Jake Messersmith

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Executive Director
Associate Professor
Business Graduate Programs
  • Ph.D. in Human Resource Management (Minor in Research Methods), University of Kansas
  • B.S. in Management (Emphasis in Information Systems), University of Nebraska–Lincoln
  • Executive Compensation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Incentive Compensation
  • Leadership
Jake’s research is focused on human capital management issues within the strategic human resource management domain.  His work has been published in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Resource Management, and the International Journal of Human Resource Management. Jake is also an Associate Editor at Human Resource Management and serves on several editorial boards within the discipline.  Prior to joining UNL in 2015, Jake served as an Assistant Professor of Management at George Washington University and an Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska-Kearney.  He completed his doctoral studies in management at the University of Kansas.  Jake also holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and worked as a consultant at Accenture prior to pursuing his graduate degree.  
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HLH 201 A
P.O. Box 880405
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405
Phone: 402-472-9171

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