Stanley, Caryn

Caryn Stanley
Instructor and program coordinator

Contact Information:

1155 Ullsvik Hall
Telephone: 608.342.7122

Educational Background

  • DBA in progress, emphasis in Organizational Change, Baker College (all but dissertation complete)
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Behavior and Management, University of Phoenix
  • Education/Classroom facilitation coursework, Purdue University
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biology, Millikin University

Professional Experience
Stanley is a certified Professional in Human Resources, a SHRM-Certified Professional, and has been an instructor at UW-Platteville for seven years, teaching courses such as Leadership and Management, Human Resource Management, Management, Gender, and Race, and Quality Management in a classroom setting. She teaches a variety of business and management courses for the Distance Learning Center (including Organizational Behavior, Organizational Change Leadership, and Human Resource Management). Prior to that time, she spent two years with Fusion Staffing, based out of Walnut Grove, California, as an executive-level corporate recruiter and was responsible for filling upper-level management and research positions. She also enjoyed spending nine years with a Fortune 500 retail organization. During this time, she held several management positions at the company and was responsible for recruiting, training and developing associates for a five-state region including Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Missouri. She is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management. She has presented several times regarding the use of video to enhance student engagement and feedback. Her current research focuses on the interactions among the variables of generational membership, planned organizational change, and employee loyalty.  Stanley is the faculty advisor for the student SHRM group, the Ballroom Dance Club, and Sigma Tau Gamma.

Personal Information
Stanley lives in Platteville with her two children and cat. She enjoys reading and spending free time with friends and family. She enjoys working with students in an online format. She has firsthand knowledge of the difficulties of balancing work, family and school and understands the relief and convenience that distance learning opportunities offer.

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