jack howard
UAB Collat School of Business Professor Jack Howard, Ph.D., has been named editor-in-chief of the Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal. The journal, founded in 1989, offers an international forum for scholarly peer-reviewed original research, including qualitative and quantitative empirical studies, case studies, critical commentaries, and conceptual and dialectic presentations.

Howard is a Professor of Management at Collat focusing on human resource management and employee rights and serves as interim chair of the Management, Information Systems & Quantitative Methods Department. He has a secondary appointment as a senior scientist in the School of Medicine’s Integrative Center for Aging Research.

Howard earned his doctorate in human resources management and personnel administration from the University of Illinois and has earned numerous teaching awards, including the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal is an interdisciplinary publication, drawing from a broad range of disciplines including ethics, organizational behavior, law, economics, sociology, social psychology, industrial and employment relations, administrative and organizational studies, and philosophy to further the understanding of both employee responsibilities and rights.

Howard says he plans to increase the number of articles published per year and improve the journal’s social media presence during his tenure. He begins his three-year term as editor on Jan. 1, 2021.