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Faculty and Staff Profile

Thomas Britt

Health Sciences Center Research Director for Clemson

Office: 321H

Phone: 864-656-4979

Fax: 864-656-0358

Personal Website:

Educational Background

Ph.D. Social Psychology
University of Florida 1994

M.A. General Psychology
Wake Forest University 1990

B.A. General Psychology
College of William and Mary 1988

Courses Taught

Introduction to Psychology
Social Psychology
Advanced Experimental Psychology
Organizational Psychology
Organizational Stress


Dr. Thomas Britt is a Professor of Psychology at Clemson University and the Prisma Health Science Center Research Director for Clemson. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in 1994 before entering active duty as a research psychologist in the U.S. Army. He was stationed at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR)-Heidelberg, Germany Unit from 1994 to 1997, and then at the WRAIR in Forest Glenn, Maryland, from 1997 to 1999. He left active duty in 1999 (he received an honorable discharge as a Major) and spent a year at King College before moving to Clemson University in 2000, where he was promoted to Full Professor in 2007. He has published over 100 empirical articles and multiple book chapters, and has been an editor for two books and a 4-volume series in the area of Military Psychology. He is also the author of two published books in the fields of organizational psychology and thriving under stress. His articles have been published in leading journals such as the Psychological Review, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Personality, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, and Harvard Business Review. His current research programs investigate how stigma and other barriers to care influence employees in high stress occupations seeking needed mental health treatment, and the identification of factors that promote resilience among employees in high stress occupations. His research has been funded by multiple grants and contracts from the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Military Psychology.

Research Interests

Determinants of Employee Resilience and Thriving:

Employees in high risk occupations (e.g. military personnel, police officers, firefighters, first responders, intelligence analysts) encounter traumatic events that have the potential to severely affect their health and performance. Our research addresses factors that enhance the resilience of personnel in high stress environments, as well as factors that contribute to employees thriving at work. These factors include high quality leadership, performing meaningful work, morale, and a sense of optimism and hope that a mission is succeeding. Our ultimate goal is to design organizational interventions that will enhance the resilience of personnel by equipping them to better cope with different types of work demands and by encouraging a consideration of the significance and meaning of their work.

In recent years I have extended my research on resilience to healthcare professionals battling the Covid-19 pandemic, focusing on emergency medicine personnel on the frontlines. We have examined predictors of mental health strain during the pandemic and have used objective measures of actigraphy to assess fatigue among emergency physicians. I am also part of a team working on interventions to reduce fatigue and burnout among emergency medicine personnel.

Mental Health Treatment Seeking Among Employees in High Stress Occupations:

Employees in high stress occupations (e.g. military personnel, police officers, firefighters, war reporters) develop mental health problems as a result of their work, but often fail to get treatment for these problems. Our research examines the determinants of treatment seeking among employees in high stress occupations, including perceived stigma from leaders and co-workers, personal stigma associated with a failure to demonstrate expected resilience, beliefs about mental health treatment and medication, and the unit climate associated with treatment seeking. The problem of stigma is especially salient for combat Soldiers who are trained to "suck it up" and take care of problems themselves without resorting to professional help. We conducted a longitudinal study examining nine different determinants of treatment seeking, and found the strongest predictor of future treatment seeking was whether Soldiers scored lower on a measure of self-reliance, indicating those personnel who preferred to handle problems themselves were less likely to get treatment. Our undergraduate research team has also conducted studies on the stigma of seeking treatment for psychological problems among college students, and we have replicated some of the key findings that we obtained with soldiers. In 2010 we were awarded a 4-year, 1.3 million dollar grant from the Department of Defense to study the multiple reasons soldiers do not seek mental health treatment following combat, and to design unit training for improving the climate associated with Soldiers getting mental health treatment. We developed and tested the effectiveness of the unit training. Soldiers receiving the training reported engaging in more supportive behaviors towards unit members experiencing mental health problems three months later. The effectiveness of the training was independently validated by a different team of researchers.

Research Publications

Articles (Since 2011)

Bessey, A.F., Black, K.J., & Britt, T.W. (2023). A Bidirectional examination of mental health symptoms and perceptions of leader support: Which comes first? Military Psychology, 35, 119-131. DOI: 10.1080/08995605.2022.2085957

Fowler, L., Hirsh, E., Klinefelter, Z., Sulzbach, M., & Britt, T.W. (2023). Objective assessment of sleep and fatigue risk in emergency medicine physicians. Academic Emergency Medicine, 30, 166-171 DOI: 10.1111/acem.14606.

Heavner S., Stuenkel M., Russ Sellers R., McCallus R., Dean K, Wilson C., Shuffler M., Britt T.W.….. & Kennedy A.B. (2023). “’I don’t want to go to work’: A mixed-methods analysis of health-care worker experiences from the front- and side-lines of COVID-19.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Special Issue : One Year into the COVID-19 Crisis: Mental Health, Burnout, Trauma and Resilience. Published May 25, 2023.

Klinefelter, Z., Hirsh, E., Britt, T.W., George, C.L., Sulzbach, M., & Fowler, L.A. (2023). Shift Happens: Emergency physician perspectives on fatigue and shift work. Clocks & Sleep, 5, 234–248.

Sawhney, G., Britt, T.W., Black, K.J., & Wilson, C. (2023). Development of a three-dimensional Measure of the calling work orientation: Assessing craftsmanship, kinship, and serving. Journal of Career Assessment, 31, 211-235.

Wood, M., Foran, H., & Britt, T.W. (in press). Limitations of benefit finding as a coping mechanism for combat-related PTSD symptoms. Military Psychology.

Black, K.J., & Britt, T.W. (2022). Stress as a Badge of Honor: Relationships with performance, health, and well-being. Work & Stress.

Sawhney, G., Delongchamp, A., Sinclair, R.R., & Britt, T.W. (2022). Daily Expression of Workaholism and Family Outcomes: The Buffering and Magnifying Effects of Economic Resources. Stress and Health.

Hirsh, E.L., Britt, T.W., Fowler, L.A., Liptak, J., Klinefelter, Z., Daniels, K.A., & Meyers, C. (2022). Chronotype, shift work, and sleep problems among emergency medicine clinicians. Journal of Wellness. DOI:

Klinefelter, Z., Heavner, S., Kennedy, A.B., Britt, T.W., Taylor, S.S., & Benedum, M. (2022). Neglecting physician desires to teach at an academic medical facility: A Mixed Method investigation of the consequences. Medical Teacher.

Pfennig, C., Wilson, C., Britt, T.W., Pirrallo, R., & Checura, C. (2022). A comparative analysis on fertility success among physician specialties. Academic Emergency Medicine.

Britt, T.W. (2021). Editorial. Military Psychology, 33, 125-127. DOI:10.1080/08995605.2021.1917255

Britt, T. W., Adler, A. B., & Fynes, J. (2021). Perceived resilience and social connection as predictors of adjustment following occupational adversity. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 26(4), 339–349.

Britt, T.W., Shuffler, M., Pegram, R., Xoxakos, P., Rosopa, P., Hirsh, E., & Jackson, W. (2021). Job Demands and resources among healthcare professionals during virus pandemics: A review and examination of fluctuations in mental health strain during COVID-19. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 70, 120-149. doi:10.1111/apps.12304.

Klinefelter, Z., Sinclair, R. R., Britt, T. W., Sawhney, G., Black, K. J., & Munc, A. (2021). Psychosocial safety climate and stigma: Reporting stress?related concerns at work. Stress and Health: Journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress.

Neal, C., Shuffler, M., Pegram, R., Floyd, S., Kennedy, A.B., Britt, T.W.,…..Kelly, D. (2021). Enhancing the practice of medicine with embedded multi-disciplinary researchers in a model of change. Healthcare.

Schvey, N., Burke, D., Perlman, B.A., Britt, T.W., Riggs, D.S., Carballo, C., & Stander, V. (2021). Barriers to mental health care among spouses of military service members. Psychological Services.

Wilson, C., Metwally, H., Smith, H., Kennedy, A.B., & Britt, T.W. (2021). Chronicling moral distress among healthcare providers during the COVID19 pandemic: A longitudinal analysis of mental health strain, burnout, and maladaptive coping behaviors. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing.

Britt, T.W., Sipos, M.L., Klinefelter, Z., & Adler, A. B. (2020). Determinants of mental and physical health treatment seeking among military personnel. British Journal of Psychiatry, 217(2), 420–426.

Britt, T.W., Wilson, C.A., Sawhney, G., Black, K.J. (2020). Perceived unit climate of support for mental health as a predictor of stigma, beliefs about treatment, and help-seeking behaviors. Psychological Services,17(2), 141–150.

Kelley, A., Britt, T.W., Lawson, B., & Hayes, A. (2020). Development and initial evaluation of a dynamic marksmanship battery for use with soldiers following head injury: Sensitivity to vestibular disturbances relevant to return-to-duty. Military Behavioral Health, DOI:

Sawhney, G., Britt, T. W., Sinclair, R. R., Mohr, C. D, & Wilson, C. A. (2020). Is commitment to one’s profession always a good thing? Exploring the moderating role of occupational commitment in the association between work events and occupational health. Journal of Career Assessment, 28(4), 551–570.

Sawhney, G., Britt, T.W., & Wilson, C.A. (2020). Perception of a calling as a predictor of future job engagement: The roles of occupational commitment and meaningful work. Journal of Career Assessment, 28(2), 187–201.

Sinclair, R.R., Allen, T., Barber, L., Britt, T.W., Bergman, M., et al. (2020). Occupational health science in the time of COVID-19: Now more than ever. Occupational Health Science. DOI: 10.1007/s41542-020-00064-3.

Start, A.R., Amiya, A.M., Dixon, A.C., Britt, T.W., Toblin, R., & Adler, A.B. (2020). LINKS Training and unit support for mental health: A group-randomized effectiveness trial. Prevention Science. DOI: 10.1007/s11121-020-01106-6.

Wilson, C.A., & Britt, T.W. (2020). Living to work: The role of occupational calling in responses to challenge and hindrance stressors. Work & Stress, DOI:10.1080/02678373.2020.1743791

Black, K.J., Britt, T.W., Cheung, J.H., Pury, C.L.S., & Zinzow, H.M. (2019). The role of social support in treatment seeking among soldiers. Occupational Health Science. DOI: 10.1007/s41542-019-00044-2

Sytine, A.I., Britt, T.W., Sawhney, G., Wilson, C., & Pickard, M. (2019). Savoring as a moderator of the daily demands and psychological capital relationship: A daily diary study. Journal of Positive Psychology, 14, 641-648. DOI:10.1080/17439760.2018.1519590

Trayhnam, S., Kelley, A.M., Long, C.P., & Britt, T.W. (2019). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder symptoms and criminal behavior in U.S. Army populations: The mediating role of psychopathy and suicide ideation. American Journal of Psychology, 132, 85-95.

Whetsel-Borzendowski, S.A., Tyrrell, R.A., Sewall, A.S., Britt, T.W., & Rosopa, P.J. (2019). Applying the Theory of Planned Behavior to drivers’ use of high beam headlamps. Advances in Transportation Studies, 49, 61-74.

Adrian, A.C., Adler, A.B., Thomas, J. L., & Britt, T.W. (2018). Integrating new soldiers: The role of leaders and unit members. Military Psychology. DOI10.1080/08995605.2018.1425064.

Black, K.J., Britt, T.W., Lane, M., & Adler, A.B. (2018). Newcomer engagement and performance strategies in a high-risk occupational context. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/spy0000149.

Britt, T.W., Jennings, K.S., Cheung, J.H., Pury, C.L.S., & Zinzow, H.M. (2018). Unit training to increase support for military personnel with mental health problems. Work & Stress,
DOI 10.1080/02678373.2018.1445671

Britt, T.W., McGhee, J.S., & Quattlebaum, M.D. (2018). Common mental disorders among U.S. Army aviation personnel: Prevalence and return to duty. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 74, 2173-2186.

Britt, T. W., Wright, K. M., Sipos, M. L., & McGurk, D. (2018). Testing the effects of using a behavioral health provider to deliver a routine post-deployment assessment for soldiers returning from combat. Psychological Services, doi:10.1037/ser0000266

Sawhney, G., Jennings, K.S., Britt, T.W., & Sliter, M.T. (2018). Occupational stress and mental health symptoms: Examining the moderating effect of work recovery strategies in firefighters. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 43, 443-456.

Sawhney, G., Klinefelter, Z., & Britt, T.W. (2018). Integrating coping and recovery: Review and recommendations for future research. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research.

Sytine, A.I., Britt, T.W., Pury, C.L.S., & Rosopa, P.J. (2018). Savoring as a moderator of the combat exposure-mental health symptoms relationship. Stress and Health, 34, 582-588.

Britt, T. W., Adler, A. B., Sawhney, G., & Bliese, P. D. (2017). Coping strategies as moderators of the association between combat exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 30(5), 491-501. doi: 10.1002/jts.22221

Britt, T. W., Herleman, H. A., Odle-Dusseau, H. N., Moore, D., Castro, C. A., & Hoge, C. W. (2017). How the potential benefits of active combat events may partially offset their costs. International Journal of Stress Management, 24(2), 156-172.

Britt, T.W., Sytine, A., Brady, A., Wilkes, R., Pittman, R., Jennings, K.S., & Goguen, K. (2017). Enhancing the meaningfulness of work for astronauts on long duration space exploration missions. Aerospace Medicine & Human Performance, 88(8), 779-783.

Jennings, K.S., Goguen, K.N., Britt, T.W., Jeffirs, S., Wilkes, W., Pittman, R., & Brady, A. (2017). The role of personality traits and barriers to mental health treatment seeking among college students. Psychological Services, 14, 513-523.

Lawson, B.D., Britt, T.W., Kelley, A.M., Athy, J.R., & Legan, S.M. (2017). Computerized tests of team performance and crew coordination suitable for military/aviation settings. Aerospace Medicine & Human Performance, 88(8), 722-729.

Britt, T.W., Crane, M., Hodson, S.E., & Adler, A.B. (2016). Effective and ineffective coping strategies in a low autonomy work environment. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 21, 154-168.

Britt, T.W., Jennings, K.S., Cheung, J.H., Pury, C.L.S., Zinzow, H.M., Raymond, M., & McFadden, A.C. (2016). Determinants of mental health treatment seeking among soldiers who recognize their problem: Implications for high risk occupations. Work & Stress, 40, 318-336.

Britt, T.W., Shen, W., Sinclair, R.R., Grossman, M., & Klieger, D. (2016). How much do we really know about employee resilience? Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 9, 378-404.

Cheung, J.H., Britt, T.W., Raymond, M.A., Pury, C.L., & Zinzow, H.M. (2016). Soldier recommendations for improving mental health treatment seeking in the military. Military Behavioral Health. 4:2, 100-107, DOI:10.1080/21635781.2016.1153540

Gillispie, S.K., Britt, T.W., Burnette, C.M., & McFadden, A.C. (2016). Employee mental health treatment seeking: Perceptions of responsibility and resilience. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 31, 1-18.

Goguen, K., Britt, T.W., Jennings, K., Sytine, A., Jeffirs, S., Peasley, P., Zaremba, B., & Palmer, J. (2016). Implicit and explicit attitudes toward mental health treatment. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 35, 45-63.

Jennings, K.S., Zinzow, H.M., Britt, T.W., Pury, C.S., & Cheung, J.H. (2016). Correlates and reasons for mental health treatment dropout among active duty soldiers. Psychological Services.

Adler, A.B., Britt, T.W., Kim, P.Y., Riviere, L.A., & Thomas, J.L. (2015). Longitudinal determinants of mental health treatment seeking for U.S. soldiers. British Journal of Psychiatry, 207(4), 346-350.

Britt, T.W., Ranes, B., Kelley, A.M., & Trayhnam, S. (2015). Soldier beliefs about the readiness of military personnel with mild traumatic brain injury. Military Behavioral Health, 3, 138-144.

Britt, T.W., Jennings, K.S., Cheung, J.H., Pury, C.L.S., & Zinzow, H.M. (2015). The role of different stigma perceptions in treatment seeking and dropout among active duty military personnel. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal (Special Issue: Self-Stigma and Mental Illness), 38, 142-149.

Hawkins, B. L., McGuire, F.A., Britt, T.W., & Linder, S.M. (2015). Identifying the contextual influences of community reintegration among injured service members. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 52, 235-246.

Hawkins, B. L., McGuire, F.A., Linder, S.M., & Britt, T.W., (2015). Understanding the contextual influences of community reintegration among injured service members. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 52, 527-542.

Jennings, K.S., Cheung, J.H., Britt, T.W., Goguen, K., Jeffirs, S., Peasley, A., & Lee, A. (2015). How are perceived stigma, self-stigma, and self-reliance related to treatment seeking? Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal (Special Issue: Self-Stigma and Mental Illness), 38, 109-116.

Zinzow, H. M., Britt, T. W., Pury, C. S., Jennings, K., Cheung, J. H., & Raymond, M. A. (2015). Barriers and facilitators of mental health treatment?seeking in U.S. Active duty soldiers with sexual assault histories. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 28(4), 289-297.

Kelley, C.L., Britt, T.W., Adler, A.B., & Bliese, P.D. (2014). Perceived Organizational Support, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder symptoms, and stigma in soldiers returning from combat. Psychological Services, 11, 229-234.

Pury, C.L.S., Britt, T.W., Zinzow, H. Raymond, M.A. (2014). Blended courage: Moral and psychological courage elements in mental health treatment seeking by active duty military personnel. Journal of Positive Psychology, 9, 30-41.

Wright, K.W., Britt, T.W., & Moore, D. (2014). Impediments to mental health treatment as predictors of mental health symptoms following combat. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 27, 535-541.

Britt, T.W., Adler, A.B., Bliese, P.D., & Moore, D. (2013). Morale as a moderator of the combat exposure-PTSD symptom relationship. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 26, 94-101.

Odle-Dusseau, H.N., Herleman, H.A., Britt, T.W., Moore, D.M., Castro, C.A., & McGurk, D. (2013). Family-supportive work environments and psychological Strain: A longitudinal test of two theories. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 18, 27-36.

Zinzow, H., Britt, T.W., Pury, C., Raymond, M.A., McFadden, A., & Burnette, C. (2013). Barriers and facilitators of mental health treatment-seeking among active duty Army personnel. Military Psychology, 25, 514-535.

Ben-Zeev, D., Corrigan, P.W., Britt, T.W., & Langford, L. (2012). Stigma of mental illness and service use in the military. Journal of Mental Health, 21, 264-273.

Britt, T.W., McKibben, E. S., Greene-Shortridge, T. M., Odle-Dusseau, H. N., Herleman, H. A. (2012). Self-engagement moderates the mediated relationship between organizational constraints and organizational citizenship behaviors via rated leadership. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42, 1830-1846.

Britt, T.W., Wright, K.M., & Moore, D. (2012). Leadership as a predictor of stigma and practical barriers toward receiving mental health treatment: A multilevel approach. Psychological Services, 9, 26-37.

Odle-Dusseau, H.N., Britt, T.W., Bobko, P. (2012). Work-family balance, well-being, and organizational outcomes: Investigating actual versus desired work/family time discrepancies. Journal of Business and Psychology, 27, 331-343.

Odle-Dusseau, H.N., Britt, T.W., & Greene-Shortridge, T.M. (2012). Organizational work-family policies as resources as predictors of job performance and attitudes: The process of work-family conflict and enrichment. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 17, 28-40.

Wood, M.D., Britt, T.W., Wright, K.M., Thomas, J.L., & Bliese, P.D. (2012). Benefit finding at war: A matter of time. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 25, 307-314.

Wood, M.D., Foran, H.M., Britt, T.W., & Wright, K.M. (2012). The impact of benefit-finding and leadership on combat-related PTSD symptoms. Military Psychology, 24, 529-541.

Zinzow, H., Britt, T.W., McFadden, A., Burnette, C., Gillespie, S. (2012). Connecting active duty and returning veterans to mental health treatment: Interventions and treatment adaptations that may reduce barriers to care. Clinical Psychology Review, 32, 741-753.

Adler, A.B., Britt, T.W., Castro, C.A., McGurk, D., & Bliese, P.D. (2011). The impact of transition from combat to home on well-being. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 24, 381-389.

Bennett, E., Crabtree, M., Schaffer, M., & Britt, T.W. (2011). Mental health status and perceived barriers to seeking treatment in rural Reserve Component veterans. Journal of Rural Social Sciences, 26, 74-100.

Britt, T.W., Bennett, E.A., Crabtree, M., Haugh, C., Oliver, K., & McFadden, A. (2011). The Theory of Planned Behavior and Reserve Component veteran treatment seeking. Military Psychology,23, 82-96.

Britt, T.W., Pusilo, C., McKibben, E.S., Kelley, C., Baker, A.N., & Nielson, K.A. (2011). Personality and strength-related attitude dimensions: Between and within-person relationships. Journal of Research in Personality, 45, 586-596.

Gosnell, C.S., Britt, T.W., & McKibben, E.S. (2011). Self-presentation in everyday life: Effort, closeness, and satisfaction. Self and Identity, 10, 18-31.

Kim, P.Y., Britt, T.W., Klocko, R.B., Riviere, L.A., & Adler, A.B. (2011). Negative attitudes about treatment and utilization of mental health care among soldiers. Military Psychology,23, 65-81.

Thomas, J.T., Britt, T.W., Odle-Dusseau, H.N., & Bliese, P.D. (2011). Dispositional optimism as a two-way buffer for Iraq War veterans’ symptoms and work impairment. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 866-880.

Wood, J.M., Tyrrell, R.A., Marszalek, R., Lacherez, P., Chapparro, A., & Britt, T.W. (2011). Using biological motion to enhance the conspicuity of roadway workers. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 43, 1036-1041.

Wood, M.D., Britt, T.W., Thomas, J.L., Klocko, R.P., & Bliese, P.D. (2011). Buffering effects of benefit finding in a war environment. Military Psychology, 23, 202-219.

Wright, K.M., Britt, T.W., Adler, A.B., & Bliese, P.D. (2011). Insomnia severity, combat exposure, and mental health outcomes. Stress and Health, 27, 325-333.

Wright, K.M., Britt, T.W., Bliese, P.D., Adler, A.B., Picchioni, D., & Moore, D. (2011). Insomnia as predictor versus outcome of PTSD and depression among Iraq combat veterans. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 1240-1258.

Books and Book Chapters (since 2011)

Sinclair, R. R., Britt, T. W., & Watson, G. P. (in press). Psychological well-being and occupational health: Caught in the quicksand or standing on a firm foundation? In. L. E. Tetrick, G. G. Fisher, M. T. Ford, & J. C. Quick (Eds.), Handbook of Occupational Health Psychology (3rd ed.). American Psychological Association.

Britt, T.W., & Klinefelter, Z. (2022). Understanding and reducing the stigma of mental health problems and of treatment among military personnel. In. N. Wade & D. Vogel (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Stigma and Mental Health (pp. 302-325).

Britt, T.W., Wilson, C.A., Elbogen, E.B., Van Voorhees, E.E., Dillon, K. (2021). Anger as an occupational health challenge for employees in high-risk occupations. In A. B. Adler & D. Forbes (Eds.), Anger at Work: Advancing Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment in High-Risk Occupations (pp 46-77). American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Britt, T.W., & Sawhney, G. (2020). Resilience capacity, processes, and demonstration at the employee, team, and organizational levels: A multilevel perspective. In E. Powley, B. Caza, & A. Caza (Eds.), Research Handbook on Organizational Resilience (p. 10-24). Edward Elgar Publishing, United Kingdom. DOI:

Siebold, G.L. & Britt, T. W. (2019). Overview of military culture. In E.L. Weiss & C.A. Castro (Eds.), American military life in the 21st century: Social, cultural, economic issues and trends (Vol.1, p. 3-14). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Britt, T.W., & Jennings, K.S. (2017). Leadership and mental health treatment seeking in the workplace. In M. Crane (Ed.), Workplaces that bounce back: A practical guide for managers seeking to build employee resilience (pp. 71-85). United Kingdom, Routledge.

Jennings, K.S., & Britt, T.W. (2017). Enhancing the resilience of employees through the provision of emotional, informational, and instrumental support. In M. Crane (Ed.), Workplaces that bounce back: A practical guide for managers seeking to build employee resilience (86-100). United Kingdom, Routledge.

Britt, T.W., & Jex, S.M. (2015). Thriving under stress: Harnessing workplace demands. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

OdIe-Dusseau, H., McFadden, A. C., & Britt, T. W. (2015). Gender, poverty, and the work-family interface. In M. J. Mills (Ed.), Gender and the work-family experience: An intersection of two domains (pp. 39-55). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Jex, S.M., & Britt, T.W. (2014). Organizational psychology: A scientist-practitioner approach (3rd Edition). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishers.

Sinclair, R.R., & Britt, T.W. (Eds.)(2013). Building resilience in military personnel: Theory and practice. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Britt, T.W., Sinclair, R.R., & McFadden, A. (2013). Introduction: The meaning and importance of military resilience. In R.R. Sinclair & T.W. Britt (Eds.), Building resilience in military personnel: Theory and practice (pp. 3-17). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Britt, T.W., & Oliver, K. (2013). Morale and cohesion as contributors to resilience. In R.R. Sinclair & T.W. Britt (Eds.), Building resilience in military personnel: Theory and practice (47-65). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sinclair, R.R., & Britt, T.W. (2013). Military resilience: Remaining questions and concluding comments. In R.R. Sinclair & T.W. Britt (Eds.), Building resilience in military personnel: Theory and practice (237-251). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Boniecki, K. A., Thomas, A. D., Gowin, K. C., & Britt, T. W. (2012). Prejudice towards people with mental illness: An integrated threat approach. In D. W. Russell (Ed.) The psychology of prejudice: Contemporary issues. Hauppauge, NY: Nova.

Britt, T.W., & McFadden, A. (2012). Understanding mental health treatment seeking in high stress occupations. In J. Houdmont, S. Leka, & R. Sinclair (Eds.), Contemporary occupational health psychology: Global perspectives on research and practice (pp. 57-73). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell Publishers.

Adler, A.B., Zamorski, M., & Britt, T.W. (2011). The psychology of transition: Adapting to home after deployment. In A.B. Adler, P.D. Bliese, & C.A. Castro (Eds.), Deployment psychology: The impact of combat on mental health (pp. 153-174). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Honors and Awards

2018-2019 Clemson University School of Health Research Faculty Fellowship
2018 College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences Excellence in Research Award
2016 Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research at Clemson University
2015-2018 Elected as a College of Business and Behavioral Science Trevillian Distinguished Professor (3-year term)
2014 Elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 19)

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