Kelly Kilcrease

Kelly Kilcrease
Office: Chair, Department of Business & Public Affairs, 88 Commercial Street, RM 512, Manchester, NH 03101

Courses Taught

  • BUS 455: Management of Human Resources
  • BUS 492: American Business History
  • BUS 520: Training and Development
  • BUS 575: Students Consulting Org
  • BUS 620: Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 635: Enactus
  • BUS 705: Business Ethics
  • BUS/HIST 492/497: American Business History
  • HIST 497: Expl/American Business History


  • Ph.D., Management, Union Institute & University
  • M.B.A., Tampa College
  • B.A., University of South Florida
  • B.A., Liberal Arts, University of Kansas

Selected Publications

  • Kilcrease, K. (2020). A Path to the Sea - The Story of Boston's Long Wharf. South Carolina: The History Press.

  • Kilcrease, K., & Lazdowski, Y. J. (2019). Manchester's Shoe Industry. The History Press.

  • Kilcrease. (2018). EARLY AMERICAN JOINT- STOCK INVESTORS AND THEIR CHALLENGES INVESTING IN A PHYSICAL STRUCTURE: THE CASE OF BOSTON’S LONG WHARF, 1710-1825. Essays in Economic & Business History, 36(3), TBD. Retrieved from

  • Kilcrease, K. (2016). Perseverance on the Merrimack: The Challenges and Transformation of the Amoskeag Mill Yard from 1935-1975. Historical New Hampshire, 69(3), 190-212.

  • Kilcrease, K. M. (2013). Outplacement services for displaced employees: attitudes of human resource managers based on differences in internal and external delivery. Journal of Employment Counseling, 50(1), 2-13. doi:10.1002/j.2161-1920.2013.00020.x

  • Kilcrease, K. (2013). The Success and Failures of Daniel Webster, the Farmer. Historical New Hampshire, 66(2), 75-80.

  • Kilcrease, K. (2013). Perspectives from HR Executives on Computer Based Training: An Examination into its Uses and Effectiveness Based on Organizational Size. Mustang Journal of Management and Marketing, 3(1), 49-63.

  • Kilcrease, K. (2012). The Batavia Industrial Center: The Hatching of the World's First Business Incubator. NEW YORK HISTORY, 93(1), 71-93. Retrieved from

  • Kilcrease, K. M. (2011). Faculty Perceptions of Business Advisory Boards: The Challenge for Effective Communication. Journal of Education for Business, 86(2), 78-83. doi:10.1080/08832323.2010.480989

  • Kilcrease, K. (2011). A Lesson in Longevity: How J.E. Rhoads Survived for Over 300 Years and Became the Oldest U.S. Manufacturer. Pennsylvania History: a journal of Mid-Atlantic studies, 78(2), 200-225.

  • Most Cited Publications