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The mission of the Cornell ILR School is to advance the world of work and prepare its future leaders. EMHRM extends that mission to working professionals who want a flexible program that prepares them for the next level of HR leadership. This innovative program takes only 15 months to complete.

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Learn from the world’s leading HR 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.

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:

Ariel Avgar is the Associate Professor, Labor Relations, Law and History at Cornell University’s ILR School.

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

Vanessa Bohns is an associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

Professor Diane Burton is chair of the Department of Human Resource Studies and the Director of Institute for Compensation Studies. She's a faculty member in the ILR School at Cornell University wi

Christopher Collins is associate professor of Human Resource Studies in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University.

John Hausknecht is professor of human resource studies at Cornell University’s ILR School.

Harry C. Katz is the Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining at the School of Industrial & Labor Relations, Cornell University.

Brian Lucas is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

Sarosh Kuruvilla is the Andrew J. Nathanson Family Professor of Industrial Relations, Asian Studies and Public Affairs at Cornell University.