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Distinguished Fellows

    On occasion, the members of the National Academy of Human Resources elect “first among equals” as “Distinguished Fellows”.  These individuals are honored for their special contributions to human resources.  In the 25 classes of Academy Fellows inducted since the founding in 1992, for a total of 168 Fellows, 14 individuals have been honored with this special designation of “Academy Distinguished Fellow”.  The Academy Distinguished Fellows are:


    Dean Emeritus Rex D. Adams

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 2001


    The Honorable William E. Brock

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 1993


    Mr. Walton E. Burdick

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 1995


    Mr. Harold W. Burlingame

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 2006


    Mr. Bruce Carswell
    Fellow, Class of 1992
    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 2003


    Dr. Ram Charan

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 2005


    Mr. William J. Conaty

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 2007


    Mr. Frank P. Doyle

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 1992


    The Honorable John T. Dunlop

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 1994


    Mirian Graddick-Weir, Ph.D

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 2016 


    Ms. Madelyn Pulver Jennings

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 1998


    Mr. Howard V. Knicely, SPHR

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 1997


    Mr. J. Randall MacDonald

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 2011


    Mr. Jeffrey C. McGuiness

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 2019


    Charles G. Tharp, Ph.D.

    Distinguished Fellow, Class of 2010

    †Deceased