Cornell University

Executive Education

193 Ives Faculty Building, 607-255-5324

Academic Faculty & Areas of Expertise

Our HR executive development courses and programs are led by faculty from the ILR School’s world-class HR Studies department, as well as by research directors from the Center for Advanced HR Studies (CAHRS) and other ILR School departments.  We also provide specialized knowledge when needed through access to Cornell University’s broad educational resources, and from other national and international educational institutions.


Bradford S. Bell
Associate Professor, Human Resource Studies
Director, ILR Executive Education

Expertise:
Staffing and selection, Training and Development, Work Teams/Work Process Redesign


Christopher J. Collins
Associate Professor of Human Resource Studies
Director, Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies


Expertise: Entrepreneurial firms, High Performance Work Systems, Human Resources, Human resources management, Innovation, Organizations, Practice and strategy, Staffing and selection, Strategic planning


Lee Dyer
Professor of Human Resource Studies
Department Chair, ILR Human Resource Studies

Expertise:
Agility, Human resources management, Practice and strategy


John J. Haggerty
Senior Lecturer
Managing Director, ILR Executive Education

Expertise: HR delivery models, HR functional excellence, Technology in HR, Talent management


Kevin F. Hallock
Donald C. Opatrny '74 Chair of Economics
Joseph R. Rich '80 Professor
Professor of Economics and of HR Studies
Director, Institute for Compensation Studies

Expertise:
Compensation and Employee Benefits, Discrimination, Education (organizations and systems), Executive compensation, Human Resources, Incentives and performance, Labor Economics, Wage differentials and inequality, Wage systems, gainsharing, and incentives


Harry C. Katz
The Kenneth F. Kahn Dean and Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining

Expertise:
Automotive Contract negotiations, Industrial relations systems, Industry Studies, Labor relations, Labor-management cooperation, Public Sector, Telecommunications, Wage systems, gainsharing, and incentives Work Teams/Work Process Redesign, The Transformation of American Industrial Relations, Labor Relations in the U.S. Automobile Industry, Worker Participation, Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining, Industrial and Work Restructuring, Worker Training


Sarosh C. Kuruvilla
Professor of  Industrial Relations, Asian Studies and Public Affairs
Department Chair of International & Comparative Labor


Expertise:
Alternative dispute resolution, Collective Bargaining, Conflict prevention, Contract negotiations, Dispute resolution, Economic Development, Economic growth and development, Education and workforce preparedness, Employee Relations, Executive development, education, and coaching, Global economy, Industrial relations systems, Interest-based negotiations (win-win), International and Comparative Workplace Studies, Labor relations, Labor rights, Labor-management cooperation, Negotiations, Globalization and employment relations, Human Resources for Asia, Labor relations in Asia, Outsourcing


David B. Lipsky
Anne Evans Estabrook Professor of Dispute Resolution
Director, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution

Expertise:
Alternative dispute resolution, Arbitration, Collective Bargaining, Conflict prevention, Conflict Resolution, Contract negotiations, Dispute resolution, Labor relations, Labor-management cooperation, Mediation, Negotiations, Education Reform, Employment and Labor Policy, Labor Market Analysis


Ronald L. Seeber
Professor and Associate Dean, ILR School
Cornell University Vice Provost for Land Grant Affairs Associate
Director, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution

Expertise:
Alternative dispute resolution, Collective Bargaining, Conflict Resolution, Contract negotiations, Dispute resolution, Employee relations, Interest-based negotiations (win-win), Labor relations, Labor-management cooperation, Mediation, Negotiations, Unions, Workers' Compensation