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Lane Morris

M. Lane Morris has been appointed the Skinner Professor in Management.

The professorship was made possible by an estate gift from the late Sarah E. Skinner of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Morris is a professor in the Department of Management and has served as a UT faculty member for twenty years. He is director of the Global Leadership Scholars undergraduate honors program in the College of Business Administration.

Prior to holding this role, Morris was head of the human resource development program and the graduate program director of human resource management.

Morris also has been very active in the broader academic community. He is the past president of the Academy of Human Resource Development and a member of several prominent editorial boards on management and human resources.

Morris’s research focuses on topics including employee work-life balance, the evaluation of performance-related training programs, and leadership development.


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