2019 SSHRC Grants awarded

Published: 11 October 2019

Congratulations to the Desautels professors who received 2019 SSHRC Grants. SSHRC Insight Development Grants

Prof Daphne Demetry’s paper wins 2022 Ralph Gomory Best Industry Studies Paper Award

Published: 11 July 2022

Congratulations to Daphne Demetry, Assistant Professor of Strategy & Organization, whose paper "The New Food Truck In Town: Geographic Communities and Authenticity-Based Entrepreneurship" won...

Consumers call for authenticity in the food industry

Published: 8 December 2021

As fast food and takeout continue to increase in popularity during the pandemic, major chains like Jack in the Box and Wendy’s are seeing sizable revenue growth. According to Professor Daphne...

Delve podcast: Gourmet Food Trucks and the Authenticity Recipe with Daphne Demetry

Published: 1 October 2021

An entrepreneurship venture high in creativity, culture, and community and low in risk, gourmet food trucks illuminate how authenticity and associated identities—like the “cultural omnivore”—are...

Professor Daphne Demetry awarded 2019 SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Published: 9 October 2019

Daphne Demetry, Assistant Professor in Strategy & Organization, awarded 2019 SSHRC Insight Development Grant

The New Food Truck in Town: Geographic Communities and Authenticity-Based Entrepreneurship

Published: 24 March 2021

Authors: T. Schifeling and Daphne Demetry Publication: Organization Science, Volume 32, Issue 1, January 2021, Pages 133-155. Abstract:

Entrepreneurs build community to get through the pandemic

Published: 29 July 2020

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on small businesses, with almost half of Canadian small businesses battling significant reductions in sales and staffing. Elena Obukhova and Daphne Demetry,...

The slower, safer path to entrepreneurship

Published: 9 April 2020

For working professionals, leaving their day job to pursue another passion may seem risky. A rise in “part-time entrepreneurship” in the culinary world is seeing amateur chefs set up exclusive...

Desautels Global Expert: Michael Novak

Published: 17 November 2017

Michael Novak, BSc'76, BCL'80, LLB'81, Chairman and Investor at LaunchLeap Inc. Monday, November 13, 2017 Guest Lectures in Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (MGPO 362) with Prof. Daphne Ann Demetry


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