Empowering HRD Excellence:
Fueling Innovation Through Sponsored Research
Sponsoring research projects with our world-class faculty in the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development fosters invaluable benefits for both academia and industry.
It empowers faculty members to conduct rigorous and relevant studies, generating new knowledge and insights that shape Human Resource Development (HRD) theory and practice. Additionally, sponsored research enables collaboration between academia and industry, facilitating the application of research findings to real-world organizational challenges, thereby enhancing the effectiveness and impact of HRD strategies and interventions.
Ultimately, investing in research with SLHRD faculty paves the way for evidence-based decision-making, innovation, and continuous improvement in workforce development and organizational performance.
Over $10 Million
In Sponsored Research Funding
- Since 2018
in SLHRD Research
Ongoing Sponsored Research
Oliver "Ozzie" Crocco, Ed.D. - Assistant Professor
$99,869 - Summer Institute for STEM Teachers & Curriculum Development
Most recently, Dr. Crocco and Dr. Erin Richard served as evaluators on a National Science Foundation (NSF) Workshop Proposal to Develop a Summer Institute for STEM Teachers and Curriculum Development for a Novel 6-12 Grade STEM Program. They examined the effectiveness of a professional development workshop for 6th grade teachers at a new School of Environmental and Coastal Studies.
Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Erin Richard, Ph.D. - Associate Professor
$715,521 - Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division
Dr. Richard, serving as co-principal investigator, and colleagues conducted a cognitive task analysis and mapped the coordination structure of a multi-team system of Naval warfighters toward the objective of improving training and performance measurement.
$5,000 - Educational Testing Service
Dr. Richard, as principal investigator, collaborated with other faculty members and with a research and development team from ETS to examine relationships among measures of executive functioning, trait self-control, and interpersonal skills.