as an active-duty Medical Service Corps officer in the US Air Force, and contract auditor with the General Services Administration.

Dr. Johnson currently serves as vice chair on the Board of Directors for the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center where he helps lead accreditation efforts for project management education programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate levels worldwide. He also actively consults on project management initiatives for both private and government organizations. He is available for membership on boards of directors/advisors, as well as select consulting and/or speaking engagements in project management and leadership.

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