Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: University of North Florida
Location: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Edward Alden Johnson, PhD, Professor Emeritus at the University of North Florida, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in economics and business education.
Dr. Johnson has excelled as a professor and administrator in business and economics for more than 50 years. He began his career in education as an assistant and later associate professor with West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia from 1966 to 1972. During this time, he provided superior service as a visiting professor with the University of Provence in France and as an educator with the Management Institute for National Development in Kingston, Jamaica. Beginning in 1972, Dr. Johnson flourished as dean of business schools at the New York Institute of Technology in Rochester, Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, the University of Colorado, Boulder and the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. He has received two national awards, two university-wide awards, and eight College of Business awards during his career in instruction.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio in 1960, Dr. Johnson followed with a master’s degree in industrial labor and relations from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 1962 and continued his education with a Doctor of Philosophy in management from Michigan State University in East Lansing in 1968, which he considers a career highlight.
Dr. Johnson attributes his success to his passion for what he does as an academic, as well as the encouragement and tutelage of his high school teacher and his professor at Cornell University.
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