Matissa Hollister

Celebrating excellence in teaching at Desautels

Published: 11Jun2021

Across programs and subject areas, the Desautels Faculty of Management recognizes the vital role that teaching plays in enriching the student experience and in inspiring the next generation of...

Delve: Here’s How to Check in on Your AI System, as COVID-19 Plays Havoc

Published: 30Jul2020

A number of AI systems are breaking down in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, spotlighting a well-known limitation of AI systems: they do not handle novel situations well. Professor Matissa...

Empowering the future of work with AI

Published: 17Jun2020

Professor Matissa Hollister, McGill University Fellow with the World Economic Forum, recently co-presented at the Virtual CogX conference on AI policies that enable the future of HR work. Learn more

Understanding how AI can help combat COVID-19

Published: 9Apr2020

Professor Matissa Hollister, McGill University Fellow at the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, sits down with TVO to share how high-tech firms are using AI to...

AI needs human creativity to flourish

Published: 2Apr2020

AI has the power to transform our understanding of pandemics like COVID-19—but it is only when paired with human creativity that opportunities abound. Professor Matissa Hollister examines the...

Delve: A Call for Social Reinvention (While Keeping our Distance)

Published: 23Mar2020

Social distancing is on everyone’s lips and is well on its way to becoming the phrase of the year. The practices recommended under the social distancing banner offer our best chance to slow the...

The risk of bias in AI technologies

Published: 27Jan2020

With AI technologies now able to perform HR duties, they are gaining the capacity to analyze candidate backgrounds and behaviour to determine their efficiency. A risk of this, Professor Matissa...

Delve: Disruption in the Workplace Podcast

Published: 7Oct2019

Yann LeCun, Director of AI at Facebook and 2018 Turing Award recipient, and Desautels Professor of Organizational Behaviour Matissa Hollister answer the burning question: Is AI coming for your job?

Challenges of today’s labour pool

Published: 6Dec2018

The prevailing belief among employers is that it’s becoming more difficult to find and retain the top talent, especially among younger generations....


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