Associate Professor of Management
Dr. Benjamin Dunford is an Associate Professor at the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. Professor Dunford is a recognized teacher at Masters and Executive levels on topics including organizational change, leadership, negotiations, employee engagement, compensation, labor and employee relations, healthcare management and strategic human resource management. His research focuses broadly on how the management of people impacts organizational effectiveness and employee engagement particularly in the healthare industry. On these topics he has published over 25 peer reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings and book chapters. His research has been recognized for excellence from numerous academic and professional associations and journals.
Professor Dunford has consulted with firms from a variety of industries including healthcare, media, restaurant, aluminum, and telecommunications. He earned his PhD from Cornell University in 2004, and holds Masters and Bachelor's degrees in Psychology from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Brigham Young University, respectively.