Associate Professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Chris Gordon is an Associate Professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, where he serves as an associate dean of the School of Engineering, chairs the Department of Construction, and is co-director of the Construction Leadership Institute. In his research, Gordon investigates engineering education and innovation in the construction industry. Gordon earned a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and both a B.S. and M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University. Prior to his doctorate, Gordon’s professional experience includes construction management on projects worldwide between $25 million and $2.5 billion as well as product development for an early-stage start-up software company.