Tom Westbrook, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor School of Entrepreneurship CLB 036 Stillwater Campus 405-744-6634 (Phone)

Tom is the Vice President of Jacobson Oil Enterprises, LLC and sales consultant for Oklahoma Credit Wholesale. He has been a ghostwriter of three nonfiction books, a producer of a series of videos for Eckerd Youth Alternatives, and editor and publisher of Connections magazine. A former pastor of the University Heights Baptist Church, Tom has extensive experience as a minister working with diverse audiences. Tom earned a Masters of Arts and a Ph.D. both in journalism from the University of Texas, a Masters of Divinity from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a BA from Oklahoma Baptist University.


Post-Doctoral, The University of FloridaBridge Program2014
Ph D, University of Texas-AustinJournalism1994
MA, University of Texas-AustinJournalism1989
, Southwest Baptist Theological SeminaryNew Testament Theology and Ethnography1980
BA, Oklahoma Baptist UniversityPre-Ministerial Preparation1975


Jonathan C. Butler & Thomas Westbrook. "Imagination and Creativity". Dubuque, IA: Great River Learning Publishing. (Forthcoming). 1 (1), TBD.

Awards and Honors

Golden Torch Award (2016)
Spears School of Business Professor of the Month (2015)
Spears School of Business Professor of the Month (2013)

Editorial and Review Activities

Iranian Journal of Management
Invited Manuscript Reviewer

Resonate Emagazine
Editor or Co-Editor

Connections Magazine
Editor or Co-Editor
2006 - 2009