Dr. Merriman’s research focuses on performance management, compensation systems and human capital. She applies this lens to various aspects of work, including socially impactful issues such as pay equity, well-being, gig work and sustainability.
Dr. Merriman is a widely published scholar and recognized authority on compensation by sources such as the Wall Street Journal and The Conference Board. She serves on the editorial board of two top journals—Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes and the Journal of Business Ethics. She was formerly on the faculty of Penn State and Wichita State Universities, and worked over a decade in commercial real estate valuation.