Position title: Assistant Professor, Management and Human Resources
Jirs Meuris is an Assistant Professor in the Management and Human Resources Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His work sits at the intersection of behavioral science, human resource management, and public policy. Jirs looks at how work and organizations influence economic and demographic disparities in society. A proportion of this research is focused specifically on the management of people within law enforcement organizations.
Jirs’ research has been published in the Academy of Management Annals, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Organization Science, and Research in Organizational Behavior. His work has been featured in numerous media outlets including The Atlantic, the Washington Post, the Wall street Journal, and Bloomberg. He has also appeared on various radio and television programs such as NPR’s Marketplace, Wisconsin Public Radio, and WTV Live at Four.
Jirs received his PhD in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management from the University of Pittsburgh. He also holds a MPS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a BA in Criminology from the University of Maryland, College Park.