Louise August

Louise P. August, Ph.D. 

  • Title
  • Professor
  • Education
  • Phone
  • (248) 823-1265
  • Fax
  • (248) 689-0720
  • Brief Description
  • Professional Education 

    Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Florida

    Ph.D., University of Michigan

    MSF, Walsh College

    BAcct, Walsh College

    Professional Affiliations/Memberships


    Recent Publications/Presentations

    Waltman, J., Bergom, I., Miller, J., August, L. & Hollenshead, C. (in press). Job Satisfaction Among Non-tenure Track Faculty. Journal of Higher Education.

    Bergom, I., Waltman, J., August, L. & Hollenshead, C. (2010). Academic Researchers Speak. Change: 42(2) March/April 2010.

    August, L. & Miller, J. (2009). Family-Friendly Policies In Higher Education: A Five-Year Report.  Presented at the Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, June 2009, Atlanta – news coverage by Inside Higher Ed http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/06/02/family

    Waltman J., August, L. Bergom, I. & Miller, J. (2009). “Voices of the Faculty: Contingent Faculty in a Tenure-Track World”. Paper presented at the Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, June 2009, Atlanta.

    Waltman, J. & August, L. (2009).  “The Contingent Faculty Win-Win Equation: Using Research Findings to Develop Effective Practices for Non-Tenure Track Faculty”. Presented at the AAC&U Conference, April 2009, San Diego.

    Waltman, J. & August, L. (2008). Choosing Another Path: Medical Faculty Leaving the Tenure-Track. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Center for the Education of Women website: http://www.umich.edu/~cew/research/respubs.html


    Dr. August joined the Walsh College faculty as an adjunct professor in 1996, and became a full-time faculty member in 2010.  Before joining Walsh full-time, she held a research appointment at the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women. Prior to that Dr. August worked in private industry, as chief financial officer/controller in retail/wholesale and international service businesses. 

    Dr. August is a certified public accountant and holds a doctoral degree from the University of Michigan in Postsecondary Education.  Her teaching and scholarly interests include corporate finance, and HR policy and practice that promote work-life balance and career satisfaction in the workplace.