Work & Organizations Faculty

The Work and Organizations faculty are recognized leaders in their respective areas of expertise including Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, and Labor and Organizational Economics; hold leadership positions in major professional associations in their fields (e.g., Academy of Management, and Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology); and serve in editorial positions at a number of top-tier journals.

Abdifatah Ali
Assistant Professor

Dr. Abdifatah A. Ali is an Assistant Professor of Work and Organizations in the Carlson School of Management at University of Minnesota. He earned his Ph.D.

Avner Ben-Ner
Professor

Avner Ben-Ner studies how organizations are designed and how they perform in relationship to ownership type, workforce composition, technology and other variables. He also investigates individual and group behavior relative to social preferences and cognition. His work spans theory and empirics, using a variety of methods and data sources.

Alan Benson
Associate Professor
John Budd
Industrial Relations Land Grant Chair & Professor

John W. Budd (he/him) is a Professor of Work and Organizations in the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, where he holds the Industrial Relations Land Grant Chair. He is a graduate of Colgate University and earned a Ph.D. degree in economics from Princeton University.

Elizabeth Campbell
Associate Professor

Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Campbell is an award-winning professor of management and leadership development. Her research examines team development and interpersonal interactions in teams.

Michelle Duffy
Professor, Vernon Heath Chair

Michelle K. Duffy serves as the Director of Graduate Studies and PhD program at the Carlson School of Management. She holds the Vernon Heath Chair. She received her PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Arkansas in 1998, an M.A. in psychology from Xavier University in 1993, and her B.A. in psychology in 1990 from Miami University (Ohio).

Colleen Flaherty Manchester
Professor and Board of Overseers Professorship

Colleen Flaherty Manchester, PhD, is a Professor in the Work and Organizations department and Board of Overseers Professor at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. She completed her PhD in economics from Stanford University, with a specialization in labor economics and public finance. She also received her B.A. in both public policy and economics from Stanford University.

Theresa Glomb
Department Chair & Professor, The Toro Company-David M. Lilly Chair in Organizational Behavior

Theresa M. Glomb is the Toro Company-David M. Lilly Chair in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. She received her Ph.D. and A.M. in social, organizational, and individual differences psychology from the University of Illinois in 1998 and her B.A. in psychology from DePaul University in 1993.

John Kammeyer-Mueller
Professor, Curtis L. Carlson Professor of Industrial Relations
I am the Curtis L. Carlson Professor of Industrial Relations at the University of Minnesota. My research examines how workers adjust to new jobs, human resources practices, the relationship between individual differences and career development, and how attitudes and emotions shape behavior in organizations.
Pri Shah
Professor

Priti Pradhan Shah is an Associate Professor in the Department of Work and Organizations at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Her primary research areas are Social Networks, Teams and Decision-Making.

Connie Wanberg
Professor and Industrial Relations Faculty Excellence Chair

Connie Wanberg is a Professor and Industrial Relations Faculty Excellence Chair in the Work and Organizations Department at the Carlson School of Management. In her role as an educator, she teaches classes involving human resources management, leadership, industrial/organizational psychology, and organizational behavior.

Mary Zellmer-Bruhn
Associate Dean of MBA and MS Programs, Professor

Dr. Zellmer-Bruhn is the Associate Dean of MBA and MS Programs and Professor in the Work and Organizations Department of the Carlson School of Management.  She received a bachelor's degree in marketing, a master's degree in management, and a Ph.D. in organizational behavior, all from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  She joined the Carlson School of Management in 1999.

Adib Birkland
Senior Lecturer
Yelena Hydrie
Senior Lecturer
Joseph Bork
Teaching Specialist
Larry Bourgerie
Senior Lecturer

Education:
PhD: University of Minnesota, 2011
MBA (Marketing & HR): KSOM, India, 2000
BS (Chemistry): Utkal University, India, 1998
 

Expertise:
Reverse Mentoring
Women Leadership
Work-life Balance
 

Stacy Doepner-Hove
Director - MHRIR program

Stacy Doepner-Hove is the Director of the Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations program at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. In this position, she is charged with overall program development and management for the master's degree.

Brian Dorr
Senior Lecturer

Brian Dorr is a Senior Lecturer in the Work & Organizations department at the Carlson School of Management.  Dr.

Michelle Heyn
Senior Lecturer

Michelle Heyn is a Senior Lecturer in the Work & Organizations department, and in the Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship department, at the Carlson School of Management. Dr. Heyn has been teaching masters level courses in HR organizational theory and international business since 2019.

Jane Kuhn
Senior Lecturer

Jane Kuhn has over 25 years of experience in human resources management and development, change management, internal communications, organizational culture, and diversity and inclusion.

Robert Leone
Senior Lecturer

Bob is a Senior Partner with Aon Hewitt (The consulting division of Aon Corporation).  Bob has been working in Employee Benefits since 1980.  His special area of expertise is retirement benefits, but his expertise extends into all employee benefits.  During the course of his career Bob has worked with more than 50 large employers, more than half of those are Fortune 500 Companies, and many have

Steve Lewis
Senior Lecturer
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Amy Livingston
Director & Labor Educator - Labor Education Service
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Jerry Ong
Lecturer

Jerry is a Total Rewards professional with extensive global experience in total rewards strategy and design. He has a passion for all aspects of pay and benefits and is a collaborative Rewards Business Partner who works across the organization to promote and drive change on total rewards philosophies and systems. He has lived and worked in Asia and the U.S.

Carol O'Toole
Senior Lecturer

WORK EXPERIENCE: Carol Berg O'Toole has wide experience as a lawyer, lecturer, personnel director and labor negotiator. Her legal representation has included negotiating with labor unions and representing counties, school districts, cities, other public agencies, private companies and individuals.

Peter Ronza
Senior Lecturer

Mr. Ronza is President of the Pontifex Consulting Group. He has over thirty years of experience in health care, banking, higher education, government and as a consultant for a variety of industries.  He also has been called upon as a resource based on his expertise by print and video media (NBC Nightly News, Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report).

Alex Smith
Lecturer
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Brandon Sullivan
Senior Director Talent Strategy Team - Office of Human Resources UMN

Brandon Sullivan, PhD, is a Sr. Lecturer in the Work and Organizations Department in the Carlson School of Management. He is also Sr. Director of Leadership and Talent Development for the University of Minnesota (https://humanresources.umn.edu/leadership-talent-development/ltd-team).

Travis Tubre
Senior Lecturer
Kevin Wilde
Senior Lecturer

Kevin Wilde currently serves as an Executive Leadership Fellow at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.  He teaches applied leadership in a number of graduate courses.  His current research topics include leadership coachability, executive derailment and contemporary talent development.

Todd Williams
Senior Lecturer

I am a Minneapolis native and University of Minnesota Alum who believes that community success is achieved and heightened with student investments. I have experience working in corporate America as well as non-profit board leadership in marketing, sales, and merchandising, as well as in roles focused on promoting diversity, equity, & inclusion.

Mario Bognanno
Professor Emeritus
John Fossum
Professor Emeritus
John Remington
Professor Emeritus
Mahmood Zaidi
Distinguished International Emeritus Professor, Professor Emeritus, Founding Director of International Program Office (Now Carlson Global Institute)