The University of Pretoria (UP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Jenny Hoobler as Deputy Dean: Research and Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, with effect from 1 April 2017.
Professor Hoobler is currently the Acting Head of Department of Human Resource Management. She previously held the positions of Co-Director, Institute for Leadership Excellence and Development (iLead), Associate Professor, Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois and Assistant Professor at the Northern Illinois University.
Professor Hoobler received a Fulbright Scholar Research Award to do research at the University of Pretoria from 2011 to 2012.
She obtained the degrees PhD in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, an MBA from the University of Illinois at Springfield and an MS in Secondary English from the University of Illinois, Urbana.
Professor Hoobler is an established scholar in the fields of human resource management and organisational behaviour. She received a B3 rating from the NRF and is internationally recognised for her research contribution.
She has supervised a number of master's and doctoral students and has published widely in the areas of gender and diversity in organisations, work and family intersections, and abusive supervision. Her publications include book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals.
The University wishes to congratulate Professor Hoobler on her appointment and wish her well in her career as Deputy Dean: Research and Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of EMS.