Russell Guay

Associate Professor of Management

David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics

Russell Guay
Location

CBB 253

Phone
(319) 273-2151

Russell Guay

Associate Professor of Management

David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics

Russell has 10 years of HR experience in the manufacturing, hospitality and consulting industries. He has worked in all aspects of HR, with primary focuses in staffing, training, governmental compliance and employee relations. He has held SHRM-CP and PHR certifications. Guay is also the advisor of the Leadership and Management Association (LMA) and advisor for UNI's student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management for (SHRM).

Guay’s passion is in the classroom, working with students to make a difference for them and help them find their purpose. One of his favorite aspects of teaching is seeing students engage with the material and preparing them for their future careers.

Hobbies & Interests
In his spare time, Guay enjoys sports, reading, movies and quality time with his wife and pets. 

Education

Bachelor of Science in Management (HR emphasis) from Northern Illinois University; MBA from Northern Illinois University; PhD in Organizational Behavior/Human Resources from the University of Iowa.

Teaching Interests

Leadership, Management, Negotiations, Human Resources, and Organizational Behavior (undergrad, MBA, or executive).

Research Interests

Leadership, Fit, Personality, Work Attitudes, Job Performance

Professional Accomplishments

Russell was the recipient of a teaching award as a doctoral student at the University of Iowa, a recipient of a 2013 Apple Polisher Award, 2014 Apple Polisher Award, 2014 University Book and Supply Outstanding Teacher Award, 2016 UNIBusiness Distinguished Scholarship Award, 2016 NISG Above and Beyond Excellence in Teaching Award, 2017 Apple Polisher Award, 2017 UNIBusiness Distinguished Teaching Award, 2020 UNIBusiness Distinguished Service Award, 2020 UNI Class of 1943 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, and was recognized as the first Tim Williams Junior Faculty Fellow. He is also the David W. Wilson Chair of Business Ethics, advisor of the Leadership and Management Association (LMA) and advisor for UNI-SHRM. Professor Guay's research is published in Personnel Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Academic Ethics, Human Resource Management, Human Performance, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Applied Psychology: An International Review, International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Personality and Individual Differences, Organization Management Journal, as well as the APA Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. In addition, he has made several presentations at the Academy of Management conference and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology conference and has been a reviewer for several journals and conferences. He is also a member of AOM, SIOP, SHRM, and CV-SHRM.