Robert Hoell


Ph.D. (Management), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1998

MS (Human Resource Management and Labor Relations), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1993

BA (Human Resource Management and Labor Relations), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985

Areas of Specialization

  • Human Capital Management
  • Human Resource Information Systems
  • Labor Relations


Robert C. Hoell, Ph.D., SPHR, is chair of the Department of Management in the College of Business Administration at Georgia Southern University. He holds a Ph.D. in management and an MS and BA in Human Resource Management and Labor Relations, both from Virginia Tech, and is certified as a Senior Professional of Human Resources. Hoell’s current interests focus strongly on Human resource information systems, industrial relations, and human capital management. He has published in these areas and has presented at numerous meetings. Hoell is the recipient of the Bank of America Faculty award at Georgia Southern University, the W.A. & Emma Lou Crider Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Martin Nesmith Faculty Award for Distinguished Service and has been awarded a College of Business Research Grant three times. In addition, he is the faculty co-advisor to the student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management at Georgia Southern University and a member of the International Association for Human Resource Information Management’s (IHRIM) Steering Committee for the Higher Education Partnership Initiative.

Office Location

College of Business room 3355A
Phone: 912-478-5161


Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 2/7/2018

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