Ph.D. (University of Rhode Island)
Dr. Kowalski is an Associate Professor of Management at the Charlton College of Business, where she teaches courses such as Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, and Management History and Theory. She is a faculty advisor for the college's honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma and does student advising at the Academic Advising Center.
Her research interests lie in the area of role theory, with specific interests in balancing work and family roles, managing diversity, and telecommuting. She has done research on the role that social support plays in buffering the effects of work-family conflict. Recently, she has become interested in how telecommuters deal with the lack of boundaries between their work and family roles.
Dr. Kowalski is an alumni of UMass Dartmouth, having received her B.S. in Management in 1987. In 1990, she received her M.B.A. from Northeastern University where she concentrated in Human Resource Management. She received her Ph.D. in Management from the University of Rhode Island in 1997.
Office: CCB 215
Jonathan Kush is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Charlton College of Business. He received his PhD from the Organizational Behavior and Theory group at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business. His research focuses on group collaboration and ways in which groups can be made to collaborate more effectively. Using a combination of theory building and experiments, Professor Kush has investigated how both changes in group membership and the structure of group communication affect group member’s ability to find experts and work effectively.
Phone: (508) 999-8433
Room: CCB 311