About SMLR

William S. Borden Graduate Memorial Fund

William S. "Bill" Borden, MLER ’83, was an advisor and instructor at SMLR. Bill always went above and beyond to help students at SMLR and was an inspiration for students and colleagues alike. Bill served in the U.S. Navy for two tours during World War II and the Korean War.

Research Director & Assistant Research Professor


Danielle J. Lindemann is research director at the Center for Women and Work and assistant research professor in the School of Management and Labor Relations.

  • 848-932-1275
  • djlind@work.rutgers.edu
  • Center for Women and Work
    Labor Education Center
    50 Labor Center Way
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8553



  • Education

    B.A. Rutgers University

    J.D. Rutgers University

  • rosecip@rci.rutgers.edu
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
    Rutgers University
    Labor Education Center
    50 Labor Center Way
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903



Ashley Conway is an instructor at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations and Rutgers' Edwad J. Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy. She has had a long career in public health and public service. With a nursing specialty in HIV/AIDS and expertise in workforce issues, Ms. Conway most recently directed the New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission’s Health Care Workforce Development program. Prior to that, she served as the director of the Disease Surveillance and Response Division for Calvert County Maryland.   

  • Education

    A.S. Nursing, Washtenaw Community College
    B.A. Labor Studies/Adult Education, National Labor College
    M.A. Organizational Development and Change, American University

  • Research Initiatives

    Teaching and research interests:

    • HIV/AIDS
    • workforce development
    • communications
    • occupational safety and health
  • 848-932-2935
  • aconway@ejb.rutgers.edu
  • Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
    Rutgers University
    Civic Square Building
    33 Livingston Avenue
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901


All applicants to Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations must submit a formal application and fee through Rutgers University (with exception of the B.S. program in Labor and Employment Relations. Interested applicants should email bs@work.rutgers.edu). If you are interested in applying or reapplying to a SMLR program, please click on the appropriate links below:

SMLR Career Services & Opportunities

At SMLR, students have the option of participating in programs that explore strategic Human Resource Management (HRM) as well as Labor Studies and Employment Relations (LSER). In addition to these studies, students are provided assistance in their career pursuits through our Career Services.

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Human Resource Management

Len Garrison, Career Services Manager
Phone: 848-445-4629

Ellen Weber, Career Services Coordinator

Labor Studies and Employment Relations

Sattik Deb, Director of Student Services
Phone: 848-932-0303

Jane Ahn, Employer Relations Coordinator
Phone: (848) 932-9505
Fatima Rana, Career Services Coordinator
Phone: (848) 932-9505
Jawray Yu, Career Services Coordinator
Phone: (848) 932-9505
William Dwyer, Faculty Career Services Advisor
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If you are interested in our programs or have a general inquiry, please see the contacts listed below.



Ralph Rodriguez is a professor in SMLR's Department of Human Resource Management. He has taught undergraduate courses in human resource management and organizational communication.

"I believe teaching to be a thoroughly interactive process that encourages and energizes students to engage with each other, the subject, and the 'professor',” says Rodriguez. 

  • Education

    Ph.D., Temple University

    M.B.A., Cornell University

    B.S. Philadelphia College of Bible

  • Publications

    Rodriguez, Ralph A. Challenging Demographic Reductionism: A Pilot Study Investigating Diversity in Group Composition. Small Group Research, December, 1998.