Dr. Stephanie Adam

Associate Professor

Department of Business and Economics


Dr. Stephanie Adam, D.B.A. joined the full-time faculty in the Business and Economics Department in Fall 2016. Prior to that she worked part time at several universities, including Waynesburg University, Rasmussen College, Ohio Christian University, and Cal U. Dr. Adam spent nearly eight years working in the human resources department of a small manufacturing company in western Pennsylvania. Her doctorate is in human resource management. Dr. Adam's dissertation focused on the use of corporate volunteerism in organizations, looking primarily at its effect on employees satisfaction. She is working on a study examining adequacy of bereavement leave policies in organizations. Other research interests include: corporate social responsibility, occupational burnout, and online education. Dr. Adam established Patrick J. Madden, Memorial 5k Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization that donated over $23,000 to the American Cancer Society in seven years. She continues to be passionate about "giving back."


Research Interests

  • Bereavement leave
  • Occupational burnout
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • D.B.A.: Northcentral University
  • M.S. Human Resource Management: LaRoche College
  • B.A.: Mercyhurst University

Email: adam@calu.edu

Phone: 724-938-5631

Office: Watkins Hall 316A