The internationally recognized department of Work and Organizations offers a rigorous program of doctoral studies with a multidisciplinary focus in organizational behavior, human resource management, organizational economics, personnel economics, labor relations, and related areas. Students gain a rigorous, multidisciplinary understanding of research questions, theories, empirical methodologies and analytic approaches across the breadth of the concentration, while pursuing in-depth and focused research within particular domains based on faculty expertise and student interest. Faculty are committed to providing a rich educational experience that maximizes faculty-student mentorships and collaboration. In addition, students have access to an outstanding research infrastructure in the Carlson School including behavioral laboratories, an expansive subject pool within the school, an on-site field-specific library, and exposure to a number of Fortune 500 corporate headquarters located in the Twin Cities area.

PhD Coordinator

Aaron Sojourner
Associate Professor Aaron Sojourner

Contact Associate Professor Sojourner for program questions.
Associate Professor Sojourner
612-624-9521
asojourn@umn.edu

Department Chair

John Budd portrait

Professor John Budd

Professor Budd
612-624-0357
jbudd@umn.edu