Professor Kuchinke's current research focuses on two areas: The education and training of educators working in human resource development settings in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations around the world as these professional lead learning initiatives to foster organizational and individual growth and development. Professor Kuchinke further explores the changing meaning of working as technological, economic, political, and social forces bring unprecedented rates of change to individuals, families, organizations, and countries. In both research areas, Professor Kuchinke is published widely and is a sought-after lecturer and presenter at national and international conferences and universities and organizations around the world.
Ph.D., Human Resource Development, University of Minnesota, 1997
M.A., Policy Studies in Higher Education, University of California, 1985
B.A., Psychology; Business Administration, Antioch University, Los Angeles, 1984
Additional Campus Affiliations
Professor, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
Kuchinke, K. P. (2020). Will Better Theories Help Natasha? Two Recent HRDR Articles Address the State of Research in Our Field. Human Resource Development Review, 19(2), 117-121. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534484320922332
Kuchinke, K. P. (2018). Workforce Development in Germany: Systems, Structures, and Processes of the Dual System. In K. Dirani, F. M. Nafukho, & B. Irby (Eds.), Global Issues and Talent Development: Perspectives from Countries Around the World (pp. 25-39). Information Age Publishing Inc..
Peter Kuchinke, K., Ardichvili, A., Wocken, L., Seo, J., & Bovornusvakool, W. (Accepted/In press). Leadership development for undergraduate students at U.S. universities: The case for HRD research and practice. Human Resource Development Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrdq.21309
Asrar-ul-Haq, M., Kuchinke, K. P., & Iqbal, A. (2017). The relationship between corporate social responsibility, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment: Case of Pakistani higher education. Journal of Cleaner Production, 142, 2352-2363. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.11.040
Huang, W. D., Jacobs, R. L., Kuchinke, K. P., Li, J., & Oh, E. G. (2017). Human Resource Development at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Performance Improvement, 56(6), 38-48. https://doi.org/10.1002/pfi.2017.56.issue-6