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John T. Dillard
Senior Lecturer, Colonel, US Army (Retired)
Academic Area Chair for Acquisition
Graduate School of Business and Public Policy &
Department of Systems Engineering
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-2650
Email: jtdillar (at) nps.edu
Web: www.nps.navy.mil/gsbpp/acqn/
EDUCATION:
MS - University of Southern California LA, 1985
Systems Management
BA - University of Tennessee Chattanooga, 1974
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • 11/2000 to present as member of the Acquisition Faculty of GSBPP
  • 07/1994 to 07/1996 as Senior Army Faculty Member
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • Assistant Project Manager, Army Tactical Missile System (Lieutenant Colonel)
  • Assistant Project Manager, Javelin Anti-Tank Missile System (Lieutenant Colonel)
  • Product Manager, Joint Advanced Special Operations Radio System (Lieutenant Colonel)
  • Commander, Defense Contract Management Agency, Long Island, NY (Colonel)
  • 1996 - 1997 - U.S. Army War College (Resident), Carlisle, PA
  • 1988 - 1988 - Program Manager Course, Defense Systems Management College (Resident), Ft Belvoir, VA
  • 1988 - 1989 - U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (Resident), Fort Leavenworth, KS
  • Level 3 Certified in Program Management.
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Defense Systems Acquisition Management
  • Project Management
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Strategic Leadership
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Acquisition Policy
  • Computational Organizational Modeling, Decision-Making
  • Project Management
AWARDS:
  • Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award
  • Numerous Military awards for meritorious service
BOARDS/MEMBERSHIPS:
  • GSBPP Strategy Committee Member, 2009 - 2010
  • NPS Foundation, Life Member
  • DAU Equivalency Coordinator, 2008 - 2009
  • Faculty Research Committee Member, 2008 - 2009
  • Provost's Systems Engineering Enterprise Design Committee, 2006 - 2007
  • Faculty Advisory Board: Alternate Member, 2005 - 2006
  • Program Manager Advanced Acquisition Program, 2004 - 2005
  • Past Chairman, NPS Faculty Retirement and Special Functions Committee
  • Project Management Institute, Member, Author
  • Provost Search Committee 2012-2013
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: (View an extended list)
  • Dillard, J., & Ford, D. “From Amorphous to Defined: Balancing the Risks of Spiral development.” Accounting Review (52), 2009.
  • Ford, D., & Dillard, J. “Modeling the Integration of Open Systems and Evolutionary Acquisition in DoD Programs”. Acquisition Review Quarterly (51), 2009.
  • Melese, F., Franck, R., Angelis, D., & Dillard, J. “Applying insights from Transaction Cost Economics (TCE) to improve cost estimates for Public Sector Purchases: The Case of U.S. Military Acquisition”. International Public Management Review, 10 (1), 2007.
  • Hagan, J., Slack, W., Dillard, J., & Zolin, R. “Beyond Lean Six Sigma”. Defense Acquisition Review, 14 (3), 2007.
  • Dillard, J., & Nissen, M. “Computational Modeling of Project Organizations Under Stress”. Project Management Journal, 38 (1), 2005, 5-20.
KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Keywords: Acquisition, DoD 5000 series, centralization, control in organizations, decision making, models, framework



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