Dr. John Marinan IV


Dr. John Marinan IV

Associate Professor of Business Communications

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Dr. John Marinan believes in access to education for all. His interests include empathy studies, servant leadership initiatives and interdisciplinary writing applications to business environments. He has written for numerous communications journals, has presented all over the country, and has experience in business, secondary education and higher education. He currently teaches courses in business communication at Georgia Gwinnett College.


  • Doctorate – rhetoric and communications – Northern Illinois University
  • Master's – business management – Georgia Southwestern State University
  • Master's – English – Morehead State University
  • Master's – educational administration  – University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Bachelor's – English – Bowdoin College

Academic Interests

  • Servant leadership
  • Empathy
  • Neurodiversity
  • Interdisciplinary


  • James Bowdoin Scholar
  • Summa cum laude at Northern Illinois University