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Janet A. Lenaghan

Dean of the Frank G. Zarb School of Business and Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship


D PS, 2005, Pace Univ White Plains; MBA, 1992, Hofstra Univ; BBA, 1988, Adelphi Univ


Dr. Lenaghan is the recipient of the 2016 and 2003 Teacher of the Year Award at Hofstra University. She has taught such courses as human resource management, compensation and performance, managing employee benefits, and recruitment and selection. Her primary research interests are in the area of human resource management, specifically work-family conflict and employee benefits.

Dr. Lenaghan has published in such journals as the Journal of Managerial Issues, Journal of Management Education, Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, Journal of Career Planning and Employment and the College and University Personnel'Human Resource Journal. She has presented seminars at numerous conferences on a variety of human resource management topics.

Dr. Lenaghan received a B.B.A. with honors from Adelphi University and an M.B.A. from Hofstra University. She received her doctorate degree from Pace University and she was awarded the Outstanding doctoral student of 2005. Her dissertation titled, 'The relationship between emotional intelligence, work-family conflict and well-being from a human resource management perspective', was judged to be of the highest quality in both academic rigor and practical application. In addition, she holds the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist designation awarded by the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.

She is a member of various academic and professional societies, such as Academy of Management, Society of Human Resource Management, American Compensation Association, College and University Personnel Association, Beta Gamma Sigma,and the International Society Certified Employee Benefit Specialists.

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