Lecture 24 of the Qiushi Academic Forum：Technology Advancement and the Future of HRD Research
Speaker：Jessica Li, associate professor,UIUC; associate editor, Journal of Human Resource Development International
Title： Technology Advancement and the Future of HRD Research
Time：6月2日下午14:00pm-16:00pm, June 2nd
Venue：Room2103, the Second Teaching Building
Jessica is a seasoned human resource development professional with more than 25 years of working experience in both business corporations and academic institutions. She is currently an associate professor of human resource development (HRD) at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign where she serves as the interim director of HRD program and dean’s fellow of faculty development and diversity initiatives. She is also the associate editor of the Journal of Human Resource Development International, regional editor for the Journal of Chinese Human Resource Management, and a member of the board of directors at the Academy of Human Resource Development. Jessica also worked as a senior research fellow of The Conference Board and is affiliated with the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies. Before joining the faculty at Illinois she taught at the University of North Texas, Texas A&M University, and North China University of Technology. Prior to becoming a professor, Jessica worked as a business executive for Motorola, Raytheon, and Nokia. She has published more than 50 journal articles and book chapters, and co-authored a book. She is a recipient of multiple grants including grants from the US National Science Foundation and Department of Education. She has been giving invited talks on subjects related human resource development, corporate university, talent management, technology and HRD.