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.
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