Sandra Rever

Assistant Professor
Human Resources

Office:  EB 3010
Phone:  403.440.5659
Email:  srever@mtroyal.ca
Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandra-rever-phd-a4032218/

PhD (Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Minor in Human Factors Engineering) Univ. of Calgary
MSc (Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Minor in Human Factors Engineering) Univ. of Calgary
BA with Distinction (Psychology and Anthropology) Univ. of Calgary


Sandra Rever is an Assistant Professor in the Bissett School of Business at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta. Sandra’s primary area of expertise is in Human Resources, specifically in the areas of employee relations, organizational effectiveness, leadership and management coaching, strategic HR planning, employee engagement, talent acquisition and brand development. An inspiring and hands-on educator, Sandra’s teaching style combines the latest research in management with practical and real world applications. 

Sandra’s industry experience is diverse and includes over 15 years in various senior-level HR and communication roles in the following sectors:  banking, manufacturing, insurance, agriculture, community planning and development, and residential home construction.  Sandra is passionate about partnering with and sharing leading edge HR research and best practices
with Calgary’s business leaders.


Teaching experience
Employee Relations and Organizational Effectiveness
Compensation and Benefits
Introduction to Human Resources
Business Communication
Organizational Behaviour

Recognition and Awards
In her tenure at the University of Calgary, Sandra received 33 national, provincial, and local awards, scholarships, bursaries and grants. She has also  received awards of excellence from CIBC, Maritime Life and Brookfield Residential.


Sandra’s research interests are diverse and include: examining employee revenge behavior after a perceived broken promise, fairness as perceived by  employees, extra role/citizenship vs. job search behavior as a result of perceived organizational support, supervisor-employee trust,how the use of causal terminology impacts how scientific findings are interpreted, the role of leadership in reducing employee work-life balance stress, reducing needlestick injuries in health care professionals, adapting the stress audit for a practitioner audience, and driver adaptations to mitigate fatigue and reduce accidents.

Sandra has enjoyed collaborating with her research colleagues on these projects; the findings have been published in peer reviewed journals and she has presented the work at several national and international conferences.