Howard University Faculty


Anthony Wilbon


Anthony D. Wilbon, Ph.D., PMP

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Administration
Information Systems & Supply Chain Management


Dr. Anthony Wilbon's expertise is in strategic technology management. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Particular areas of research include technology strategy, quantitative analysis, information technology, and technology innovation and entrepreneurship. Research in sustainable environmental engineering through the integration of social, environmental, and economic considerations into systems design methods has also been explored through funded NOAA research projects. Dr. Wilbon has previously held positions at organizations such as the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Booz Allen and Hamilton. His professional experience and capabilities extend to business, management, and technology related topics including systems application and technology, production and operations management, project management, systems development life cycle, and research methodology (quantitative and qualitative).

Areas of expertise

  • Technology strategy and management: strategic management, technology, and strategic planning for implementation of operational systems
  • Systems Development Life Cycle: systems development projects, project management software for development
  • Environmental Management: Integrated management in the environmental systems for decision support


  • Ph.D., Management of Science, Technology, and Innovation, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 1999
  • MBA, Management Howard University, Washington, DC 1990
  • B.S. , Electrical Engineering Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 1986

Courses Taught

  • Project Management (MBA)
  • Production and Operations Research (MBA)
  • Management Information Systems (undergrad)
  • Production and Operations Management (undergrad)

Selected Research

  • Foster, M.K., Abbey, A., Callow, M., Zu, X. and Wilbon, A. (2015). Rethinking virtuality and its impact on teams. Small Group Research, Vol 46(3): 267-299.
  • Ogbolu, M.N, Singh, R.P., and Wilbon, A.D. (2015). Legitimacy, attitudes, and intended patronage: Understanding challenges facing Black entrepreneurs. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 20(1).
  • Wilbon, A.D., (2015). Technology strategy and organizational learning: Applying population ecology to understanding the influence on firm survival. Academy of Strategic Management Journal, 14(2): 221-236.
  • Crump, M.E.S., Singh, R.P., & Wilbon, A.D. Gibbs, S., (2015) Socio- Demographic Difference of Black versus White Entrepreneurs, Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal
  • Coverdale, T.S. and Wilbon, A.D. (2013). The influence of social presence on e-loyalty of women online shoppers: An application of the social identity approach to website design. International Journal of e-Adoption 5(1): 17-36.
  • Wilbon, A.D., (2012). Interactive planning for strategy development in academic-based cooperative research enterprises. Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 24(1):89-105.


Fulbright International Education Administrators Award - France, October 2019