Dr. Park named Chairperson of the International; Global and Cross-Cultural Issues for Academy of Human Resource Development


Dr. Sunyoung Park, Assistant Professor in the LSU College of Human Sciences & Education’s School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, has recently been named the Chairperson of the International; Global and Cross-Cultural Issues for Academy of Human Resource Development.

Dr. Park’s involvement will not only help maintain the leadership role of SLHRD in the academic world, but also make SLHRD and LSU more visible in AHRD, which is the largest academic community in human resource development. She was selected as one of the eight Track chairs based on her previous track chair experience and nine-year commitment in AHRD.

As the 2015 AHRD Conference Track Chair, Dr. Park will serve a key leadership role by ensuring that the content and the design of the refereed and non-refereed sessions are supportive of the International; Global and Cross Cultural Issues Track.

Dr. Park is going to: manage the process of reviewing, selecting, and organizing scholarly papers; initiate, organize, and when possible facilitate invited symposia or panel discussions; and actively encourage and provide feedback to individuals submitting proposals for sessions. She will also interact with the Conference Program Chair, the Conference Planning Team, and related Special Interest Group leaders to ensure the highest quality learning experience for conference attendees.

AHRD is a global organization formed to encourage systematic study of human resource development theories, processes, and practices; to disseminate information about HRD; to encourage the application of HRD research findings; and to provide opportunities for social interaction among individuals with scholarly and professional interests in HRD from multiple disciplines and from across the globe.

The LSU School of Leadership & Human Resource Development (SLHRD) offers programs dedicated to producing world class practitioners, leaders, and instructors in Leadership and Human Resource Development.

About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. Formed in 2012, CHSE brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The College is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 977 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs.