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As the preeminent educational institution in the world focused on work, employment and labor, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) generates and shares knowledge that improves the lives of workers and transforms the future of work.
Originally published in ILR 75th Anniversary.

Leading ILR: School’s Legacy, Future Discussed

Kevin Hallock - Dean, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Professor of Strategy and Business Economics Joseph R. Rich ’80 Professor of Economics and Human Resource Studies

Kevin Hallock, now dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, led the ILR School from Feb. 1, 2015, to Oct. 9, 2018. This winter, Hallock  and Alex Colvin, ILR’s current Kenneth F. Kahn Dean, discussed initiatives that began during Hallock’s leadership of ILR and talked about how the school is continuing to impact students, Cornell and the world. See the video here.

A professor of strategy and economics, Hallock is ILR’s Joseph R. Rich Professor of Economics and Human Resource Studies. He has been at Cornell since 2005 and has served as chair of the Financial Policy Committee, the Donald C. Opatrny Chair of Cornell’s Department of Economics and founding director of ILR’s Institute for Compensation Studies. He has been at Cornell since 2005.

Hallock’s current research is focused on labor markets, executive compensation, and the plan design and mix of employee compensation. His most recent book, Pay, was published by Cambridge University Press and received the Princeton University Richard A. Lester Prize.