Joseph A. Griffin, DMin
Associate Teaching Professor
DMin (Ethics & Leadership), Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
MBA, Lenoir-Rhyne University
MPM (Project Management), Western Carolina University
PMP, Project Management Institute, Inc.
Joseph A. Griffin is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Master of Science in Project Management program, and he also serves as the lead faculty member for the program. In addition to teaching and designing courses, Dr. Griffin serves as the Faculty Director of the Project Management degree program, the Master of Professional Studies in Informatics, and the Master of Professional Studies in Geographic Information Technology. He mentors part-time faculty members and participates in outreach to new students and in building partnerships with business leaders. He is passionate about making a positive difference in the community and advancing the field of project management.
Dr. Griffin’s recent publications include the textbook Residential Construction Management: Managing According to the Project Lifecycle and numerous articles related to project management. He frequently presents on project management topics at national conferences throughout the United States and at international conferences in the United Kingdom, Canada, Brazil, and India. His recent conference papers and presentations relate to earned value management, translating strategic directives into organizational action, risk and quality integration, stakeholder engagement, and ethics.
He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) as well as an active member of the local and international chapters of the Project Management Institute. Dr. Griffin recently completed a two-year term as the Vice President of Professional Development for the PMI-Metrolina chapter in Charlotte, NC, where he continues to remain involved as a volunteer and active member.
Previously, Dr. Griffin worked in the residential construction industry as a project and program manager.