PLU School of Business

Matt Monnot, Ph.D.

Matt Monnot, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

253-535-7303 (office)



Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Management


Dr. Matt Monnot is an Assistant Professor of Management at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) and has taught courses in Organizational Behavior, Global Management, Human Resource Management, Leadership and Change.

Prior to joining PLU he worked as an internal consultant in the telecommunication and then biotechnology industry, specializing in personnel selection and assessment, organization development, and workforce research and analytics.

He is an avid researcher and has been published in top-ranked journals such as the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Psychological Assessment, and Applied Psychology. His work has been presented at numerous national and international academic conferences, including those hosted by the Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, International Congress of Psychology, and Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

His current research interests involve the way in which employees experience meaning and well-being at work, the impact of hierarchy and status on individual outcomes with an emphasis on the supervisor-subordinate relationship, and international organizational behavior. 

Dr. Monnot completed a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Central Michigan University, a Masters Degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology, and Bachelors Degrees in Psychology and Sociology at Colorado State University. He leads an active lifestyle and enjoys snowboarding, kiteboarding, and other outdoor sports.