Ted A Paterson

Doctoral Candidate
Contact Information

252A CBA
P.O. Box 880491
Lincoln, NE 68588-0491
Phone: +1-402-472-4324

Joined the college in June 2010.

  • Ethics
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Research Methods
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, Magna cum laude.
Research Interests
My primary research interests lie in the realm of Positive Organizational Scholarship. My current research focuses on individual attributes, organizational practices, and leadership actions that promote thriving and the creation of positive identities at work. I am also interested in issues of business ethics, entrepreneurship, and research methods.
Teaching Interests
I have taught courses in Organizational Behavior, Ethics and Sustainability, Leadership, Communication, and Teams, and Managing Rapid Growth and Change in Organizations.
Published In
Journal of Organizational Behavior
Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion
Refereed Publications
Paterson, T.A., Luthans, F. & Jeung, W. (2013). Thriving at Work: Impact of Psychological Capital and Supervisor Support Climate. Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Paterson, T.A., Specht, D. & Duchon, D. (2013). Exploring Costs and Consequences of Religious Expression in Family Business. Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion.

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, UNL, one of two recipients from all colleges, 2013
Ogle Fellowship, UNL, 2011-2013
Management Department Fellowship, UNL, 2012-2013
Hinckley Scholarship, BYU, the highest award granted to undergraduate students, 2000-2001