Sean Edmund Rogers

Sean Edmund Rogers

Assistant Professor

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School of Hotel Administration
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Sean Edmund Rogers is an assistant professor at the School of Hotel Administration (SHA). Prior to joining SHA, Sean was the management PhD program director and an assistant professor at New Mexico State University, and before that he was a visiting assistant professor at the Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico.

Before earning his PhD in industrial relations and human resources at Rutgers University, Rogers spent several years working in the airline industry and logistics. His corporate experience includes positions in industrial engineering, network planning, schedule planning, pricing, and financial analysis at US Airways, America West Airlines, ATA Airlines, AirTran Airways, and UPS. He also spent nine years in the US Army Reserves as a transportation management coordinator and stevedore.

Rogers's current research interests include unions and labor–management relations (especially in airlines and higher education), employment discrimination and workplace diversity, and volunteerism. His work has been published or is forthcoming in British Journal of Industrial Relations, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Industrial Relations Journal, Labor Studies Journal, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Journal of Health Organization and Management, and Hospital Topics. He is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), and a Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).

Recent Courses

  • HADM 6090 - Airline Service and Operations Management
  • HADM 1810 - Introduction to Management
  • HADM 4980 - Undergraduate Independent Study

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D Rutgers University, School of Management and Labor Relations, 2013
  • Ed.M. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Education, 2008
  • MBA Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, College of Business, 2002
  • BS Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, College of Business, 2001