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School Director

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Elaine Farndale

Director, School of Labor and Employment Relations
Professor, Human Resource Management
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

Full-Time Faculty

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Mark Anner

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

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Mary Bellman

Associate Clinical 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

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Valerie Braman

Assistant Clinical Professor of Labor and Employment Relations
Labor Education Coordinator
(814) 863-0131
vmb7@psu.edu

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

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Paul Clark

Professor, Labor and Employment Relations and Criminology
Graduate Program Director, School of Labor and Employment Relations
(814) 865-0752
pfc2@psu.edu

Unions, union organizing, collective bargaining, labor-management partnerships, labor-management relations in healthcare and law enforcement, police discipline and arbitration processes, nurses' unions, and unions and artificial intelligence.

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Sarah Damaske

Roy C. Buck Professor of American Institutions and Sociology, Labor and Employment Relations, and Women's Studies
Associate Director, Population Research Institute
(814) 865-9090
sad32@psu.edu
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Michael Edenhart-Pepe

Professor of Practice, Human Resource Management
Director, Center for Workplace Performance
mep56@psu.edu
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Elaine Farndale

Director, School of Labor and Employment Relations
Professor, Human Resource Management
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

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Matthew Fischer-Daly

Assistant Research Professor
mmf6137@psu.edu

International political economy, labor studies, collective bargaining and labor relations, social movements, food systems, international and comparative employment relations, financialization and neoliberalism, and race, gender, and capitalism

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Mark Gough

Associate Professor of Labor and Employment Relations
(814) 865-1030
mdg228@psu.edu

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

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Angela Heavey

Teaching Professor, Human Resource Management
aml308@psu.edu
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Tom Hogan

Professor of Practice, Human Resource Management
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Officer
(814) 867-2208
tch12@psu.edu

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

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Elaine Hui

Associate Professor of Labor and Employment Relations and Asian Studies
Director, MPS Program in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights
(814) 865-0066
suh275@psu.edu

Labor resistance, trade unions, labor organizations, civil society, critical state theories, social movements, social welfare, Chinese overseas investment, China, and Vietnam

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Natalia Lorinkova

Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership and Human Resource Management
(814) 865-5425
nml5731@psu.edu

Organizational leadership, human resource management, workplace diversity issues (dynamic and multi-level leadership processes, accent, body image, and invisible disability issues in organizations), interpersonal dynamics in non-traditional work arrangements (virtual teams, teleworking, and working from home)

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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

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Arthur Theotis Matthews

Teaching Professor of Labor and Employment Relations
(814) 863-8422
akm6981@psu.edu

Labor-management cooperation, labor education, employment dynamics, discrimination, leadership, diversity, equity and inclusion, negotiation, mediation and arbitration, organizational change

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Hee Man Park

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management
(814) 865-9116
hxp176@psu.edu

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

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Craig L. Pearce

Brova Family Endowed Professor of Leadership and Human Resources
clp380@psu.edu

Shared Leadership, Teams, Groups, Entrepreneurship

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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

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Rakoon Piyanontalee

Assistant Research Professor with the Center for International Human Resource Studies
rbp5475@psu.edu
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Kate Ragon

Assistant Clinical Professor of Labor and Employment Relations
Labor Education Coordinator
(814) 865-8190
kzr5520@psu.edu

Collective Behavior/Social Movements, Organizations, Labor, Education, Qualitative Methods

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Brian Redmond

Online Education Lead
Teaching Professor, Organizational Leadership
(814) 865-5425
brian.redmond@psu.edu

Leadership; motivation; industrial and organizational psychology; online education

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Dorothea Roumpi

LER Alumni Endowed Early Career Professor and 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

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Rexford Simpson

Professor of Practice, Labor and Employment Relations
(814) 865-5425
rcs30@psu.edu
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Cody Stephens

Assistant Teaching Professor of Labor and Employment Relations
(814) 867-4773
cps6135@psu.edu
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Bruce Tirrell

Professor of Practice, Human Resource Management
(814) 867-0368
bkt5174@psu.edu
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Kim Trahan

Associate Teaching Professor of Organizational Leadership
(814) 865-5425
kzt74@psu.edu

Staff

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Carolyn Adrien

Research and Data Coordinator for the Center for International Human Resource Studies
(814) 863-1260
cam5933@psu.edu
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Kim Avale

Administrative Support Coordinator
(814) 863-4820
kss5011@psu.edu
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Trisha Everhart

Assistant Director of Online Programs
(814) 865-0747
pxm205@psu.edu
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Mady Forsythe

Administrative Assistant
(814) 865-5425
mjf6218@psu.edu
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Erin Hetzel

Education Program Assistant
(814) 867-4167
eab27@psu.edu
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Kaylah Jones

Administrative Support Coordinator
(814) 865-0672
kkj5130@psu.edu
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Danielle Liddic

LER Career Coach
(814) 865-1070
dmw186@psu.edu
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Sheila Lieb

Undergraduate Programs Assistant
(814) 865-5425
sqw7@psu.edu
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Luis Mendoza

Administrative Support Coordinator for the Center for Global Workers' Rights
(814) 865-0506
luis.mendoza@psu.edu
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Katelyn Perry

Academic Advisor
(814) 863-8435
krp5@psu.edu
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Sanjay Saverimuttu

Outreach Coordinator
(814) 867-2287
sxs7397@psu.edu

University Park Adjunct Faculty

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Rebecca Cianci

Assistant Dean, Human Resources, Smeal College of Business
(814) 863-3998
rjc39@psu.edu
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Mark Linsenbigler

Occupational Health and Safety Manager, Penn State University
(814) 865-6391
msl200@psu.edu
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Philip K. Miles, J.D.

Attorney, McQuaide Blasko Law Firm
(814) 865-5425
pkm103@psu.edu
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Robert Orndorff, Ph.D.

Director, Penn State Bank of America Career Services Center
(814) 865-5225
rmo104@psu.edu
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Jonathan Cody Steele

Statistical Communications Specialist, Minitab
Adjunct Lecturer
(814) 865-3443
jcs51@psu.edu
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Jennifer Stubbs

Assistant Director, Penn State Bank of America Career Services Center
(814) 865-4629
jstubbs@psu.edu

University Park Affiliate Faculty

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Daniel Letwin

Associate Professor of History
dll8@psu.edu
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Peter Lazes

Affiliate Faculty Member
HPI Co-Coordinator
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Alicia A. Grandey

Professor of Psychology
(814) 863-1867
aag6@psu.edu
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Lonnie Golden

Professor, Labor and Employment Relations
Economics
(215) 881-7300
lmg5@psu.edu
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John C. Alfano

Arbitrator, Member, National Academy of Arbitrators
arbitratoralfano@gmail.com

Emeritus Faculty

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Paul Whitehead

Professor of Practice Emeritus
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Dennis Gouran

Professor Emeritus, Labor and Employment Relations
Communication Arts and Sciences
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Ronald Filippelli

Professor Emeritus, Labor and Employment Relations
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James B. Stewart

Professor Emeritus, Labor and Employment Relations
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Alan Derickson

Professor Emeritus, Labor and Employment Relations
History
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Sumita Raghuram

Associate Professor Emeritus, Human Resource Management

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

Labor Educators

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Kate Ragon

Assistant Clinical Professor of Labor and Employment Relations
Labor Education Coordinator
(814) 865-8190
kzr5520@psu.edu

Collective Behavior/Social Movements, Organizations, Labor, Education, Qualitative Methods

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Mary Bellman

Associate Clinical 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

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Mark Anner

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

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Paul Clark

Professor, Labor and Employment Relations and Criminology
Graduate Program Director, School of Labor and Employment Relations
(814) 865-0752
pfc2@psu.edu

Unions, union organizing, collective bargaining, labor-management partnerships, labor-management relations in healthcare and law enforcement, police discipline and arbitration processes, nurses' unions, and unions and artificial intelligence.

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Valerie Braman

Assistant Clinical Professor of Labor and Employment Relations
Labor Education Coordinator
(814) 863-0131
vmb7@psu.edu

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

Post-Doctoral Scholars

HRER Graduate Students

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Emily Bleehash

Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
eab5840@psu.edu
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Matthew Bronstein

Integrated Labor and Human Resources B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
msb5970@psu
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Lindsay Conrad

Integrated Labor and Human Resources B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
lzc5566@psu.edu
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Josephine Des-Bordes

Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
jmd8051@psu.edu
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Max Fortebuono

Integrated Labor and Human Resources B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
mjf6150@psu.edu
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Ethan Helmrath

Integrated Psychology B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
esh5237@psu.edu
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Leah Jacobs

Integrated Labor and Human Resources B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
lmj5439@psu.edu
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Kaitlin Laskaris

Integrated Psychology B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
kcl5235@psu.edu
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Sonja Mayordomo

Integrated Psychology B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
ssm5607@psu.edu
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Samaria McDonald

Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
slm7074@psu.edu
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Audree Montero

Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
aam5985@psu.edu
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Leena Morant

Integrated Labor and Human Resources B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
ljm5966@psu.edu
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Collin Murphy

Integrated Spanish B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
cjm6964@psu.edu
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Serena Poobalan

Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
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Hannah Registre

Integrated Psychology B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
her5204@psu.edu
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Callan Sarfert

Integrated Labor and Human Resources B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
ces6070@psu.edu
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Kathleen Sheridan

Integrated Labor and Employment Relations B.S. and Human Resources and Employment Relations M.S.
kfs5418@psu.edu
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Samuel Stanell

Graduate Student in Human Resources and Employment Relations
sps5937@psu.edu

LGWR Graduate Students

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Abena Afriyie

Graduate Student in Labor and Global Workers' Rights
aja7217@psu.edu
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Muzammal Afzal

Graduate Student in Labor and Global Workers' Rights
muzammal@psu.edu
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Alejandra Flores Mejia

Graduate Student in Labor and Global Workers' Rights
baf5649@psu.edu
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Haoju Lu

Graduate Student in Labor and Global Workers' Rights
hbl5490@psu.edu
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Paul Macharia

Graduate Student in Labor and Global Workers' Rights
pwm5364@psu.edu
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Mercy Nabwire

Graduate Student in Labor and Global Workers' Rights
mzn5472@psu.edu
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Dorcas Owusua

Graduate Student in Labor and Global Workers' Rights
dko5189@psu.edu
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Kayi Yiu

Graduate Student in Labor and Global Workers' Rights
kqy5195@psu.edu

Visiting Scholars

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Danilo Contreras

Visiting Scholar with the Center for Global Workers’ Rights
dac6497@psu.edu