Robert Hicks, PhD
Clinical Professor, Organizational Behavior
Robert F. Hicks, Ph.D., is a Clinical Professor of Organizational Behavior at The University of Texas at Dallas and founding director of the Organizational Behavior, Coaching and Consulting program (OBCC) in the Jindal School of Management. The OBCC program offers a Master of Science degree in Leadership and Organizational Development, as well as, professional and academic certificates in Organizational Consulting, Negotiation and Mediation, and Strategic Human Resources Management.
Dr. Hicks is a licensed psychologist and holds an appointment as an Associate Faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is a recognized expert in leadership development, organizational change, team development, selection and assessment, and the coaching and development of professionals. Dr. Hicks is a regular contributor to the Physician Leadership Journal, a peer-reviewed journal that focuses on medical leadership and health care delivery topics. His latest books are The Process of Highly Effective Coaching (2017) and Coaching as a Leadership Style (2014) published by Routledge.
Anne Ferrante, PhD Lecturer I
Dr. Anne Ferrante is an educator and executive coach who leverages extensive corporate and academic expertise to create meaningful learning and results-oriented developmental experiences for leaders, managers, and working professionals. Anne’s career in higher education includes both teaching and administrative positions. Anne teaches graduate courses in Leadership and Organizational Behavior for MBA and MA programs at The University of Texas at Dallas and at American University. Anne holds a Ph.D. in Human and Organization Development from The Fielding Graduate University and an MBA and Master of Science, both from Rutgers University.
OB 6301 Organizational Behavior
BPS 6332 Strategic Leadership
Tracy Rockett, PhD Lecturer I
Dr. Tracy Rockett is an expert in organizational behavior, group dynamics, intragroup relationships and organizational culture. Her research focuses on group dynamics in organizational settings, developing an understanding of familiarity and its consequences for groups, relational demography and conflict resolution. She has served as the Koehler Center Fellow for Distance Education at TCU. She holds a BS in psychology from Texas A&M University and a PhD in International Management from The University of Texas at Dallas.
OB 6331 Power and Politics
Suzette Bryan, PhD, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP Lecturer I
Dr. Suzette Plaisance Bryan is an instructor in Organizational Behavior, Coaching, and Consulting Program in the Naveen Jindal School of Management. She has an extensive background in human resources, leadership development, and corporate training and development. A former tenured college professor teaching organizational communication courses to both undergraduate and graduate students, Suzette has presented at numerous conferences, including conferences in Athens, Greece; Belfast, Ireland; and Vevey, Switzerland. Her work has been published by the Consortium for the study of Emotional Intelligence in Organizations. She has published book chapters and articles in academic and professional journals and is a co-author of Scripts and Communications for Relationships published by Peter Land Publishing.
OB 6348 Leadership Concepts and Practices
OB 6377 Neuropsychology of Leadership
OB 6382 Transformational Leadership
Van Latham, PhD Clinical Professor
Dr. Van Latham is a Clinical Professor of Executive Education in the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. He is the author and instructor for the Certification in Professional Consulting. In addition to his academic responsibilities, he is the Practice Leader of PathPoint Consulting where he works primarily in the areas of organization and leadership development and he is an executive coach. Dr. Latham holds a B.A. in Psychology from Baylor University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University.
OB 6334 Foundations of Organizational Development
OB 6346 Leading Organizational Change
Larry Norton, PhD Clinical Professor
Dr. Larry Norton is a career organizational development practitioner with over 28 years of experience working and consulting in the Organizational Development field. In addition to serving on the faculty of the Organizational Behavior, Coaching and Consulting Program in the Naveen Jindal School of Management, he is the principal founder of GeNovo Consulting, LLC, a full-service OD consulting firm that works with companies to improve their organization and management effectiveness practices. Professionally, he is the Associate Editor of the Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, a peer-reviewed scientific and practitioner journal published by the American Psychological Association (APA), and also serves on the Executive Board of the APA’s Society of Consulting Psychology (Division 13 of the APA). His Ph.D. is in Industrial/Organizational and Social Psychology from Texas Tech University.
OB 6342 Organizational Diagnosis
OB 6344 Organizational Development: Bridging Theory and Practice
James M. Honeycutt, PhD
Dr. James M. Honeycutt is a lecturer in Organizational Behavior, Coaching, and Consulting in the Naveen Jindal School of Management. He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus from LSU and has over 40 years of experience in psychology and communication. He is a Rainmaker Senior Scholar Researcher recipient and BASF Professor of Excellence. His PhD is in communication and cognitive/social psychology from the University of Illinois with an MS from Purdue and BS from the University of Texas at Austin. He is senior managing co-editor of Imagination, Cognition, and Personality with over ten books and 140 publications. He has presented at numerous international conferences in London, Montreal, Dresden, Sydney, and Singapore. His research and teaching interests are in relational dynamics, small group and family dynamics, mental imagery (imagined interactions), personality, emotion, conflict resolution, and physiology related to task overload. His most recent book is, Promoting Mental Health through Imagery and Imagined Interactions (2019) published by Peter Lang.
OB 6384 Managing Conflict in Personal and Professional Settings