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Ian Telfer Professor of Workplace Psychology

2015-2020

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.

University Research Chair in Gender, Diversity and the Professions

2019-2024

Ivy Lynn Bourgeault is a Professor in the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa.  She holds a University Research Chair in Gender, Diversity and the Professions. She leads the Canadian Health Workforce Network and the Empowering Women Leaders in Health initiative. Dr. Bourgeault has garnered an international reputation for her research on the health workforce, particularly from a gender lens. Recent projects focus on care relationships in home and long term care, and on psychological health and safety of professional workers.

CPA Ontario Accounting Fellow

2016-2020

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

2017-2021

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

2013-2023

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

2016-2021

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

2015-2020

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

2011-2023

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

2017-2022

Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. has been appointed as the Logan Katz Fellow for his longstanding service to the accounting program and excellence in research and teaching. He has worked as an auditor in an accounting firm before he started his academic career. 

Ian Telfer Fellow in Global Finance

2019-2022

This research fellowship will help Dr. Shantanu Dutta (an Associate Professor at the Telfer School) to pursue research studies in the context of global financial markets and practices. In particular, his research will focus in the areas of global corporate governance practices, insider trading and private meeting between investors and management. His research outcome is likely to benefit the investors, managers and policy-makers alike – through a better understanding of global financial practices.

RBC Financial Group Professor in the Commercialization of Innovation

2012-2023

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

2017-2024

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.

Ian Telfer Professor of Workplace Behaviour and Health

2015-2020

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

2015-2020

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

2011-2023

Cheryl  McWatters is the holder of this Chair that was created to provide students with historical understanding of the world they will face as business leaders. Her research is particularly interested in the impact of economic, social, cultural and technological changes, mercantilist networks, globalisation and the influence of milieu.

Ian Telfer Fellowship of Workplace Wellbeing

2019-2022

Jane O’Reilly is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour and was awarded the Ian Telfer Fellowship of Workplace Wellbeing. The research activities under this fellowship all seek to better understand the facilitators and barriers to promoting employee psychological, physical, and emotional well-being. Professor O’Reilly is particularly interested in how workplace relationships and social interactions influence well-being. Her most current research investigates social mistreatment as an impediment to workplace well-being, and the experiences of employees living with mental illness.

Deloitte Professors in the Management of Growth Enterprises

2005-2020

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.

Ian Telfer Fellow in Behavior Finance

2019-2022

Samir Saadi, Associate Professor of Finance, has been appointed as Ian Telfer Fellow in Behavioural Finance. The fellowship will allow Professor Saadi to explore how psychological and sociocultural factors influence investors and managers’ decisions in the new era of economic and political uncertainty.

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