Dr. Joe Walenciak

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Dr. Joe Walenciak

Dr. Joe Walenciak

Professor of Business
Distinguished Professor

Ph.D., M.B.A., University of Arkansas
B.S., John Brown University



Dr. Joe Walenciak holds a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Arkansas and has been a member of the business faculty at John Brown University since 1982.  During that time, he has taught business classes in the undergraduate, online and graduate programs.  He has also chaired the undergraduate, graduate and online business programs and is currently serving as the Dean of the College of Business.

While at JBU, Dr. Walenciak has developed and led mission trips and studies programs in Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, Jordan, China, Brazil, and several other countries.  He has received recognitions as SIFE USA Sam Walton Fellow of the Year, SIFE USA Hall of Fame, CBFA Richard C. Chewing Award, Teacher of the Year, and Outstanding Alumnus.  He has also been named Ambassador of the Peace of Guatemala by the Guatemalan Government on two separate occasions.

With interests in community development and business accreditation, Dr. Walenciak has held national leadership roles with the Christian Business Faculty Association and with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.