Schultz, Jennifer L.
Associate Professor - Human Resources Bus Mgmt
Woodbury 146f
Last Updated: 8/21/18 -

Jennifer L. Schultz, Ph.D.

  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota—Twin Cities

  • M.B.A., Our Lady of the Lake University

  • M.Ed., University of Georgia

  • B.S., University of Wisconsin—LaCrosse 


Dr. Schultz is an Associate Professor in Human Resource Management (HRM) for the Woodbury School of Business at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah.  She has 20+ years of experience in collegiate teaching, higher education administration, and business.  She has held leadership positions in human resources, sales, marketing, and executive management; including strategic corporate leadership and profit/loss responsibilities at the Vice-President level.

She has an active research and writing agenda focused on formal workplace social networks, classroom research on student attitudes and perceptions of pedagogy, and the application of barrier-free teaching practices across the curriculum.  She has presented original research at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conferences in the Americas, the Midwest Academy of Management Annual Meetings, and International College Teaching and Learning Conference, International Applied Business Conference.  Her research has been published in the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, Business Research Yearbook, American Journal of Business Education, Journal of Business and Education Research, Journal of Diversity Management, Journal of College Reading and Learning, Contemporary Issues in Education Research, and Research & Teaching in Developmental Education.

She was the recipient of the 2011 Metropolitan State University Antiracism and Diversity Leadership Award. She was Program Chair-elect (2012-13) Program Chair (2013-14) and President (2014-15) for the Midwest Academy of Management.  She serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of College Teaching & Learning and is an Executive Committee Member-at-large for the Academy of Management, Management Education Division, 2016-2017.  She has been appointed by the Midwest Academy of Management Board of Governor’s as the inaugural External Relations Ambassador for 2016-17.  She is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach.