Loren Kuzuhara

Loren Kuzuhara accepts the award from Wendy Heller, Professor & Head, Department of Psychology

Loren Kuzuhara earned his B.S. degree in Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1985. He went on to earn an MBA in 1993 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1994.

Loren currently is a Teaching Professor, in the Department of Management and Human Resources, in the School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition, Loren works on an individual basis with many students who are pursuing a variety of independent research projects focusing on management consulting and training and development. Loren is the faculty advisor for the UW-Madison student chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Sigma Iota Epsilon (SIE). He also is the Sam Walton Fellow for the UW-Madison Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team and the coach for the student team that competes in the annual HR Games competition.

Loren's research interests revolve around work motivation, leadership, team development, training and development, organizational effectiveness and human resource management.

Loren has served as President of the Psychology Alumni Board, Vice President, and Chair of the Leadership and Career Development committee. He has been a member of the board since 2010.