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Dr. Johnna Capitano

Associate Professor

College of Business and Public Management - Management


Dr. Johnna Capitano is an expert in the field of human resources, particularly in the areas of newcomer onboarding and negotiations. Prior to her career in academia, Capitano was the Senior Director of Training and Organization Development for Aramark. She is the Director of the Center for Newcomer Onboarding.


  • Human Resources Management
  • Newcomer Onboarding (aka Organizational Socialization)
  • Workplace Hazing
  • Human Resources Negotiations


  • B.S., Drexel University
  • M.B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
  • Ph.D., Drexel University


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