Jeff Houghton

Jeff Houghton, Ph.D

Management and Industrial Relations

Associate Professor of Management and Industrial Relations


  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.B.A., West Virginia University
  • B.S., Fairmont State University

Office#: 119
T: 304.293.7933

Area of Expertise


Dr. Houghton's research has been published in numerous academic journals including the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Business and Psychology, Leadership and Organizational Development Journal, Team Performance Management, Human Resource Management Review, Public Personnel Management and Journal of Management Development. He has also presented his research at the annual meetings of several national and regional professional organizations including the Academy of Management, the Southern Management Association, the Western Academy of Management and the Southwest Academy of Management. Dr. Houghton's teaching and research interests include Leadership and Self-Leadership, Team Processes and Performance, International Human Resource Management, Creativity and Innovation, Personality and Individual Differences.