Dr. Jalane Meloun
Dr. Jalane Meloun currently teaches full-time for Barry University in HR, business, psychology, IT, and research methods disciplines. She chairs the Human Resources department and finds time to serve as the HR Subject Matter Expert on the Hollywood, FL, city’s Civil Services Board.
Dr. Meloun received her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Akron’s top five nationally ranked program. Currently, she finds time to work with older adults, a favorite population of hers to educate.
Dr. Meloun’s students have repeatedly nominated her for Applause Awards for teaching at Kent State University, and Apple Awards for her classroom performance at Barry University. Nationally, she has earned attention for her research on computer anxiety by winning the prestigious IPMAAC-Human Resources Paper Award in 2005, amongst three other Best Paper Awards.
Currently, she hold both the SPHR and GPHR credentials and is the 15th person in Florida to earn both designations. She also was a first place winner of the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) Strategic Management Best Practices Essay Contest. At Barry University, she serves as the SHRM advisor and was just notified that her chapter not only earned the Superior Merit Award, but also the Outstanding Chapter Award from the over 400+ active college chapters. For Barry University, Dr. Meloun teaches both the SPHR/PHR review course as well as the Essentials of Human Resources course.