Rebecca Neilson joined the faculty of the College of Business in 2004. Her bachelor’s degree is from Nicholls State University and she earned her Master of Science in Human Resource Management from UT Arlington. She has taught human resources, organizational behavior and leadership and is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR). She has received the Outstanding Lecturer of the Year award from the College of Business.
Ms. Neilson retired from the United States Army Reserve at the rank of Colonel with 30 years of commissioned service. She is very interested in veterans' issues.
Currently, Ms. Neilson holds two positions with the College of Business. As Assistant Director of the Goolsby Leadership Academy, she assists Dr. Mack in the development of programs for the Academy, serves as a member of the Goolsby Leadership Advisory Board, and teaches the second Goolsby Leadership class. As Director of Graduate Business Services, she assists prospective students and current students with administrative issues related to the pursuit of their degrees.