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Faculty & Staff

Faculty

  Name Contact Research Areas
photo: Bates

Reid Bates, Ph.D.
Director, SLHRD

Professor

298A Coates Hall
225-578-2457
rabates@lsu.edu
  • High performance talent development systems
  • Health workforce capacity building
  • Competency modeling and assessment
  • Motivation to improve work through learning
  • Performance improvement analysis; job analysis; training needs assessment
  • Training effectiveness
  • Training program evaluation
  • Workplace learning transfer
  • Learning Transfer System Inventory (LTSI)
  • Andragogy in Practice Inventory (API)
  • Measurement and instrument development
  • Instrument translation and validation
Rizzuto

Tracey Rizzuto, Ph.D.
Associate Director

Professor

257 Coates Hall
225-578-2453
trizzut@lsu.edu
  • Industrial and organizational psychology
  • Development of social capital and capacity through technological tools (e.g., workplace technology, course management technology)
  • Development of social capital and capacity through social relationships (e.g., power and influence social network structures)
  • Managing workplace changes (e.g., implementation of new initiatives, aging workforce dynamics, workplace disaster recovery)
Oliver Crocco

Oliver S Crocco, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

290 Coates Hall

225-578-5751

olivercrocco@lsu.edu

  • Learning and organization development and change (ODC) in community-based organizations
  • Recertification and facilitating continued workforce competence
  • Human resource development in Southeast Asia
  • Evaluation in human resource development
  • Enhancing cultural competence in university and work contexts
Hatala  J.P. Hatala, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Professional Practice

 

 jphatala@lsu.edu

 

  • Social Capital in the Workplace
  • Human Resource and Organizational Development
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Career Development
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Shinhee Jeong, Ph. D. 

Assistant Professor

283 Coates

225-578-4465

shinheejeong@lsu.edu

  • Knowledge sharing and creation
  • Workplace informal learning
  • Interpersonal relationship/social capital in the workplace
  • Leadership effectiveness/contingency
  • Quantitative research methodologies
Mitchell

Tyree Mitchell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

286 Coates Hall
225-578-7362
tyreemitchell@lsu.edu
  • Antecedents of leadership behaviors
  • Work team effectiveness
  • Work motivation
  • Negotiation
Park Sunyoung Park, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

291 Coates Hall
225-578-7844
spark65@lsu.edu

  • Organizational culture and behavior
  • Learning and performance in the workplace
  • Research trends in HRD and related fields
erin richard

Erin Richard, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

279 Coates Hall

225-578-1453

erinrichard@lsu.edu

  • Industrial & organizational psychology
  • Leader interpersonal emotion management
  • Role of emotional skills in leadership & team interactions
  • Emotional labor
  • Roles of affect & individual differences in work motivation
  • Emotion & aggression in work-related electronic communication
Robinson Petra A Robinson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
294 Coates Hall
225-578-5753
petrar@lsu.edu
  • Colorism
  • Critical Non-normative Literacies
  • Lifelong Learning and Professional Development
  • Qualitative Research
  • Social Justice, Diversity, and Equity in Higher and Adult Education
Gibbons Edward Gibbons, Ph.D.
Instructor

287 Coates Hall

225-578-0102
504-312-1029
egibbo3@lsu.edu

  • Small Business Strategic Planning
  • Change Management
  • Workforce and Organizational Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Leadership in Small and Medium Sized Organizations
  • Competency-Based Development Planning
  • Career Readiness

 

Adjunct Faculty

  Name Contact Research Areas
Leslie Blanchard Leslie Blanchard, Ph.D.
Director, LDI
Adjunct Faculty   
298C Coates Hall
225-578-3806
lellb@lsu.edu
  • Leadership Development in Organizations
  • Student Engagement in Higher Education
  • Recruitment and Retention in Higher Education
  • Student Self-Efficacy
 Boullion_Michelle Michelle Boullion, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty
3019 Business Education Complex East
225-578-0089
mboull1@lsu.edu
  • Human Resource Management & Development
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Needs Assessment
 Burnett Michael Burnett, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty
134 Martin Woodin Hall
225-578-2362
vocbur@lsu.edu
  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Effectiveness of Student Recruitment Techniques in Higher Education
  • Job Satisfaction of Professional Educators
  • Career Services in Higher Education
 Galy Kristie Galy
Adjunct Faculty
 
  • Women in Leadership
  • Competition in the Workplace
  • Leadership Development and Training in Organizations
 Hammett Jody Hammett, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty
jhammet@lsu.edu
  • Student engagement
  • Employee motivation and engagement
  • Role of personality assessment in proper job placement
Richardson William Richardson, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty
106 Martin D. Hall
225-578-2362
brichardson@agcenter.lsu.edu
  • Leadership Development in Organizations
  • Organizational Change in Higher Education
  • Recruitment and Retention in Higher Education
  • Philanthropy in Higher Education

 

Emeritus Faculty

  Name Contact
Holton Ed Holton, Ph.D.
Emeritus Faculty
eholton2@lsu.edu
Kotrlik Joe Kotrlik, Ph.D.
Emeritus Faculty
kotrlik@lsu.edu
 Verma Satish Verma, Ph.D.
Emeritus Faculty
SVerma@agcenter.lsu.edu

 

Support Staff

  Name Contact Current Responsibilities
 portier

Jeffery Shane Portier
Manager of Fiscal Affairs

298B Coates Hall
225-578-5750
jportier@lsu.edu

  • Asset Custodian
  • Communications and Public Relations Administrator
  • Executive Assistant to the Director
  • Fiscal Manager
  • Human Resource Coordinator
turnage 

Melissa Turnage
Administrative Coordinator
of Academic Services

298 Coates Hall
225-578-5748
mturnage@lsu.edu
  • Course / Enrollment Management
  • Graduate Program Admissions Contact
  • Student Contact 

 

 

Main Office

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday-Friday
298 Coates Hall

Phone: 225-578-5748
Fax: 225-578-5755

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