Brad Shuck

Michael Bradley Shuck

Associate Professor
Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development
Room 382 - College of Education and Human Development
Office: 502-852-7396
mbshuc01 @ louisville.edu

Dr. Shucks' curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • EdD, Adult Education and Human Resource Development, Florida International University, 2010
  • M.A.E., Counseling and Student Affairs, Western Kentucky University, 2005
  • BA, Education and Behavioral Sciences and Arts and Humanities, 2002

Research Interests

  • Employee engagement
  • Human resource development
  • Experiential leadership and management development
  • Positive psychology
  • Instructional design and emerging e-learing strategies
  • Organization development

Teaching Experience

  • Business Ethics and Knowledge Management
  • Leadership
  • Designing Learning
  • Instructional Design
  • Adult Teaching Models

Honors and Awards

  • South Eastern Association Housing Officers, Best Overall Program, 2006
  • Distinguished Performance Award, Division of Student Affairs, 2005- 2006
  • Student Life Foundation Award for Excellence, 2002- 2003

Professional Activities & Interests

  • Human Resource Development Review, Reviewer, 2009- Present
  • New Horizon’s in Adult Education and Human Resource Development, Reviewer 2010-Present
  • Academy of Human Resource Development, Proceedings Reviewer, 2009- Present
  • FIU College of Education Research Conference, Proceedings Reviewer, 2007- Present
  • Academy of Human Resource Development, St. Paul, Minnesota Scholar-Practitioner SIG, Publications, Co-Chair, 2010-Present

Selected Publications

  • Shuck, B., #Osam, K., Zigarmi, D., & Nimon, K. (2017). Definitional and conceptual muddling: Identifying the positionality of employee engagement and defining the construct. Human Resource Development Review, 16, 263-293. doi: 0.1177/1534484317720622
  • Shuck, B., Alagaraja, M., Rose, K., Owen, J., #Osam, K., & Bergman, M. (in press). The health-related upside of employee engagement: Exploratory evidence and implications for theory and practice. Performance Improvement Quarterly
  • The employee engagement scale: Initial evidence for construct validity and implications for theory and practice. Human Resource Management. doi: 10.1002/hrm.21811
  • Shuck, B., Adelson, J., & Reio, T. (2016). The employee engagement scale: Initial evidence for construct validity and implications for theory and practice. Human Resource Management. doi: 10.1002/hrm.21811
  • Shuck, B., Nimon, K., & Zigarmi, D. (2016). Untangling the predictive nomological validity of employee engagement: Decomposing variance in employee engagement using job attitude measures. Group and Organizational Management. 42(1), 79-112. doi: 10.1177/1059601116642364
  • Shuck, B., Collins, J., Diaz, R., & Rocco, T. (2016). Deconstructing the privilege and power of employee engagement: Issues of inequality for management and human resource development. Human Resource Development Review,, 15, 208-229. doi: 10.1177/1534484316643904
  • Nimon, K., Shuck, B., & Zigarmi, D. (2016). Construct overlap between employee engagement and job satisfaction: A function of semantic equivalence? Journal of Happiness Studies, 17(3),1149-1171. doi: 10.1007/s10902-015-9636-6