About SMLR

The SMLR Alumni & Friends Association

Our alumni association is a community of alumni, practitioners in the fields of labor relations and human resources, and friends who share an affinity with SMLR. We:

Meet the Board

Chairperson,
Melissa Daniel
MLER '01, BA '00

President
Ruchi Sinha
MHRM '09

Vice President
Raymond Gronau
MLIR '01

Treasurer
Douglas Zucker 
MHRM '85

Meet Our PhD Alumni

At the School of Management and Labor Relations, we believe our graduates are our most powerful recommendation and we are proud to be judged by their success.

We are pleased to introduce our PhD alumni.

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Co-Director, Occupational Training and Education Consortium

Faculty

Carmen Martino is the Co-Director of the Rutgers Occupational Training and Education Consortium (OTEC). He has provided technical assistance and strategic research to employers, community based organizations and unions at the national and local levels. His expertise covers a range of topics that include strategic planning, root cause analysis, high performance work systems, basic skills development, organizing, and stewards training.

Carmen specializes in designing site-specific workforce development programs that build frontline leadership and organizational capacity.

  • 848-932-6926
  • cthndrrd@verizon.net
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
    Rutgers University
    Labor Education Center
    50 Labor Center Way
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903

    Directions

Assistant Director

Staff

  • Education

    Ph.D. Columbia University
    M.A. Rutgers University

  • Publications

    Ochsner, M., Leana, C., and Appelbaum, E. 2009. Improving Direct Care Work: Integrating Theory Research And Practice. White Paper commissioned by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

    Ochsner, M, Marshall E., Kimmel L., Martino C., Cunningham R., and Hoffner K. 2008.
    Immigrant Day Laborers in New Jersey: Baseline Data from a Participatory Research Project. New Solutions: Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy 18 (1): 57-76.
     

  • Research Initiatives

    Current research and education projects are focused on improving conditions for vulnerable workers in construction and projects with long-term care facilities that link work environment with quality of care.

  • Files

  • 848-932-9245
  • ochsner@smlr.rutgers.edu
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
    Rutgers University
    Labor Education Center
    50 Labor Center Way
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903

    Directions

Director Global Executive Master’s in Human Resource Leadership

Faculty

As Director of the Global Executive Master's in HR Leadership, Joe focuses on talent management, executive assessment, leadership development and organizational change.

  • Departments

    Human Resource Management

  • Education

    Ph.D., Michigan State University

Associate Extension Specialist

Faculty

Professor Claudia Meer focuses on the areas of training and development and adult learning. She has written the only published book on Customer Education, a career counseling manual on Sex Role Stereotyping in Occupational Choices, and has published in Lifelong Learning, Continuum, and New Jersey Libraries.

  • Education

    Ph.D. Rutgers University

  • Publications

    Customer Education
    Sex Role Stereotyping in Occupational Choices

Program Coordinator

Staff

Key administrator to MHRM program  including course sequence advisement and advising, application and admission concerns, general student file support and administration, course evaluations, course scheduling, granting of special permission course numbers, course waiver and transfer of credit applications, grade submissions, degree verification, diploma application processing, course registration, international student requests (CPT/OPT application endorsements and processing).

  • Departments

    Human Resource Management

  • 848-445-5974
  • jeriksen@rci.rutgers.edu
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
    Janice H. Levin Bldg, Suite 216
    94 Rockafeller Road
    Piscataway, NJ 08854

Manager of Information Technology

Staff

  • Education

    Master of Human Resource Management
    Master Of Communication and Information Studies

  • 848-445-5976
  • asheh@rutgers.edu
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
    Rutgers University
    Janice H. Levin Bldg., Suite 216
    94 Rockafeller Road
    Piscataway, NJ  08854

Assistant Professor

Faculty

  • Departments

    Human Resource Management

  • Courses Taught

    Introduction to Human Resource Management

    Analyzing and Managing Organizational Networks

  • Education

    Ph.D., University of Florida

  • Expertise

    Organizational social networks

    Positive workplace relationships

    Team processes

    Work and Non-work interface

  • Files

  • 848-445-1112
  • jmethot@smlr.rutgers.edu
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
    Janice H. Levin Bldg., Room 231
    94 Rockafeller Road
    Piscataway,NJ 08854

  • By Appointment