Penn State Harrisburg

Raymond Gibney Jr., Ph.D.

· Associate Professor of Management, Business Administration


Dr. Gibney joined Penn State Harrisburg in 2007. His primary teaching responsibilities focus on human resource management. Prior to joining Penn State Harrisburg, Dr. Gibney worked as a consultant with such firms as PeopleSoft and Coopers & Lybrand. He has consulted on various HR related issues across diverse industries. 

Professional Affiliations
  • Academy of Management
  • Southern Management Association
  • Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA)


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2007. Major: Organizational Behavior and Human Resources
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, 1993. Major: Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science (BS), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, 1990. Major: Business Administration

Research Interests

  • Employee-employer relationship
  • Labor unions

Professional Accomplishments

  • Penn State Harrisburg 2012 Excellence in Advising Award
  • Bea Gamma Sigma Capital College Chapters 2011-2012 Professor of the Year
  • Sage Best Paper Award for 2009 Micro Category Group & Organization Management 34:665-697