Russell Wartalski
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Literacy, Leadership, Development and Special Education
College of Education
(773) 442-5504
Adult learning theory, adult learners in formal and informal contexts, group dynamics, organizational communication, organization development, and career development.
Courses Taught
HRD 413: Independent Study
HRD 403: Leadership & Political Savvy in the Workplace
HRD 401: The Adult Learner I
HRD 329: Internship & Seminar in Human Resource Development
HRD 325: WIP - Communication in Human Resource Development
HRD 320: Dynamics of Working with Groups and Individuals
HRD 313: Political Savvy in the Workplace
HRD 310: Instructional Techniques and Technology
HRD 301: Adult Teaching/Learning Process
HRD 300: Principles and Practices of Human Resource Development
HRD 202: Career and Life Planning I
UWW 303: Independent Study - Various Topics
ZHON 395: Honors Thesis/Creative Project
Research Interests
Adult learners in formal and informal learning contexts, training and development, organization development, curriculum development, leadership development, first-generation learners, and leadership in post-secondary contexts.

Ed.D., Northern Illinois University 

Room LWH 4018
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5504
Office Hours
By appointment.
Main Campus
University Center Lake County