Connie Wanberg

Professor and Industrial Relations Faculty Excellence Chair


Connie Wanberg teaches classes involving human resources management, leadership, industrial/organizational psychology, and organizational behavior. In her role as a researcher, she is known for her work on unemployment, job search, and careers. She is highly published in top tier refereed journals as well as numerous book chapters, and serves as an editorial board member for the Academy of Management Journal and the Journal of Applied Psychology.

She has worked in several consulting roles for external organizations and has also served in leadership positions at the University of Minnesota, including the chair of the HRIR department from 2006 to 2009 and as Associate Dean of the Carlson School of Management undergraduate program from 2011 to 2012. Prof. Wanberg received a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and an MS in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Iowa State University, and a BS in Psychology from Moorhead State University.