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Research Faculty at Desautels

We differentiate ourselves at the Desautels Faculty of Management through a global approach in our teaching and research. Our professors come from all over the world, most have worked on research projects abroad, and many continue to have international collaborations – bringing a strong global perspective to all of our programs.

Meet the members of our leading international faculty
 


Accounting

Steve Fortin

Steve Fortin
Associate Professor

  • Corporate Governance
  • Earnings Management
  • Firm Performance

 

Dongyoung (Young) Lee
Assistant Professor

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Activities
  • Disclosure

Seda Oz

Seda Oz
Assistant Professor

  • Accounting Regulation
  • Financial Institutions
  • Firms' Disclosure Activities
  • Information Environment

 

Jorien Pruijssers

Jorien Pruijssers
Assistant Professor

  • Audit firms
  • Auditor Behavior
  • Governance

MaryJane Rabier

Mary-Jane Rabier
Assistant Professor

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Voluntary disclosure
  • Valuation
  • Tone

Desmond Tsang

Desmond Tsang
Associate Professor

  • Financial Reporting Fraud
  • Earnings Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts

Jingjing Zhang

Jingjing Zhang
Assistant Professor

  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Information Environment

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Finance

Patrick Augustin

Patrick Augustin
Assistant Professor

  • Sovereign and Corporate Credit Risk
  • Derivatives
  • International Finance
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Law and Finance
  • Insider Trading

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean and Professor of Finance

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou
Professor; Dean

 

Laurent Barras

Laurent Barras
Associate Professor

  • Mutual and Hedge Funds
  • Return Predictability
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Performance Measurement

Sebastien Betermier

Sebastien Betermier
Assistant Professor

  • Risk Management
  • Asset Pricing
  • Asset allocation
  • Household finance

Matthieu Bouvard

Matthieu Bouvard
Assistant Professor

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Intermediation

Reuven Brenner
Professor

  • Risk-taking
  • Creating Wealth (by companies)
  • Prosperity (by countries)

Francesca Carrieri

Francesca Carrieri
Associate Professor

Issues of relevance for investors in international financial markets, such as:

  • Asset pricing issues (financial integration/segmentation, currency risk)
  • Portfolio management issues (industry and country portfolio diversification styles, relevance of foreign securities freely accessible to foreign investors)

Benjamin Croitoru

Benjamin Croitoru
Associate Professor

  • Theoretical asset pricing
  • Portfolio choice

Adolfo De Motta

Adolfo De Motta
Associate Professor

  • Financial Crises
  • Governance
  • Risk Management

Jan Ericsson

Jan Ericsson
Associate Professor

  • Corporate bonds, credit derivatives, default risk premia
  • Liquidity in fixed income markets
  • Sovereign default risk

Vihang Errunza

Vihang Errunza
Professor

  • International Asset Pricing
  • Market Integration versus segmentation
  • Currency risk, liquidity and barriers to cross-border investments
  • Valuation and portfolio management in emerging markets
  • Corporate governance
  • Global asset allocation and risk management
  • Credit risk

Ruslan Goyenko

Ruslan Goyenko
Associate Professor

  • Asset Pricing
  • Mutual & Hedge Funds
  • Risk Management

Jiro Kondo

Jiro Kondo
Assistant Professor

  • Corporate Finance (w/ Emphasis on Agency Theory and Frictions in the Financing of New Ideas)
  • Contract Economics (w/ Emphasis on Contract Vagueness and Contract Disclosure)
  • Law and Economics (w/ Emphasis on Contract Law, Agency Law, and Dispute Resolution)
  • Economics of Regulation (w/ Emphasis on Private Regulation)

Sergei Sarkissian

Sergei Sarkissian
Associate Professor

  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Cross-listed Securities
  • Mutual Funds
  • Market Anomalies

David Schumacher

David Schumacher
Assistant Professor

  • Asset Pricing
  • Delegated Asset Management
  • International Finance 

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Information Systems

Animesh Animesh

Animesh Animesh
Associate Professor

  • Impact of electronic marketplaces, digital business models, and online advertising on consumers, firms, and competitive dynamics
  • Impact of virtual world and social media platforms on firms performance as well as consumer experiences and behavior
  • Information diffusion and information search in digital economy
  • Designing computer supported coordination systems to enhance productivity and satisfaction

Genevieve Bassellier

Geneviève Bassellier
Associate Professor

  • Dynamics between IT professionals and their business clients
  • Role of top management in IT strategic initiatives
  • Knowledge integration and adoption in geographically dispersed teams and online communities
  • Knowledge requirements in outsourcing
  • Role of emotions in technology use and adoption

Samer Faraj

Samer Faraj
Professor

  • Complex collaboration and the emergence of new organizational forms in a variety of settings such as: trauma care, hospital care, urgent care clinics, family care clinics, knowledge teams, and online communities
  • How health IT is transforming urgent care clinics and family medicine both in Montreal and in the USA
  • The emergence of data intensive science as a transformational event in health science research
  • How new technology entanglements are transforming organizations and allowing new forms of organizing to emerge

Kartik Ganju

Kartik Ganju
Assistant Professor

  • IT in Healthcare 
  • Labor issues in IT
  • IT and Societal Change
  • Business Analytics and IT

Kunsoo Han

Kunsoo Han
Associate Professor

  • Economic impacts and risk/return implications of IT outsourcing
  • Business value of IT innovation and social media
  • Impacts of mobile channels
  • Impact of IT on human capital

Warut Khern-am-nuai

Warut Khern‐am‐nuai
Assistant Professor

  • Platform for online marketplaces
  • Management of Information Security
  • Predictive Analytics

Liette Lapointe

Liette Lapointe
Associate Professor

  • Management of user resistance
  • Fad, fashion, and the diffusion of innovations
  • Reactions to IT including ambivalence
  • Use of information technology in geriatrics
  • Impacts of information technology in healthcare

Alain Pinsonneault

Alain Pinsonneault
Professor

  • Organizational and individual impacts of information technology
  • User adaptation
  • Social networks
  • ERP implementation
  • E-health, e-integration
  • Strategic alignment of IT
  • Business value of IT

Jui Ramaprasad

Jui Ramaprasad
Associate Professor

  • Information technology-enabled business models

  • Impact of information technology, online WOM, and user-generated content on individual consumption

  • Disruptive impact of technology in digital goods industries

  • Individual behaviour on online dating and online music sites

Emmanuelle Vaast

Emmanuelle Vaast
Associate Professor

  • Social practices and changes associated with Information Systems and innovation
  • Social media and emergence of new phenomena
  • Online communities and identity dynamics
  • Green IT and innovation for sustainability

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Marketing

Thomas Dotzel

Thomas Dotzel
Assistant Professor

  • Service innovations
  • Hybrid innovations
  • Innovation in emerging markets
  • Firm capabilities
  • Measuring the financial value of marketing actions

Laurette Dubé

Laurette Dubé
Professor

  • Health Management
  • Healthcare Collaboration
  • International Collaboration

Hamid Etemad

Hamid Etemad
Associate Professor

  • Corporate Social Entrepreneur
  • International Collaboration
  • Leadership & Governance
  • Social Enterprise
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • Social Innovation

DaHee Han

DaHee Han
Assistant Professor

  • Construal
  • Coping
  • Emotions

Myung-Soo Jo
Associate Professor

  • Cross-cultural Consumer Behaviors
  • International Marketing

Yi (Michelle) Lu
Assistant Professor

 

Yu Ma

Yu Ma
Associate Professor

  • Big data
  • Retailing
  • Food Marketing

Saurabh Mishra

Saurabh Mishra
Associate Professor

  • Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing – Operations – Finance Interface
  • Financial Value of Brands
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Services Sourcing
  • Marketing Analytics

Ashesh Mukherjee

Ashesh Mukherjee
Associate Professor

  • Consumer Psychology

  • Marketing Communications

  • Online Behavior

  • Prosocial Behavior

Emine Sarigöllü
Associate Professor

  • Brand Equity
  • Environmental Perceptions and Attitudes
  • Ethical Leadership
  • International Business
  • Marketing Research Techniques and Survey Methodology

Demetrios Vakratsas

Demetrios Vakratsas
Associate Professor

  • Healthcare Collaboration
  • Risk Management
  • Technology & Innovation

Nathan Yang

Nathan Yang
Assistant Professor

  • Quantitative marketing
  • Empirical industrial organization
  • Retail Strategy
  • Franchising
  • Customer Relationship Management

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Operations Management

Angelos Georghiou

Angelos Georghiou
Assistant Professor

  • Optimization Under Uncertainty
  • Robust Optimization
  • Data Analytics
  • Energy systems
  • Control systems
  • Supply chain management

Mehmet Gumus

Mehmet Gumus
Associate Professor

  • Revenue management
  • Risk management
  • Supply chain management
  • Transportation/logistics

Beste Kucukyazici

Beste Kucukyazici
Assistant Professor

  • Health care
  • Risk management
  • Supply chain management

Shangling Li

Shangling Li
Professor

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Health Management
  • Healthcare Collaboration
  • Helping Quebec Business
  • International Collaboration
  • Leadership & Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Social Innovation
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technology & Innovation

Saibal Ray

Saibal Ray
Professor

  • Emerging Markets
  • Empirical/Behavioral Operations Management
  • Retail Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Risk Management

Juan Serpa
Assistant Professor

  • Government operations
  • Productivity
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Risk Management

Vedat Verter

Vedat Verter
Professor

  • Closed-loop supply chains & sustainable operations
  • Health care
  • Risk management
  • Supply chain management
  • Technology/capacity management
  • Transportation/logistics

Morty Yalovsky

Morty Yalovsky
Associate Professor

  • Data Analytics
  • Forecasting Methods and Regression Modelling
  • Risk Management
  • Statistical Methodology

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Organizational Behaviour

Nancy Adler

Nancy Adler
Professor

  • Global leadership
  • Arts & leadership
  • Women as global managers and leaders
  • Cross-cultural/Multicultural Management
  • International Management
  • Leadership Artistry and Arts-based Leadership

Malllika Banerjee

Mallika Banerjee
Assistant Professor

  • Business and human resource strategies of entrepreneurial firms, especially high-skilled immigrant-owned firms
  • Changing forms of employment relations, including non-standard work arrangements
  • Global careers and job search strategies of high-skilled workers

Lisa Cohen

Lisa Cohen
Associate Professor

  • Human Resource Management
  • Labour Issues
  • Labour Market
  • Organization/Job Structure
  • Recruitment

Suzanne Gagnon

Suzanne Gagnon
Assistant Professor

  • Social inclusion
  • Organizational change
  • Identity dynamics
  • Power relations
  • Leadership

Patricia Hewlin

Patricia Hewlin
Associate Professor

  • Facades of conformity
  • Employee silence
  • Leadership
  • Micro-level processes in values-based organizations

Matissa Hollister

Matissa Hollister
Assistant Professor

  • Trends in career patterns
  • Employment instability and insecurity
  • Organizational restructuring and downsizing

Ruthanne Huising

Ruthanne Huising
Associate Professor

  • Organizational change
  • Work and occupations
  • Regulatory governance and organizational compliance

Alfred Jaeger

Alfred Jaeger
Associate Professor

  • Comparative management across cultural boundaries
  • Management in developing countries
  • Organizational structures and strategy
  • Methods for organizational change

Anthony Masi
Professor

  • Comparative Labour and Industrial Policies, and International Employment Relations

  • Demography and Population Studies, including business demography and the demography of corporations

  • Labour Force and Labour Market, with an emphasis on Italy

Jean-Nicolas Reyt

Jean-Nicolas Reyt
Assistant Professor

  • Construal levels
  • Creativity
  • Learning
  • Social hierarchies

Brian Rubineau

Brian Rubineau
Associate Professor

  • Mechanisms of inequality in markets, occupations, and organizations
  • Professional socialization
  • Social network analysis
  • Computational and mathematical modeling of social systems

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Strategy and Organization

Robert David

Robert David
Professor

  • Emergence of new industries and transformation of mature industries
  • Organizational response to institutional pressure
  • Evolution of management practices
  • Institutions and entrepreneurship

Laura Doering

Laura Doering
Assistant Professor

  • Social processes of economic development 
  • Interpersonal dynamics in financial organizations
  • Entrepreneurship & innovation in low-income communities

Dror Etzion

Dror Etzion
Associate Professor

  • Financial Institutions
  • Organizational Theory
  • Performance Measurement
  • Social Innovation
  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainability Accounting
  • Sustainable Development

Margaret Graham

Margaret Graham
Associate Professor

  • Corporate Social Entrepreneur
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Leadership & Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Social Enterprise
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • Social Innovation
  • Sustainability Collaboration
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technology & Innovation

Jan Jorgensen

Jan Jorgensen
Associate Professor

  • Organizational responses to globalization
  • Management in developing countries

Steve Maguire

Steve Maguire
Professor

  • Corporate Social Entrepreneur
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Integrated Management
  • Leadership & Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Social Enterprise
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • Social Innovation
  • Sustainability Collaboration
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technology & Innovation

Saku Mantere

Saku Mantere
Associate Professor

 

  • Health Management
  • Integrated Management
  • Organization Identity
  • Organizational Theory
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategy Process

Henry Mintzberg

Henry Mintzberg
Professor

  • Managing the myths of healthcare
  • Public, private and social organizations in a balanced society

Elena Obukhova

Elena Obukhova
Assistant Professor

  • Organizational theory
  • Economic sociology
  • Social networks
  • International business
  • Chinese economy and society

Paola Perez-Aleman

Paola Perez-Aleman
Associate Professor

  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable value chains
  • Clusters and networks
  • Economic development
  • Government and business
  • Developing countries

Corey Phelps

Corey Phelps
Associate Professor

  • Competitive strategy
  • Corporate venturing
  • Scenario planning
  • Real options
  • Social networks
  • Innovation management

Omar Toulan

Omar Toulan
Associate Professor

  • Internationalization of firms in emerging markets
  • Global account management
  • Firms scope

Peter Younkin

Peter Younkin
Assistant Professor

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Economic Sociology
  • Organizational Theory
  • Economic Discrimination 

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