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Ryan Matthews



Ryan  Matthews


Assistant Professor


Decisions Sciences and Management Department

Email Address:


(931) 372-6229


Johnson Hall 322A


Dr. Ryan Matthews is an Assistant Professor of Business Management in the Department of Management and Decision Sciences at Tennessee Technological University.  He teaches courses in Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior, and Entrepreneurship.  His research has been published in Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, Journal of Managerial Issues, Marketing Management Journal, International Journal of Multivariate Data Analysis, and International Entrepreneurship & Management Journal.

Dr. Matthews also has 25+ years of experience working in industry.  His experiences include: Field Sales, Field Service, International Sales, Training, Product Planning, Program Management, Strategic Planning, Business Development, and Leading a Global Acquisition Team.  He has also owned multiple businesses in the Real Estate Industry.

Degrees and Certifications

  • DBA, Kennesaw State University
  • M.S., Finance, Indiana University
  • MBA, Management, University of Saint Francis
  • B.S., Business, Indiana University

Teaching, Research, and Professional Areas

  • Strategic Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Program Management