Davis College of Business at Jacksonville University

Faculty & Research

Dr. Matrecia James

AACSBAACSB Accreditation

Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Management

Dr. Matrecia S. L. James is currently an associate dean in the Davis College of Business at Jacksonville University. She serves as associate professor of management and manages the accreditation, assessment and planning processes within the college.

Dr. James’s teaching interests include Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Principles of Management, Business Ethics, and Organizational Design and Change Management. Her current research interests include cynicism in organizations, social influence, and workplace spirituality. She has published her work in numerous journals and conference proceedings. Additionally, she has developed and facilitated a number of leadership development seminars, organizational development practicums and individual enhancement workshops.

Ph.D. Business Administration, Florida State University
M.B.Ed. Business Education, Florida A&M University
B.S. Business Administration, Florida A&M University
Academic Experience
Associate Professor of Management, Jacksonville University, 2011-Present
Assistant Professor of Management, Jacksonville University, 2005-11
Course Developer, College of Education, Florida State University 2004-05
Teaching Assistant, Department of Management, Florida State University 2003-05
Research Assistant, Department of Management, Florida State University 2001-03
Business Education Teacher, Jackson County School Board, 1996-2001
Instructor, Chipola Junior College, 1998
Lead Instructor, The Paxen Group, Summer 1998-Summer 2001
Site Manager, The Paxen Group Summer 1998-Summer 2001
Professional Experience
Associate Manager, The Home Depot, 1993-96
Recent Scholarship & Research
Nelson, M. F. James, M. L. S., Miles, A. K., Morrell, D. L., & Sledge, S., (Submitted). Academic Integrity of Millennial College Students: The Impact of Religion and Spirituality. Career Development International.
Shaw, J. C., & James, M. (2012). Who wants to know why?: Curiosity as a moderator of explanation effects on counterproductive outcomes. Journal of Management and Marketing Research. Available at http://www.aabri.com/manuscripts/121222.pdf
Capener, D., Cebula, R., James, M., Pordeli, H. (2012). Transforming Knowledge in the River City. CEO Magazine.


Personal Interests

When not engaged in facilitating the learning process or engaging in scholarly research, Dr. Matrecia James enjoys leisure bike riding, snorkeling and listening to music.