William Cooke 
William N. Cooke, PhD
Director and Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S403
Phone: 517-355-1801
E-mail: cookew@msu.edu
curriculum vitae

Areas of expertise: global HR management and business strategy, integrating high-involvement HR practices with new technologies and management processes, international IR systems and foreign investment, and union-management partnerships.


John P. Beck 
John P. Beck
Associate Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S432
Phone: 517-432-3982
E-mail: beckj@msu.edu
curriculum vitae

Areas of expertise: union movement, union leadership, interest-based negotiations, joint union-management relations and processes, training and development, workforce development, and labor history.


Dale Belman 
Dale Belman, PhD
Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S408
Phone: 517-353-3905
E-mail: drdale@msu.edu
Web: https://www.msu.edu/~drdale/
curriculum vitae

Areas of expertise: labor-market dynamics and public policies, union-management relations, the effects of policy and collective bargaining on firm and market performance, and the use of metrics and statistics to evaluate the contribution of HR systems on organizational performance.


Peter B. Berg 
Peter B. Berg, PhD
Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S433
Phone: 517-432-4771
E-mail: bergp@msu.edu
curriculum vitae

Areas of expertise:work-life flexibility policies and practices, the aging workforce, working time, collective bargaining and labor relations across countries, and high performance work systems.


Julie Brockman 
Julie L. Brockman, PhD
Associate Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S416
Phone: 517-432-4772
E-mail: brockma4@msu.edu
curriculum vitae

Dr. Brockman has returned from her Fullbright trip to Vietnam. Read her experiences at her blog.

Areas of expertise: conflict resolution, workplace learning, negotiations, joint labor/management initiatives, workplace diversity issues, self-knowledge through work.


Theodore Curry 
Theodore H. Curry II, M.B.A.
Associate Provost / Assistant Vice President of Academic Human Resources
Hannah, John A., Administration Building
426 Auditorium Road, Room 421
Phone: 517-353-5300
E-mail: curryt@msu.edu
curriculum vitae

Areas of expertise: team building; leadership and motivation; human resources management; employee performance planning, development, and appraisal; equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and workforce diversity; and, dealing with problem employees, including discipline, grievances and grievance procedures.


Jim Dulebohn 
James H. Dulebohn, PhD
Professor and Associate Director
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S402
Phone: 517-432-3984
E-mail: dulebohn@msu.edu

Areas of expertise: strategic HR management, organizational development and change management, HR information systems, compensation and benefits, performance management, and social influence on organizations.


Gerald (Jeff) Ericksen 
Jeff Ericksen, PhD
Assistant Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S407
Phone: 517-432-7237
E-mail: erickse8@msu.edu
curriculum vitae

Areas of expertise: strategic HR management; organizational development and change management; performance management.


Joseph Guzman 
Joseph Guzman, PhD
Assistant Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S414
Phone: 517-353-8519
E-mail: jguzman@msu.edu

Areas of expertise: economics of HR, labor market policy analyses, and entrepreneurialism.


Angela Hall 
Angela Hall
Assistant Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S415
Phone: 517-432-3446
E-mail: athall@msu.edu

Areas of expertise: employee legal claiming, relationships between accountability and job performance, satisfaction, tension, and leader reputation, leadership, and training and development.


Stacy Hickox 
Stacy Hickox, JD
Assistant Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S427
Phone: 517-432-7402
E-mail: hickoxs@msu.edu
curriculum vitae

Areas of expertise: Stacy Hickox focuses her research and teaching in the areas of employment law and labor law. Ms. Hickox also taught for several years at MSU's law school, including courses in employment law, civil rights, and disability law.


Mevan Jayasinghe 
Mevan Jayasinghe, PhD
Assistant Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S417
Phone: 517-432-2798
E-mail: jayasinm@msu.edu
curriculum vitae

Areas of expertise: strategic human resource management, International human resources, Human resource strategy in emerging economies.


Michelle Kaminski 
Michelle Kaminski, PhD
Associate Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S413
Phone: 517-432-0933
E-mail: mkaminsk@msu.edu
curriculum vitae

Areas of expertise: labor law, collective bargaining, steward training, communication skills, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the union role in team concept workplaces, and basic economic history. Research focus is on teams, workplace health and safety, and women in organizations.


Felice Klein 
Felice B. Klein, PhD
Assistant Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S435
Phone: 517-353-1696
E-mail: kleinfb@msu.edu
curriculum vitae

Areas of expertise: executive compensation, compensation in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, pay-for-performance and other financial incentives, and gender.


Chenwei Liao 
Chenwei Liao, PhD
Assistant Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S429
Phone: 517-432-2801
E-mail: cliao@msu.edu

Areas of expertise: leadership, leader-follower relationships, employment arrangement, and employment relationships.


Laura Leavitt 
Laura Leavitt
Head of Gast Business Library
MSU College of Law
648 North Shaw Lane, Room 50
Phone: 517-355-4647
E-mail: leavitt9@msu.edu
Web: Library Guide

Biosketch: Laura Leavitt is the Labor Relations Librarian and head of the Gast Business Library for MSU. She previously worked as a Business Librarian at the University of Iowa and before becoming a Librarian, worked as a Federal Investigator at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


Tina Riley 
Tina Riley, PhD
Associate Director / Director of HR Executive Education
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S423
Phone: 517-432-6267
E-mail: robert35@msu.edu

Areas of expertise: leadership, HR development, adult learning, management development, and education of workers in transition.


Mark V. Roehling 
Mark V. Roehling, PhD, JD
Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S424
Phone: 517-355-3335
E-mail: roehling@msu.edu
curriculum vitae

Areas of expertise: Legal issues relating to HR management, responsibilities and rights in the employment relationship, training, and talent acquisition.


Maite Tapia 
Maite Tapia, PhD
Assistant Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S410
Phone: 517-353-3896
E-mail: tapiam@msu.edu
curriculum vitae

Areas of expertise: international and comparative employment relations; comparative political economy U.S. and Europe; social movement theory; labor and society; international human resource management; diversity and immigration.


Elaine K. Yakura 
Elaine K. Yakura, PhD, JD
Associate Professor
South Kedzie Hall
368 Farm Lane, Room S436
Phone: 517-353-5158
E-mail: yakura@msu.edu
Web: https://www.msu.edu/~yakura/

Areas of expertise: organizational development and change, negotiations, power and differences within organizations, effects of culture on employees, information technology, and knowledge-intensive organizations.


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