Human Resource Management

Management Training
Management Education
Employment Law

Ph.D. - 1996, Indiana University School of Business 
B.S. - 1985, Indiana University School of Public & Environmental Affairs
SPHR certified since 1999

Sample Publications

2017: "An Empirical Investigation of Student Career Interests in Auditing Using the “Big Five” Model of Personality", Advances in Accounting Education, Volume 20, pp. 1-31 (Co-authors: Holt, T., & Jones, C)

2016: "Web 2.0 and Learning Transfer: Trainers’ Use of Technology to Support Employee Transfer of Learning", Performance Improvement Quarterly, Volume 19(2), pp. 231-255 (Co-authors: Hester, A., & Hutchins, H.)

2015: Sadler-Smith, E., & Burke-Smalley, Lisa A. "What Do We Really Understand About How Managers Make Important Decisions?", Organizational Dynamics, 44, 9-16.


2014: Saks, A., & Burke-Smalley, L. The Relationship Between Transfer and Organizational Performance: An Empirical Investigation," International Journal of Training and Development, 18(2), 104-115.


2013: Burke, Lisa A., Karl, K., Peluchette, J., and Evans, R. "Student Incivility: A Domain Review," Journal of Management Education, 38, 160-191.


2013: Swayze, J., & Burke, Lisa A. "Employee Wellness Program Outcomes: A Case Study."  Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 28(1), 1-16. 


2013: Mendenhall, M., Arnardottir, A., Oddou, G., & Burke, Lisa A., "Developing Cross Cultural Competencies in Management Education Via Cognitive Behavior Therapy," Academy of Management Education & Learning.


2012: Valenti, A., & Burke, Lisa, A.. "Which Forms of Employment Discrimination are Likely to Trigger Employee Actions? Implications for Employers",  Western Human Resource Management Journal, 6-21.


2012: Saks, A., & Burke, Lisa, A., "An Investigation of the Relationship between Training Evaluation and Transfer of Training", International Training and Development Journal, 16(2), 118-127.


2010: Valenti, A., & Burke, Lisa A. Post-Burlington, "What Employers and Employees Need to Know about Retaliation", Employee Rights & Responsibilities Journal, 22(3), 235-251.


2010: Hutchins, H., Burke, Lisa A., & Berthelsen, A.M., "A Missing Link in the Transfer Problem? Understanding how Trainers Learn about Training Transfer",  Human Resource Management, 49(4), 599-618. 


Professional Activities and Memberships
National Academy of Management (HR and MED Divisions)

Honors and Awards

2015 Recipient, UTC College of Business Research Award

2014 Recipient, UTC College of Business Teaching Award

2013 Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence, Highly Commended Paper.                                            

2012 Inducted into the UTC Council of Scholars, the University’s highest recognition for those who research, publish, engage in creative activities, and have national and international reputations in their fields.           

2011 Nominated by UTC student for national teaching award given by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, “Inspire Integrity Award.” 

2010 Best Empirical Paper in DSJIE Nominee.                                                                            

2008: Student Government Association (SGA) Professor of the Year, UTC.