Profile: Mason Ameri

Ph.D. Student


Mason Ameri is a doctoral student at Rutgers University’s School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR). As a former Field Examiner for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Mason worked for President Obama’s appointed General Counsel. Under the supervision of the Regional Director, Mason investigated allegations of unfair labor practices, which included discriminatory discharges, employer repudiation of contractual agreements, duty of fair representation, and bad-faith bargaining.

Mason’s scholarly endeavors include his work as a research fellow for Syracuse University’s Burton Blatt Institute. Presently, he is leading a major study on recruitment patterns for people with disabilities.

Mason’s research interests lie within recruitment methodologies. In particular, he is trying to assess how diversity affects interview intent. His other interests include diversity management within Human Resource (HR) practices, discrepancies in equal employment opportunities, and recruitment messages.

Recently, Mason was reelected as Senator for the Rutgers University Senate, where he represents SMLR among a university-wide, representative body of Rutgers faculty, students, staff, administrators, and alumni. His role is to consider matters of general University interest, and to make recommendations to the University administration on those matters.

  • Courses Taught

    • Dynamics of Work & Work Organization
    • Issues at Work: Unemployment
  • Research Initiatives

    Recruitment, Occupational Behavior, Strategic Human Resource Management, and Diversity Management