The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development (EAHR) develops educational leaders and improves practice through teaching, research and service in the areas of public school administration, human resource development, higher education administration, adult education and student affairs administration. Statewide and nationally, EAHR graduates, faculty and staff play major roles in the education of children and adults.

As one of four departments in the College of Education and Human Development, EAHR is currently home to about 380 undergraduate students, 392 graduate students, 22 faculty and 22 staff.

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Program Highlight: Adult Education

Education Administration
PK-12 Educational Leadership
Higher Education Administration
Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education
Educational Human Resource Development
Adult Education
Human Resource Development
Human Resource Development Honors
Technology Management
Technology Management
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“What I enjoy most are the opportunities to work with such a diverse, intelligent, talented group of life-long learners,” said Druery. “People who are helpful, friendly and want to see you succeed encourage me on a daily basis.”

 – Donna Druery

Junghwan Kim

Associate Professor


Dr. Junghwan Kim received his Ph.D. in Adult Education (minoring in Workforce Education and Development) from Pennsylvania State University in 2012. He joined the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development (HRD) at Texas A&M University as an Associate Professor in 2020. Dr. Kim teaches graduate courses in adult education and HRD. Linking to the individual, organizational, and social change, Dr. Kim’s research focuses on learning, leadership/career development, and community/work engagement in young to older adults in settings including nonprofit and for-profit organizations, higher education institutions, and everyday life. He also researches the (inter-)national policies and practices of HRD, lifelong learning, and workforce development. He has secured $140,000.00 (approx.) in external research funding from the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research, the National Institute for Lifelong Education, the Ministry of Education of Korea, and the U.S. Department of State. He has written 21 peer-reviewed journal articles, 10 book chapters, 4 technical reports, and 46 refereed conference papers. Dr. Kim has chaired/co-chaired 11 dissertation committees and served on 18 others. Dr. Kim has served on the Steering Committee for the Adult Education Research Conference (AERC) and is serving as the founding President of the Korean American Academy of Lifelong Education (KAALE). He is the Book Review Editor of the Journal of Transformative Education and a Consulting Editor of the International Review of Education-Journal of Lifelong Learning.

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