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.

Ph.D. program graduates Sean Rogers, Mee Sook Kim and Anne-Laure Winkler attend SMLR
Convocation on May 17, 2014 and university Commencement on May 18.

We are pleased to introduce our alumni.

Barnes, Jane, Ph.D. 2003, Associate Professor and Interim Dean, Meredith College


  • Jane BarnesBarnesJ@meredith.edu | website

    Research interests: Top management teams and firm performance, woman and leadership, small business, motivation and employee development .

    Sample publication:  Barnes & Liao, 2012. "The effect of individual, network and collaborative competencies on the supply chain management system". International Journal of Production Economics, 140: 888-899.


  • Boris Bielski, Monica, Ph.D. 2005, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 

    Monica Bielski Boris

    mbielski@illinois.edu | website

    Research interests: union renewal, labor-community coalitions, union membership diversity and role of central labor bodies.

    Sample Publication: “Identity at Work: U.S. Labor Union Policies to Address Sexual Diversity Through Policy and Practice” forthcoming in Advances in Industrial Relations. By Monica Bielski Boris.


  • Chung, Yunhyung, Ph.D. 2008, Assistant Professor, University of Idaho 

    Chunyun Yun

    Department of Business and Economics
    University of Idaho
    Research interests: diversity, social networks, training and development


  • Colakoglu, Saba, Ph.D. 2009, Assistant Professor, Berry College 

    Saba Colakoglu

    Campbell School of Business
    Berry College

    Research interests: Broad research interest in the strategic management of human resources in a global context. Specific focus on staffing, knowledge management, and expatriate assignment management in multinational corporations.

    Sample publication: “Cultural distance, expatriate staffing, and subsidiary performance: The case of U.S. subsidiaries of multinational corporations.” International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2008, 2: 223–239. By Colakoglu, S., & Caligiuri, P.M

  • Erhardt, Niclas, Ph.D. 2008, Associate Professor, University of Maine

    Nichlas Erhardt

    Niclas.Erhardt@Maine.edu | website

    Research interests: Team-based knowledge work, workplace diversity, Human Resource Management, outsourcing, and intra- and inter-firm collaboration.

    Sample publication: “From Bureaucratic Forms Towards Team-Based Knowledge Work Systems: Implications for Human Resource Management
    Forthcoming in a special issue on Organizational Learning in International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise (IJCent). By Erhardt, N. L. & Martin-Rios, C. & Way, S. A.

  • Gasaway, James, Ph.D. 2000, Manager, Total Rewards, Space Systems/Loral Corporation 

    Human Resources,Space Systems/Loral Corporation

    Research interests: Human capital management, reward systems.  

  • Guo, Xuguang (Steve), Ph.D. 2008, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin–Whitewater 

    Steve Guo

    Management Department
    University of Wisconsin–Whitewater

    Research interests: employee benefits and compensation.

    Sample publication: "Workers' Compensation: Recent Developments in Moral Hazard and Benefit Payments," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 62(2), 2010. Guo, Xuguang and John F. Burton Jr.

  • Harden, Erika, Ph.D. 2009, Parker-Hannifin Corporation  

    Erika Harden

    Learning and Organizational Effectiveness Department
    Parker-Hannifin Corporation

    Research interests: strategic human resource management (HRM), impact of HRM on organizational innovations, and the interaction between HRM and leadership.

    Sample publication: “Who Has a Better Idea? Innovation, Shared Capitalism, and HR Policies,” In D.L. Kruse, R.B. Freeman, & J.R. Blasi, (Eds), Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2010. By E.E. Harden, D. Kruse, & J. Blasi.

  • Hempel, Paul, Ph.D. 1994, Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong 

    Paul Hempel

    mghempel@cityu.edu.hk | website
    Research interests: Global and strategic human resource management, management of knowledge and professional employees, performance management, technology in HRM.

    Sample publication: "Conflict Management Between and Within Teams for Developing Trusting Relationships in China", Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2009, 30, 41–65. By P.S. Hempel, Z.X. Zhang, and D. Tjosvold.

  • Hong, Ying, Ph.D. 2009, Assistant Professor, McMaster University 

    Research interests: strategic human resource management, service linkage, and leadership.
    yhong@mcmaster.ca | website

    Sample publication: “Do they see eye to eye? Management and employee perspectives of high-performance work systems and influence processes on service quality,” Journal of Applied Psychology, 94(2): 371–391. By Liao, Toya, Lepak, & Hong, 2009.

  • Hyland, MaryAnne, Ph.D. 1999, Associate Professor, Adelphi University 

    MaryAnne Hyland

    School of Business
    Adelphi University
    hyland@adelphi.edu | website

    Research interests: work-life balance, assurance of student learning.

    Sample Publication: "Measuring Work and Family Outcomes" in Handbook of Work and Family: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives and Approaches. 2006. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum. By Hyland, M.M. & Jackson, S. J.

  • Jiang, Kaifeng, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. 2013, University of Notre Dame

    Research interests: Strategic Human Research Management, Leadership, Work Team, Workplace Climate, Employee Engagement, Employee Turnover

    Sample publication: “Missing Link in the Service Profit Chain: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Antecedents, Consequences, and Moderators of Service Climate.” In Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 98, No. 2. By Hong, Y.; Liao, H.; Hu, J.; & Jiang, K.

  • Jiang, Yuan, Assistant Professor, Indiana University–Purdue University at Fort Wayne 

    jiangy@ipfw.edu | website
    Research interests: Leading and managing collaborative processes and effectiveness, particularly in knowledge-intensive teamwork context; strategic human resource management; cross cultural management; multilevel theory and analysis.

    Sample publication: “Toward developing human resource management systems for knowledge-intensive teamwork.” In J.Martocchio (Ed.), Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management, Vol. 25, 2006, 27–70. By Jackson, S. E., Chuang, C., Harden, E. E., & Jiang, Y.

  • Joshi, Aparna, Ph.D. 2002, Associate Professor, Penn State

    Aparna Joshi

    aparnajo@psu.edu| website

    Research Interests: Work team diversity, gender issues at work, leadership and collaboration in global and distributed teams
    Sample publication: “The role of context in work team diversity research: A meta-analytic review,” Academy of Management Journal, 2009, 52: 599–628. By Joshi, A., & Roh, H.

  • Kim, Andrea, Ph.D. 2013, Assistant Professor, Sungkyunkwan University

    Andrea Kim

    akim@skku.edu | website

    Research interests: Strategic management of human capital, participative practices, environmental sustainability management, and organizational ambidexterity.

    Sample publication: “A mediated moderation model of recruiting socially and environmentally responsible job applicants," Personnel Psychology, in press. By Gully, S. M., Phillips, J. M., Castellano, W., Han, K., and Kim, A.

  • Kim, Haejin, Ph.D. 2002, Assistant Professor, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea

    Haejin Kim

    School of Business
    Sejong University, Seoul, Korea
    haejinkim@sejong.ac.kr | website

    Research interests: Women and work, employee involvement practices

    Sample publication: “The Korean Economic Crisis and Working Women,” Journal of Contemporary Asia. May 2007, 37(2): 190–208. By Haejin Kim and Paula Voos.

  • Kim, Mee Sook, Ph.D. 2014.

    Ibraiz Tarique





  • Kroumova, Maya, Ph.D. 2000, Associate Professor, New York Institute of Technology

    Maya Kroumova

    School of Management
    New York Institute of Technology

    Research Interests: The effects of incentive compensation on employee motivation and company performance; the global diffusion of compensation and HRM practices.


  • Lazarova, Mila, Ph.D. 2004, Associate Professor, Simon Fraser University 

    Faculty of Business
    Simon Fraser University, Canada

    Research Interests: Expatriate management and repatriation, boundaryless and global careers, Work/life balance issues, comparative HRM

    Sample publication: “Boundaryless careers, social capital, and knowledge management: Implications for organizational performance,” Journal of Organizational Behavior, 30, 119–139 (2009). By Mila Lazarova and Sully Taylor.

  • Mahony, Douglas, Ph.D. 2001, Assistant Professor, Lehigh University

    Doug Mahoney

    Department of Management, Lehigh University
    dmm309@lehigh.edu | website

    Research interests: Alternative Dispute Resolution, participatory work systems, social networks.



  • Martin-Rios, Carlos, Ph.D. 2005, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland

    Carlos Martin-Rios

    Dept. of Management, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne
    Visiting professor and Co-Director of Master in HRM
    cmartinrios@cminnovation.org | website

    Research interests: organizational control systems, knowledge work, and innovation.

    Sample publication: “Organizational knowledge transfer through human resource management: International diffusion of managerial performance management,” European Journal of International Management, 2008, 2(2): 170–191. By C. Martin-Rios & N. Erhardt.

  • Michael, Boniface, Ph.D. 2009, Assistant Professor, California State University, Sacramento

  • Boniface Michael

    California State University, Sacramento.
    michaeb@saclink.csus.edu | website

    Research interests: Collaborative enterprise, values, effecting value change and interest based negotiation.

    Sample Publication: “IBM’s Decade of Transformation: Uniting Vision and Values.” With Charles Heckscher, Lynda M. Applegate, Robert D. Austin and Elizabeth L. Collins. Harvard Business School Case N9-807-030, 2006.


  • Pania, Daria, Ph.D. 2002, Clinical Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

    Daria Pania

    Department of Management
    Texas A&M University.

    Research interests: HRM in professional service firms; management of highly skilled, creative, and professional workforce

    Sample publication: “Electronic monitoring in the workplace.” In T. Torres-Coronas and M. Arias-Oliva (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Human Resources Information Systems: Challenges in e-HRM. Information Science Reference. Hershey, New York, 2009. By D. Panina.

  • Park, Rhoekeun, Ph.D. 2007, Assistant professor, Kwangwoon University  

    Rhoekeum Park

    College of Business Administration
    Kwangwoon University

    Research interests: Group incentives, Employee involvement, Organizational behavior, Organizational strategy.
    Sample publication: “ Does Employee Ownership Enhance Firm Survival?” Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Self-managed Firms, 2004, Vol. 8: 3–33. By Rhokeun Park, Douglas Kruse, & James Sesil.

  • Potosky, Denise,Ph.D. 1996, Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University

    Denise Potosky

    Management, Pennsylvania State University
    Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies
    dxp16@psu.edu | website

    Research Interests: Personnel selection and assessment (including technology-mediated assessment; test validity and adverse impact); applied measurement of individual characteristics and behaviors within changing organizational contexts; intercultural management, communication, and leadership.

    Sample publication: "A conceptual framework for the role of the administration medium in the personnel assessment process." Academy of Management Review, 2008, 33(3): 629–648. By Denise Potosky.

  • Rogers, Sean, Ph.D. 2013, Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University

    Sean Rogers

    Department of Management
    College of Business
    New Mexico State University
    rogerss@nmsu.edu | website

    Research interests: human resource management, contingent work and workers (especially volunteers), workplace diversity, and labor and employment relations.

    Sample publication: “Rogers, S. E., Eaton, A. E., & Voos, P. B. (2013). Effects of unionization on graduate student employees: Faculty-student relations, academic freedom, and pay. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 66: 487- 510.

  • Sharp, Elizabeth Douthitt, Ph.D. 2001, Compensation Education Specialist, Stanford University


    Research interests: Leader Behaviors and Employee Effectiveness, Computer Performance Monitoring Practices, Procedural Justice, Social Facilitation, Workplace Privacy Issues.

    Sample publication: "The Role of Participation and Control in Effects of Computer Monitoring on Fairness Perceptions, Task Satisfaction, and Performance," Journal of Applied Psychology, 2001, 86 (5): 867–74. By E.A.Douthitt and J.R. Aiello.

  • Schulz, Eric, Ph.D. 2000, Associate Professor, Eastern Michigan University

    Eric Schulz

    Department of Management
    Eastern Michigan University
    eric.schulz@emich.edu | website

    Research Interests: Employee Compensation and Task-Specific Human Capital and Pay

    Sample Publication: “Incremental Effectiveness of Two Key IT Recruitment Methods,” Journal of Managerial Issues, 2008. By Schulz, E. R., Camp, R., & Waltman , J.


  • Tarique, Ibraiz, Ph.D. 2005. Associate Professor, Lubin School of Business, Pace University, NY

    Ibraiz Tarique


    Research Interests: Academic research focuses on global talent management with emphasis on recruiting and developing employees in domestic and international settings. Applied research focuses on HRM education and developing HRM professionals.  

    Sample publication: Tarique, I., & Schuler, R. (2010). Global talent management: Literature review,integrative framework, and suggestions for further research. Journal of World Business, 45:122-133.


  • Varma, Arup, Ph.D. 1996, Professor, Loyola University Chicago

    Arup Varma

    Loyola University Chicago
    avarma@luc.edu | website

    Research interests: Performance appraisal, expatriate management, HRM in India.

    Sample publication: Performance Management Systems: A Global Perspective. Global HRM Series, London: Routledge (2008), ISBN: 978-0-415-77177-1. Varma, A., Budhwar, P.S., & DeNisi, A (Eds.).

  • Way, Sean, Ph.D. 2005, Associate Professor of Human Resource Management

    Sean Way

    Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne
    Director, Lausanne Hospitality Research Center
    Tel. +1-607-220-4505
    Route de Cojonnex 18 | 1000 Lausanne 25 | Switzerland
    Sean.Way@ehl.ch | website

    Research interests: Current research focuses on a number of Strategic Human Resource Management topics, including the effects of HR systems, HR flexibility, climate, and internal marketing on the performance and effectiveness of organizations and their employees.

    Sample publication: “High performance work systems and intermediate indicators of firm performance within the U.S. small business sector,” Journal of Management, 2002, 28: 765–785. By Sean Way.

  • Winkler, Anne-Laure, Ph.D. 2014, Professor, Baruch College

    Jane Barnes

    Anne-Laure.Winkler@baruch.cuny.edu | website

    Research interests: Business ethics, corporate social responsibility, strategic human resource management, stakeholder management, employee ownership, corporate culture/ climate.

    Sample publication: "Governing Value Creation: New Models for the Global Economy." In C. Crouch, & C., MacLean (Eds.), The Responsible Corporation in a Global Economy: 251-284. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Zigarelli, Michael, Ph.D. 1994, Associate Professor, Messiah College

    Michael Zigarelli

    Department of Management and Business
    Messiah College
    MZigarelli@messiah.edu | website

    Research interests: Management and Leadership from a Christian Perspective, Influence and Persuasion, Faith-Based Education.

    Sample publication: Management By Proverbs: Scriptural wisdom for superior results. Xulon Press, 2008 (2nd edition; 1st edition published by Moody Press: Chicago IL, 1999.)