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EMHRM Faculty

Our faculty are respected worldwide as thought leaders in human resources, work, labor, and employment issues. They conduct research that informs public policy, provide consultation to government and workplace leaders, and offer regular commentary to national and international media. Their expertise and reputation are part of the reason our human resources programs are routinely recognized as among the best in the world.

Five Trends HR Leaders Need to Leverage in 2023

The rapid pace of workforce transformation is pushing human resources leaders to adapt for employment trends that have earned catchy monikers — the Great Resignation, quiet quitting, and stay interviews. Yet, other underestimated developments are already impacting the dynamics of work. ILR Faculty share their view on trends in HR for 2023.
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Five Trends HR Leaders Need to Leverage in 2023

JR Keller teaches about talent-acquisition trends on the EMHRM program

JR Keller is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Studies in the ILR School at Cornell University. His research focuses on understanding how firms make hiring decisions and individual make career choices, with a particular interest in how the dynamics shape how employees change jobs within firms.
Associate Professor Human Resource Studies
JR Keller teaches about talent-acquisition trends on the EMHRM program

Professor John Hausknecht talks about EMHRM's unique student experience

Professor John Hausknecht talks about EMHRM's unique advantage in its cohort of HR professional peers who study and develop strategically together.
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John Hausknecht
Professor John Hausknecht talks about EMHRM's unique student experience

Learn from the world’s leading HR faculty

Our faculty has vast interdisciplinary expertise in human resources and other facets of the world of work. Explore their areas of specialization and review their experience and credentials to understand the wealth of resources you’ll have at your disposal as a student in the program.

Key faculty members in the Executive Master of Human Resource Management program include:

Senior Associate Dean for Outreach and Sponsored Research Ariel Avgar is a professor in the Labor Relations, Law, and History Department.

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Bradford S. Bell is the William J. Conaty Professor in Strategic Human Resources, director of the Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies and part of the Human Resource Studies Department.

Vanessa Bohns is an associate professor in the Organizational Behavior Department.

  • Academic Director
Professor Diane Burton is the Joseph R. Rich ‘80 Professor of Human Resource Studies and the academic director of the Institute for Compensation Studies. She is a member of the Human Resource Studies Department and has courtesy appointments in the Organizational Behavior and Sociology departments.

Christopher Collins is an associate professor in the Human Resource Studies Department.

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John Hausknecht is a professor in the Human Resource Studies Department.

Harry C. Katz is the Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining and the director of the Scheinman Institute.

Full bio here.

JR Keller is an associate professor in the Human Resource Studies Department.

  • Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior