Jonathan Morgan joined the School of Government in 2003. Prior to that, he worked for Regional Technology Strategies, Inc., an economic and workforce development consulting firm located in Carrboro-Chapel Hill. He has also served as director of economic policy and research for the NC Department of Commerce, as well as research and policy director for the NC Institute of Minority Economic Development. Currently Morgan serves as course director for the annual Basic Economic Development Course. His research has appeared in the International Journal of Economic Development and Popular Government. He is a member of the NC Economic Developers Association, ACCRA–The Council for Community and Economic Research, and the International Economic Development Council. Morgan holds a BA from the University of Virginia, an MPA from Clark Atlanta University, and a PhD in public administration from North Carolina State University.
Areas of Expertise
Economic development; public administration; regional collaboration; workforce development