Dr. Antonellis

Dr. Paul Antonellis, Jr., Ed.D. has more than 20 years of fire/EMS experience, holding various positions including chief of department. read more

Peer Reviewed Articles
Antonellis, P. (2014).  Revisiting Action Research. Journal of Social Science. 1(1), p. 12-20. read more

Empire State College: Student Assessment (Spring 2010)
 "I just wanted to say thank you to you, for the best the course that I have taken yet at ESC, and probably in my college career...Your participation is what makes the difference.  I'm so happy that I volunteered to be a team leader for the bargaining discussion group project, and with your guidance and participation, I feel that I was able to maximize my experience in the course, and truly learn concepts that will help me in my career.  I will be letting the college know my thoughts about your talents as well.  Take care and thank you."

Online/School of Professional and Continuing Education Instructor of the Year award nomination from a student (SNHU-2008):
"Professor Antonellis has a great online teaching style. I have had many online courses through SNHU and believe my Labor Relations course is the most interesting as well as educational. He is prompt, knowledgeable, personable and combines real life examples with the text/reading so the subject matter sticks".


Student Testimonials

Dr. Antonellis currently serves as Faculty & Director of Undergraduate Business Programs at Granite State College. Responsible for six business concentrations: 1) Business Management, 2) Accounting & Finance, 3) Human Resource Administration, 4) Marketing, 5) Operations Management, 6) Service and Hospitality Management. He is responsible for the faculty and curriculum in all six content areas.    


Dr. Antonellis is a former full time professor in the Management Department in the Business School at Merrimack College and serves as the Director of the Human Resource Management program. Dr. Antonellis taught the following courses at Merrimack College: Introduction to Business, Honors - Introduction to Business, Human Resource Management and Advance Human Resource Management.  

Dr. Antonellis holds a Doctoral of Education degree specializing in Leadership and Management. His research area is employment phone interview screening procedures, labor relations, and human resource management.

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 police officer (part-time). Dr. Antonellis has a blend of experience working with union and management dealing with labor negotiations, contract administration, grievance management, and presenting testimony at legal proceedings. Dr. Antonellis has served on the faculty at 3 colleges teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level in addition to working in the curriculum development division. He has been teaching online for 10 years and more than 15 years in the traditional classroom. Dr. Antonellis has taught more than 100 graduate and undergraduate courses over the past 10 years. He has lectured to emergency service providers nationally and internationally.

Dr. Antonellis has severed as a freelance curriculum developer for American Heat Video out of Texas; he has also appeared in several training videos as a subject matter expert. He has authored and published more than 35 articles and three books. Dr. Antonellis authored a text book with PennWell Publishing, “Labor Relations for the Fire Service”. He authored Chapter 23: Labor Relations in the “Company Officer Handbook" set to be released in late Spring 2018. He also co-authored a book, “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Firefighters. The calls that stick with you.” Antonellis is a former Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP) and a Certified Addictions Specialist (CAS).  Dr. Antonellis holds a MA degree in Labor and Policy Studies with a concentration in Human Resource Management, BS in Fire Science Administration, AS in Fire Science, and a AS in Criminal Justice.

Empire State College: Student Assessment (Fall 2009)
"You were awesome.  I doubt that I've had an instructor in the entire time that I've studied as ESC that was as involved in the class as you. This was one of the best courses that I have taken."


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About Dr. Antonellis

Empire State College: Student Assessment (Summer 2012)
"I think the instructor is key to quality and participation in discussions/interactions. For example, in my previous online classes my instructors let me post threads the last day it was due to completion. After your feedback I realized that no way was this acceptable for good discussion among classmates as they had no time to post and respond to me. Along with that, the content that you required each of us post in the discussions really assisted the posts and conversation among students. Out of all of my online classes, this class had the most instructor participation and interaction. It truly does help the course move along and keep students involved and excited."