Allison Vaillancourt

Allison M. Vaillancourt, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP serves as Vice President for Business Affairs & Human Resources at the University of Arizona, where she is also an award-winning Professor of Practice in the School of Government & Public Policy. Under her leadership, the University of Arizona was recognized as a Forbes Best Place to Work for its innovative leadership, work/life, and benefits programs.

Allison writes about workplace dynamics, organizational politics, and career success as a regular Chronicle of Higher Education columnist. She also offers executive coaching and organizational consulting through her Vaillancourt Strategy Group practice.