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ILR's Chris Collins honored

ILR HR Studies Professor Chris Collins, director of ILR Graduate Studies, was inducted as a fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources at a New York City gala this fall.

The honor is considered the most prestigious recognition of HR career excellence, according to “Human Resource Executive” magazine.

An academic for 25 years, Collins began at ILR in 2000 and has been the director of graduate studies since 2019. He teaches graduate-level classes in HR strategy, HR leadership, organizational consulting, design thinking, macro human resources and micro human resources.

He was also director of ILR’s Center for Advanced HR Studies for over a decade.

Twenty of Collins’ research papers across various HR topics have been published in peer-reviewed journals in recent years. Twice a research project finalist for the Scholarly Achievement Award of the Human Resource Division of the Academy of Management, Collins has been a McKinsey Best Paper Award second-place winner and finalist.

Read the full story on the ILR website. 
Mary Catt is the ILR School communications director.

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