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Ashley Johnson

Associate Director of Academics, Myers-Lawson School of Construction
  • Program Chair, Construction Engineering and Management
  • Associate Professor of Practice, Construction Engineering and Management
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1345 Perry St
310C Bishop-Favrao Hall
Blacksburg VA 24061

Role and Background

Ashley Johnson serves as Program Chair and Associate Professor of Practice for the Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) Program in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction. She joined Virginia Tech in 2015.

Ashley’s teaching focuses on construction engineering, management, and lean construction. In her current role, Ashley is exploring emerging practices in construction engineering and management education. She aims to impact the construction industry through the development of best practices for the next generation of professionals.  

Previously, Ashley served as a Project Manager for Integrated Project Services, Inc. and as a Project Engineer at CRB Builders, focusing on design-build projects in the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries before joining the school of construction. 


Ashley Johnson holds a Master of Business Administration from Florida State University and two Bachelors of Science degrees in Construction Engineering and Management  and Civil Engineering with a concentration in Transportation from North Carolina State University.