Robert D. Gatewood, Emeritus Professor, University of Georgia completed his Ph.D. at Purdue in industrial psychology. He worked as a consultant and then joined academia as a member of the Department of Management at the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia.
Hubert S. Feild is the Torchmark Professor Emeritus of Management in the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University. He received his Ph.D. in industrial psychology from the University of Georgia where he met Bob Gatewood. Since then, he has been an impactful and influential faculty member during his time at Auburn.
Murray R. Barrick is a University Distinguished Professor and the James R. Whatley Chair in Business at the Mays Business School at Texas A&M. Murray attained his Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Akron. He has spent time as Department Head of Management at Texas A&M as well as President of the HR Division of the Academy of Management. Barrick previously held faculty positions at the University of Iowa and Michigan State.
Robyn Walker is a professor of management communication in the Department of Business Communication at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. She teaches business writing and business communication to undergraduate and graduate students.
Robyn earned master’s and doctoral degrees in Communication from the University of Utah, and a master’s degree in Professional Writing from the University of Southern California. She also holds an MBA, and previously held faculty appointments at the University of Arizona and California State University, Fullerton.
Before entering academia, Robyn worked as a professional writer and editor with such organizations as United Press International, McGraw-Hill, and Novell. She also has worked as a writing consultant for many companies, including Hoffman LaRoche Pharmaceuticals and Franklin-Covey, Inc.
She continues to write and conduct research and has delivered dozens of conference papers on intercultural communication, rhetoric, cultural studies, and business communication pedagogy, and has published articles on intercultural communication in groups, leadership, and place-based identity. She has served as editor of the International Journal of Business Communication, co-editor of a volume of research entitled Discourse Perspectives on Organizational Communication (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2011), and co-author of Leadership Talk: A Discourse Approach to Leader Emergence (Business Expert Press, 2014).
Robyn is a member of the Association of Business Communication, Management Communication Association, National Communication Association, Academy of Management, and the Academy of International Business.
Andrew DuBrin is an author and researcher specializing in management and organizational behavior.
Andrew was Professor of Management, Rochester Institute of Technology, Saunders College of Business, from 1972-2005. He taught courses in organizational behavior, career management, principles of management, and leadership. He was the Team leader of the Management discipline, 1992-1994, and Chairman, Department of Management, 1981-1984.
He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Clinical Psychology from Michigan State University, M.S. in Industrial Psychology from Purdue University, and A.B. in Psychology from Hunter College.