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Ken Brown
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program in Business
Tippie Research Fellow
Contact
319-335-0924
Office
C140 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Academic history 
PhD in Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1999
MA in Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1996
BS in Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, 1993
Expertise 
e-Learning
Management & leadership development
Motivation and self-regulation
Training design and evaluation
Awards 
Fulbright Specialist, Fulbright Commission, 2015
Distinguished Teaching Contributions Award, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 2015
G.R.E.A.T. Instructor of the Year, Tippie College of Business EMBA Program, 2014
Outstanding Faculty Service Award, Tippie College of Business, 2014
Innovative Teaching Award, HR Division of the Academy of Management, August 2014
Outstanding Faculty Advisor of the Year, Tippie College of Business Undergraduate Program, May 2014
Selected publications 

Unfreezing change as three steps: Rethinking the foundation of change management. Stephen Cummings, Todd Bridgman, Kenneth G. Brown, Human Relations, 2016, vol 69, 33-60

A bridge over troubled waters: A former military officer, corporate executive, and business school dean discusses the research-practice divide. Megan W. Gerhardt, Kenneth G. Brown, Anders Dysvik, Journal of Management Inquiry, 2014, vol 23, 373-378

Can we get some cooperation around here? The mediating role of group norms on the relationship between team personality and individual helping behaviors. Erik Gonzalez-Mule, Brian McCormick, David DeGeest, Jee Young Seong, Kenneth G. Brown, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2014, vol 99, 988-999

An integrative model of e-learning use: Leveraging theory understand and increase usage. Kenneth G. Brown, Steven D. Charlier, Human Resource Management Review, 2013, vol 23, 37-49

Where Are We in the “Long March to Legitimacy?” Assessing Scholarship in Management Learning and Education. Sara L. Rynes, Kenneth G. Brown, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 2011, vol 10, 561-582

Self-assessment of knowledge: A cognitive learning or affective measure?. Traci Sitzmann, Katherine Ely, Kenneth G. Brown, Katherin N. Bauer, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 2010

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 

Overlooked and unappreciated: What research tells us about how teaching must change. Kenneth G. Brown, J Ben Arbaugh, George Hrivnak, Amy Kenworthy, In B. Holtom & E. Dierdorff (Eds.), Disrupt or be disrupted: Evidence-based strategies for graduate management education. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons., 2013

E-learning in work organizations: Contributions of past research and suggestions for the future. Kenneth G. Brown, Steven D. Charlier, Abigail Pierotti, International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2012, vol 27, 89-114

Current & Prior Positions 
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program in Business, Tippie College of Business, August 2014 - Present
Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies (courtesy appointment), College of Education, The University of Iowa, 2013 - Present
Professor, Department of Management and Organizations, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2012 - Present
Associate Professor, Department of Management and Organizations, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2005 - July 2012
Visiting Professor, Monash and Deakin Universities, Melbourne, Australia, February 2012
Assistant Professor, Department of Management and Organizations, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, January 1999 - July 2005
Instructor, Department of Management and Organizations, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 1998 - December 1998
Review and editorial work 

Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 2015 - Current

Advisory/Consulting Editor, Journal of Applied Psychology, January 2014 - Current

Editorial Board Member, Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2011 - Current

Editorial Board Member, Human Resource Development Quarterly, 2011 - Current

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Management Education, 2011 - Current

Editorial Board Member, Human Resource Management, 2009 - Current

Committees and professional service 
Iowa City Community School District Foundation, 2013 - Current
Licensures and certifications 
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Human Resources Certification Institute, January 2010