Bethany Cockburn


I am an assistant professor in Northern Illinois University's Management department. My broad research interests are identity in the changing work world, stress and resilience in the workplace, and teams. My curriculum vitae is available here. Access my Northern Illinois University web page here.


University of Iowa, Tippie College of Business, PhD, 2018

University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business, Master in Nonprofit Administration, 2011

University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Psychology Department, Master of Arts in Clinical and Community Psychology, 2006

Indiana University - Bloomington, Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology and English, 1999

Personal Interests

I love spending time with my family, including my dogs Paxton and Lucy. We especially like going up to Lake Michigan for hiking, swimming, and enjoying the beautiful views. I also enjoy all distances of triathlons, from sprints to (one) full Ironman.