Paul Johnson, Ph.D.

Dr. Paul Johnson

Associate Dean; Thomas Colbert Lecturer in Entrepreneurship; Associate Professor of Management

Dr. Paul Johnson is the Associate Dean, Chair of the Department of Management, Thomas Colbert Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, and an Associate Professor of Management at the University of Mississippi. He earned his Ph.D. in Management from Oklahoma State University, and he subsequently spent five years at Western Carolina University. Paul’s work focuses on motivation, creativity, and innovation processes, and has had his work published in the Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Organizational Behavior among others.

When he isn’t teaching or working on research, Paul┬áspends time with his wife Amy and their cat, Oscar, in Oxford, MS. His interests include woodworking and updating his house, working in his yard, and reading. He had a working beehive before moving to Mississippi and was an amateur apiarist.

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