Bias, Sheri

Title: Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Management, Business Administration, Human Resources and Administrative Studies

Phone: 757-766-1812

Email: sheri.bias@saintleo.edu

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Human Resources Administration, Saint Leo University
  • MBA, The College of William & Mary
  • MA, Human Resource Development, The George Washington University
  • MA, Human and Organization Systems, The Fielding Graduate University
  • PhD, Human and Organization Systems, The Fielding Graduate University

Biography:

Dr. Bias is a life-long resident of Virginia. She is married to her high-school sweetheart - Jim, and has 1 son - Justin, and 2 Boston Terriers – Sissy and Alex. She began her career at NASA Langley where she worked in Human Resources. She finished her BA in Human Resources from Saint Leo. Upon completion of her Masters Degrees, Dr. Bias joined Price Waterhouse as a Management Consultant. Her focus was HRIS implementations using SAP, Peoplesoft, and Oracle and change management activities for organizations such as Pennzoil, American Airlines and Lucent Technologies. Dr. Bias left Price Waterhouse after having her son and joined Anheuser Busch as the Training Manager where she was in charge of all training initiatives. She then took a position at Philip Morris in Organizational Development and completed her PhD during this time. She has taught for Saint Leo since 1997 and became full-time in 2012.

Community Affiliation:

  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Association for Talent Development (ATD)

Teaching & Professional Interests:

Dr. Bias teaches a variety of courses in the Human Resources arena such as Strategic Staffing, Training and Development, Risk Management, Compensation and many others. She is a Saint Leo alumni graduating with her BA in Human Resources and returning in 1997 to the University. She has worked with many Human Resource Information Systems platforms such as SAP, Peoplesoft, Oracle, and other smaller packages. Her professional interests include exploring the implications of different generations in the workplace and how these impact the Human Resources functions.

Honors & Awards:

  • Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Profession (SHRM-SCP) -2015
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) - 2015

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