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About Michael C. Sturman

Michael C. Sturman (PhD, Cornell University) is the Kenneth and Marjorie Blanchard Professor of Human Resources and a professor of management at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.

Since joining the school in 2000, Professor Sturman has taught undergraduate, graduate, and executive education courses on human resource management and compensation. His current research focuses on the prediction of individual job performance over time and the influence of compensation systems. He has published research articles in journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Management. He has also published hospitality-focused and practitioner-oriented papers in Compensation and Benefits Review, Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Lodging Magazine, Lodging HR, and the American Compensation Association Journal.

Professor Sturman holds a BS, MS, and PhD from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and is a senior professional of human resources as certified by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Positions

2016 Present Full Professor. The Kenneth and Marjorie Blanchard Professor of Human Resources, Cornell University ‐ SC Johnson College of Business
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Present The Kenneth and Marjorie Blanchard Professor of Human Resources, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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20132016 Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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20132016 Academic Director, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration Center for Hospitality Research
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20112016 The Kenneth and Marjorie Blanchard Professor of Human Resources Management, Operations, Human Resources, and Law, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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20122013 Visiting Professor, École Hôtelière de Lausanne
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20112013 Professor, Human Resources Management, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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20062010 Associate Professor- The Kenneth and Marjorie Blanchard Professor of Human Resources Management, Operations, Human Resources, and Law, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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20002006 Associate Professor-Management, Operations, Human Resources, and Law, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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19992000 Assistant Professor-Kearney-Jolly Developing Scholar Professor, Louisiana State University ‐ Department of Management
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19971999 Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University ‐ Department of Management
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2001 Full Professor, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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Curriculum Vitae




Honors and Awards

  • Certified Senior Professional in Human Resource Management (SPHR: 2012-2019)
  • Winner of a 2013 SERI (Samsung Economics Research Institute) scholarship award
  • Winner of the 2010 Cornell Hospitality Quarterly Best Article Award
  • Winner of the 2009 ORM Editorial Review Board Best Publication of the Year award
  • Finalist for the 2009 ORM Editorial Review Board Best Publication of the Year award
  • Certified Senior Professional in Human Resource Management (SPHR: 2009-2012)
  • Finalist for Best Paper Award for the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly (2009)
  • Awarded The Kenneth and Marjorie Blanchard Professor of Human Resources (2006)
  • Academy of Management, HR Division Innovation in Teaching Award Winner (2006)
  • 2006 Waldman Family Faculty Research Award (School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University)
  • Certified Senior Professional in Human Resource Management (SPHR: 2006-2009)
  • 2005 Faculty Research Award (School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University)
  • CHR Fellow (Research fellow for the Center for Hospitality Research, SHA, Cornell)
  • 2004 SMA Best Overall Paper Award. 2004 Southern Management Association Meeting
  • Best Paper Award, Research Methods Track. 2004 Southern Management Association Meeting
  • Finalists for Best Human Resource Article of 2003
  • Cost of Cleaning. $50,000 grant provided by JohnsonDiversey. (sole researcher)
  • 2004 Emerald Management Review’s Golden Page Award for Practical Usability of Research in the category of Hospitality and Tourism for the for the Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly
  • Certified Senior Professional in Human Resource Management (SPHR: 2003-2006)
  • Featured in the 2002 Annual Report by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research
  • Nominated for the William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award
  • 2002 Faculty Research Award (School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University)
  • Finalist, Best Paper of the Year Award 2001: Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Quarterly
  • Certified Senior Professional in Human Resource Management (SPHR: 2000-2003)
  • 2000 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Research Award
  • Kearney-Jolly Developing Scholar Professorship
  • Council on Research Summer Stipend Program, 1998
  • Best Doctoral Student Paper Award, Research Methods Division, Academy of Management, 1996
  • Academy of Management Meeting, Electronic Best Paper Proceedings, 1996


Education

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1997 Ph.D., Cornell University
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1995 M.S., Cornell University
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1992 B.S., Cornell University ILR School
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Contact Information

540 Statler Hall
Phone: 607.255.5383
Email: mcs5@cornell.edu

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