Research Chairs, Professorships and Fellowships
Ian Telfer Professor of Workplace Psychology
Silvia Bonaccio: Her research agenda is focused on advancing research, education programs and outreach with the community in the areas of psychology applied to workplace dynamics. Professor Bonaccio has a longstanding research interest in employee selection, and judgment and decision-making at work. She also conducts research on the participation and the experience of people with disabilities in the workplace.
CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources
Ivy Lynn Bourgeault is a Full Professor and the Scientific Director of the Ontario Population Health Improvement Research Network and the Ontario Health Human Resource Research Network. Professor Bourgeault has garnered an international reputation for her research on health professions, health policy and women’s health. Her recent work focuses on the migration of health professionals and their integration into the Canadian healthcare system.
CPA Ontario Accounting Fellow
Qiu Chen: Her research projects examine accounting issues in the not-for-profit sector, market reactions to accounting disclosures, the economic implications of adopting the International Financial Reporting Standards, the role of accounting information in decision making, small business debt financing, auditing, and accounting history.
Monfort Research Chair in the Organization of Health Services
François Chiocchio, Associate Professor, is the holder of this Chair. The research activities under this new Chair all respond to the question “how can collaboration be improved in a way that optimizes health services?” Professor Chiocchio is particularly interested in what helps people collaborate: their personality traits, their motivation, and situational factors. His work also looks at the processes that foster interdependence and interdisciplinary, as well as how teams manage change projects.
CPA Ontario Accounting Fellow
Lamia Chourou: Her research focuses on financial accounting, executive compensation, fair value accounting, earnings quality, and corporate governance. Currently, she is working on how economic policy uncertainty influences, among other factors, analyst forecasts and corporate social responsibility.
Ian Telfer Professor Health Organization Studies
Samia Chreim's research focuses on the dynamics of organizational change, integration across healthcare organizations, collaboration among professionals, and leadership and governance. She studies these topics in a variety of healthcare contexts.
Paul Desmarais Professorship of International Entrepreneurship and Marketing
David Crick: His research is primarily concerned with start-up firms with limited resources and that possess an evolving business model, of which internationalization processes and the support requirements of entrepreneurs are a core aspect. This research takes a holistic approach regarding entrepreneurial strategies in internationalizing firms, including the notion of ‘serendipity’ in unplanned versus planned market ventures.
Telfer Excellence Fellow
Shujun Ding's main research interests include judgment and decision-making in accounting contexts, corporate governance, family business, and accounting and finance issues in small business and non-profit organizations. He is currently working with the CPA-Canada Accounting and Governance Research Centre on several projects involving privately held firms.: Associate Professor in accounting, as Telfer Excellence Fellow. This fellowship is awarded for excellence in teaching and research; promotion of the dialogue between the University and the business community through lectures, high quality publications, media relations and the Telfer School of Management’s website.
Logan Katz Fellow
RBC Financial Group Professor in the Commercialization of Innovation
Mark Freel is an accomplished researcher who has undertaken different research projects on behalf of European regional, national and supra-national government bodies. His current research is concerned with innovation policy and practice in relation to small and medium sized firms, and with the role of universities in innovation ecosystems.
University Research Chair in Enduring Entrepreneurship
Peter Jaskiewicz, Full Professor, is the holder of this Chair. He will use the chair to develop empirical models on how family businesses thrive (or decline) over a generation. He will also develop policy recommendations that will help family firms with their entrepreneurial spirit and thereby revitalise their products and services, improving their chances to survive and thrive in a competitive marketplace over time.
University Research Chair in Healthcare Innovation
Craig Kuziemsky, Associate Professor, is the holder of this Chair which aims to support healthcare innovation through team based care delivery. Professor Kuziemsky’s research focuses on developing a comprehensive and data-driven framework for achieving healthcare transformation driven by collaborative teams. The output of this research will enable the design of social informatics interventions to further team based activities as part of healthcare innovation.
Ian Telfer Professor of Workplace Behaviour and Health
Laurent Lapierre:Using the theories and tools developed in the fields of organizational behavior and human resources management, Professor Lapierre’s research focuses on work-family balance and on leadership where he studies the influence that followers can have on leaders.
Endowed Professor of Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability
Daina Mazutis: Her studies recognize environmental and social issues as critical strategic issues that require a broader understanding of business’s role in society. Her current research focuses on CEO characteristics, the adoption of CSR initiatives and the development of leadership traits in business programs.
Father Edgar-Thivierge Chair in Business History
Cheryl McWatters is the Chair holder, it was created to provide students with historical understanding of the world they will face as business leaders. Her research is particularly interested in the impacts of economic, social, cultural and technological change, mercantilist networks, globalisation and the influence of milieu.
Deloitte Professors in the Management of Growth Enterprises
Professors Barbara Orser and Allan Riding hold the Deloitte Professors in the Management of Growth Enterprises. Professor Orser is conducting research on small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) growth, including entrepreneurial decision-making, gender influences, internationalization of SMEs, and public policy. Professor Riding’s research interests include bank financing, loan-guarantee programs, business angels, and venture capital.