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Dr. Nathan Johnson

James Johnson

Associate Professor

College of Business

School of Economics, Management, and Project Management

Contact Information

Office: B2C Forsyth Building


Nathan Johnson is an Associate Professor of Management at Western Carolina University. He obtained his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Washington State University, and MPA and BS from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is also a certified Project Management Professional. 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.


  • Ph D, Washington State University, Business Administration
  • MPA, University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • BS, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Teaching Interests

He currently teaches courses in Project Management, Business Management, and Computer Information Systems at the undergrad and graduate levels.

Research Interests

His research interests include project management (information systems, healthcare, and government), electronic/distance learning, healthcare administration, the consumerization of IT, and BYOD.

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