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Our faculty teach the full range of HR topics to students at all levels (undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and professional/executive) and deliver custom training programs for leading organizations. Through our centers and institutes, we reach thousands of HR practitioners through working groups, conference events, and external education.

Our alumni and executive partners – including dozens of current or former chief human resource officers at global companies – enrich learning through guest lectures, live-case projects, and networking events.



Graduate, Research, and Professional HR

We offer teaching, research, and training programs to the full range of the HR profession, from undergraduates to PhDs and HR professionals.

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Centers and Institutes

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Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies

The Cornell Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) is the world’s leading partnership between industry and academia, representing more than 55 of the world’s premier companies.

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Institute for Compensation Studies

The Institute for Compensation Studies™ (ICS) is an interdisciplinary center that researches, teaches and communicates about monetary and non-monetary rewards from work, and how these rewards influence outcomes for individuals, companies, industries, and economies.

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  • William J. Conaty Professor of Strategic Human Resources
  • Director, Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies

  • Joseph R. Rich ‘80 Professor of Human Resource Studies
  • Academic Director, Institute for Compensation Studies

  • Associate Professor
  • Director of Graduate Studies

  • Director, ILR WIDE
  • Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • Professor, Human Resource Studies
Tae-Youn is Director of Research at ICS and Associate Professor in Human Resource Studies.

See Caitlin's full bio here.


  • Executive Director of the EMHRM

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  • Director of Professional Programs
Brian Dunn is ICS' Director of Professional Programs and a lecturer in the ILR School.

Visiting Lecturers

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  • Visiting Lecturer

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173 Ives Faculty Bldg.
Cornell University
ILR School
Ithaca, NY 14853-3901
Ph: (607) 255-5427 

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