Kelli Schutte, Ph.D.

Professor of Business and Chair Accounting, Business Administration, Economics

Dr. Schutte is a professor of management, human resources and organizational behavior. Her dissertation topic focused on organizational culture from a human resource perspective with an emphasis on work/life initiative effectiveness. She has been a contributor to numerous publications including the Sloan Work/Family encyclopedia, Journal of Christian Higher Education, The Cooperative Education and Internship Journal and the Human Resource Planning Society Journal. She published a book entitled Academic Women at Home and at Work. Dr. Schutte has also been a regular presenter at work/life and applied learning conferences as well as an active consultant in the area of organizational culture, policy development and employment law. Her research interests lie in the areas of work/life culture, policy development, employment law and experiential education. Dr. Schutte has particularly enjoyed working with students on projects involving micro-enterprise, global economics, and sponsoring student presentations within the community and at national conferences.


  • Calvin College
  • Western Michigan University
  • Michigan State University