Professor, College of Business & Management



Human Resource Management, Labor Relations, Leadership and Organizational Behavior



Michael Komos , Ed.D.

Professor, College of Business & Management

Michael Komos, Ed.D., is a professor at DeVry University and Keller Graduate School of Management, where he teaches courses in human resource management, training and development, strategic staffing, leadership and organizational behavior and the MBA capstone.

Komos joined DeVry in 2001 as an adjunct faculty member, and before becoming a professor in 2013, he held various roles with the university, including academic operations manager, associate professor, associate dean of academic affairs and assistant national dean.   

Komos was published in the Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, and has presented at a number of higher education conferences. He also led an international business study abroad course for graduate students going to England and France in 2014, and an international human resources study abroad course for graduate students going to Brazil in November 2015.

From 1990-2011, Komos was an adjunct faculty member at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill., Loyola University in Chicago and the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill., teaching graduate and undergraduate courses for their business college. Before entering higher education, Komos worked at Exelon Corporation as a training manager and later as a human resources manager.

Komos earned his Ed.D. in adult education from Northern Illinois University in 2011. He holds an MBA in human resources from DePaul University and a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University.