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Release date: May 29

Wichita Falls adjunct professor publishes article

Dr. Donald Knox Jr., an adjunct faculty member at Wayland Baptist University's Wichita Falls campus, had an article published in the spring issue of the Workforce Education Forum journal.

The article, entitled "How Tapping Informal Leaders Can Improve Organizational Performance," was a collaborative effort between Knox and University of North Texas faculty members J. Michelle Walker and Michael M. Beyerlein.

Knox has served as manager of human resources for Howmet Casting, Alcoa Industrial Components in Wichita Falls since March 2000. In that position, he oversees HR responsibilities, corporate policy administration and legal compliance for 1,200 employees.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Southwestern Adventist College and a Master of Arts degree in education from New Mexico State University. He received his doctorate in applied technology, training and development in 2000 from the University of North Texas.

He teaches history classes adjunctly with Wayland's Wichita Falls campus, which is located on Sheppard Air Force Base, as well as a graduate level research course for the UNT extension campus at Sheppard.