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Yuanlu Niu

Yuanlu Niu

Assistant Professor

College of Education and Health Professions

(RHRC)-Rehabilitation, Human Resources, and Communication Disorders

Phone: 479-387-3848

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  • Adult education and learning
  • Employability
  • Employment discrimination
  • Human resource development
  • Human resource management
  • Women’s studies
  • Workforce diversity
  • Diversity Issues
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership

HRWD 6513 Organization Development

HRWD 5133 Diversity Issues

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Workforce Education and Development, 2018

Graduate Certificate in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2017

M.B.A., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2014

B.S. Tianjin Foreign Studies University, China, Marketing Management, 2010

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Niu, Y., Hirudayaraj, M., Sims, C. H., & Kawashima, Y. (2018). Lookism in the Chinese nursing industry: A content analysis of online recruitment advertisements. Journal of Asia-Pacific Business. 9(2), 1-18. doi: 10.1080/10599231.2018.1453744

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  • Niu, Y., Hirudayaraj, M., Xu, X., & Sims, C. H. (2019). Explicit lookism in Chinese job advertisements: Analysis of female-dominated and male-dominated jobs. Proceedings of 20th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe, England, UK.
  • Niu, Y. (2019). How facial attractiveness influences employment decisions: Evidence from China. Proceedings of the 2019 Academy of Human Resource Development International Conference in the Americas, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Niu, Y. & Xu, X. (2019). Investigating the self-perceived employability of university students in China. Proceedings of the 2019 Academy of Human Resource Development International Conference in the Americas, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Niu, Y. & Liu, J. (2019). A review of the literature regarding lookism in the Chinese workplace: Implications for HRD. Proceedings of the 2019 Academy of Human Resource Development International Conference in the Americas, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Niu, Y. & Sims, C. (2018). The impact of lookism on career development and career opportunities of nursing students in China. Proceedings of the 2018 Academy of Human Resource Development International Conference in the Americas, Richmond, Virginia.
  • Liu, T., Hunter-Johnson, Y., & Niu, Y. (2018). A gendered perspective on the experiences of Chinese women leaders on the healthcare sector. Proceedings of the 2018 Academy of Human Resource Development International Conference in the Americas, Richmond, Virginia.
  • Niu, Y., Liu, T., & Sims, C. (2017). Employment lookism in Chinese job-hunting television show: A media content analysis of Fei Ni Mo Shu. Proceedings of the 2017 Academy of Human Resource Development International Conference in the Americas, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Niu, Y., & Sims, C. (2016). Explicit lookism in female-dominated and male-dominated jobs: Evidence from Online Job Advertisements in China. Proceeding of 2016 Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in Asia & MENA, Ifrane, Morocco.
  • Niu, Y., & Sims, C. (2016). Evidence of lookism in online job advertisements for nurses in urban China. Proceedings of the 2016 Academy of Human Resource Development International Conference in the Americas, Jacksonville, FL.

2019-          Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas

2019-          Managing Editor, Online Journal of Workforce Education and Development

2018-2019  Assistant Professor of Practice, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

2018  Graduate Student Research Award, College of Education and Human Services, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

2017   AHRD Cutting Edge Award, Academy of Human Resource Development  (Yuanlu Niu, Tingting Liu, & Cynthia Sims)

  • Awarded for outstanding contribution to the field of Human Resource Development to those published in the annual Conference Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development for the same year

2017  Wayne S. Ramp Vocational Education Endowed Scholarship, Southern Illinois University Carbondale ($3,000)

2017  Marita A. Weaver Scholarship, Southern Illinois University Carbondale ($250)

2016-2017  Workforce Education and Development Excellence Awards, Southern Illinois University Carbondale ($1,000)