Dr. James McCollum

Professor Emeritus, Management Department


  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1979
  • M.A., Public Administration, University of Cincinnati, 1971
  • M.A., Political Science, University of Dayton, 1968
  • B.S., Engineering, United States Military Academy, 1960

Academic Experience

  • 1989 to present, Professor of Management, College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama.
  • 1984 to 1989, Associate Professor, College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville.
  • 1979 to 1984, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Managment, College of Business, Auburn University

Professional Experience

  • 2010- Fulbright Specialist to Romania
  • 2005-2011, Project Manager, UAH Summer Study Abroad Program in Romania
  • 2006, Fulbright Senior Specialist to Romania
  • 2006, Visiting Professor at Romania-American University
  • 2003-2005, Fulbright Scholarship to Romania, Bucharest, Romania
  • 2000-2001, Visiting Professor, American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
  • 1998-1999, Visiting Professor in the University of Maryland European Program: Germany, Iceland, and Hungary
  • 1996, Visiting Professor to the Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, Romania
  • 1994-1996, Project Manager, USIA CEETP Romanian Interns in the U.S.
  • 1991-1992, Fulbright Scholarship to Romania

Selected Publications

  • Badger Stories from the Sheltered Forest (2010) with Doina Virginia Vladuca. NY: Xlibris Press
  • Applied Business Management, 2009, Bucharest, Editura Universitara
  • Idei Americane pentru Manageri Romani, 3rd Edition, 2006, Editura Universitara
  • Near, Far, Wherever We Are , with Doina Virginia Vladuca, 2006, Bloomington, IN, Authorhouse
  • Project Management: A Practical Approach , 2005, Bucharest: Editura Universitara
  • Idei Americane pentru Manageri Romani , 2004, Bucharest: Editura ASE
  • Romania Opening All of Their Doors , 2003, Victoria, Canada: McTara Publishing Company
  • Disclosures from a Compulsory Interview , with Doina Virginia Vladuca, 2003, Bloomington, IN: 1st Books Library
  • Is Communism Dead Forever? 1998, Lanham, Md.: University Press of America
  • Idei Americane pentru Manageri Romani, 1994, Bucharest: Editura Lecca-Brancusi