James Agee, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor, Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Dr. James Agee joined PLNU as an instructor in 2017.  He is a full-time professor at one of PLNU’s fellow Nazarene institutions, Trevecca Nazarene University, in Nashville, TN, where he has served since 2000.  His teaching load there consists primarily of management and statistics courses on the undergraduate and graduate levels.  In addition to teaching, Dr. Agee also serves as a statistical and HR consultant for academia and industry.

Education

  • Ph.D., State University of New York (Albany)
  • M.A., Counseling, Trevecca Nazarene University
  • B.A., Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, Eastern Nazarene College 

Courses Taught

  • Resource Management – MRD 402
  • Human Resource Issues – SOL 606

Experience in Field

  • Trevecca Nazarene University, Faculty, 2000 – present
  • Consultant, 2000 – present
  • State University of New York, Graduate Assistant, 1995-2000

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Hermitage Nazarene Church, Financial Team, 2005 – present
  • Hermitage Nazarene Church, Sunday School Teacher, 2005 – present
  • Christian Business Faculty Association, Member, 2000 – present
  • Travel soccer manager and coach, 2012 – present
  • Trevecca Nazarene University, numerous committees, 2000 – present
  • Society for Human Resource Management, 2001 - present

Awards and Honors

  • Excellence in Teaching Award for Trevecca’s Management and Human Relations program (2006)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award for Trevecca’s Master of Science of Management program (2010, 2006, 2004, 2003)
  • Traditional Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award at Trevecca (2002)

Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications

  • Workplace Decisions About the Disabled: An Empirical Investigation (Presented at the 1997 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting.  Published in the Proceedings)
  • An Empirical Investigation of the Effects of Disability Origin and Gender on Workplace Decisions (Presented at the 1998 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting.  Published in the Proceedings)
  • Disability, Disclosure, and Termination: When Failure to Disclose a Hidden Disability Results in Discharge (Presented at the 1999 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting.  Published in the Proceedings)
  • Scaling Perceptual Dimensions of Disabilities (Poster at the 1999 Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychologists Annual Meeting)
  • The Strategic Response of Graduate Business Programs to External Assessments: A Call for Academic Rigor (Presented at the 2002 Christian Business Faculty Association Conference)
  • I Don’t Care About My Company’s Values, or Do I? (Presented at the 2005 Christian Business Faculty Association Conference)
  • Evaluating Faith Integration in the Classroom: The Validity of End-of-Course Evaluations (Presented at the 2008 Christian Business Faculty Association Conference)