PhD in IRHR

Our Ph.D. Faculty

The diverse and distinguished PhD faculty is drawn primarily from the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR); it also includes faculty members in other schools and departments throughout Rutgers University, including economics, history, political science, psychology, and other professional programs.

Our Ph.D. 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 alumni.

 

 

  • Barnes, Jane, PhD 2004, Assistant Professor, Meredith College

    Jane Barnes

Overview

The Ph.D. in Industrial Relations and Human Resources (IRHR) is an interdisciplinary program designed for people who want to:

A Program That is Convenient for You

Rutgers Ph.D. students can take doctoral courses at Princeton, Columbia, NYU, CUNY, Fordham, New School, or Stony Brook as part of their studies, through the Inter-University Consortium in which Rutgers participates. Our program also participates in a new consortium of industrial relations and human resources programs with M.I.T., Cornell, Michigan State, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and University of Minnesota in which students can take joint videoconference classes from leading scholars in each institution.

Admissions

Admission to the PhD program in Industrial Relations and Human Resources (IRHR) is competitive and highly selective. On average, two or three students are admitted to the program per year. The school values diversity and is strongly committed to equal opportunity.