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Christy L. Devader

Associate Professor of Management
Christy DeVader


Christy De Vader has taught management courses in the U.S. and other countries. She is a dynamic public speaker and presents to corporate audiences on effective networking strategies. She has served on several non-profit boards in the business and academic arena. Her research is multidisciplinary and applied.

Academic Degrees

Ph D, University of Akron.
BS, Fort Hays State University.

Representative Publications

Mento, A., De Vader, C. et al. (September, 2018). "Teaching Note: Kyle Mitchell at ABC Investments." Journal of Business Cases andApplications,  Vol. 22, pp., 7-29.

Mento, A., De Vader, C. et al. (September, 2018). “Case Study: Kyle Mitchell at ABC Investments.” Journal of Business Cases andApplications, Vol. 22,pp., 1-7.

De Vader, C.L. & Elkes, L. (June, 2015). “Knowing When to Quit/DNF: A 2013 Runner Survey of the JFK 50-Mile Race”. Sport and Health. Vol. 6(3), pp. 1-18.

Desai, H., Desai, K., Cox, S., Patel, S., and De Vader, C. (2013). “Global outsourcing –USTC’s entry into India: HR issues”. Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies. Case and Teaching Note.

Mento, A., Cougnet, J., & De Vader, C.L. (2012). “Now What Do I Do With Brad and Kerry?The Journal of Business Case Studies.Vol.8 (1), pp., 51-58. Case and Teaching Note.

Christy L. DeVader, Fragrance in the Workplace: What Managers Need to Know, Journal of Management and Marketing Research, 2010.

Christy L. DeVader, P. Diddy Goes the Distance, Journal of Critical Incidents, 2009, 71-78.

Christy L. DeVader and A. G. Bateson, Predicting Expatriate Adjustment to the International Assignment, Presence, 1995.

Andrea Giampetro-Meyer and Christy DeVader, Reducing Managerial Distress About Stress: An Analysis and Evaluation of Alternatives for Reducing Stress-Based Workers' Compensation Claims, Santa Clara Law Review, (31) 1990, 1.

J. E. Cougnet, Christy L. DeVader and Anthony J. Mento, The Project Team: Platform for Success, Society for Case Research,.

Anthony J. Mento, J. E. Cougnet and Christy L. DeVader, Now what do I do with Brad and Kerry?, Journal of Business Case Studies,.

Christy L. DeVader and Andrea M. Giampetro-Meyer, Taking Fragrance Seriously: The Responsible Employer and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, ,.

Christy L. DeVader and, Revisiting the Managerial Competency Model for the United States Postal Service: An Empirical Test of Bartram's (2005) Great Eight Competencies, Journal of Applied Psychology,.

DeVader, C. L., Factors Related to International Adjustment: New Findings, Policy Implications and Future Directions, Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 7, (2000), p. 11.

DeVader, C. L., Linking Human Resources and Marketing Practices in Service Organizations: An Application in Training Needs Assessment, Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, (2002).

Kramer, S. B., DeVader, C. L., Wright, G. M., Production and Operations Management Society, "Undergraduate OM Through the Eyes of Non-OM Employers," POMS-2008: 19th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, La Jolla, California. (May 11, 2008).

Awards and Honors

National Merit Award, Society for Human Resource Management. (June 1999).

National Merit Award, Society for Human Resource Management. (June 1996).

Professional Experience/Certification

Senior Professional in Human Resources
Society for Human Resource Management

Professional Memberships

Toastmasters International
Society for Human Resource Management