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James Campbell (Jim) Quick is John and Judy Goolsby Distinguished Professor. Jim was the 2008 Outstanding Honors College Faculty Award and thrice (1995, 2001, 2007) Minnie Stevens Piper Professor Foundation Nominee at UT Arlington. Jim earned an A.B. with Honors from Colgate University, where he was a George Cobb Fellow and Harvard Business School Association intern. Jim was awarded The Maroon Citation by the Colgate University Alumni Corporation at his 25th Reunion. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Houston and completed post-doctoral training in behavioral medicine at Harvard Medical School and in combat stress at The UT Health Sciences Center at San Antonio.
Jim served 25 commissioned years in the United States Air Force and is a graduate of the Air War College. Colonel Quick was awarded The Legion of Merit as the Senior USAF Reserve Officer to the Commander, San Antonio Air Logistics Center, Kelly Air Force Base.
Jim was honored with the 2002 Harry and Miriam Levinson Award by the American Psychological Foundation for his consulting with leaders and executives to create humane organizations. He has over 100 publications in 10 languages and co-authored the theory of preventive stress management. He is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Institute of Stress, and was awarded a 2001 APA Presidential Citation. He was APA's stress expert to the National Academy of Sciences on National Health Objectives 2000 and is listed in Who's Who in the World (7th Edition).
Jim is a third generation Rotarian who was 2003-2004 President of the Great Southwest Rotary Club. He is married to the former Sheri Grimes Schember. Both are Paul Harris Fellows, members of the Silver Society, American Psychological Foundation, and members of the Chancellor’s Council of The University of Texas System.