Trevor Watkins joined the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business in 2019 after earning a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Washington. He received an MBA degree and a B.S. in Human Resource Management from Utah State University in 2011 and 2008, respectively. Prior to academia, he spent seven years as a Human Resource Professional in the financial services and manufacturing industries.
Teaching and Related Service
Trevor teaches courses within the area of organizational behavior focused on topics such as leadership, motivation, and employee well-being.
Research and Creative Activity
Trevor is currently researching topics related to employee well-being, positive event disclosures, and health and wellness behaviors. He ultimately posits that employees’ ostensibly ordinary wellness activities and coworker interactions are in truth extraordinary in their ability to make organizations great. His work has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, and Leadership Quarterly.
Trevor proudly lives in Canyon, Texas with his beautiful wife and energetic children. In his free time, he enjoys running, cycling, and engaging with his family.