Dr. Barjinder Singh is an Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Houston-Victoria (UHV). A Sikh by religion, Dr. Singh hails from the state of Punjab in the northern part of India. After finishing his MBA, Dr. Singh worked with India’s biggest chamber of commerce the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at their northern-region headquarters in Chandigarh for three years. In 2006, Dr. Singh came to the US in pursuit of his PhD. Prior to joining the UHV faculty, Dr. Singh was a PhD student at Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), where he also held an academic position. Dr. Singh earned his PhD in Organizations & Strategic Management from UWM in 2011..
Dr. Singh's teaching interests include Organizational Behavior (OB), Human Resource Management (HRM), and Business Ethics. At University of Houston-Victoria, Dr. Singh has taught several courses to both BBA and MBA classes. Dr. Singh's research reflects his commitment to pursuing the highest levels of excellence in areas of OBHRM and has been published in several leading academic journals including,Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Vocational Behavior,International Journal of Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Journal and Negotiation and Conflict Management Research.
Dr. Singh has also presented his research at both international and national academic conferences, including Academy of Management’s Annual Conference, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s Annual Conference and Southern Management Association’s Annual Conference. In addition, he has achieved high academic recognition by receiving the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation's Dissertation Award for his outstanding dissertation research in 2010. In fall 2013, in recognition of his scholarly achievements, Dr. Singh was named the Partnership Professor of Management at School of Business Administration, UHV.