Carol Brunt Assistant Professor

  • Office Location: Timothy J Hyland
  • Phone:
  • Email: bruntc@uww.edu
  • Department(s): Management
Carol Brunt

Department of Management, College of Business and Economics

800 West Main St., Whitewater, WI 53190

(262) 472-3956



University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.: Ph.D., Development Policy and Management

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada: Master of Industrial Relations (M.I.R.)

York University, Toronto, ON, Canada: BA, Industrial Relations (B.A. Hons)



Undergraduate Level:

  • Social Responsibility and Business Ethics
  • International Management
  • Sustainable Management

 Graduate and Doctoral Levels:

  • Business Ethics
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Research Methods – Qualitative
  • Sustainable Management



Dr. Brunt’s major field of research is nonprofit management. Her research interests include human resource management (HRM) in nonprofit organizations, strategic human resource management (HRM) in international nongovernmental organizations, and knowledge transfer as a tool for career development in the nonprofit sector. Projects include ongoing funded research in Kenya. Her academic research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including the International Journal of Human Resource Management, and presented at conferences including the African Academy of Management, the Academy of Management and the International Research Society for Public Management.

Select Publications

Brunt, C. (2017). “Existing governance structure in international NGOs: a constraint to organizational decision-making” in Bawole, J., Hossain, F., Ghalib, A., Rees, C., Mamman, A. (Eds). Development Management: Theory and Practice. Oxford: Routledge.

Brunt, C. (2016). Human Resource Management in International NGOs: Exploring Strategy, Practice and Policy. London: Palgrave-MacMillan UK.

Brunt, C. (2016). “African Managers’ Stories and Cultural Awareness: An Exploratory Classroom Exercise”, African Journal of Management (AJOM) 2:4, 444-465.