Stephen Havlovic

Stephen Havlovic

Full Professor

Department of Marketing and Management
Management

Biography

STEPHEN J. HAVLOVIC, Ph.D. is a Professor of Human Resource Management & Labour Studies at Laurentian University (LU) in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. From 2013-18, he served as Dean of the LU Faculty of Management at Laurentian University. As Dean, he helped the Faculty attain EPAS international accreditation for the BBA and Bcom-Sports Administration degree programs and to become eligible for AACSB International accreditation. Before arriving at LU, he was the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Alfred. He previously served as Dean of the School of Management at the SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome where he led the faculty to initial AACSB International accreditation. Steve was formerly a tenured Professor of Human Resource Management at the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater and Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. While at Simon Fraser, Steve received the “Canada Trust Distinguished Teacher Award”. Steve also taught Human Resource Management courses in Poland and Czechoslovakia for DePaul University, and he has been a visiting professor at IAE-Lille in France on multiple occasions. Prior to his academic career, he worked in Labour Relations for the Ford Motor Company and in Human Resources for the Ohio Edison Company. His research publications focus on topics involving quality of work life and industrial democracy. In 1993, Steve won the best paper prize from the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and in 1999, he received the best paper award from the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada for his co-authored article published in the Canadian Journal of Adminstrative Sciences. Steve received his Ph.D. in Labor & Human Resources with a minor in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from The Ohio State University. He is a currently a member of the Advisory Board to the Department of Economics at The Ohio State University, and he is a member of the EPAS Committee for accreditation at the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). Steve is a member of Rotary International and the Canadian Industrial Relations Association. Steve and his family have hosted international students from Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, England, France, Germany, Japan, and Mexico.