Dr. Derek Rohde has been an esteemed member of the Walden faculty, imparting knowledge and expertise in the Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Behavioral Health Leadership Programs. With a teaching career spanning 15 years and a mentorship experience of 13 years guiding dissertation students, Dr. Rohde's dedication to academia is evident.
His journey in academia is mirrored by his active engagement in the corporate sphere, where he holds a position with one of the nation’s most prominent industrial wholesale distributors. Here, Dr. Rohde's portfolio includes leadership development, professional training, eLearning, and ensuring efficient performance and learning management.
Dr. Rohde's educational foundation is deeply rooted in psychology, having earned his B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He further expanded his academic horizons by attending Alliant International University, California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) in San Diego. Here, he was awarded an M.S. and Ph.D. in the realm of Industrial and Organizational Psychology in 2006 and 2010, respectively.
Throughout his academic career, Dr. Rohde has made significant contributions with his students to the field of psychology. Their research studies encompass a myriad of topics, such as:
- The intricate relationship between cross-cultural psychological capital and organizational commitment.
- The interplay between job stress, emotional exhaustion, job satisfaction, and turnover intentions, with a special focus on the beneficial role of servant leadership. - A deep dive into the synergy of servant leadership and job satisfaction, with workplace spirituality acting as a moderating variable.
- A groundbreaking study on ambidexterity and innovation, particularly among Chief Nursing Officers in the healthcare setting.
- And an insightful exploration into the personality predictors that play a role in compassion fatigue, especially in long-term care environments.
With a blend of academic prowess and practical insights, Dr. Rohde continues to inspire students, professionals, and fellow researchers alike.
PhD, Alliant International University
BA, Hamline University
Awards / Honors
Leadership Award, , 2011
Employee Development Award HD Supply, , 2012
Rohde, D. (2018). Latino Immigrant Stressors, Emotional Exhaustion, Coping Resources and Work-Related Outcomes. North American Journal of Psychology
Wasilewski, J., Rohde, D. (2021). Ambidexterity and Innovation in Chief Nursing Officers in the Healthcare Setting. North American Journal of Psychology
Johnson, I., Rohde, D. (2022). Job stress, emotional exhaustion, job satisfaction, and turnover intentions: The role of servant leadership.. North American Journal of Psychology,
Gallardo, R. L., Rohde, D. M. (2019). Personality Predictors of Compassion Fatigue in Long-term Care Environments. North American Journal of Psychology
McNabb, S., Rohde, D. (2021). Servant leadership and job satisfaction as moderated by workplace spirituality.. North American Journal of Psychology
Snell, S., Rohde, D. (2023). The relationship between cross-cultural psychological capital and organizational commitment.. North American Journal of Psychology,