George C. Banks is a associate professor in the Department of Management in the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte. His research and teaching interests include strategic human resource management, leadership and team development, ethics, as well as research methods and statistics. Dr. Banks has over 20 publications in outlets such as Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Business Venturing and Oxford University Press. Additionally, his work has been featured by popular media outlets, such as the Wall Street Journal as well as National Public Radio (NPR). Previously Dr. Banks worked as a consultant for HRinterax, Inc. (Shelton, CT) and Human Technology, Inc. (McLean, VA). He has worked with diverse clients, such as the Missile Defense Agency, the Forest Service, the Transportation Security Administration, the Patent and Trade Office, as well as the Foreign Agriculture Service. Dr. Banks has also been an independent consultant and collaborator with organizations such as, Food Lion, LLC (Salisbury, NC), Work Skills First (Richmond, VA) and The Center for Open Science (Charlottesville, VA). He received his Ph.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University.