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John Schaufelberger

John Schaufelberger


John Schaufelberger is the Dean of the College of Built Environments, where he has taught since 1994. He has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of construction equipment management, construction practices, construction contract procurement, construction firm management, and international construction project management.


A licensed professional engineer, Schaufelberger served thirty years as an officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prior to joining the University of Washington faculty. He has managed major public works construction projects in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, as well as at many locations throughout the United States. Additionally, he has represented the United States in negotiations with foreign governments.


Schaufelberger is the author of Construction Equipment Management, published in 1999 by Prentice-Hall, and Construction Business Management, published in 2009 by Prentice-Hall. He is co-author of Management of Construction Projects: Constructor’s Perspective, published in 2001 by Prentice-Hall; Construction Cost Estimating: Process and Practices, published in 2005 by Prentice-Hall; Construction Project Safety, published by Wiley in 2014; and Professional Ethics for the Construction Industry, published by Routledge in 2015.