Dr. Bernadette Baum

Dr. Bernadette Baum is a Professor and Academic Program Director for the NU Master of Arts in Human Resource Management program. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston. Dr. Baum specializes in employment law and is a certified professional in human resource management, holding two professional certifications: SPHR and SHRM-SCP. Dr. Baum’s research interests include Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Workplace Discrimination and Harassment, and Emotional Intelligence. With over 18 years of experience in teaching graduate courses in human resource management, HR legal compliance, and organizational development, Dr. Baum provides mentorship and guidance to her students as they seek to achieve their educational and professional goals.

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of The NU President’s Distinguished Teaching Award
  • President’s Professoriate Award
  • Commitment to Student Success Award

Publications

  • Baum, B. (2021). Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policies: Are Employers Truly Committed to a Workplace Culture Shift? The Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences. 
  • Baum, B. (2019). Workplace Sexual Harassment in the #MeToo Era: The Unforeseen Consequences of Confidential Settlement Agreements. The American Society of Business and Behavioral Science. 
  • Baum, B. (2017). “Mindfulness in the Workplace: Applying Emotional Intelligence Concepts to HR Training and Development Programs”. The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge. 
  • Baum, B. (2017). “Resolution through Communication”. Organizational Behavior Theory for High Performance.
  •  Baum, B. and Callahan, J. (2015). “HR Challenges for Protecting Employee Privacy Rights in the Private Sector Workplace”. The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge. 
  • Baum, B. (2013). “Human Resource Policies on Workplace Safety: A Case for Incorporating AntiBullying Measures”. The Business Review, Cambridge. Vol. 21(2).

Presentations

  • Baum, B. (2019). Workplace Training Reimagined: Applying Emotional Intelligence Concepts to HR Training and Development. The Global Business and International Management Conference, Portland, Oregon. 
  • Baum, B. (2017). Mindfulness in the Workplace: How HR Professionals Can Create a Respectful Workplace Environment. The Global Business, Marketing, Finance, IT, Economics, MIS, and Healthcare Management Research Conference, Los Angeles, CA. 
  • Baum, B. (2016). Conflict Resolution in a Multi-Generational Workplace. The Finance, Global Management, Economics, and IT Research Conference, New York, NY. 
  • Baum, B. (2015). Gender Pay Disparity: Striving for Equity in the Private Sector Workplace. The Economics, Finance, Accounting & Management Research Conference, Honolulu, HI. 
  • Baum, B. (2014). Workplace Safety Update: A Case Analysis. The Global Business, Marketing, Finance & Economics Research Conference, Beverly Hills, CA. 
  • Baum, B. (2013). Human Resource Policies on Workplace Safety: A Case for Incorporating Anti-Bullying Measures, The International Business, Finance & Economics Research Conference, Los Angeles. (Best Presenter Award)
  • Baum, B. (2012). Privacy in the Workplace: Balancing Privacy Rights of Employees with the Employer’s Need to Know, The International Business, Finance & Economics Research Conference, Los Angeles. (Best Presenter Award)
  • Baum, B. (2010).The Equal Pay Act: Legal Update for Human Resource Managers, 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, HI.
  • Baum, B. (2009). Employment Law Update: The Impact of New Laws on the Small Business Employer, 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, HI
  • Baum, B. (2008). HR Practices for Employee Handbooks, 7th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, HI.
  • Baum, B. (2007). Baby Boomers’ Mass Exodus from the Workplace: Organizations Scramble to Meet HR Challenges, ASBBS, Las Vegas, NV. 
  • Baum, B. (2006). Dating in the Workplace: HR Workplace Policies, 6th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, HI.
Dr. Bernadette Baum

Contact Information

Dr. Bernadette Baum

College: College of Professional Studies

Department: Leadership and Human Resources Management

Academic Program Director: Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
[email protected]

(858) 642-8404

Spectrum Campus

Education

Suffolk University - JD - Law
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