Brian Rubineau

Associate Professor and Area Coordinator, Organizational Behaviour
Academic title(s): 

Desautels Faculty Scholar

Brian Rubineau
Contact Information
Email address: 
brian.rubineau [at]
Alternate email address: 
linda.foster [at]

Bronfman Building, [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 1G5


Ph.D. - Management - MIT Sloan School of Management
M.S. - Population & International Health - Harvard University
S.B. - Mathematics, Brain & Cognitive Science - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Organizational Behaviour

Brian Rubineau is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. His research investigates how informal social dynamics contribute to inequalities in occupations and labor markets. His research appears in management and sociology journals such as Management Science, Organization Science, and American Sociological Review. He is the recipient of multiple competitive research grants, and he has been a Residential Research Fellow at the Institute for the Social Sciences at Cornell University and a Graduate Fellow at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University.

MGCR 222 Intro to Org Behaviour 3 Credits 
MGCR 651 Managing Resources 4 Credits 
BUSA 690 Special Topics: People Analytics (Winter 2017) 3 Credits
Curriculum vitae: 
Tenured & Tenure Track
Research areas: 
Computational & Mathematical Modeling of Social Systems
Mechanisms of Inequality in Markets, Occupations & Organizations
Professional Socialization
Social Network Analysis
Graduate supervision: 


  • Hye Yeon Gong
  • Sumeet Duggal
  • Yisook Lim (Cornell University)

Minor Member:

  • Karina Wibowo, PhD 2016, Jacobs University (Economics)
  • Eunhwa Yang, PhD 2016, Cornell University (Design) -> Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Pamela Pollock, PhD 2010, Cornell University (Education) -> Harvard University
Taught previously at: 

Cornell University

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