Rebecca Neilson is the Assistant Dean for the College of Business at the University of Texas at Arlington. Her primary areas of responsibility are operations and alumni relations.
As Assistant Director of the Goolsby Leadership Academy, she assists Dr. Hubbard in the development of programs for the Academy and serves as a member of the Goolsby Leadership Advisory Board.
She joined the faculty of the College of Business in 2004 and served as the Director of Graduate Business Services from 2008 to 2018.
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) and SHRM-CP.
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.