Bryan Schaffer received a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration from the University of Florida, an M.B.A. from Georgia State University, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management from the University of Georgia.
His teaching experience is quite extensive and includes courses in Organizational Behavior, Principles of Management, Leadership in Organizations, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Human Resource Management, Team and Group Processes, and Strategic Management Simulation Lab. Professor Schaffer's research interests cover an array of topics, including relational demography, leadership, workplace wellness, and group and team dynamics. He has published in peer reviewed journals and proceedings, and has presented his work at various national academic conferences. He is a member of the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, and the Southern Management Association.
Prior to his life in academia, Professor Schaffer held numerous supervisory and management positions with the Pillsbury Company, Avon Products, Inc., and McMaster-Carr Supply Company. Before coming to FGCU, he was a faculty member (and Chair of) the Department of Management and Accountancy at University of North Carolina Asheville.