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Richard G. Trotter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management

Department of Management and International Business
Office: Business Center 551
Phone: 410.837.5063


  • J.D., Rutgers University
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S., Columbia University
  • Bio

    Dr. Richard Trotter is an Associate Professor of Management whose doctorate is from the University of Pennsylvania and also has a J.D. from Rutgers University and is a member of the Pennsylvania and the U.S. Supreme Court bar. His teaching interests are in the areas of employment law, labor relations, human resource management, organizational behavior and international business. His research interests are in employment law-employment discrimination; labor relations-Employee Free Choice Act; international business and economic development

  • Research Interests

    Employment Law- Employment Discrmination Labor Relations-Employee Free Choice Act International and Economice Development

  • Teaching Interests

    Employment Law,Labor Relations,Human Resource Management,Organizational Behavior and International Business

  • Recent Publications

    Intellectual Contributions

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Trotter, R. G., Zacur, S. R., & Stickney, L. T. (2017). The New Age of Pay Transparency. Business Horizons.

    Written Case

    R. G. (2015). Labor Arbitration Award-In re Northhampton Hospital Company LLC (Easton Pa. and SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania. Labor Arbitration Awards-Bloomberg -BNA. Vol.135 No.20(1043-5514), 953-960.

    Trotter, R. G. (2015). Labor Arbitration Award-In re North Philadelphia Health System and international Union Security Police and Fir Professionals of AmericaLabor Arbitration Reports. 135,No 19(135 LA -901-952), 914-919.

    Trotter, R. G. (2015). Labor Arbitration case-In re-U.S Department of Labor(Washington D.C and Local 12 AFGE. Labor Arbitration Reports-Bloomberg-BNA. 133 LA(133 LA), 833-835.


    Trotter, R. G. Eurasia Business Research Conference, "The Legal Rights of Unpaid and Paid Interns:An Emerging Area of Employment Law," World Business Institute, Istanbul,Turkey. (2015).

    Trotter, R. G. Hawaii International conference on Business, "Protected Concerted Activity Under Section 7 of the national Labor Relations Act:A New Frontier for Non-Union Employees to Organize and Improve Terms and Conditions of Employment," co-sponsored -Labor and Management in Development -Asia Journal of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Honolulu,Hawaii-May 2014. (2014).

    Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Trotter, Richard G., Sponsored by (2014 - 2015).

    Media Contributions

    none (2015).

    Research in Progress

    "Ethics of Employment Testing (topic)" (On-Going)
    Ethics of Employment Testing (topic)

    "Ricci V.DeStefano-What Employers Can Learn About Developing Employment Tests" (On-Going)
    The case of Ricci v. DeStefano was a landmark case involving the issues of disparate treatment and disparate impact as regards employment paper will focus on what employers can learn in making and developing employment tests that from the Supreme Courts decision

    "The Developing Law in Transgender Discrimination Cases"
    Much has been written about employment discrimination against individuals based on sexual orientation,but now there is an emerging case law dealing with the specific issue of transgender discrimination.