Profile: Dr. James M. Wilkerson

Dr. James M. Wilkerson is Dean and an associate professor of business administration in the Charleston Southern School of Business. He received his doctoral degree in management from the Georgia Institute of Technology, his master of business administration degree from the University of Missouri and his bachelor of science degree in human resource management from the University of Alabama.  He is also a lifetime-certified Senior Professional in Human Resources, as designated by the Human Resource Certification Institute.

Dr. Wilkerson has split his career between private-sector industry and academe and was also a U.S. Air Force officer.  He learned a great deal about business while owning and operating three small firms.  He has worked in large and small organizations as a human resource management executive, manager, supervisor, specialist and consultant.

On the academic front, Dr. Wilkerson has published or presented more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles, conference papers and book chapters.  He currently teaches courses in general management, human resource management, business statistics, Christian business ethics, marketing management and entrepreneurship.

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