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Kenneth G. Brown

Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

Management & Organizations
S344  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994
Ph: 319-335-3812
Fax: 319-335-1956
E-mail: kenneth-g-brown@uiowa.edu
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Academic History

  • PhD in Psychology, Michigan State University, 1999
  • MA in Psychology, Michigan State University, 1996
  • BS in Psychology, University of Maryland, 1993

Expertise

  • e-Learning
  • Motivation and self-regulation
  • Training design and evaluation

Awards

  • Last Lecture, University of Iowa , 2011
  • President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Iowa, 2009
  • Faculty Advisor of the Year, Tippie College of Business, 2008
  • Collegiate Teaching Award, University of Iowa, 2007
  • Forty Under Forty, Corridor Business Journal, 2007
  • Student's Choice for Faculty Excellence Award, Tippie College of Business, 2006
  • James N. Murray Award, University of Iowa, 2004
  • SHRM Research Award, Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), 2003
  • Ulrich and Lake Award for HR Research, Best Paper in HRMJ, 2003

Selected Publications

      Sponsored Research

      • “Collaborative Research:  Solving Large-Scale, High-Fidelity Workforce Planning Models That Recognize the Potential of Human Learning," Award No. 1266064, Barrett W. Thomas, Kenneth G. Brown. National Science Foundation

      Other Work

        Current & Prior Positions

        • Professor, Department of Management and Organizations, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2005 - Present
        • Visiting Professor, Monash and Deakin Universities, Melbourne, Australia, February 2012
        • Assistant Professor, Department of Management and Organizations, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 1998 - July 2005

          Professional Affiliations

          • Editorial Board Member, Human Resource Development Quarterly, 2011 - current
          • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Management Education, 2011 - current
          • Editorial Board Member, Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 2010 - current
          • Editorial Board Member, Human Resource Management, 2009 - current
          • Editorial Board Member, Organization Management Journal, 2008 - current
          • Editor, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 2012 - 2015

          Presentations

          • Finding Work-Family Balance: Whatever That Means to You, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Academy of Management , Orlando, FL, August 2013
          • What is Organizational Behavior? Construing the Field from MBA Syllabi. , Academy of Management, Boston MA, August 2012
          • Finding Work-Family Balance: Whatever That Means to You, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Academy of Management, Boston, MA, August 2012
          • Finding Work-Family Balance: Whatever That Means to You, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX, August 2011
          • Finding a Work-Family Balance: Whatever that Means to You, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Academy of Management, Montreal, CANADA, August 2010

            Committees and Professional Service

            • Human Resources Certification Institute, 2014-2016
            • Iowa City Community School District Foundation, 2013-2015

              Licensures and Certifications

              • SPHR, Human Resources Certification Institute, January - 2010