Dr. Messersmith's research focuses 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 serves on several editorial boards within the discipline including Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Journal and Journal of Management Studies. 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.
Talent Acquisition (MNGT 864)
Strategic Human Resource Management (GRBA 816)
Adaptive Leadership (MNGT 996)
Doctoral Seminar in Strategic Human Resource Management (MNGT 982)
Compensation Management (MNGT 463)
Human Resource Management (MNGT 361)
Adaptive Leadership, Talent Acquisition, Employee Motivation