Cornell University

Lee Dyer : Biography

Lee Dyer is professor of Human Resource Management and Chair of the Department of Human Resource Studies at the ILR School, Cornell University.  He holds BBA, MBA, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  His research and teaching interests focus on the specifics of and the interplay among organizational agility, the future of work, and human resource strategy. Over the years, he has addressed these and related topics in several dozen journal articles, a smattering of book chapters, and over a dozen books and monographs, as well as in numerous speaking engagements and consulting assignments worldwide.  He served as founding director of Cornell's Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) for seven years and currently sits on the Center's Advisory Board.  Professor Dyer was elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources in 1994 and received the Academy of Management's Herbert G. Heneman Jr. Career Achievement Award in 2003 and the Society of Human Resource Management's Michael R. Losey Human Resource Research Award in 2004.