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John Kuzenski

Teaching Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship

Department of Management Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Nelson Hall 1341


John C. Kuzenski joined the faculty of Poole College of Management in 2015, after spending most of the prior 25 years as a professor and administrator in higher education. From 2003 to 2013, he served as an adjunct Assistant Professor in the NC State Department of Political Science, emphasizing his longstanding service to and affection for the university. Kuzenski brings management experience as a divisional Assistant Director from the NC Department of Revenue and several nonprofit organizations to the college. He is admitted to the Bars of North Carolina and the District of Columbia, in addition to federal admissions to all district courts in North Carolina, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Fifth and D.C. Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Since 2008, he has served as pro bono General Counsel for Pi Sigma Alpha, The National Political Science Honor Society (Washington, DC), and routinely consults other national honor society organizations on transactional business matters and risk management.


J.D. with Honors, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (2005)
Ph.D., University of Georgia (1993)

Area(s) of Expertise

Common Law Doctrine and Public Policy; Business, Government and Regulation; Constitutional Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Nonprofit Organizations

Intellectual Contributions

  • Kuzenski, John C. and James F. Morgan. 2018. Essentials and Elements of Business Law (5th ed.). Redding, CA: BVT Publishing.
  • Kuzenski, John C. 2009. “Dilemmas of Redistricting in a Partial-Coverage VRA State: An Empirical Reconsideration of the North Carolina Supreme Court’s Stephenson Opinion.” 15 Widener L. Rev. 197 (Fall 2009).
  • Kuzenski, John C. 2008. “The Paving Principle of Good Intentions? Calls for Reform of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and the Private Game Theory Equilibrium Opposing Them.” 30 N.C .Cent. L. Rev. 168 (Fall 2008).
  • Kuzenski, John C. 2007. “Making Room at the Table: The Public Policy Dangers of Over-Reliance on Black-Letter Contract Terms in State Common Interest Community Law.” 7 Appalachian J.L. 35 (Winter 2007).