Caryn Stanley

Assistant Professor & Program Coordinator, Organizational Change Leadership

1155 Ullsvik Hall

Educational Background

  • Doctorate in Business Administration (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 the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for eight years. She is an Assistant Professor and teaches courses in Organizational Behavior, Organizational Change, Leadership and Management, Human Resource Management, Management, Gender, and Race, and Quality Management both on campus and online. Prior to her start at UW-Platteville, she spent two years with Fusion Staffing, based in 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.

Stanley has presented on generational differences, organizational change, stakeholder engagement, and 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, competitive ballroom dancing, and spending free time with friends and family. She enjoys working with students in a variety of formats. She has firsthand knowledge of the difficulties of balancing work, family, and school as she completes the final portions of her dissertation research.