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Jillian Yarbrough

Jillian Yarbrough, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Management

Office: Classroom Center, Room 336G
Email: jryarbrough@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-4114

Professional Profile

Dr. Yarbrough joined the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business at West Texas A&M University in 2016.  She received a B.S. in Education from Texas Christian University in 1997, an M.S. in Educational Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University in 1998, a Ph.D. in Educational Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University in 2000, and an M.B.A. with a concentration in management from Texas A&M University in 2002. 

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Yarbrough's current teaching areas include Principles of Management, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and Healthcare Management.  Dr. Yarbrough has experience in mentoring students through student organizations, independent studies and advanced internships.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Yarbrough’s research focus areas include training and development, recruitment, motivation, mentoring, leadership and distance learning.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Yarbrough grew up in New Mexico and she met her husband, Jason, in graduate school at Texas A&M University.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, three children and two dogs.