Professor and Head of Management
Ph.D. (Human Resource Management) University of Iowa; M.S. (Industrial Relations), Iowa State University; B.S. (Psychology) Iowa State University
Human Resources Management; Staffing; Training; Diversity
Diversity; Recruitment; Leadership
Mary is in charge of evaluation and administrative decisions in the Management Department. These responsibilities include evaluating faculty on many different criteria, not just limited to teaching, but also involving research and service to UNI and the profession. Using these criteria, it is Mary’s job to oversee the process of hiring faculty, instructors and adjunct instructors. She also plays a critical role in the tenure and promotion process for Management faculty along with annual performance evaluation and salary recommendations for Management faculty. Her responsibilities also include overseeing the curricular process in the Management Department, including managing course offerings, teaching assignments and course enrollment. As Head of Management, she must provide leadership and service to the Management Department and to UNIBusiness.
Mary has published articles in many respected journals including Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Journal of Management, Human Relations, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, and Journal of Management Education in addition to others. Mary won the Outstanding Paper Award for Emerald Literati Network for her paper on 'Gender differences in leadership competencies, expatriate readiness, and performance. During her time teaching at Virginia Tech she won the Pamplin College of Business Diversity Excellence award and the Teaching Excellence award. Mary taught at the University of Iowa and Virginia Tech before coming to UNI.
Latest News & Views
Iowa is a second home for siblings Luma, Al Faisal and Abdallah Yasin, who came to the
The opportunity to study abroad can open eyes and possibilities for college students.
Jamal White (Marketing & Management ’18) has faced the stereotypes before.
The MBA program at the University of Northern Iowa has seen record growth in the past five years – and numbers continue to trend upward a
2019 Women of UNIBusiness Hall of Fame honoree, Sally Mainquist (Accounting ’80) wants to paint the Twins Cities purple on Sept. 28.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has awarded a 2018-2019 Superior Merit Award designation to the University of Northern I