Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources Management

Meet the Faculty

Learn from HR Leaders

Faculty members of the Human Resources Management program are accomplished professionals and academics, representing the best in research, thought leadership and business practice.

The diverse staff consists of Fortune 500 experts in the field, international legal experts on workplace laws and regulations, and those with specialized knowledge on a range of human resources topics: human capital management, global HR, diversity and inclusion management, performance programs, change management, compensation and benefits, organizational development, crisis management – to name a few.

Faculty fieldwork and accomplishments include authorships of academic books, white papers and articles, and award-winning thought leadership to help define best-in-class HR practices. Many are also called on as leading consultants of business, executive coaches and presenters at major HR conferences and business seminars throughout the world.

Grounded in Ethics and Passion

As part of a Jesuit, student-centered research university, our faculty is dedicated to providing students with a professional education grounded in business ethics and, through human resources management, finding solutions that benefit humankind as well as companies.

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Anne K. Aden
Photo of Anne K. Aden Anne is an organization development consultant who helps her clients become clear about what they want to achieve and generate the energy and commitment to get there. She has worked with Federal, corporate, and small business clients for almost twenty ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-505 Introduction to Organizational Development

Marcelline Babicz
Photo of Marcelline Babicz Marcelline Babicz is an international organization effectiveness practitioner whose global focus and cultural expertise define her practice. Ms. Babicz specializes in multicultural organization change efforts, particularly with organizations that are challenged by the effects of culture, whether from the ethnic ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-502 Research Process and Methodology
MPHR-696 Foundations of HR
MPHR-809 MPS HR Capstone
MPHR-813 Global Implications of HR
MPHR-817 HR in the International Context

Patrick Browne
Photo of Patrick Browne Patrick Browne is a human resources professional with experience in both public and private sector human capital management. He specializes in human resources policy, strategic planning, and employee and labor relations. Mr. Browne has worked primarily in labor and employment ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-802 Strategic Thinking in HR

Jacquelyn Bsharah
Photo of Jacquelyn Bsharah Jackie Bsharah is a goals-oriented, results-focused executive coach, with a proven track record of helping clients achieve desired, sustained change. She integrates her knowledge of leadership, adult learning and development and systems theories with practical application to help individuals, teams ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-707 Creating and Sustaining a Climate of Inclusion

Rebecca Choi
Photo of Rebecca Choi Becky Choi is the founder of groupforward, LLC, and has been helping organizations and leaders understand and leverage their individual and group dynamics since 1991. Since 2001, groupforward, LLC has been helping organizations build efficient, productive, high performing teams, and ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-505 Introduction to Organizational Development

Charles Cisney
Photo of Charles Cisney Charles T. Cisney is an International Human Resources professional with demonstrated expertise and who specializes in international compensation & benefits, crisis management, management and leadership training as well as strategic human resources management. In his 10 years of professional experience, Charles ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-704 Global Compensation and Benefits

Nicholas Clements
Photo of Nicholas Clements Nicholas Clements is an experienced human capital and organizational effectiveness consultant. He provides consulting services to federal and commercial clients, and offers guidance and support in regard to their talent and organizational dilemmas. Throughout his career, he has supported a ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-501 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MPHR-710 Contemporary Issues in HR
MPHR-719 Strategic Human Capital Development

Keith Earley
Photo of Keith Earley Keith Earley is an organization development consultant with a broad range of corporate experience in change management, executive coaching, diversity and inclusion strategies, team building and group facilitation. As a consultant he offers a strategic orientation to client support that ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-699 Theories of Diversity and Inclusion
MPHR-707 Creating and Sustaining a Climate of Inclusion
MPHR-803 Strategic Diagnosis and Planning in Diversity and Inclusion

Michael Fanning
Photo of Michael Fanning Mike Fanning graduated with an A.B. from Georgetown in Government and Sociology and earned an M.S. in Environmental, Health and Safety Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He studied Emergency Management and Risk Communications at Harvard University ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-508 Found. of Comp & Benefits
MPPM-520 Project Mgmt Fundamental
MPPM-550 Project Initiation & Dev

Matthew Fleisher
Photo of Matthew Fleisher Dr. Matthew Fleisher, SPHR is a Senior Manager of Global Talent Analytics at FTI Consulting, a global business advisory firm. His responsibilities include developing and deploying a human capital analytics program to support more than 4,500 employees in 27 ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-502 Research Process and Methodology

John Gill
Photo of John Gill John W. Gill leads the human resources function at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), a 90,000 employee federal agency, which includes the Centers for Disease Control, Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, among others ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-802 Strategic Thinking in HR

George Ho

This instructor has taught:
MPHR-712 Graduate Internships in HR

Jian Hua
Photo of Jian Hua Jian Hua is an associate professor in the Department of Marketing, Legal Studies, and Information Systems at the School of Business and Public Administration, the University of the District of Columbia. His research interests include information security and cyber internal ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-707 Creating and Sustaining a Climate of Inclusion

Nicole A. Johnson
Photo of Nicole A. Johnson Dr. Nicole Johnson is a scholar practitioner, leadership coach and human resources practitioner. She is President/Owner of Building for Success, LLC a minority owned business providing executive coaching and human resources consulting in the areas of leadership development, talent ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHM-540 Human Capital Management, Diversity, and Labor Relations in Hospitality
MPHR-696 Foundations of HR
MPHR-723 Creating and Maintaining High-Performance Organizations

Thomas Kiger
Photo of Thomas Kiger Dr. Kiger has been conducting personnel and testing related research for over 8 years. He has taught courses in research methods, statistics, and a capstone course for psychology majors. His professional experience has covered many different personnel and testing contexts ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-502 Research Process and Methodology

Kimberley Locastro
Kimberley is a compensation and human resources professional with over twenty years of human resources experience in the higher education profession. She manages the compensation and classification department for Georgetown University, overseeing the design, execution and compliance of all administrative ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-508 Found. of Comp & Benefits

William Martucci
Photo of William Martucci Bill practices globally in business and employment litigation, with a focus on complex class action (employment discrimination and wage & hour) litigation. Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business notes "Bill Martucci is worth having on any dream team for ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-705 Multinational Business Policy and Geopolitics
MPHR-810 Diversity and Inclusion in the International Context

Glen Mazur
Photo of Glen Mazur Glen Mazur is a branch manager for Leadership and Organization Development at the FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. He has over 25 years of public sector experience in the fields of Organization Development and Training & Development and has ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-506 Train/Dev in Strat Talent Mgmt
MPHR-719 Strategic Human Capital Development

Joshua Meredith
Photo of Joshua Meredith Joshua S. Meredith, J.D. blends a love of technology and traditional ethics. He is currently the Assistant Dean for Masters of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) programs in Technology Management (TM) and Systems Engineering Management (SEM) at the Georgetown ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-700 Workplace Ethics

Ron Morgan
Dr. Ronald B. Morgan is an I/O Psychologist and experienced HR/HRD educator, academic program leader, researcher, author and consultant. Over 24 years of experience teaching and mentoring undergraduate, masters, doctoral students (traditional, working adults and international) from diverse ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-503 Assessing,Dev & Facilita Teams
MPHR-696 Foundations of HR
MPHR-809 MPS HR Capstone

Edgar Noumair
Photo of Edgar Noumair Edgar Noumair is a Practitioner Scholar, a subject matter expert in Organizational Development, Operations Management, Strategic Management, Learning Development, and Information Technology. He is Currently the Managing Director of Gnoci a Global Innovation and Design Thinking Consulting Firm. He is ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-809 MPS HR Capstone
MPHR-811 Talent & Career Management

Eric Olesen
Photo of Eric Olesen Eric Olesen is a Senior Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton and leads their Workforce Analytics function. Mr. Olesen has over 15 years in the fields of Applied Statistics and Predictive Analytics in the areas of Human Capital, Quantitative Market Research ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-725 Human Capital Analytics

Jennifer Pic
Photo of Jennifer Pic Jennifer N. Pic has several years of experience in designing instruction in both not-for-profit and for-profit contexts. She earned a B.A. in psychology and an M.S.Ed. in adult education and human resource development from James Madison University ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-506 Train/Dev in Strat Talent Mgmt

Sharon Pinnock
Photo of Sharon Pinnock Sukari Pinnock is an Organization Development practitioner, specializing in Team Building, Leadership Development, Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice Work, and Leadership Coaching. She is also a member of the teaching team for the Masters of Organization Development program at the ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-699 Theories of Diversity and Inclusion

Matthew Reeder
Photo of Matthew Reeder Dr. Matthew C. Reeder is a Research Scientist in the Personnel Selection & Development program area at the Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO) in Alexandria, VA. His responsibilities pertain to designing, developing, and evaluating testing and assessment systems used in workplace ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-504 Issues in Staffing the Org.

Taylor Sparks
Photo of Taylor Sparks Dr. Sparks is a Senior Research Scientist at the Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO). In this role, she develops and validates various types of high-stakes assessments for employment, credentialing and workforce development, and manages and analyzes data to support a ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-504 Issues in Staffing the Org.

Gia Stancell
Photo of Gia Stancell Gia Stancell is a human resources project professional. She specializes in human resources policy, strategic planning, and human resources program implementation. Ms. Stancell has worked primarily in the human services and education industries for both government and non-profit organizations in ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPHR-696 Foundations of HR
MPHR-809 MPS HR Capstone

Emily Winick
Photo of Emily Winick Emily Winick is a strategic human capital and management consultant. She partners with Federal, private, and non-profit agencies to implement organizational assessments, engineer business processes, execute and evaluate workforce planning initiatives, design learning and development programs, and align organizational strategic ...
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