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Management

Paul Antonellis

Lecturer

Management

Degree(s)

BS, Fire Service Administration, Empire State College; MA, Labor Policy Studies, Empire State College; Ed.D., Educational Leadership and Management, Capella University

Teaching

  • Introduction to Business
  • Honors Introduction to Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Advanced Human Resource Management
  • Honors- Introduction to Business

Professional Experience

Dr. Antonellis has more than 20 years of fire/EMS experience, holding various positions including Chief of Department. In addition, he has more than 11 years of law enforcement experience in the State of Massachusetts, as a part-time police officer. He has taught more than 95 undergraduate and graduate level courses over the past 10 years for area colleges. In addition, he has an extensive background in the area of online curriculum development. Dr. Antonellis currently serves as the Course Coordinator for the Introduction to Business course at Merrimack College, representing more than 23 offerings per academic year. He is also the Director of the Human Resource Management Programs. Paul has served as an external consultant for management and labor relations issues on a national level. He has lectured to emergency service providers nationally and internationally. Paul has authored and published more than 30 articles and three books. His latest book is “Labor Relations for the Fire Service” a FESHE approved undergraduate level text book. Paul has served as a technical writer and appeared in several American Heat Video and PULSE videos.

Presentations

“Higher Education is Gaining Creditability in the Fire Service.” Fire Department Instructor Conference, Indianapolis, IN. April 2013.

Forced Retirement: Gone but not forgotten. 12th World Congress on Stress, Trauma and Coping, Baltimore, MD. February 2013.

Forced Retirement: Gone but not forgotten.”Fire Department Instructor Conference, , Indianapolis, IN. April 2012.

Forced Retirement: Gone but not forgotten.” 11th World Congress on Stress, Trauma and Coping, Baltimore, MD. February 2011.

“Preparing for a Line-of-Duty Death/Injury.” 10th World Congress on Stress, Trauma and Coping, Baltimore, MD. February 2009.

“Preparing for a Line-of-Duty Death/Injury.” Miles City CISM Conference, Miles City, MT. October 2009.

“The calls that stick with you: You are not alone.” Fire Department Instructor Conference, Indianapolis, IN. April 2009.

“Preparing for a Line-of-Duty Death/Injury.” Lincolnton Fire-Rescue Department, Lincolnton, NC. March 2009.

“Preparing for a Line-of-Duty Death/Injury.” McSherry and Associates, Phoenix, AZ, March 2009.

“Forced Retirement: Gone but not forgotten.” Fire Department Instructor Conference, Indianapolis, IN. April 2008.

“Preparing for a Line-of-Duty Death/Injury.” United States Probation Department, Tampa, FL. March 2008.

“Preparing for a Line-of-Duty Death/Injury.” East Hartford Police Department, East Hartford, CT. November 2007.

“Family support during line-of-duty deaths.” Fire Department Instructor Conference, Indianapolis, IN. April 2007.

Research

Published Books & Chapters

Antonellis, P., (Expected release date 2014). Labor-Management Relations. In R. Fleming (Ed.),Company Officer Handbook. Tulsa, OK: PennWell Publishing.

Antonellis, P., (2012). Labor Relations for the Fire Service. Tulsa, OK: PennWell Publishing.

Antonellis, P., & Mitchell, S., (2005). Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Firefighters: The Calls that Stick with You.Ellicott, MD: Chevron Publishing.

Antonellis, P., (1995). Guide to Help The Fire Service Prepare For A Line-Of-Duty Death. Yarmouth, MA:Self-published.

Peer Reviewed Article

Antonellis, P., & Flam, D. (2016). Phoning it in? Examining pre-employment phone interview procedure in higher education. International Journal of Human Resource Studies. 6(1), p. 21-45. 

Antonellis, P. (2014).  Revisiting Action Research. Journal of Social Science. 1(1), p. 12-20.

Published Articles

  • Antonellis, P., & Staben-Burroughs, C. (2014). Perception of PTSD and alcoholism in one of our own. Fire Engineering, 167(12), 45-55.
  • Antonellis, P., (2014). How politics and ethics can affect change management. Fire Engineering, 167(6), 81-89.
  • Antonellis, P., Thompson, D., (2012). A firefighters silent killer: Suicide.Fire Engineering, 165(12), 69-76.  
  • Antonellis, P., (2007).Coping with the Challenges of Forced RetirementFire Engineering, 160(8), 91-100.
  • Antonellis, P., (2007). Higher Education for the Fire Service: Online Learning The New Generation.Firehouse, 32(4), 138-143
  • Antonellis, P. (2007). The Traumatic Call: How to Recognize & Manage PTSD.  Public Safety Communications, March,32-37.
  • Antonellis, P., (2007). Bereavement Leave: Benefits of a Written Policy.Fire Engineering, 162(3), 153-155.
  • Antonellis, P., (2006).All Due Respect.Fire Chief, 50(12), 30-33.
  • Antonellis, P., Meshad, F., & Stack, D. (2006). Understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.Fire Engineering, 159(12), 85-88.
  • Antonellis, P., Stack, D. (2006). Help me, Help you.  FireRescue, 24(10), 78-82.

Contact

antonellisp@merrimack.edu
978-837-5481

Office

O’Reilly 401