Penn State Harrisburg, in coordination with local and regional agencies, will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise in its library, on Friday, September 30 starting at 9:00 a.m. The library will be closed to the public between 7:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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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)

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


  • 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