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Dr. William Moylan

Associate Professor

Coordinator of Master of Science in Construction Management Program

School of Visual and Built Environments

206C Roosevelt Hall


[email protected]


  • Ph.D. in Organization and Management with a Specialization in Leadership from Capella University
  • Master's from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, majoring in Project Management and minoring in International Business
  • BS in Construction Engineering from Lawrence Technological University

Work Experience

Instructor - 2002 - 2007
Assistant Professor - 2007 2012
Associate Professor - 2012 - present
William Moylan

Professional Summary

Interests and Expertise

Dr. William Moylan is a consultant, trainer, educator, expert witness and practitioner in professional Project Management and Construction Engineering. Dr. Moylan has extensive professional experience in all aspects of program and project management, including over eleven years internationally with the Arabian American Oil Co, and since 1983 has been involved in implementing information technology.


Undergraduate level
CNST 125 Introduction to Construction Management
CNST 302 Contract Documents, Specifications & Regulations
CNST 303 Mechanical, Electrical & Equipment Systems
CNST 361 Project Planning & Scheduling
CNST 406 Construction Law
CNST 446 Senior Seminar on Professionalism & Ethics in Construction
CNST 450 Fundamentals of Construction Project Management

Graduate level
CNST 505 Project & Program Management [3 GCH]
CNST 511 Construction Project Planning & Estimating [3 GCH]
CNST 512 Construction Project Scheduling & Control [3 GCH]
CNST 590 Special Topics course on Professionalism & Ethics in Construction [1 GCH]
CNST 616 Analysis of Commercial Buildings [3 GCH]
CNST 624 Project Productivity & Cost Control [3 GCH]
CNST 630 Research on Construction Processes [3 GCH]

Selected Publications

Chapter 19: “Building Ethics in Construction Partnerships: An Analysis of Values-Based Leadership” in The Organizational and Business Ethics Imperative, published by Common Ground Publishing of Chicago, IL, 2015.
“Research on Ethics in Project Management: An Analysis of Values-Based Leadership in Project Driven Arenas,” International Journal of Knowledge, Culture & Change, 2012.

“Chapter 28 Management Ethics in Projects” included in The Gower Handbook of People in Project Management, published by Gower Publishing Ltd. of Surrey, England, 2011.

“Learning By Project: Developing Essential 21st Century Skills Using Student Team Projects,“ International Journal of Learning, 2008.

"Ethics in Construction Bidding: Considering the Friedman Versus Freeman View," National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT), 2005.

"Leading Transformational Change in Higher Education," International Journal of Knowledge, Culture & Change, 2005.

Selected Presentations

Professional Memberships and Affiliations


Awards and Patents

Additional Information

Associate Professor William A. Moylan, PhD, PMP, FESD, is a member of the full-time faculty of Eastern Michigan University and instructs in Construction Management.  Dr. Moylan is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute. Dr. Moylan is active in a variety of professional societies and community service activities, including PMI, ESD, Toastmasters International and Habitat for Humanity.