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Jean Forti

Jean Forti, Ph.D.

Professor, Department Chair, Human Resources Management
412-536-1193

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of Akron
  • M.A., University of Akron
  • B.S., University of Dayton

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:

SPHR
SHRM-CP

COURSES taught at la roche: 

Dr. Forti teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in human resources management, where her primary areas of teaching responsibility include:

  • Human Resource Administration
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Research Methods
  • Leadership
  • Integrative Seminar in HRM

In addition to these courses, Dr. Forti regularly participates in La Roche’s Study Abroad+Study USA program and has arranged business trips for students to visit England, Ireland, Greece and Italy.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for Human Resources Management
  • Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychologists
  • Pittsburgh Human Resource Association
  • Sweet Adelines

Joined La Roche:

2002

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:

Before moving into academia, Dr. Forti worked as a human resource manager in manufacturing (Paragon Trade Brands) and insurance sectors (Nationwide Insurance, Corporate HQ and Annapolis Regional Offices).

Hometown:

Buffalo, New York