Associates Profile

Frank I. Mullins, PH.D

Michael Busman, Business ConsultantDr. Frank I. Mullins is an Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management at North Carolina A&T State University in the School of Business and Economics. Also, he is a Louis O. Kelso Fellow and was previously a Bill Nobles Fellow at Rutgers University in the School of Management and Labor Relations conducting research on employee involvement and ownership practices. Dr. Mullins’ research interests include strategic human resource management, employee compensation, retirement benefits, family firms, and corporate governance. His research is forthcoming in peer-reviewed management journals such as Human Resource Management and has been presented at a number of top international conferences including the annual Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, Industry Studies Association, and Labor and Employment Relations Association conferences. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Mullins worked for the IBM Corporation in the areas of compensation, staffing, employee relations, training and development, and diversity. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award from North Carolina A&T State University, the IBM Knowledge Advantage Award from the IBM Corporation, and the Faculty Award for Excellence in Strategy and Human Resources from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.

Dr. Mullins holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration and MBA from Syracuse University and a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Management from Oakwood University. During his doctoral studies, he was an Exchange Scholar at Cornell University in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations and an Elon Pre-Doctoral Fellow in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business at Elon University. In addition, he is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) from the HR Certification Institute™ and has earned a certificate in The Art & Craft of Discussion Leadership from Harvard Business Publishing.