Entrepreneur, researcher, professor at Colorado State University - Global Campus, USA
Dr. Johnson has worked in the international environment for 30 years and has taught in higher education for over 16 years. He holds a Masters in Human Resources, a Certificate from Cambridge University and a Ph.D. in Intercultural Education with a focus on Leadership from Biola University, which is rated as one of the top 100 universities of its kind in the USA.
His international experience includes living for seven years outside of the United States and teaching in Eastern & Western Europe, Asia and Africa in countries such as the United States, Switzerland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Thailand, China, Japan, Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Ethiopia. He lived for 5 years in the Ukraine and taught University Courses there. He speaks Spanish and Russian and has professional dialogue on a regular basis in both of these languages.
Dr. Johnson did his dissertation research on cultural change in educational leadership in Ukraine in the first decade of independence. He was the first American to write a dissertation about Leadership in the Ukraine. He was honored for his long service in building relationships between Educators in the Eastern Europe and those in the United States.
Dr. Johnson has taught over 300 university courses, including more than 150 taught entirely online. His successful track record of instruction to students includes such areas as Organizational Development, International Business, HRM, International Management, and English/Communications.
Dr. Johnson is a writer and has authored seven books and numerous peer reviewed articles on Management and Leadership. He delivers presentations on a regular basis at conferences such as the Higher Learning Commission conference in Chicago and the USDLA in St. Louis, USA. He has an active research agenda which includes a long term grant funded study of Barriers to Entrepreneurship for Women in the Ukraine and Poland and presented results in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Warsaw and Krakow.