Human Relations


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Susan Powell Mantel

Professor, LCB Marketing



I am a Professor of Marketing at the Lindner College of Business. My background is in consumer behavior and marketing strategy and study human decision making in many areas including CB, Sales, and business to business settings. Specialties: Negotiation, Consumer Behavior, Decision Making

Description of Committee

The charge of the Human Resources Committee is to monitor existing practices and policies and recommend new policies and practices to ensure a supportive environment that promotes increased diversity and inclusion at the University.  Te committee shall also administer award selection processes and Faculty recognition.  The committee shall interpret its role broadly, addressing itself to specific issues and, in addition, serving as a source for a just University community.  Chair of this committee is also Chair of the Faculty Senate Award for Exemplary Service to the University of Cincinnati.

Committee Members
Name Term Email
Beth Monnin (UCBA) 2021-23
Laura Nabors (CECH) 2021-23
Nick Abel (Clermont) 2021-23
Zekeriya Karatas (UCBA) 2022-24
Matt Huml (CECH) 2022-24
Melissa Newman (LCB) 2022-24


  • Administer award selection processes and Faculty recognition
  • Recommend new policies and practices to ensure a supportive environment


  • 6 total elected members
  • Members elected to serve two year term
  • Terms will be staggered, 3 elected in odd years; 3 elected in even years