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Experts on Employment


Carol L. Barret
Associate director, University Placement Service

(765) 494-3981

Is involved with entry-level employment issues at all degree levels. Consults with employers nationwide.

Alan D. Ferrell
Director, management placement

(765) 494-4376; home: (317) 423-1858


Responsible for the development and direction of professional employment and placement functions in the Krannert Graduate School of Management. Has more than 20 years experience in human resources in industry and academia.


Karl G. Brandt
Associate dean and director, academic programs, School of Agriculture

Professor, biochemistry

(765) 494-8472


Is responsible for recruitment programs for students; job placement activities in the School of Agriculture; outreach programs to high-school teachers; academic advising; scholarship programs; instructional programs; and curriculum development. Frequently writes on the importance of science education.

Allan D. Goecker
Assistant dean, academic programs, School of Agriculture

(765) 494-8473; home: (317) 463-1269


Co-author of "Employment Opportunities for College Graduates in the Food and Agricultural Sciences 1995-2000," a report prepared jointly by Purdue and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Coordinates placement efforts in the Purdue School of Agriculture. Director of Food and Agricultural Careers for Tomorrow, a USDA-Purdue center for information about agricultural careers. Chairs the human

resource assessment committee of the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges. Reviewer for occupational outlook publications produced by the U.S. Department of Labor. Former director of USDA higher education office; former high school agricultural and science teacher.

Gary W. Krutz
Professor, agricultural engineering

(765) 494-1179; home: (317) 463-5704


Teaches power and machinery courses including a hydraulic control systems course and the capstone design class. Active in recruiting, advising and placing undergraduates. Received Purdue Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in 1995.


Michael A. Campion
Professor, management

(765) 494-5909 ; home: (317) 463-1993


Research specialties include employee interviewing, selection and staffing, evaluation, training and development, equal employment opportunity, promotion and turnover, job design, work group design, compensation, auditing and benchmarking, negotiation, records management and general personnel research. Has expertise in human factors relating to ergonomics, industrial engineering and work physiology. Is editor of Personnel Psychology and has served on its board as well as Journal of Applied Psychology and Journal of Management.

Resume writing

Michael A. Campion
For biography, see "Interviewing"

Alan D. Ferrell
For biography, see "Employment"


Kevin D. Shell
Manpower researcher and labor analyst, Office of Manpower Studies

(765) 494-2559


Has conducted numerous studies on work force implications of changing ethnic-group representation in Indiana. Also has studied trends in secondary-school enrollment, attendance and academic preparation, and employment.