The Telfer School of Management has created a Telfer Research Fellowship and a Telfer Teaching Fellowship to recognize high quality teachers, active researchers and dynamic knowledge mobilizers. The three-year fellowships will consist of $15,000 per year each.

Associate Professor Laurent Lapierre has been appointed as a Telfer Research Fellow in recognition of his excellence in research. His two main areas of research are on the causes and consequences of work-life conflict, and the reasons behind why some managers are better leaders than others. Dr. Lapierre is also MBA Associate Director at the Telfer School.

For his teaching excellence and a demonstrated commitment to students, Abdul Rahman, Associate Professor, has been appointed as a Telfer Teaching Fellow. Dr. Rahman teaches courses on Corporate Finance, Managerial Economics and Macroeconomic Policy, International Economics at the BCom, MBA and EMBA levels.