Garrett Potts

Assistant Professor


Phone: 813.974.2221
Email: garrettpotts@usf.edu
Office: CPR 455A


Dr. Garrett W. Potts is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at USF. His work focuses on religio-cultural competence, particularly in the areas of Health, Business, & Religion. To date, his research examines virtuous leadership and the importance of empathy and active listening while striving to engage respectfully with others' religious and cultural backgrounds. Dr. Potts teaches multiple undergraduate courses around these topics. Additionally, Dr. Potts has published on servant leadership, work as a calling, moral injury, and spiritual caregiving.

Check out Dr. Potts' most recent article in Fortune Magazine with The Conversation! The article is a work in conjunction with Dr. Potts' focus in health, business, and religion, and specifically in his concentration surrounding Work as a Calling.


  • Dr. Potts secured a $237,620 HUB Development Grant for the Department of Religious Studies from the Yale Center for Faith & Culture and in partnership with the John Templeton Foundation.
  • Work as a Calling was published in May 2022 by Routledge University Press.