Terry Bishop
Associate Professor




  • Ph.D., University of Iowa, Business Administration
  • M.S., Northern Illinois University, Personnel & Labor Relations Management
  • B.S., Southwest Missouri State University, Operations Management


Terrence R. Bishop earned his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa (1987). His expertise and interest are in human resource management. He coordinates the HR program in the department and teaches courses in human resource planning and staffing, training and development course in the undergraduate program and corporate social responsibility and management in the evening and executive MBA programs. As faculty advisor for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), he has led the NIU SHRM chapter to numerous awards over the last decade. In 2000, he was recognized as the SHRM National Advisor of the Year. He also was awarded the Ideal Industries Award in the spring of 1995. This award honors teachers whom students feel effectively blend teaching theory with "real-world" business experience. His research has been published in journals, such as Public Personnel Management, Journal of Business Ethics and Labor Law Journal, among others.

Teaching Areas

  • Human Resource Management
  • Change Management
  • Career Planning

Selected Publications

Terrence R. Bishop


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