Brad Shuck

Michael Bradley Shuck

Associate Professor
Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development
Room 346 - 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

  • The World HRD Congress 101 Top Global Training & Development Minds
  • UCWHRE Outstanding Assistant Professor of the Year, Finalist
  • Commonwealth Scholar, Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky
  • Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence, Emerald Publishing
  • Early Career Scholar, Academy of Human Resource Development
  • AHRD Excellent in Scholarly-Practice, Academy of Human Resource Development
  • E. F. Holton III Article of the Year, Human Resource Development Review
  • Top Four Faculty, University of Louisville
  • Professional Practice Research Recognition Award, Child Life Council
  • Reviewer of the Year, Human Resource Development Review
  • E. F. Holton III Article of the Year, Human Resource Development Review
  • Faculty Favorite Nominee, University of Louisville (12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18)
  • Issue of the Year, Advances in Developing Human Resources
  • Awarded membership to the Honorable Kentucky Colonels

Professional Activities & Interests

  • New Horizon's in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member
  • Group and Organization Management, Editorial Board Member
  • Journal of Managerial Psychology, Editorial Board Member
  • Human Resource Development Review, Editorial Board Member
  • Human Resource Development Quarterly, Editorial Board Member
  • Human Resource Development International, Editorial Board Member
  • Advances in Developing Human Resources, Editorial Board Member

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