Dr. Gary Juhan

Gary Juhan

Visiting Assistant Professor of the School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management

Office: 365 Godwin Hall
Phone: 540-568-4685
Fax: 540-568-4199
Email: gwjuhan@jmu.edu
Mailing Address: JMU, School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management, MSC 2305, Harrisonburg, VA 22807


Ed.D. East Tennessee State University
Ed.S. Appalachian State University
M.A. Appalachian State University
B.A.  Appalachian State University.

Awards and Honors

Outstanding Contributions in Service, The Psychology Graduate Student Council at James Madison University, May 2012.

Community Service Award, Lonesome Pine district, Wise County Public School, 2010.

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Student Government Association passed a resolution naming the Juhan Student Leadership retreat., 2004.

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Nominee for Governor’s Award for Career Achievement, 2003.

Student Government Association-special Recognition Award at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 2010, 2009,  2003,  2002,  2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995.

Academic Interests

Leadership Development
Best Practices in Human Resource Management
Compensation of Minorities
Organizational Development/Management Decision Making
Higher Education Organization, Administration and Leadership
Crisis Management in Higher Education
Institutional Culture/Climate within Higher Education
Ethical Decision Making of Individuals and Impact on Institutional Culture

Current Courses Taught

AHRD 670 American Higher Education
PSYC 646 American College Student
HTM 425 Human resource Management
HM 202 Foundations in Leadership

Key Publications

Conference Proceedings

Conference Proceeding (Published)
Five Words of Leadership: Effective Supervisor Program, Center for Economic Development, Lebanon, Virginia, May 2010.

Conference Proceeding (Published)
Seven Qualities of effective Leadership: Southwest Virginia Leadership Conference for Public School Administrators, October 2009.

Conference Proceeding (Published)
Reaching Students During a Crisis: Community Based Emergency Response Seminar:  Virginia Department of Health, Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, 2008.

Conference Proceeding (Published)
Human Resource Management: Best Practices in Hiring, Supervision, Evaluation and Termination, Georgetown College, 2005.

Conference Proceeding (Published)
Recasting the Identity of a small College Through Strategic Campus Planning, Society for College and University Planning, Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, 2004.

Other Intellectual Contributions

Off-Site Review Committee, Track A, Cluster Eight

Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Atlanta, Georgia, 2004

Reaffirmation committee, Commission on colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Lane College, 2001.

Reaffirmation Committee, Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Walker College, 1990.