Dr. Veit joined Olivet’s faculty in 2007. He teaches courses in research and statistics, social psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, and personality psychological. He also oversees independent study quantitative research projects (senior theses) for the Bachelor of Science degree program in psychology. He has also taught courses in research and statistics at the master’s and doctoral levels.

His research interests include job satisfaction, workplace loneliness, attitudes, work-family conflict, teaching, and personality. He frequently presents his original research at the annual meeting of the Midwest Psychological Association and at the American Psychological Association’s Annual Convention. He has also served as a consultant for churches and other businesses.

His past awards include a part-time dissertation completion fellowship from Northern Illinois University in 2005–2006, and the Center for Access-Ability Resources’ University Friends Award in 2005. He has also received two Faculty Scholarship Project Grants from ONU.

He mentored the second place recipient of the Harold Young Research Award in 2008, and the first place recipients in 2010 and 2015. This annual award, given by the Association of Nazarene Sociologists and Researchers to encourage scholarly research relevant to the Church of the Nazarene, goes to an undergraduate student who presents an outstanding research paper. Many of his students have presented research at the Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area Annual Student Symposium, the annual meeting of the Midwest Psychological Association, the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research and the American Psychological Association’s Annual Convention. His students have been invited to conferences in Charlotte, Chicago, Kansas City, LaCrosse, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. to present research studies they have completed under his supervision. In 2019 one of his students won a regional Research Award from Psi Chi (the International Honor Society in Psychology) at the Midwest Psychological Association’s Annual Meeting for her research study.

He is a member of the American Psychological Association, Golden Key National Honor Society, the Phi Delta Lamba International Honor Society, Midwest Psychological Association, Phi Beta Kappa, the Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology and Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

In his leisure time, Dr. Veit enjoys running, swimming, biking, rock climbing, pencil drawing, and playing piano, trumpet, and guitar. He and his wife, Beth, have three daughters, Kylie, Bailey and Kirby.