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School of Labor and Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Wonjoon Chung

PhD Candidate

19 LER Building, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, IL 61820


MHRIR, School of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2010
BS, Business Administration, Hanyang University, Seoul, 2008

Research Interests/Dissertation Area

Conflict in Organization / Conflict Management
Dispute Resolution – Mediation / Negotiation
Work-Life Issues

Research/Teaching Experience

Research Assistant, LER, Professor Ariel Avgar
Research Assistant, LER, Professor Amit Kramer
Research Assistant, LER, Professor Andrew Weaver
Teaching Assistant, LER, Professor Dan Newman
LER 593 “Quantitative Methods” (Listed as teacher’s ranked excellent for Fall 2014)
Teaching Assistant, LER, Professor Kristine Brown
LER 593 “Quantitative Methods” (Listed as teacher’s ranked excellent for Fall 2013)
Grader, LER, Professor Ariel Avgar

Published Research

Avgar, A. C., Sadler, J., Clark, P. F., & Chung, W. (in press). Labor-management partnership and employee voice: Evidence from healthcare setting. Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society.

Kramer, A., & Chung, W. (in press). The effect of work and family demands on individual health and the moderating role of flexible work arrangement: A 14 years longitudinal study. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Rangel, B., Chung, W., Harris, T. B., Carpenter, N. C., Chiaburu, D. S., & Moore, J. L. (2015). Rules of engagement: The joint influence of trainer expressiveness and trainee experiential learning style on engagement and training transfer. International Journal of Training Development, 19(1), 18-31.

Harris, T. B., Chung, W., Hutchins, H. M., & Chiaburu, D. S. (2014). Direction and desire: Trainer and trainee factors in tandem. Journal of Workplace Learning, 26(5), 331-344..

Avgar, A. C., Lee, E. K., & Chung, W. (2014). Conflict in context: Perceptions of conflict, employee outcomes and the moderating role of discretion and social capital. International Journal of Conflict Management, 25(3), 276-303.

Harris, T. B., Chung, W., Frye, C. L., & Chiaburu, D. S. (2014). Satisfaction guaranteed? Enhanced impact of trainer competence for autonomous trainees. Industrial and Commercial Training, 46(5), 270-277.


Doctoral Student Committee Representative for the School of Labor and Employment Relations Admissions and Financial Aid Committee (2014-2015)
HR track best paper award at Southern Management Association (SMA) Annual meeting 2014 (w/ T. Brad Harris., Holly M. Hutchins, and Dan S. Chiaburu)
New Doctoral Student Consortium (NDSC) Professional Development Workshop Chair at Academy of Management (AOM) Annual meeting 2014
Co-Chairs for 16th Annual PhD Student Consortium at Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) Annual meeting 2014
Tim Judge Fellow (Summer 2013)
NDSC Program Committee Chair at AOM Annual meeting 2013