Faculty Profile for Dr. Lou Obdyke

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Dr. Lou Obdyke
Lecturer — Department of Management
ELA 266
phone: (512) 245-2571

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Former Employment Counsel for Continental Airlines, Inc.
Affiliations: State Bar Associations of Texas, Louisiana, Kansas, and Missouri; District of Columbia Bar Association; Texas Association of Mediators; Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – Current member of SHRM Ethics Expert Panel, and former member of Workplace Health & Safety Expert Panel, Legislative Action Committee and EEO Committee.
Certification: Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization; and Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI of SHRM).
Activities: Former member of Texas A&M University School of Management Advisory Council; member of Texas A&M Corps Development Council; past chair of SHRM Legislative Action Committee; former member of ABA Equal Employment Opportunity Committee; former member of SHRM Texas State Council and past co chair of the Travis County Bar Association Law and Gender Committee.

Teaching Interests

Labor, Employment and Business Law; Humand Resource Management; Paralegal Certification Courses

Research Interests

Trends in Human Resource Management

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Senior Professional in Human Resources, The Human Resoucres Certification Institue of SHRM. May 1997
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization. December 1990

Selected Service Activities

Committee Member
SHRM
Present
Ethic Panel
Society for Human Resource Management
1981-Present