Staff Directory

  • Meera Ananth

    Director of Development

    Staff

    Meera Ananth was recently appointed as the school’s director of development. This comes after three years spent as SMLR's Development...

  • Padma Arvind

    Director, Healthcare Talent Network

    Staff

    Padma Arvind, Ph.D., M.B.A., is the director of the Healthcare Talent Network. The mission of the New Jersey Health Care Talent Network (NJHTN)...

  • Shetal P. Asarpota
    Staff

    Areas of responsibility:

    - Program Coordinator, Ph.D. in Industrial Relations and Human Resources

    ...
  • Laura Barrett-Hansen

    Senior Program Coordinator

    Staff

    Laura Barrett-Hansen is the senior program coordinator for the Education and Employment Research Center (EERC). In this role, Laura manages the...

  • Justice Bezyak

    Program Assistant

    Staff

    Justice Bezyak is a part-time Program Assistant with the Working Families Program at the Center for Women and Work.  As a program assistant...

  • Radha Roy Biswas

    Senior Research Analyst

    Staff

    Radha Roy Biswas is a Senior Research Analyst at the Education and Employment Research Center. An international higher education and ...

  • Vandeen Campbell

    Quantitative Research Analyst

    Staff

    Vandeen Campbell is a part-time quantitative researcher with the Education and Employment Research Center. She primarily works on the evaluation...

  • Julia Colvin

    Assistant to the Dean

    Staff

    Julia Colvin is the assistant to the Dr. James Hayton, Dean of Rutgers School of Management and Labor...

  • Khaleef Crumbley

    Business Manager

    Staff

    Khaleef Crumbley is responsible for supporting SMLR's financial and administrative functions as well as the school's budget development...

  • Ludine Daux

    Unit Administrator and Corporate Programs Assistant

    Staff

    Ludine Daux is the Unit Administrator for the Center for Women and Work (CWW) and Corporate Programs Assistant for Rutgers' Institute for...

  • Janice DiLella

    HR Specialist

    Staff

    Areas of responsibility:

    On-board all new employees.

    •  Verify new hire documents for I 9 System entry.
    • ...
  • Daniel Douglas

    Quantitative Research Analyst

    Staff

    Daniel is a research analyst at the Education & Employment Research Center at Rutgers' School of Management and Labor Relations. In this...

  • Renée Edwards

    Research Project Manager

    Staff

    Renée Edwards is a researcher and qualitative team lead for the Education and Employment Research Center. She earned her doctorate in...

  • Connie A. Ellis

    Corporate Programs Director

    Staff

    Connie A. Ellis is director of corporate programs at Rutgers' Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL)/Center for Women and Work (CWW)....

  • Joanna K. Eriksen

    Student Counselor

    Staff

    Key administrator to MHRM program  including course sequence advisement and advising, application and admission concerns, general student...

  • Steve Flamisch

    Press Officer

    Staff
    Steve Flamisch is the press officer at the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR). He has a B.S. in broadcast journalism and...
  • Len Garrison

    Career Services Manager

    Staff

    Len Garrison is the Department of Human Resource Management's career services manager. Garrison previously worked at Rutgers Career Services...

  • Glenda Gracia-Rivera

    Associate Director

    Staff

    Glenda Gracia-Rivera is the Associate Director of Education and Career Development Programs at the Center for Women & Work, Rutgers...

  • Laura Hart

    Business Manager

    Staff

    Laura Hart is responsible for supporting SMLR’s financial and administrative functions as well as the school’s budget development,...

  • Sara Haviland

    Senior Research Analyst

    Staff
    Dr. Sara Haviland studies the social, policy, organizational, and individual factors that affect work and careers. She is particularly...
  • Suji Iyer

    Research Project Manager

    Staff

    Suji Iyer has directed a team of strategy performance professionals responsible for designing and operational Talent Management, Succession...

  • Omari Joseph

    Event Coordinator

    Staff

    Omari Joseph is the Event Coordinator for the School of  Management and Labor Relations. Omari is the person to contact in reference...

  • Khudodod Khudododov

    Quantitative Research Analyst

    Staff

    Khudodod Khudododov is a part-time quantitative researcher with the Education and Employment Research...

  • Ildi Koczan

    Career Management Specialist

    Staff

    Ildi holds an M.A. in human resources and in counseling. She is a nationally certified counselor (NCC) with professional interest in career...

  • Barbara Konopka

    Administrative Assistant

    Staff

    Barbara has joined the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations’ academic programs office staff. Barbara has been with Rutgers...

  • Elaine Kovac Stroud

    Associate Dean

    Staff

    Elaine Kovac Stroud is SMLR's Associate Dean of Business and Administration. Elaine is a Rutgers alumna and has more than 12 years of...

  • Li Kuang

    Senior Research Analyst

    Staff

    Dr. Kuang is a Senior Research...

  • Amalia (Amy) Marchitto

    Student Advisor

    Staff

    Labor Studies and Employment Relations Department

  • Eugene McElroy

    Library Associate

    Staff

    Eugene McElroy is the face you see when you enter the Carey Library at the Labor Education Center.  Eugene has been with Rutgers for over...

  • Heather A. McKay

    Director, Education and Employment Research Center

    Staff
    Heather A. McKay is the director of the Education and Employment Research Center at the School of...
  • Debra A. McNeill

    Program Coordinator

    Staff
  • Suzanne Michael

    Senior Research Analyst

    Staff

    Dr. Suzanne Michael is one of EERC’s principal qualitative evaluators working on multi-site, multi-year community college-work force...

  • Mary Murphree

    Senior Research Analyst

    Staff

    From 1985 until March 1, 2005, Dr. Mary Murphree served as the Regional Administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor, Region 2 Women's...

  • Akhila Naik

    Director of Student Services

    Staff
  • Qinghua (Queenie) Nian

    Quantitative Research Analyst

    Staff

    Qinghua (Queenie) Nian is a Quantitative Researcher at Education and Employment Research Center.  She earned her doctorate degree in Urban...

  • Michele Ochsner

    Assistant Research Professor and Assistant Director

    Staff

    Studies work organization practices and policies that support worker participation and engagement. Current research and education projects are...

  • Julie Peters

    Director, James B. Carey Library

    Staff

    Julie Peters provides leadership to develop and maintain excellence in the James B. Library’s program of information services. She also...

  • Linda Post

    Administrative Coordinator, Dean's Office

    Staff

    Responsibilities include:

    • Convocation
    • Payroll
    • Renovations
    • Billing
    • Area Updates...
  • Kasia Proszowski

    Grant Manager

    Staff

    Manages grant accounts for the School of Management and Labor Relations, centers, and programs.

  • Joseph Rua

    Research Analyst

    Staff
    Joseph Rua is a quantitative research analyst for the Education & Employment Research Center at the School of Management and Labor...
  • Beth Schriefer
    Staff

    Beth Schrifer's responsibilites include supporting the human resource management department chair, Beyster Fellowship, and faculty...

  • Rebecca Tinkham

    Student Counselor

    Staff

    Areas of responsibility:

    • Program Coordinator, HR Minor
    • Program Coordinator, HR Undergraduate Program
  • Nayana Vaidya

    Career Management Specialist

    Staff

    Nayana has a M.A. in counseling along with 9 years of experience providing career counseling to university students. She helps students match...

  • Justin Vinton

    Research Assistant

    Staff

    Justin Vinton is currently a Master’s student in the Labor and Employment Relations program of the School of Management and Labor...

  • Renée Walker

    Director of Marketing and Communications

    Staff

    Renée Walker is Director of Marketing and Communications for the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR), the leading school for...

  • LauraAnn Walkoviak

    Department Administrator

    Staff

    Areas of Responsibilty:

    • Assist LSER faculty
    • Assist with Sakai
    • Coordinates various conferences including...
  • Ellen M. Weber

    Administrative Assistant, Master in Human Resource Management

    Staff

    Areas of responsibility:

    • Supports the Graduate Director of the program
    • Faculty assistance for the SMLR Sakai course...
  • Karen White

    Director of Working Families Program

    Staff

    Karen White is director of the Work and Family Programs at the Center for Women and Work and is responsible for the center’s research,...

  • Yarrow Willman-Cole

    Program Coordinator

    Staff
    Yarrow Willman-Cole is Program Coordinator with the Working Families Program at the Center for Women and Work.  As Program Coordinator,...
  • Judith Woods

    Events Coordinator

    Staff
  • Elaine Zundl

    Research Director

    Staff

    Elaine Zundl is the Research Director for the Center for Women and Work. Her responsibilities include the development, implementation, and...