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About Gundars E. Kaupins

Dr. Gundars (Gundy) Kaupins is a Professor of Management at Boise State University, where he has taught since 1986. Dr. Kaupins is also a board member for the Idaho Nonprofit Center, an organization which works to provide expertise to bridge the information gap amongst nonprofit, public and private sectors. He has a Ph.D. in Human Resource Management from the University of Iowa and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). His research interests include job evaluation, training and development, Baltic studies, and human resource ethics, and he has published and presented his findings to a wide national and international audience. With his students, Dr. Kaupins also has completed human resource consulting for over 400 organizations.


1986 Present Chair, Boise State University Department of Management
1986 Present Professor, Boise State University Department of Management

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Honors and Awards

  • 2014 - Lifetime Achievement Award, Human Resources Association of Treasure Valley
  • 2003 - Coached HR Collegiate Competition, 1st Place Western Regional, 3rd Place National, Society for Human Resource Management, Orlando, FL
  • 1994 -Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification


  • Human Resource Management
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Management Internship

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