Executive Master of Science in Management of Human Resource and Global Leadership

Executive Master of Science in Management of Human Resource and Global Leadership

Faculty who comprise the Human Resource Manangment and Leadership program are recognized internationally as experts in their respective fields. All of our faculty are very excited about brining their expertise to your location. Teaching you is viewed as a special honor and we take great pleasure in the opportunity to make a meaningful impact by giving you the tools to further your expertise in managing human capital.

Professor James Austin

Professor James AustinJames T. Austin lived in Tokyo and Panama City as a child while his father served as the U.S. Embassy in those cities. Following Navy service (1973-1979), during which he completed his B.A. in Psychology, Jim completed an M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Western Michigan University. Jim then completed a Ph.D. at Virginia Tech University in Industrial-Organizational psychology. Following graduation in 1987, Dr. Austin was a postdoctoral trainee in Quantitative Methods at the University of Illinois, then a Visiting Assistant Professor. New York University offered and Jim accepted a position for the 1990-1991 year. A tenure-track position at The Ohio State University began in 1991 and lasted until 1997, when Jim joined the Center on Education and Training for Employment (CETE) at The Ohio State University. Jim began his employment at CETE as a Research Specialist 2 and was recently promoted to Senior Research Specialist. Job duties at CETE are varied, but all involve either assessment/testing or program evaluation. The projects require knowledge of psychometrics, research design, and evaluation combined with skills in group facilitation and writing.

Professor Marcus Dickson

Marcus DicksonProfessor Dickson is the director of the doctoral program in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Maryland in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. His primary areas of expertise are in research methods and methodology, organizational leadership, and organizational climate and culture. He has worked with numerous organizations on strategic planning and organizational staffing, as well as on leadership development. His work in cultural influences on leadership has been published in several major journals and books.

Professor Harold W. Goldstein

image004.jpgDr. Harold W. Goldstein is a professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Baruch College, The City University of New York. He received his doctoral degree in 1993 from the University of Maryland at College Park. He has previously held teaching positions in the psychology departments at Bowling Green State University and New York University. His primary areas of expertise are in leadership development, managerial assessment, organizational culture, and personnel staffing and equal employment opportunity issues. Harold maintains an active program of research that largely focuses on how to develop valid and fair selection systems. As a consultant, he has helped organizations on numerous human resource-based issues including the design and implementation of effective managerial staffing and development systems. In addition, Harold has served as an expert for the United States Department of Justice and others on cases involving the proper design of personnel selection processes.

Professor Paul J. Hanges

Paul Hanges imagePaul J. Hanges is Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology and is currently the Associate Chair/Director of Graduate Studies for the University of Maryland’s Psychology Department. He is also an affiliate of the University of Maryland’s R. H. Smith School of Business and the Aston Business School (Birmingham, England). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Akron in 1987. His research focuses on strategic human resource management (i.e., staffing and training), diversity and organizational climate, cross-cultural leadership, and mathematical/computational modeling. He has published 65 articles and book chapters as well as one book. Paul’s publications have appeared in such journals as Advances in Global Leadership, American Psychologist, Applied Psychological Measurement, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, Psychological Bulletin, and The Leadership Quarterly. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Psychology and a fellow of the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Sciences, and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Professor Jerard F. Kehoe, Ph.D.

Jerard KehoeDr. Kehoe, President of Selection & Assessment Consulting, received his doctorate in Quantitative Psychology in 1975 from the University of Southern California. He joined AT&T in 1982 where he had responsibility for selection programs in manufacturing, customer service, sales, technical, management, and leadership jobs. Beginning in 1996, Jerry assumed overall leadership and direction for AT&T’s selection and assessment function and in 1999 assumed the additional responsibility for AT&T’s Corporate Diversity strategy and EEO/AA programs. In September, 2003 Jerry founded Selection & Assessment Consulting and serves as President.

Dr. Kehoe has been active professionally, with several publications and conference presentations on selection and assessment topics including computerized testing, fairness, scoring strategies and test validity. In 2000, he edited the Society of Industrial/Organization Psychology’s (SIOP) Professional Practice Series volume, Managing Selection in Changing Organizations: Human Resource Strategies. From 2002-2005, he served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology. He also has served on numerous professional committees including in 2001-2003 the SIOP subcommittee that revised that Society’s Principles for the Validation and Use of Employment Selection Procedures. In 2002, SIOP awarded Jerry with the Fellow membership status for his contributions to this profession.

Professor Ian S. Miller

Ian S. MillerIan S. Miller, Ph.D. is a professor in Baruch’s Industrial-Organizational Psychology Department. Trained in clinical psychology, psychoanalysis, and organizational behavior, Ian is also a graduate of Baruch’s Executive MBA Program. Ian is a principal in the Accord Advisory Group, an Organizational Development practice focusing on social systems dynamics including: family business consultation; leadership development and executive coaching; group process and team building; as well as designing and applying organizational change programs. Among other projects, Ian has participated in: Human Rights consultations with Doctors of the World and the post 9/11 “Firehouse Project” of the New York Fire Department. Currently, he is the Director of the “Working Knowledge Initiative”--- a program leveraging the knowledge assets of underemployed professionals toward the development of entrepreneurial businesses.

Professor Loren J. Naidoo

Loren Naidoo

Dr. Naidoo is currently an assistant professor in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Baruch College, the City University of New York. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Akron. Dr. Naidoo’s research interests include leadership, motivation, organizational justice, performance appraisal, attitude measurement and behavior regulation. He has worked as a consultant for an applied research company in Ohio, and as a trainer for the government of Canada. Dr. Naidoo is a dedicated teacher who has taught classes in research methods, psychometrics, and psychology.

Professor Jaihyun Park

Professor Jaihyun Park

Dr. Jaihyun Park received his Ph. D. from Yale University in 1998. He is a dedicated researcher who is examining several interesting psychological research topics such as stereotyping, cross cultural psychology, and jury decision-making. The results of these research projects have been published in major psychological journals. In addition, Professor Park enjoys teaching students in classes that have covered such topics as statistics, psychometrics, social psychology, and cross cultural psychology.

Professor Lise M. Saari

LiseSaariLise Saari is adjunct full professor at Baruch College and adjunct professor at New York University in their graduate industrial/organizational psychology programs. Lise teaches in New York City as well as in Singapore for Baruch’s International Executive Program.

Prior to joining Baruch and NYU, Lise was director of global workforce research at IBM in New York and London, senior manager of people research at the Boeing Company, and research scientist at Battelle Research Institute. Lise also taught at Richmond International University in London and evening courses at the University of Washington Graduate School of Business. She has served on the boards of the Mayflower Group, a consortium of global companies engaged in employee attitude research, and the Society for Human Resource Management.

Lise has over 100 publications and presentations and serves on a number of editorial boards. She is a Fellow in the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Psychological Science. Lise is editor of SIOP’s evidence-based research series and is an elected member of the SIOP Executive Board. Lise has a PhD. in organizational/social psychology from the University of Washington.

Professor Rob Silzer

Professor Rob SilzerRob Silzer is Managing Director of HR Assessment and Development, a corporate consulting business, and has consulted with business executives and managers in over 150 organizations,

focusing on leadership assessment and development, selection, executive coaching, talent management, and other strategy – driven HR programs. After receiving his Ph.D. in industrial – organizational psychology and counseling psychology from the University of Minnesota, Rob served as Senior Director of personnel research for Fieldcrest - Cannon and President of Personnel Decisions – New York before founding his own consulting firm.

Rob is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Association for Psychological Science APS), the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the Society of Consulting Psychology. He has taught Ph.D. - level industrial - organizational psychology courses and been Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota, New York University, and Baruch College – City University of New York. Currently he is on the doctoral faculty in industrial - organizational psychology at Graduate School of the City University of New York. Rob has served on the editorial boards of Personnel Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, and The Industrial - Organizational Psychologist, and on the board of Personnel Decisions Research Institute. He has been president of the Metropolitan New York Association of Applied Psychology and cofounder of the Minnesota Industrial Organizational Psychology Association.

Rob has written numerous articles and book chapters in the field of industrial - organizational psychology and has edited several books, including The 21st Century Executive: Innovative Practices for Building Leadership at the Top (Jossey - Bass) and, with Dick Jeanneret, Individual Psychological Assessment: Predicting Behavior in Organizational Settings (Jossey - Bass). He as frequently delivered workshops and presentations at professional conferences and in client organizations. He enjoys adventure travel, high - altitude mountain trekking, alpine snow skiing, and scuba diving and travels frequently around the world. He lives in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City.

Professor Charles Scherbaum

Charles ScherbaumDr. Charles Scherbaum is an associate professor of psychology at Baruch College. He also holds appointments to the doctoral faculty in industrial and organizational, as well as educational psychology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Dr. Scherbaum received his B.S. in psychology from the University of Washington, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from Ohio University. He has taught course in statistics, research methods, psychological measurement, industrial and organizational psychology, and general psychology in the United States, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. His research and consulting focus on personnel selection, employment discrimination, employee research, linking employee attitudes to organizational performance, statistics, and applied measurement.

Publications of his research have appeared in journals such as Personnel Psychology, Organizational Research Methods, Educational and Psychological Measurement, and Leadership Quarterly. Dr. Scherbaum has been a consultant for several Fortune 500 companies and consulting firms on employee research, employment attitude measure, and employment discrimination litigation.


Professor Kristin Sommer

K Sommer imageKristin Sommer received her Ph.D. in social psychology from The University of Toledo in 1995 and is currently an associate professor of psychology at Baruch College. Her primary research interests lie in the effects of peer and coworker rejection on individual performance motivation and generalized social behaviors. She also conducts research on self-regulation, social influence, and motivated decision-making processes in small groups. Professor Sommer regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods and social psychology.

Professor Ely Weitz


Professor Ely Weitz

Ely Weitz is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Labor Studies, Tel Aviv University. He holds a Ph.D. in Labor Studies from Tel Aviv University. Weitz heads the department's Executive Master's Program in Labor Studies designed expressly for human resources practitioners. He has recently spent two years as a Visiting Professor at Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business.

Prior to coming to Tel Aviv University, Weitz served in the Israel Defense Forces (lieutenant colonel, retired) where he worked as an organizational consultant and did comprehensive work on organizational structure and design. Weitz also worked for Chemical Bank, NY, in their Human Resources Division.

His research interests include organization theory, management history, management and organization development, and misbehavior in organizations. Weitz has recently published a book on organizational misbehavior (with Y. Vardi) entitled Misbehavior in Organizations: Theory, Research and Management. Dr. Weitz is the Chair of the Israeli Industrial Relations Research Association.

Professor Kenneth P. Yusko

Professor Kenneth P. Yusko

Dr. Ken Yusko is currently an Associate Professor of Human Resources in the School of Business Administration at Marymount University. He earned his master's and doctoral degrees in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of Maryland.

Ken is an expert in the design of strategic human resource management systems, including personnel selection, development, and performance management processes. He frequently serves as an outside expert in employment litigation cases involving the design and delivery of court-approved human resource interventions. As a consultant in both the private and public sectors, he has worked with Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, partnerships, and government agencies. Ken’s recent clients have included S.C. Johnson & Son, Merck, Williams-Sonoma, AT&T, the Personnel Board of Jefferson County, Alabama, and the Fairfax County Government, Virginia.

Ken’s research interests focus on two areas, including reducing sub-group differences in employment testing and negotiation/conflict management. He has authored a book on human resource practices and is a frequent contributor to both trade and research journals on the topic of employee selection. Ken’s doctoral research on attorney negotiation techniques was funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation.

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