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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
November 25, 2014

Canadian Excellence
Teresa Marcon

Ms. Teresa Marcon

Lecturer (ODS)

Contact Information
Email: tmarcon@wlu.ca
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.4158
Fax: 519.884.0201
Office Location: P2000
Office Hours: Spring 2013: Tues. 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. or by appointment
Academic Background
BSc (University of Waterloo), MLIS (The University of Western Ontario)

Biography

Teresa Marcon joined the ODS area in 2007. She teaches Management Information Systems core and elective courses. Teresa Marcon is currently completing a PhD in Information Systems at the Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario, where she was also a lecturer. Prior to undertaking the PhD, she spent several years working for a number of e-business start-ups as well as Oracle Canada. Informed by her engagement with practice, her research draws on contemporary theory in the social sciences and philosophy. At present, her principal program of research is directed at understanding the global movement of information technologies and in particular the practice of offshore IT outsourcing. Her work has been accepted for publication in Information Systems Journal and published in book chapters and conference proceedings.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Information systems: offshore IT outsourcing; IT in education; ERP systems and empowerment; IT adoption

Theory & Methodology: language as action; Foucault, history, discourse; ethnomethodology; post-structuralism and critique