John E. Adamson is Emeritus Professor of Business and Law in the Department of Finance and General Business at Missouri State University. Adamson received a B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York; a M.A. in International Relations from Georgetown University; and a M.B.A. and J.D. from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. A decorated, disabled veteran and past four-term mayor and school board member of his hometown, Adamson is author of numerous business law texts, with a concentration on environmental law.