Professor Anthony R. Wheeler is an associate professor of human resources management in the Schmidt Labor Research Center and the College of Business Administration at the University of Rhode Island. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland, College Park and earned both his masters and doctoral degrees at the University of Oklahoma. He has held his Senior Professional in Human Resources Management (SPHR) certification since 2005.
His primary research interests include the influence of HRM practices on person-environment fit and include examining issues related to alternative staffing strategies. This research has lead to the publication of several scholarly articles in outlets such as Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management Education, Work & Stress, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Occupational and Health Psychology, Business Horizons, Issues in Multilevel Research, Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Managerial Issues, and Journal of Business Logistics. Dr. Wheeler also serves on the editorial review boards for Journal of Business Ethics (Teaching Business Ethics) and Leadership and Organizational Development Journal, as well as serving as an ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Management and Journal of Organizational Behavior. He is an active member of the Academy of Management and Southern Management Association. Prior to returning to graduate school, Dr. Wheeler worked in the field of change management consulting for Management Analysis, Inc. and KPMG (now Bearing Point), and he continues to apply his expertise by consulting for high tech and manufacturing companies of all sizes. He actively contributes to the Schmidt Labor Research Center's blog.