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K Peter Kuchinke

Professor Emeritus


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.

Research Interests

I teach in the areas of organization and leadership development. My current research interests include the role of work in overall life design, self-directed career behaviors, and cross-cultural differences in career preparation and development.

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor Emeritus, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
Professor Emeritus, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Professor Emeritus, Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies
Professor Emeritus, European Union Center
Professor Emeritus, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
Professor Emeritus, Russian, East European and Eurasian Center

Recent Publications

Kuchinke, K. P. (2023). Grounding and Deepening Academic Writing in Human Resource Development: The Role of Selecting and Representing the Supporting Literature. Human Resource Development Review, 22(3), 414-427.

Kuchinke, K. P. (2023). Phenomenology and Human Resource Development: Philosophical Foundations and Implication for Research. Human Resource Development Review, 22(1), 36-58.

Kuchinke, K. P., Cho, Y., Crocco, O. S., Cseh, M., Han, H., & McLean, G. N. (2022). Indigenous Research in HRD: Perspectives and a Call for Contributions. Human Resource Development Review, 21(4), 374-390.

Peter Kuchinke, K., Ardichvili, A., Wocken, L., Seo, J., & Bovornusvakool, W. (2022). Leadership development for undergraduate students at U.S. universities: The case for HRD research and practice. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 33(4), E13-E21.

Kuchinke, K. P., & Ardichvili, A. (2021). Leadership Education for Undergraduate Students: Strengthening Career Readiness at U.S. Universities. In P. Eigenmann, P. Gonon, & M. Weil (Eds.), Opening and Extending Vocational Education (pp. 211-234). (Studies in Vocational and Continuing Education; Vol. 18). Peter Lang Publishing.

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