Meet the COHRE Staff

Richard G. Moffett, III, Ph.D. headshotRichard G. Moffett, III, Ph.D.

Associate Director & Consultant

Areas of Expertise
Leadership/Management Training and Development, Organizational Diagnosis and Development, Survey Design and Development, and Training Development and Evaluation

Dr. Moffett is the Associate Director of the Center for Organizational and Human Resource Effectiveness (COHRE) and serves as a Senior Consultant. He is also a Professor of Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). While at MTSU, Dr. Moffett has taught many courses in areas of I/O psychology including training and development, organizational change and development, organizational psychology, and organizational surveys. He received his Ph.D. in I/O psychology from Auburn University, Auburn, AL in 1996.

Dr. Moffett has over 30 years of experience as a consultant to private and public sector organizations, and higher education organizations. Before coming to MTSU in 1992, he worked as a Project Associate with the Office of Vice President for Outreach at Auburn University in which he served as an internal and external human resources consultant. Dr. Moffett also previously served as a Research Psychologist with Litton Computer Services in which he developed and evaluated various training programs for the United States Army at Fort Benning, GA.

Dr. Moffett’s areas of consulting expertise include leadership/management training and development, organizational diagnosis and development, survey design and development, group facilitation, and training development and evaluation. His clients have included Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Jacobs Sverdrup, United Way, Nuclear Fuel Services, Centerstone Community Mental Health Centers, Tennessee Board of Regents, Teledyne, PREMIER System Integrators, Middle Tennessee State University, Rutherford County Government, and State Farm Insurance.