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Derek Rohde

Contributing Faculty

Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences

Degree Program Ph.D. Psychology

Dr. Derek Rohde was selected by Walden to teach in the Industrial/Organizational Psychology Program. He has been teaching for the last 10 years and mentoring dissertation students for the past 5 years. In addition to working in academia, he is also employed with one of the nation’s largest industrial wholesale distributors, focusing on leadership development, professional training, eLearning, as well as performance and learning management.
Dr. Rohde graduated from Hamline University in St. Paul Minnesota with a B.A. in Psychology minoring in Sociology. He attended graduate school in San Diego at Alliant International University, California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP), receiving a M.S. and Ph.D. in the field of Industrial and Organizational Psychology in 2006 and 2010 respectively.

Courses Taught

Consulting for Organizational Change

Psychology of Organizatioinal Behavior

Leadership Development

Motivation at Work


PhD, Alliant International University

Awards / Honors

Leadership Award, 2011

Employee Development Award HD Supply, 2012


Rohde, D. M. (2018). Latino Immigrant Stressors, Emotional Exhaustion, Coping Resources and Work-Related Outcomes. North American Journal of Psychology.


Rohde, D. M. (1999). Acetyl-l-carnitine and its effects on memory and cognition.

Rohde, D. M. (2010). Occupational and economic acculturative stress, job-related outcomes, and personal resources among low-wage earning Latinos.