James Campbell Quick holds the John and Judy Goolsby – Jacqualyn A. Fouse Endowed Chair in the Goolsby Leadership Academy, College of Business at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is also Professor, Faculty of Humanities in the Alliance Manchester Business School. He is a Fellow, American Psychological Association (FAPA) and Fellow, Lancaster Leadership Centre, Lancaster University Management School in England.
James’ and his brother’s (Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH) trademark theory is preventive stress management. He has over 130 publications in 10 languages. His awards and recognitions include Beta Gamma Sigma (1975); Who’s Who in the World, 7th Edition (1984–85); The Maroon Citation (Colgate University); the 2002 Harry and Miriam Levinson Award (American Psychological Foundation); a Presidential Citation (American Psychological Association); 2008 Academy of Distinguished Teachers (UT Arlington); 2013 Academy of Distinguished Scholars (UT Arlington); and 2016 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award (UT System).
James earned an AB with Honors from Colgate University, where he was a George Cobb Fellow and Harvard Business School Association intern. He earned an MBA and PhD at the University of Houston, with postdoctoral study in behavioral medicine (Harvard Medical School) and combat stress (UT Health Science Center at San Antonio).