James Black

James Black
Jim Black
Professor, Chair
Business and Economics Department
Martinetti Hall, Room 222
Academic History: 
Ph.D., Systems Science Portland State University
M.S. Mathematics Portland State University
B.S. Psychology Portland State University

About James Black

Jim Black has been on the faculty at Johnson since 1987 and is Professor and Chair of the Business/Economics Department. He teaches courses in Accounting, Computer Software, Personal Finance, and Management.

Dr. Black founded Software Seminars Inc. which provides training to a number of corporations and government agencies. He also worked in the telecommunications industry in strategic planning and long-range forecasting.

Dr. Black received his Ph.D. in Systems Science, M.S. in Mathematics, and B.S. in Psychology at Portland State University. He was on the faculty at the University of Connecticut, School of Business Administration where he taught Information Technology and Quantitative Methods. His current areas of interest are Entrepreneurship, Workforce Development, and Leadership. His academic specializations are Entrepreneurship, Systems Approach to problem-solving, Programming Languages, and Quantitative Analysis.

His passions include teaching, motorcycles, and economic development.

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