James Dockins, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Management Business Administration
Health Care Leadership MBA
MA in Management


Office: Conway 300

Dr. Dockins is an assistant professor of management in the Health Care Leadership program. He teaches classes in health systems and international business. His prior teaching experiences include adjunct faculty positions with courses taught in health ethics, health policy, health care systems, organizational behavior and operations management.

While attending the University of Memphis, Dockins obtained an Ed.D. degree. He earned a MBA from Lincoln University. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

His research interests lie in health ethics, access to health care, health policy, patient satisfaction and employee satisfaction. Dr. Dockings is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a member of the Academy of Management and a member of the Kansas City Plaza Rotary. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Primaris, Missouri's federally designated Medicare Quality Improvement Organization.