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James Calvin

Dr. James Calvin joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 1996. He is a professor of management and organizations with expertise in the areas of leadership development, community economic development, and nonprofit organizations. James is also a member of the board of the Center for Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins. 

He has broad global experience in the areas of community development, organization development, leadership development, executive coaching, diversity and inclusion, and negotiation. He worked directly with William S. Woodside, former CEO of American Can and founding CEO of Sky Chefs; and James J. Renier, former CEO of Honeywell. Dr. Calvin has consulted with business, education, nonprofit, government, and in the international sector with several organizations including: World Bank, DFID, Fannie Mae, Verizon, T. Rowe Price, NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center, J.P. Morgan Chase, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, PepsiCo, Target, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Kettering Foundation, The Foundation for the National Capital Region, the states of Arizona, Mississippi, New Jersey and North Dakota, the cities of Chicago and Newark, Treasury Executive Institute (TEI), Global Center in Kuwait, and ISPA in Lisbon, Portugal. 

James is a keynoter to associations, business, government, education, and NGO groups across the US and internationally in Australia, Cameroon, Shanghai, China, Canada, Colombia, Ghana, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Portugal, St. Lucia, Scotland, and the United Kingdom.