Brian Griffith

Brian Griffith

Assistant Clinical Professor of Human and Organizational Behavior, Vanderbilt University


Dr. Brian Griffith is an adjunct professor, author and former director of the Human and Organizational Development Program at Vanderbilt University. He joined Vanderbilt in 1998 and spent his academic career studying how people learn and grow and develop. He has written two books: “Effective Groups: Concepts and Skills to Meet Leadership Challenges” and “Working in Teams: Moving from High Potential to High Performance.” He is a highly respected teacher and has received both the Peabody Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching and the Madison Sarratt Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at Vanderbilt. He is currently the CEO of G360 Talent Development and regularly conducts workshops on leadership development, team performance, and personality assessment.


Courses Taught

  • HOD 1250 Applied Human Development
  • HOD 1300 Small Group Behavior
  • HDC 6400 Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • HDC 6110 Appraisal and Assessment


Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1998




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