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Expertise
Human Resources and Diversity Issues

Research
Human Resources and Diversity Issues

Education
Ph.D. - 2001, The University of South Florida
M.B.A. - 1992, Drexel University
B.S. - 1986, Florida A&M University

Sample Publications
2008: “Closing the Research to Teaching Gap in HR,” Journal of Human Resource Education. Learning and Pedagogical. Co-author: Lisa Burke.

2008: Linking Diversity Practices and Perceived Diversity in Management,Problems and Perspectives in Management (forthcoming). Co-authors: Rich Allen, Steve White, and Kathleen Wheatley.

2008: “Perceived Diversity and Organizational Performance,” Employee Relations, vol. 30, n. 1, p. 20-33. Co-authors: Rich Allen, Steve White, and Kathleen Wheatley.

2006: “Partial Inclusion and Biculturalism in African Americans,” Equal Opportunities International, vol. 25, n. 6 p. 433-449.

2006: “Diversity Practices: What Are Corporations Really Doing These Days?” BQuest, Richard S. Allen, Kathleen K. Wheatley, and Charles S. White BQuest.

2005: “Sexual Orientation Discrimination,” Equal Opportunities International Journal, Volume 24, Number 3/4, p. 46-49

2004: “Diversity Practices: Learning responses for modern organizations,” Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal, Volume 16, Issue 6, p. 13-15, co authored with Richard S. Allen, Kathleen K. Wheatley, and Charles S. White.

2003: “Multi-Cultural Community Building,” Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, Volume 9, Issue 1, p.21-30 co-authored with Deborah Levine.

2002: "Reasons for Cross-Cultural Communication Training" with Judy Nixon, Corporate Communications: An International Journal, August 2002, Volume 7 Number 3, p.184-191.

Professional Activities and Memberships
Academy of Management
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Southern Management Association
National Black MBA Association, Life-time Member

Honors and Awards
Horace J. Traylor Minority Leadership Award (2008-2009)
Dean’s Merit (2008-2009)
Horace J. Traylor Minority Leadership Award (2004)
Golden Key Society Honorary Member (2003)
Marquis Who’s Who (2003)
Beta Gamma Sigma, Business Honor Fraternity, University of South Florida (2001)
Richard F. Pride Fellowship (2000)
National Black MBA Association Scholarship Recipient (1991)
Outstanding Young Women of America (1997)

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