David G. Allen

Chair, Department of Human Resource Management
Professor, Department of Human Resource Management
Executive & Professional Education (EPE)
Human Resource Management (HRM)
 94 Rockafeller Road, Janice H. Levin Bldg. Piscataway, NJ 08854

David G. Allen, Ph.D. (@DGA_TalentProf) is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Human Resources Management at Rutgers' School of Management & Labor Relations as well as a Distinguished Research Environment Professor at Warwick Business School. He was previously a Distinguished Professor at the University of Memphis.

Dr. Allen's teaching, research, and consulting cover a wide range of topics related to people and work, with a particular focus on the flow of human capital into and out of organizations. His award-winning research (e.g. 2010 Outstanding Article Award at the Academy of Management Perspectives) has been regularly published in the field’s top journals, and he is the author of the book, Managing Employee Turnover: Dispelling Myths and Fostering Evidence-Based Retention Strategies.

Dr. Allen is a Fellow of the Southern Management Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Editor Elect of the Journal of Management (beginning June 2016), former Human Resources Division Chair of the Academy of Management, former President of SHRM-Memphis, current Senior Associate Editor of the Journal of Management, and is a member of numerous Editorial Review Boards.

Dr. Allen earned his Ph.D. from the Beebe Institute of Personnel and Employment Relations at Georgia State University. He has taught undergraduate, Master’s, Executive, and Ph.D. courses in HR, Talent Management, and Strategic HRM, as well as Research Methods and Organizational Behavior. He does organizational action research and consulting on topics such as recruitment, retention, talent, management, and organizational effectiveness, and has worked with organizations such as AB InBev, ALSAC-St. Jude, Bryce Corporation, Campbell Clinic, Georgia Department of Family and Children Services, Caesar’s (formerly Harrah's) Entertainment, First Tennessee Bank, Methodist Hospitals, Monogram Foods, Pfizer, the Red Cross, Region’s Bank, and the U.S. Navy. 

  • Executive & Professional Education: Human Resource Functional Excellence