Dr. Bryan is a proven practitioner, leader, and scholar with varied interests. A former Chancellor of the University of California at San Diego, John’s undergraduate alma mater, once described him as a 21st Renaissance man based on his scholarly, entrepreneurial, humanitarian, and arts interests.
Academic Career History and Key Accomplishments
As an adjunct faculty member at the doctoral level, Dr. Bryan has chaired dissertation committees and facilitated coursework in core and advanced business curricula and doctoral research and writing. Dr. Bryan works with doctoral learners in the preparation and execution of their dissertation journeys. Dr. Bryan has also developed course curricula, presented on leadership and other topics at international conferences, and prepared and delivered workshops and symposia on a variety of business topics. Dr. Bryan is an instructor in quantitative analysis, content analysis and literature review, and business courses. John Bryan has experience in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods and in case study, narrative, phenomenology, Delphi, correlation, quasi-experimental, causal comparative, and in qualitative and quantitative descriptive and meta-analytical designs. Dr. Bryan has been a dissertation editor since 2009, working with doctoral students from five universities on APA, style, and scholarly writing.
A Demographic Comparison of Leader Perceptions of Effective Leadership in Uganda (2015)
Regional Transitions from Conflict to Post-Conflict: Observed Leadership Practices (Doctoral dissertation, 2nd ed., 2014)
Geo-Political Divisions as Indicators of Culture or Sub-Culture in Uganda: Leader Views of Leadership Roles, Practices, & Behaviors (2014)
Peer-Reviewed Published Journal Articles
Graham, D., & Bryan, J. (2019, December 20). What’s on your bib? Annotated bibliographies, changing by degrees. Faculty Focus.
Leadership across Gender, Generation, and Culture: Practical Implications from a Multi-National Study – International Leadership Association 2016 Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 2016
Leadership During The Economic Downturn, A Multi-National, Multi-Cultural Study – Sub-Saharan Africa – International Leadership Association 2012 Annual Conference, Denver, CO, October 2012
Leadership During The Economic Downturn, A Multi-National, Multi-Cultural Study – The Arab Spring – International Leadership Association 2012 Annual Conference, Denver, CO, October 2012
Applying A Post-Conflict Leadership Model to Business: Lessons to be Learned? (poster sessions) – International Leadership Association 2010 Annual Conference, Boston, MA, October 2010
Determination of Consensus for Sustainable Post-Conflict Leadership – Institute of Industrial Engineers 2010 Annual Conference, Cancun, Mexico, June 2010.
Consensus Discovery and Post-Conflict Leadership among Northern Uganda Leaders – International Leadership Association 2009 Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, November 2009
Leadership in Post-conflict and Reconciliation – Identity, Ethnicity and Community: Christian Resources in the face of tribalism, The Great Lakes Initiative Duke Center For Reconciliation: Gathering III, Bujumbura, Burundi, January 2009.
Leadership, Conflict, and Memory: Considerations of post-conflict society in Cambodia, Sierra Leone, and Uganda (panel discussion) – International Leadership Association 2008 Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, November 2008.
The Intersections of Leadership and Culture: Shifting Needs in a Changing Africa – International Leadership Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, November 2007.
Chair of the Board, 2004-2019; Chair Emeritus, 2019-present
Alliance for African Assistance, a refugee resettlement and relief organization based, San Diego, CA
Chair of the Board 2008-present
Alliance Health Clinic, a community primary care clinic, San Diego, CA
International Leadership Association; Institute of Management Consultants (Academic Fellow designation from the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes)