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David Allen Promoted to Full Professor

For release: September 21, 2010

Dr. David AllenDr. David G. Allen (Ph.D. Georgia State University) was recently promoted to Full Professor (effective September 1, 2010). His primary research interests include the flow of people into and out of organizations, and his research on these topics has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Research Methods, Human Relations, Human Resource Management Review and other outlets.

Dr. Allen is a three-time recipient of a Suzanne Downs Palmer Professorship award for research, and in 2008 was awarded a First Tennessee Professorship. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in human resource management and research methods. He does organizational research and consulting on topics such as recruitment, retention, and organizational effectiveness, and has worked with organizations such as ALSAC-St. Jude, Campbell Clinic, Georgia Department of Family and Children Services, First Tennessee, Harrah's Entertainment, Methodist Hospitals, Pfizer, the Red Cross, Region’s Bank, and the U.S. Navy. He was awarded the 2008 HR Excellence Award by the Tennessee State SHRM Council and named to the Memphis Business Journal 2008 Top 40 Under 40.

Dr. Allen serves as Associate Editor for Human Resource Management Review and on the editorial board for Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, and Human Resource Management. He is 2010 Past President of SHRM-Memphis, and was recently elected to the Division Chair Track for the HR Division of the Academy of Management.

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