Jennifer Schultz Ph.D.

Jennifer Schultz, Ph.D.

DBA Program - Core Associate Professor

Brother Louis Hall, BLH240    |    Campus Box: # 28
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Dr. Jennifer L. Schultz is an Associate Professor, Core Faculty, in the Doctor of Business Administration program.

Dr. Schultz sails competitively with her family. She enjoys traveling, knitting, and designing knitwear in her free time.

  • Areas of Expertise

    Workplace social networks, scholarship of teaching and learning, engaged teaching/learning, employee engagement, staffing, recruiting, retention, and other human resource topics.

  • Scholarly & Creative Interests

    Dr. Schultz has an active research and writing agenda focused on the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), formal workplace social networks, and human capital.

    She has presented original research at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conferences in the Americas, the Midwest Academy of Management Annual Meetings, International College Teaching and Learning Conference, and International Applied Business Conference. Her research has been published in the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, Business Research YearbookAmerican Journal of Business EducationJournal of Business and Education ResearchJournal of Diversity ManagementJournal of College Reading and Learning, Contemporary Issues in Education Research, and Research & Teaching in Developmental Education.

    She was the recipient of the 2011 Metropolitan State University Antiracism and Diversity Leadership Award. She was Program Chair-elect (2012-13) Program Chair (2013-14) and President (2014-15) for the Midwest Academy of Management.  She serves as an Editorial Review Board Member for the Organization Management Journal and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of College Teaching & Learning.

    In 2019, she was appointed to the Academy of Management Ethics Ombuds Committee to serve as an ombudsperson. She is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and International Ombudsman Association (IOA) trained Ombudsperson.

  • Courses Taught Recently at Saint Mary's

    DBA 803 Research Foundations

    DBA 812 Strategic Governance

    DBA 813 Topical Papers in Management

    DBA 830 Seminar

  • Professional Organizations

    Dr. Schultz is a current member of the Midwest Academy of Management, Academy of Management, and International Ombudsman Association.

  • Education

    Ph.D., University of Minnesota—Twin Cities

    MBA, Our Lady of the Lake University

    M.Ed., University of Georgia

    B.S., University of Wisconsin—LaCrosse

  • Experience

    Dr. Schultz has 20+ years of experience in collegiate teaching, higher education administration, and business. She has held leadership positions in human resources, sales, marketing, and executive management; including strategic corporate leadership and profit/loss responsibilities at the Vice-President level.

    Recent Published Papers and Book Chapters:

    Schultz, J. L. (2018). What Is HR/Why Is HR Important/Strategic HRM: A picture is worth a thousand words: Strategic HRM. In S. C. de Janasz, & J. Crossman (Eds.), Teaching HRM: An experiential approach (pp. 11-14). Edward Elgar Publishing. Ebook ISBN: 978 1 78643 979 6: Cased ISBN: 978 1 78643 978 9; Paperback ISBN: 978 1 78643 980 2

    Schultz, J. L., & Thompson, K. R. (2017).  Reflections on a quality, values-driven academic career: An interview with Kenneth R. Thompson. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 1-9. 10.1177/1548051817713695.

    Schultz, J. L., Agrimonti, L. M., & Higbee, J. L. (2016). Integrating academic journal review assignments into a graduate business leadership course.American Journal of Business Education9(2), 57-65.


    Notable Professional Development Workshops

    Schultz, J. L., Nowakowski, M. J., Sovereign, A., & Finlayson, J. (2020, March). The doctor is in: Teaching as an engaging encore. Panel/symposium presented at the 16th Annual Doctoral Research Symposium, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. 

    Schultz, J. L., Comer, D. R., Cooper, E. A., Lewis, V. J., Tosti-Kharas, J., Levinson, J., Andreeva, T., Nair, L. B., Saxena, S., Michaelson, C., McCarthy, M., Park, S., Wayne, K., Urick, M. J., Sprinkle, T. A., Lenaghan, J. A., Holbrook, R., Beech, C., & Wang, H. (2019, August). Silver Screen Solutions: Teaching Management Topics Using Recently Released Films.  Professional development workshop presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, Massachusetts. (This workshop was designated for both the MED Junior Faculty Consortium and MED Doctoral Consortium programs.)

    Schultz, J. L., Park, S., Lewis, V. J., Stewart, C., Jhamb, S., Comer, D., Heilmann, S., Tangpong, C., Downs, A., Cooper, E., Cavanagh, K. V., French, M., Wei, H., Soltwisch, B., Barnes, K. L., Nam, K., Szyliowicz, D., & De Janasz, S. C. (2017, August). Teaching with Television Media. Professional development workshop conducted at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.  (Received Management Education and Development (MED) ASFOR Best Professional Development Workshop (PDW) award.)