Kellyann Kowalski

Kellyann Kowalski, PhD

Associate Professor

Management & Marketing




Charlton College of Business 215


1997University of Rhode IslandPhD
1990Northeastern UniversityMBA
1987Southeastern Massachusetts University (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)BS


  • Human resource management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Management history and theory


Research Interests

  • Organizational behavior
  • Role theory

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.

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