About Me

Dr. Jackie Gilbert is a Professor of Management in the Middle Tennessee State University College of Business.  She received her BBA in management from the University of Texas at Austin, and her MBA and Ph.D. degrees in Management from the University of Houston.  Her research interests include cross-cultural studies, human resource management, diversity, and gender issues.  She has presented her research at national and international conferences, and has published in journals such as the Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Management Education, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Human Resource Planning Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, Group and Organization Management, and Business Horizons.  She is a 2002 recipient of the TBR Innovator’s Award for Excellence in Instructional Technology, a recipient of the MTSU 2002 Outstanding Achievement in Instructional Technology award, and winner of the 2004 MTSU Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology.  She is also a recipient of the 2006-2007 State Farm Excellence Professorship.  Dr. Gilbert is currently an associate editor of the MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching) International Management Division.

Dr. Gilbert has been featured in Forbes, Men's Health, Game OnŽ Business Talk Radio | VoiceAmerica™, WMOT radio, WGNS radio, The Tennessean, The Daily Business Journal, The Workplace Bullying Institute website, and the Huffington Post.

She has served as member of Tennessee Healthy Workplace Advocates, which worked toward passage of the Healthy Workplace Act in Tennessee, along with TACIR (Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations) Workplace Civility Work Group to craft the model civility policy.