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Derek Burns

Derek Burns

Graduate Student, Department of Psychology
Graduate Student, Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Derek Burns is in his third year at Virginia Tech in the Industrial/Organizational Psychology program. Derek completed his undergraduate degree in psychology at West Virginia University.

Derek is a member of the Interface of Leadership and Teams Lab at Virginia Tech. His primary research interests involve examining leader and follower stress perceptions, physiological reactivity/recover, and the contextual factors that impact employee stress.


  • BS Psychology - West Virginia University (2014)


  • Leader Development
  • Stress Perceptions
  • Physiological Stress Reactions
  • Contextual Influences on Perception

    Derek Burns

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