Teaching Philosophy: 
Dr. Javarinis has a very simple teaching philosophy which focuses on his role as a mentor/educator and defines what is important about it and involves three principal activities:
1. To continually strive to develop a broad array of teaching skills and adjust them to meet the needs of his students.
2. To truly challenge his students and to evaluate them honestly and fairly.
3. To foster student mastery of course material while at the same time helping his students to develop broader, more important skills such as communication and critical thinking.

Work Experience: 
Dr. Javarinis has had the good fortune of working in many different senior management/leadership positions in various industries along with working in Academia for many years both in the online, face-to-face and blended concept.

Research Interests: 
Dr. Javarinis has research interest in the following:
• Adaptive Learning and Technology in the Classroom
• Improving Student Retention and Persistence
• Effective Academic Leadership
• Supporting students who may be at risk of dropping out of college
• Youth development and how they can be improved, (when, how, and under what conditions)
• Understand and improve the everyday settings of youth in the United States (settings, social environments, boundaries – peers, family, adults)
• Networking, relationships with adults and peers; and opportunities for academic, social, emotional, and identity development
• Analyzing personality types and how they assist students (various generational) to ascertain the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, as well as practical applications for knowing to be successful in their lives

  • Doctor of Philosophy degree in General Business, Capella University, 2005
  • Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management / Leadership, Davenport University, 2001
  • Master of Business Administration in Accounting, Davenport University, 2008
  • Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management, Davenport University, 2013

    (a) CM; Certified Managers Certificate from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers and James Madison University
    (b) Supply Chain Management Certificate from the Supply Chain Management Institute
    (c) Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from Management and Strategy Institute
    (d) Project Management Certificate from Management and Strategy Institute
  • Javarinis, T. (2021, May 20). Back to a New Normal: In Search of Stability in an Era of Pandemic Disruption – Insights from Practitioners and Academics. Article/Chapter Title: The mechanics of remote working and remote learning: A logistics perspective. Information Age Publishing (IAP), Charlotte, NC.
  • Javarinis, T., Adeogun, J., & Ogungbure, A. (2018, April 19-22). The opportunities and challenges of managing digital natives, ISSN 1547-4836 Volume 15, Number 2. International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Conference Proceedings, Dallas, TX. 
  • Javarinis, T. (2005 September 5). Bipolar disorder and the impact it has on a managers career progression and leadership potential. UMI Dissertation Services Number 3182593. ProQuest Publishing, Ann Arbor, MI