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.

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Sargam Garg, IRHR'17 celebrated the completion of her doctoral degree during SMLR's Convocation on May 13, 2017.

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Mohammad Abbas Ali, Ph.D. 2011
Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University

School of Business Administration
Pennsylvania State University | Website

Research interests: Employment Relations, International Labor Standards, Strategic Human Resource Management, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, and Stakeholder Management.

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Mason Ameri, Ph.D. 2017 

Research interestsDisability and Employment

Sample Publication: As an example of Mason’s work, a field experiment that he completed involved submitting résumés and cover letters on behalf of fictitious candidates for 6,016 accounting jobs.  This study has been featured in more than 40 popular media outlets including The New York Times and Forbes, and he was invited to discuss the findings at the World Bank.

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Jane Barnes, Ph.D. 2004
Associate Professor, Meredith College

Business School
Meredith College

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Frederick Scott Bentley, Ph.D. 2017
Assistant Professor, Binghamton University

School of Management
Binghamton University | CV

Research interestsStrategic human resource management, Research Methods, Compensation, Family Owned Businesses, Applied Econometrics, and Longitudinal Data Analysis.

Sample Publication: Kehoe, R.R., Lepak, D.P., & Bentley, F.S.  (In press).  Let’s call a star a star.  Task performance, external status, and exceptional contributors in organizations. Journal of Management.

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Monica Boris Bielski, Ph.D. 2005
Instructor, University of Minnesota

Carson School of Management
University of Minnesota | Website

Research interestsunion 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.

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Michael Boniface, Ph.D. 2009
Associate Professor, California State University

California State University 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.

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Debra Casey, Ph.D. 2007
Assistant Professor of Instruction, Temple University 

Fox School of Business
Temple University | Website

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Bill Castellano, Ph.D. 2010
Professor, Human Resource Management, Rutgers University

School of Management and Labor Relations
Rutgers University Website

Research interests: focused on the effective management of contract human capital and strategic alliances, employee engagement, and aligning business and human resource strategies to enhance organizational effectiveness

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Yunhyung Chung, Ph.D. 2008, Associate Professor, University of Idaho  

College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho | Website


Research interests: Diversity and faultlines in teams, social networks, strategic HRM, training and development, retirement security

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Saba Colakoglu, Ph.D. 2009
Associate Professor, Berry College 

Campbell School of Business
Berry College Website

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

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Elizabeth Douthitt, Ph.D. 2001
Stanford University

Stanford University

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

Business School
University of Maine | 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.

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Sargam Garg, Ph.D. 2017

Research interests: Strategic human resource management, idiosyncratic deals (i-deals) in organizations.

Sample publication: “Training-Mantra of the new millennium, Human Capital, 4(11), Apr 2001.

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James Gasaway, Ph.D. 2000
Director of Compensation, Benefits and HRIS, Space Systems Loral Inc. 

Space Systems Loral Inc.

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

College of Business and Economics
University of Wisconsin–Whitewater Website

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.

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Kyongji Han, Ph.D. 2012
Assistant Professor, Baylor University

Hankamer School of Business
Baylor University Website

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Erika Harden, Ph.D. 2009
Corporate Talent Manager, Parker-Hannifin Corporation

Learning and Organizational Effectiveness Department
Parker-Hannifin Corporation | Website

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.

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

College of Business
City University of Hong Kong | Website

Research interests: "Psychological and Managerial Factors Promoting Creativity in Hong Kong and China," "Individual, Team and Organizational Level Influence on Creativity," and "Knowledge Workers in Chinese Technology Organizations: Empowerment and Conflict."

Sample publication: (2014), "The Developmental Reviewer", Management and Organization Review102, 175-181., (2012), "Team Empowerment and the Organizational Context: Decentralization and the Contrasting Effects of Formalization", Journal of Management382, 475-501.

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Ying Hong, Ph.D. 2009
Associate Professor, Fordham University

Gabelli School of Business
Fordham University | Website

Research interests: strategic human resource management, service linkage, and leadership.

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.

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MaryAnne Hyland, Ph.D. 2000
Professor, Adelphi University

Robert B. Willumstad School of Business
Adelphi University | Website

Research interests: Flexible Work Arrangements, Work and Family Balance

Sample publication: Hyland, M.M. & Jackson, S. J. (2006). Measuring Work and Family Outcomes. In M. Pitt-Catsouphes, E. Kossek and S. Sweet (Eds.). Handbook of Work and Family: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives and Approaches. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum., Hyland, M. M. and Prottas, D. J. (2016), Looking at spillover from both sides: An examination of work and home flexibility and permeability. Community, Work, and Family.

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

Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame | Website

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.

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Yuan Jiang, Ph.D. 2009
Associate Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Antai College of Economics and Management
Shanghai Jiao Tong University | Website

Research interests: Leading and Managing Collaborative Work, Innovation, Leadership, Diversity, Global and Chinese Human Resource Management

Sample publication: Jiang*, Y., Colakoglu*, S., Lepak, D., Blasi, J., & Kruse, D. 2014. Involvement work systems and operational performance: Exploring the moderating effect of national power distance. Journal of International Business Studies. In press

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Aparna Joshi, Ph.D. 2002
Arnold Family Professor of Management, Pennsylvania State University

Smeal College of Business
Pennsylvania State University | Website

Research Interests: Persistent gender inequity, gap between men and women's performance and pay, and autism spectrum at work and its implications for management theory and research.

Sample publication: Johnson, T., Joshi A. 2015, "Dark coulds or Silver Linings? Implications of an Autism Diagnosis for Workplace Wellbeing", Journal of Applied Psychology, In Press, Joshi, A., Son, J., & Roh, H. 2015, "When can women close the gap? A meta-analytic test of sex differences in performance and rewards,", Academy of Management Journal, In Press.

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

School of Business
Sungkyunkwan University | Website

Research Interests: The management of strategic jobs and high performers, Participative and cohesive workforce, Prosocial motivation, citizenship behavior, and volunteerism, Innovation and ambidexterity

Sample publication: Kim, A., Kim, Y., Han, K., Jackson, S. E., & Ployhart, R. E. Forthcoming. Multilevel influences on voluntary workplace green behavior: Individual differences, leader behavior, and coworker advocacy. Journal of Management., Jackson, S. E., Kim, A., & Schuler, R. S. 2016. HRM practice and scholarship in North America.  In C. Brewster and W. Mayrhofer (eds.), Handbook of Research in Comparative Human Resource Management (2ed). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

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Haejin Kim, Ph.D. 2002
Sejong University, Seoul

Sejong University, Seoul | | Website

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Mee Sook Kim, Ph.D. 2014
Assistant Professor, California State University

College of Business and Economics
California State University | Website

Research Interests: Team leadership, team effectiveness, intra-organizational social networks, strategic human resource management (staffing), and employee ownership

Sample publication: Phillips, J. M., Gully, S. M., McCarthy, J.E., Castellano, W.G. & Kim, M.S. (2014). Recruiting global travelers: The role of global travel recruitment messages and individual differences MEE SOOK KIM PAGE 2 in perceived fit, attraction, and job pursuit intentions. Personnel Psychology, 67, 153-201. DOI: 10.1111/peps.12043, Caligiuri, P., Colakoglu, S., Cerdin, J.L., & Kim, M.S. (2010). Examining cross-cultural and individual differences in predicting employer reputation as a driver of employer attraction. International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, 10(2), 137-151.

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

School of Management
New York Institute of Technology | Website

Research Interests: focuses on designing and implementing human resource management practices that support the global and local goals of multinational companies.

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

Faculty of Business
Simon Fraser University, Canada | Website

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.

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Chunyun Li, Ph.D. 2015
Assistant Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science

Department of Management
London School of Economics and Political Science | Website

Research Interests: Comparative employment relations, collective bargaining, trade unions, corporate social responsibility, labour issues in China

Sample publication: “Toward a Labor Movement in Formation? Case Study of Protests against Walmart Store Closure in China.,” Cornell-Renmin Workshop on Collective Bargaining in China, 15 December 2014, Beijing China (unpublished).

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Douglass Mahony, Ph.D. 2001
Associate Professor of Management, Lehigh University

College of Business and Economics
Lehigh University Website

Research Interests: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Participatory Work Systems, and Social Networks

Sample publication: Mahony, D., Klimchak, M. & Morrell, D. (2012). "The portability of career long work experience: Propensity to trust as a substitute for valuable work experience." Career Development International, Vol. 17(7): pp. 606-625.

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

Dept. of Management
Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne 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.

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John McCarthy, Ph.D. 2014
Assistant Professor, Cornell University

Department of Human Resources
Cornell University ILR School | Website

Research interests: Worker Centers and community organizations, with a particular focus in networking problems that arise between organizations.

Sample publication: Heckscher, C., & McCarthy, J.E. (forthcoming). Transient solidarities: commitment and collective action in post-industrial societies. British Journal of Industrial Relations. [BJIR is the third ranked IR journal worldwide]

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Daria Panina, Ph.D. 2002
Clinical Associate Professor, Texas A&M University

Mays Business School
Texas A&M University | Website

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Rhoekeun Park, Ph.D. 2007
Associate Professor, Kwangwoon University  

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.

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

Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies
Pennsylvania State University | Website

Research interests: global intercultural management and international HRM, personnel selection and assessment, and leadership development, U.S. and international human resource management, organizational behavior, and industrial and organizational psychology.

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Sasha Pustovit, Ph.D. 2019
Assistant Professor, Towson University

School of Business and Economics
Towson University

Research interests: turnover, social dynamics, and uncertainty.

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Sean Rogers, Ph.D. 2013
Assistant Professor, Cornell School of Hotel Administration

School of Hotel Administration
Cornell University | Website

Research interests: unions and labor-management relations, workforce diversity, and volunteerism

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.

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

College of Business
Eastern Michigan University | Website

Research Interests: compensation and benefits.

Sample publication: Schulz, E.; Chowdhury, S. & Van de Voort, D. (Forthcoming). Firm productivity moderated link between human capital and compensation: The significance of task-specific human capital. Human Resource Management., Schulz, E. R., Camp, R., & Waltman , J. (2007). Incremental Effectiveness of Two key IT Recruitment Methods . Journal of Managerial Issues.

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Ibraiz Tarique, Ibraiz, Ph.D. 2005
Professor, Pace University

Lubin School of Business
Pace University | Website

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.

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

Quinlan School of Business
Loyola University | Website

Research Interests: Performance Appraisal/Leader-Member Exchange, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Expatriate Issues.

Sample publication: Varma, A., Russell,L.  (2016).  Women and expatriate assignments: Exploring the role of perceived organizational support. Employee Relations, 38 (2), 200 - 223., Varma, A., & Budhwar, P. (Eds.), 2013, Managing Human Resources in Asia Pacific, (2nd edition - Routledge). ISBN: 978-0415898652, Budhwar, Pawan. and Arup Varma, Doing Business in India: Research Led Practice. Routledge, U.K. (2010).

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Fuxi Wang, Ph.D. 2017
Assistant Professor, University of International Business and Economics

Business School
University of International Business and Economics | Website

Research Interests: strategic human resources, employee participation, employee relations and collective bargaining, international labor relations and human resources, career development.  

Sample publication: Wang, F., Song, H., Cheng, Y., Luo, N., Gan, B., Feng, J., & Xie, P. (2016). Converging divergence: the effect of China’s Employment Contract Law on signing written employment contracts. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 1-22. (SSCI, B), Li, Y., Guan, Y., Wang, F., Zhou, X., Guo, K., Jiang, P., Mo, Z., Li, Y. & Fang, Z. (2015). Big-five personality and BIS/BAS traits as predictors of career exploration: The mediation role of career adaptability. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 89, 39-45. (SSCI, B+.

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Sean Way, Ph.D. 2005
Associate Professor of Human Resource Management, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland


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

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Dan Weltmann, Ph.D. 2018
Assistant Professor, Western Connecticut State University 

Ancell School of Business
Western Connecticut State University | CV

Research interestsEmployee Ownership, Compensation, Pay Dispersion, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, and Corporate Governance

Sample Publication: Weltmann, D., Blasi, J. R., & Kruse, D. L. (2015). Does employee ownership affect attitudes and behaviors? The role of selection, status, and size of stake. Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory & Labor-Managed Firms (pp. 249-275). Emerald Group Publishing Limited. 

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

Zicklin School of Business
Baruch College | 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.

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

Department of Business
Messiah College | Website

Research interests: management, practical theology, law, and ethics.

Sample publication: Influencing Like JesusThe Minister's MBACultivating Christian Character, and Management by Proverbs.