People

  1. School Director
  2. Full-Time Faculty
  3. Staff
  4. University Park Adjunct Faculty
  5. University Park Affiliate Faculty
  6. Labor Educators
  7. Post-Doctoral Scholars
  8. Visiting Faculty
  9. HRER Graduate Students
  10. Emeritus Faculty
  11. LGWR Graduate Students

School Director

Paul Clark

  • School Director and Professor, Labor and Employment Relations

(814) 865-0752

pfc2@psu.edu

Unions, union organizing, collective bargaining, labor-management partnerships, labor-management relations in the healthcare industry, nurses' unions, labor history

Full-Time Faculty

Antone Aboud

  • Professor of Practice

(814) 865-5425

aja19@psu.edu

Mark Anner

  • Associate Professor, Labor and Employment Relations
  • Center Director, Center for Global Workers’ Rights

(814) 865-0745

msa10@psu.edu

Workers' rights, apparel global supply chains, corporate social responsibility, international labor solidarity

Mary Bellman

  • Associate Teaching Professor of Labor and Employment Relations
  • Director of Labor Education

(814) 867-5697

mary.bellman@psu.edu

Labor Education; Globalization; Immigrant Workers; Women and Labor

Valerie Braman

  • Lecturer, Labor and Employment Relations
  • Labor Education Coordinator

(215) 843-3052

vmb7@psu.edu

Internal and External Organizing; Contract Negotiations and Administration; Unions in Education

Kameron Carter

  • Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management

(814) 865-5470

kxc1034@psu.edu

Paul Clark

  • School Director and Professor, Labor and Employment Relations

(814) 865-0752

pfc2@psu.edu

Unions, union organizing, collective bargaining, labor-management partnerships, labor-management relations in the healthcare industry, nurses' unions, labor history

Sarah Damaske

  • Associate Professor of Labor and Employment Relations
  • Sociology, and Women's Studies

(814) 865-9090

sad32@psu.edu

Michael Edenhart-Pepe

  • Professor of Practice, Human Resource Management
  • Co-Director, Academy for Human Capital Development

mep56@psu.edu

Elaine Farndale

  • Associate Professor, Human Resource Management
  • Graduate Program Director, School of Labor & Employment Relations
  • Center Director, Center for International Human Resource Studies

(814) 867-3320

euf3@psu.edu

International/cross-cultural human resource management, Global talent management, Strategic human resource management (HRM) and firm performance, High performance work systems, HRM and employee well-being/engagement, HR as a department and as a profession

Mark Gough

  • Assistant Professor, Labor and Employment Relations

(814) 865-1030

mdg228@psu.edu

Employment law, employment arbitration, sexual harassment, alternative dispute resolution, labor relations

Tom Hogan

  • Professor of Practice, Human Resource Management

(814) 867-2208

tch12@psu.edu

Global leadership development, Global diversity and inclusion, business ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability

Elaine Hui

  • Assistant Professor of Labor and Employment Relations and Asian Studies

(814) 865-0066

suh275@psu.edu

China, migrant workers, labor NGOs, civil society, trade unions, strikes, the state, and hegemony

Charles Lumpkins

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of Labor and Employment Relations

(814) 867-0368

cll116@psu.edu

Michael Maffie

  • Assistant Professor of Labor and Employment Relations

(814) 865-5425

maffie@psu.edu

Katherine Eva Maich

  • Assistant Professor of Labor and Employment Relations, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

(814) 867-5698

kem394@psu.edu

Labor informality, domestic work, gender and feminist theory, law, social movements, ethnography, Latin America, the Global South

Hee Man Park

  • Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management

(814) 865-9116

hxp176@psu.edu

Managerial leadership, abusive supervision, workplace commitment, social networks, compensation

Jean Phillips

  • Professor, Human Resource Management

(814) 867-5704

jean.phillips@psu.edu

Staffing, recruiting, employer branding, strategic human resource management, employee motivation, employee engagement

Brian Redmond

  • Teaching Professor of Labor and Employment Relations
  • Lead Faculty: Organizational Leadership

(814) 867-0375

brian.redmond@psu.edu

Leadership; motivation; industrial and organizational psychology; online education

Dorothea Roumpi

  • Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management

(814) 865-5425

dzr352@psu.edu

Strategic human resource management, Strategic human capital, Inclusive human resource practices, High performance work systems, Turnover, Non-compete agreements

Rexford Simpson

  • Professor of Practice, Labor and Employment Relations

(714) 845-6494

rcs30@psu.edu

Rebecca Tarlau

  • Assistant Professor of Education and Labor & Employment Relations

rzt70@psu.edu

Teachers unions, education, labor education, social movements, popular education, Paulo Freire, political sociology

Kim Trahan

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of Organizational Leadership

(814) 865-1685

kzt74@psu.edu

Niki Dickerson von Lockette

  • Associate Professor of Labor and Employment Relations and African American Studies

(814) 867-4773

ntd10@psu.edu

Race, gender, employment, wage disparities, discrimination, segregation, immigrant workers, diversity

Paul Whitehead

  • Professor of Practice, Labor and Employment Relations

(814) 863-8422

pvw11@psu.edu

Zachary Zobrist

  • Lecturer, Labor and Employment Relations
  • Labor Education Coordinator

(814) 865-5425

zxz320@psu.edu

Staff

Erin Eckley

  • Administrative Coordinator

(814) 863-4820

ele2@psu.edu

Trisha Everhart

  • Assistant Director of Online Programs

(814) 865-0747

pxm205@psu.edu

Kelly Foster

  • Communications Coordinator

(814) 865-5425

kelly.foster@psu.edu

Erin Hetzel

  • Graduate Program Staff Assistant

(814) 867-4167

eab27@psu.edu

Mark Ivicic

  • Administrative Support Assistant

(814) 863-7569

mci104@psu.edu

Heather Manning

  • Administrative Assistant

(814) 867-2287

hmw5002@psu.edu

Sierra Page

  • Administrative Support Assistant

(814) 865-5425 or (814) 865-7006 (direct line)

sdj130@psu.edu

Katelyn Perry

  • Academic Advisor

(814) 863-8435

krp5@psu.edu

Kim Plummer

  • Career Counselor

(814) 865-5425

kks105@psu.edu

University Park Adjunct Faculty

Chad Gray, j

  • Lecturer, Postdoctoral Fellow

(814) 865-2499

cug25@psu.edu

Thomas Hall

(814) 865-7145

twh2@psu.edu

Robert Lupp

  • Adjunct Professor, Labor and Employment Relations

(814) 865-5425

rwl12@psu.edu

University Park Affiliate Faculty

Lonnie Golden

  • Professor, Labor and Employment Relations
  • Economics

(215) 881-7300

lmg5@psu.edu

Alicia A. Grandey

  • Associate Professor of Psychology

(814) 863-1867

aag6@psu.edu

Avis Kunz

  • Assistant Dean, Online Education/Outreach

(814) 863-3894

alm2@psu.edu

Daniel Letwin

  • Associate Professor of History

(814) 863-0417

dll8@psu.edu

Sylvester Osagie

  • Director, Water-Energy-Food Nexus (West Africa)

(814) 574-0364

soo1@psu.edu

Jennifer Talwar

  • Director of Academic Affairs

(610) 285-5052

jpt7@psu.edu

Eileen Trauth

  • Professor, Information Sciences and Technology

(814) 865-6457

emt10@psu.edu

Labor Educators

Mark Anner

  • Associate Professor, Labor and Employment Relations
  • Center Director, Center for Global Workers’ Rights

(814) 865-0745

msa10@psu.edu

Workers' rights, apparel global supply chains, corporate social responsibility, international labor solidarity

Mary Bellman

  • Associate Teaching Professor of Labor and Employment Relations
  • Director of Labor Education

(814) 867-5697

mary.bellman@psu.edu

Labor Education; Globalization; Immigrant Workers; Women and Labor

Valerie Braman

  • Lecturer, Labor and Employment Relations
  • Labor Education Coordinator

(215) 843-3052

vmb7@psu.edu

Internal and External Organizing; Contract Negotiations and Administration; Unions in Education

Paul Clark

  • School Director and Professor, Labor and Employment Relations

(814) 865-0752

pfc2@psu.edu

Unions, union organizing, collective bargaining, labor-management partnerships, labor-management relations in the healthcare industry, nurses' unions, labor history

Paul Whitehead

  • Professor of Practice, Labor and Employment Relations

(814) 863-8422

pvw11@psu.edu

Zachary Zobrist

  • Lecturer, Labor and Employment Relations
  • Labor Education Coordinator

(814) 865-5425

zxz320@psu.edu

Post-Doctoral Scholars

Bora Kwon

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of Human Resource Management
  • Post-Doctoral Scholar, Center for International Human Resource Studies

(814) 867-4168

bxk268@psu.edu

Paolo Marinaro

  • Post-Doctoral Scholar, Center for Global Workers' Rights

pum520@psu.edu

Manuel Rosaldo

  • Post-Doctoral Scholar, Center for Global Workers' Rights

mxr1225@psu.edu

Visiting Faculty

Jaap Paauwe

  • Visiting Scholar, School of Labor and Employment Relations
  • Professor of Organization and Human Resource Management at Tilburg University

jjp6193@psu.edu

Strategic HRM, performance and well-being, HRM and institutional theory, HR functional excellence and delivery, Organizational change, Talent management, HR-Analytics

HRER Graduate Students

Miguel Aleman

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.

mba5389@psu.edu

Dominique Buchholz

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.

dmb6378@psu.edu

Jizhao Cai

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2019

jzc503@psu.edu

Menglan Cai

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

mbc5809@psu.edu

Megan Callahan

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

mdc5469@psu.edu

Yuanyuan Chen

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2019

cyycharles@126.com

Andrew Clark

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

awc5627@psu.edu

Casey Decarlo

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.

cmd6155@psu.edu

Brianne DeGore

  • Integrated Psychology B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

bxd5178@psu.edu

Ashley Falzone

  • Integrated Psychology B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

amf5959@psu.edu

Jessica He

  • Integrated Psychology B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program

vh5954@psu.edu

Lilly Horbal

  • Integrated Psychology B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program

ljh5374@psu.edu

Zachary Johns

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

zfj5021@psu.edu

Joseph Kelly

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

jrk5624@psu.edu

Danielle Kokuzian

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

dak425@psu.edu

Amber Kovacik

  • Integrated Psychology B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

avk5570@psu.edu

Jordan Lawson

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

jrl5609@psu.edu

Jaeyoon Lee

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2019

JIL5661@PSU.EDU

Bradley LeHan

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

bul282@psu.edu

Marguerite Lehman

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

mnl19@psu.edu

Tianchi Li

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.

tfl5174@psu.edu

Kristen Liburdi

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
  • Expected Graduation Date: December 2019

kml5947@psu.edu

Ka Ying Liu

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

kbl5416@psu.edu

Michael Marino

  • Integrated Labor Employment Relations BS and HRER MS.
  • Expected Graduation December 2019
  • Internship: National Grid Plc Rate Finance, Summer 2018

mgm5338@psu.edu

Medora McCarthy

  • Integrated Labor Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

mvm5574@psu.edu

Meghan Miller

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

mem6176@psu.edu

Kathryn Mullin

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

khm5116@psu.edu

Abimbola Oladeji

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

ako5225@psu.edu

Jessica Presto

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.

jpp5541@psu.edu

Daniel Proano

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

djp5527@psu.edu

Trystanne Rawlings

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

ter5175@psu.edu

Timothy Reams

  • Integrated Labor Studies and Employment
  • Relations B.S. and Human Resources and
  • Employment Relations M.S IUG. Program
  • Minors: Health Policy Administration, Deafness Hearing Studies
  • Student Works at Penn State President
  • OnwardState.com Lead Strategic HR Partner
  • Expected Graduation Date: December 2019

tpr5107@psu.edu

Noah Reiss

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.

nzr5175@psu.edu

Andrew (Leavey) Roberts Van Alstyne

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

A.J.R.VanAlstyne@gmail.com

Tatiana Rotger

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

tfr5046@psu.edu

Olivia Schaub

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

obs5014@psu.edu

Benjamin Schiavone

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

bqs5393@psu.edu

Amir Sheikh

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

ams9766@psu.edu

William Sherrod

  • Integrated Psychology B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

williamgsherrodjr@gmail.com

Cody Shetter

  • Integrated Psychology B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S. IUG Program

cws5779@psu.edu

Ashley Smith

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

ajs6938@psu.edu

Tylar Smith

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and
  • Employment Relations M.S. IUG program
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

trs5419@psu.edu

Kristina Soriano

  • Integrated Labor and Employment
  • Relations B.S. and Human Resources and
  • Employment Relations M.S IUG. program
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020
  • Internship: Lord and Taylor, Summer 2018

Kcsoriano12@gmail.com

Spencer Starr

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.

sxs6390@psu.edu

Cory Steinle

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S IUG. program
  • Penn State Schreyer’s Honors College

cns5305@psu.edu

Yue Sun

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

yxs5463@psu.edu

Britanni Tompkins

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

blt5193@psu.edu

Derek Van Horn

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.

djv5165@psu.edu

Elisabeth Wilson

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.

erw5242@psu.edu

Ke Wu

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

kzw326@psu.edu

Lecheng Zhang

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

lpz5053@psu.edu

Peiwen Zhang

  • Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
  • Expected Graduation Date: May 2021

pbz5048@psu.edu

Jiahe Zhou

  • Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.

jfz5143@psu.edu

Emeritus Faculty

Doug Allen

  • Professor of Practice and Labor Education Coordinator, Retired

(814) 865-0754

dfa10@psu.edu

Leadership Development, Strategic Planning, Collective Bargaining, Unions in Sports, U.S. Labor Unions

Alan Derickson

  • Professor Emeritus, Labor and Employment Relations
  • History

Ronald Filippelli

  • Professor Emeritus, Labor and Employment Relations

(814) 863-6480

rlf@psu.edu

Dennis Gouran

  • Professor Emeritus, Labor and Employment Relations
  • Communication Arts and Sciences

(814) 863-8966

g8v@psu.edu

Sumita Raghuram

  • Professor Emeritus, Human Resource Management

(814) 863-4992

sur19@psu.edu

HR and Technology, Virtual work, International HRM, Future of Work

James B. Stewart

  • Professor Emeritus, Labor and Employment Relations

(412) 675-9187

js8@psu.edu

LGWR Graduate Students

Olayemi Adekeye

  • Expected Graduation Date: August 2020

ota5059@psu.edu

Eliana Fonsah

  • Expected Graduation Date: August 2020

enf5101@psu.edu

Mikael Ruukel

  • Expected Graduation Date: August 2020

mmr6227@psu.edu

Sergio Saravia

  • Expected Graduation Date: August 2020

sbs6293@psu.edu