SPEAKER

Jonathan Morgan, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Government
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Jonathan Q. Morgan is Associate Professor in the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he teaches, conducts applied research, and advises public officials on economic development. He directs the annual Basic Economic Development Course at UNC, which is accredited by the International Economic Development Council. Prior to joining the UNC School of Government in 2003, he worked for Regional Technology Strategies, Inc., an economic and workforce development consulting firm located in Carrboro, NC. Dr. Morgan 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. He holds a BA in economics from the University of Virginia, an MPA from Clark Atlanta University, and a Ph.D. in public administration from North Carolina State University.