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Being a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Faculty and staff are divided within the following areas and departments at Lazaridis School of Business & Economics:

Faculty, Accounting

Joanna Andrejkow
Instructor

Anthony Atkinson
Associate Professor

William Banks
Associate Professor

Suk Bedi
Instructor

Allan Benson
Lecturer

Leslie Berger
Assistant Professor
KPMG Foundation Fellowship in Accounting

Jeffrey Botham
Instructor

Kevin Bullock
Instructor

Kai Chen
Assistant Professor

Ling Chu
Associate Professor

Gregory Clark
Lecturer

Phil Cutter
Instructor

John Czubank
Instructor

Michael D’Silva
Instructor

Stephanie Dietz
Instructor

Robert Ducharme
Instructor

Allan Foerster
Instructor

Lan Guo
Associate Professor

Darren Henderson
Assistant Professor

Abiodun Isiaka
Instructor

Yan Jin
Instructor

Helena Keirstead
Instructor

Brent Koritko
Instructor

Peter Lade
Instructor

Susan Lade
Instructor

Bradley Lund
Instructor

Laura MacDonald
Associate Professor

Carolyn MacTavish
Assistant Professor

Esther Maier
Assistant Professor

Robert Mathieu
Linamar Fellow in Accounting
Area Coordinator, Accounting

Chris Maziarz
Instructor
MBA Special Projects and Research Coordinator

Chima Mbagwu
Associate Professor

Bruce McConomy
Professor
Director, CPA/Laurier Centre for the Advancement of Accounting Research and Education

Justin Medakiewicz
Instructor

James Moore
Assistant Professor

Jessica Newman
Instructor

Flora Niu
Associate Professor

Shadab Qaiser
Instructor

Shawn Quinney
Instructor

Lisa Ricci
Instructor

David Scallen
Instructor

Leigh Sherry
Instructor

Scott Taylor
Instructor

Robert Thompson
Instructor

Tracey Weiler
Instructor

Keith Whelan
Instructor

Giselle White
Instructor

Andrew White
Instructor

Bixia Xu
Associate Professor

John C. Young
Lecturer
Coordinator of Undergraduate Student Affairs

Tao Zeng
Associate Professor

Faculty, Business Technology Management (Brantford Campus)

Melany Banks
Instructor

Mel Gabriel
Instructor

Oliver Masakure
Associate Professor
Director, Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa

Kevin McDermott
Assistant Professor

Rosemary A. McGowan
Associate Professor

Patricia Genoe McLaren
Associate Professor
Area Coordinator, Business Technology Management

Josephine McMurray
Assistant Professor

Akbar M. Saeed
Associate Professor
Fellow, Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa

Faculty, Finance

Diego Amaya
Assistant Professor

Ben Amoako-Adu
Professor
The Economical Insurance Group Professor of Finance

Steven Balaban
Instructor

Phelim Boyle
Professor

Michael Brolley
Assistant Professor

Peter Carayannopoulos
Professor
Associate Dean of Business, Faculty Development and Research

Ernie Cosgrove
Instructor

Sonny D'Agostino
Instructor

Robert Ducharme
Lecturer

Bruce Everitt
Lecturer

Heather Graham
Instructor

Madhu Kalimipalli
Professor
Equitable Life of Canada Fellow
Director, PhD and Research-based Master’s Programs in Management

Mary Kelly
Associate Professor
Chair in Insurance

Gautam Khanna
Lecturer

David Kohler
Lecturer

Michelle Lennox
Instructor

Si Li
Associate Professor
Ira Gluskin Fellowship in Finance

William McNally
Associate Professor

Subhankar Nayak
Associate Professor

M. Fabricio Perez
Associate Professor
Director, Financial Services Research Centre

Jack (Jacques) A. Schnabel
Professor

Andriy Shkilko
Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Financial Markets

Brian Smith
Professor
Area Coordinator, Finance
BMO Financial Group Professorship of Entrepreneurial Finance

Dalibor Stancovici
Instructor

Ning (Tony) Tang
Associate Professor
Director, Master of Finance

Jin Wang
Associate Professor

Faculty, Marketing

Sanam Akhavannasab
Assistant Professor

Brent Barr
Instructor

Gerardus Bes
Adjunct Professor

Tina Blanchette
Instructor

Clarence Borja
Instructor

Osama Jawaid Butt
Instructor

Auleen Carson
Instructor

Nicole Coviello
Lazaridis Research Professor
Research Director, Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises

J. Brad Davis
Associate Professor

Daniel Friesen
Assistant Professor

Tripat Gill
Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Market Insight and Innovation

Lisa Giguere
Instructor

Christopher Hewitt
Instructor

Hae Joo Kim
Assistant Professor

Mark Lengies
Instructor

Michael Leon
Instructor

Shirley Lichti
Lecturer

Zhenfeng Ma
Associate Professor
Aidan Tracey Fellow in Experiential and Social Media Marketing

Kalyani Menon
Associate Professor
Area Coordinator, Marketing

Moussa Obeid
PhD Candidate

Grant Packard
Assistant Professor

Chun Qiu
Associate Professor

Chatura Ranaweera
Associate Professor

David Swanston
Instructor

Greg Tanguay
Lecturer

Fang Wang
Associate Professor

Sarah J.S. Wilner
Associate Professor
Laurier Chair in Brand Communication

Peter Zervos
Instructor

Ping Zhao
Assistant Professor

Faculty, Operations and Decision Sciences (ODS)

Mojtaba Araghi
Assistant Professor

Alireza Azimian
Lecturer

Ignacio Castillo
Professor

Mitali De
Professor
Director, MBA Programs
Director, Centre for Supply-Chain Management

Hamidreza Faramarzi
Lecturer

Lynn Gazzola
Instructor

Dan Georgescu
Adjunct Professor

Jane Gravill
Instructor

Michael Haughton
Professor
CN Fellow in Supply Chain Management

Kevin Hendricks
Professor
Area Coordinator, Operations and Decision Sciences

Sapna Isotupa
Professor

Paul Iyogun
Professor

Shailendra Jha
Associate Professor

Teresa Marcon
Instructor

Alan Marshall
Instructor

Hamid Noori
Executive Director, Lazaridis EMTM
Laurier Chair Professor in Enterprise Integration and Technology Management

Michael J. Pavlin
Assistant Professor

Peruvemba Ravi
Associate Professor

Muhammad Umair Shah
Lecturer

Chunming (Victor) Shi
Associate Professor

Mark Wagner
Assistant Professor

David Wheatley
Associate Professor

Xuan Zhao
Professor

Faculty, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management (OB/HRM)

Laurie Barclay
Associate Professor
Area Coordinator, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

Amy Christie
Associate Professor

Farimah HakemZadeh
Assistant Professor

Ivona Hideg
Assistant Professor

Greg Irving
Professor

John Janetos
Instructor

Lisa Keeping
Professor
Associate Dean of Business, Academic Programs

Shawn Komar
Assistant Professor

Jennifer Komar
Assistant Professor

Lindie Liang
Assistant Professor

Karen MacMillan
Assistant Professor

Kim Morouney
Associate Professor
Associate Dean of International and Accreditation
Executive Director, Lazaridis Institute

Steve Risavy
Assistant Professor

Chet Robie
Professor

Simon Taggar
Professor

Tracey Weiler
Instructor

Meredith Woodwark
Assistant Professor

Yujie (Jessie) Zhan
Assistant Professor

Faculty, Policy

Laura Allan
Assistant Professor
Academic Director, Schlegel Centre

David Atkinson
Instructor

John Banks
Associate Professor
Area Coordinator, Policy

John Beresford
Instructor

Carmel Branston
Associate MBA Director
Lecturer

Sofy Carayannopoulos
Associate Professor

Barry A. Colbert
Associate Professor
Director, The Co-operators Centre for Business and Sustainability

Tabatha Dominiquez
Instructor

Anne Domurath
Assistant Professor

Scott C. Ensign
Dobson Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Sebastian P. L. Fourné
Assistant Professor

Leanne Hagarty
Instructor

Kenneth Harling
Professor

Micheál J. Kelly
Dean, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics

Andrij Kowalsky
Assistant Professor

John Lam
Lecturer

Cathleen Leitch
Instructor

Manu Mahbubani
Lecturer

Keith Masterman
Lecturer

Chris Maziarz
Instructor
MBA Special Projects and Research Coordinator

Shelley McGill
Professor

Demi Oba
Instructor

Stephen Preece
Associate Professor

Nina Rosenbusch
Assistant Professor

Ginny Santos
Instructor

Karin Schnarr
Assistant Professor

Hari Stirbet
Instructor

Brandon Van Dam
Instructor

Janet Varner
Instructor

Zach Weston
Instructor

Faculty, Economics

Hideki Ariizumi
Associate Professor
Undergraduate Programs Director, Economics

Jeff Chan
Assistant Professor

Wing Hong Chan
Associate Professor

Edda Claus
Assistant Professor

Jason Dean
Instructor

Jean Eid
Associate Professor

Azim Essaji
Associate Professor
Master of Arts in Business Economics Program Director

Nafeez Fatima
Instructor

Maria Gallego
Associate Professor

Jordana Garbati
Instructor

Karen Huff
Instructor

Ken Jackson
Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Business Programs

Robert Jefferson
Instructor

David Johnson
Professor

Susan Johnson
Associate Professor

Sharif Khan
Instructor

Jerzy (Jurek) D. Konieczny
Professor

Zara Liaqat
Instructor

Paul Maxim
Professor
Director, Master of International Public Policy (MIPP)

Brian McCaig
Associate Professor

Logan McLeod
Associate Professor

Ozlem (Olivia) Mesta
Instructor

Joniada Milla
Assistant Professor

William Morrison
Associate Professor

Houman Mortazavi
Lecturer

Christine Neill
Associate Professor
Assistant Chair, Department of Economics

Ke Pang
Associate Professor

Shadab Qaiser
Instructor

Fiona Rahman
Instructor

Alastair Robertson
Instructor

Bradley Ruffle
Professor

Tammy Schirle
Professor
Director, Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis

Christos Shiamptanis
Assistant Professor

Pierre Siklos
Professor

Justin Smith
Associate Professor

Tracy Snoddon
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Viessmann European Research Centre

Rizwan Tahir
Instructor

Angela Trimarchi
Instructor

Randall Wigle
Professor
Director, PhD Program in Global Governance (BSIA)

Wendy (Yan) Wu
Associate Professor

Steffen Ziss
Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Economics

Business Professors Emeritus and Retired Faculty

Mark Baetz
Professor Emeritus

David Blenkhorn 
Professor Emeritus

Ruth Cruikshank
Professor Emeritus

Gene Deszca 
Professor Emeritus

James Fisher
Professor Emeritus

Reg Haney
Professor Emeritus

Charlotte Heywood
Professor Emeritus

John Jenkins
Professor Emeritus

James McCutcheon
Professor Emeritus

Hugh Munro 
Professor Emeritus

J. Alex Murray
Professor Emeritus

Morton Nelson
Professor Emeritus

Detlev Nitsch
Professor Emeritus

Rolf Seringhaus
Professor Emeritus

Brian Warrack
Professor Emeritus

Economics Professors Emeritus

Arnold Frenzel
Associate Professor Emeritus

Terrence Levesque 
Professor Emeritus

William Marr
Professor Emeritus

Douglas McCready
Professor Emeritus

Frank Millerd
Professor Emeritus

Baldev Raj
Professor Emeritus

Staff

Jennifer Adamthwaite
Administrative Assistant to BTM, OB/HRM, ODS and Policy

Filip Adamski
Business Process Specialist

Mary Joy Aitken
Director, Development, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics

Maggie Allan (on leave)
Program Leader, MBA Toronto Programs

Bethany Ankucza
Program Advisor, Undergraduate Business

Betty Bax
Associate Director, Development, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics

Joanne Benham Rennick
Executive Director, Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation
Associate Professor, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics (Policy) and Faculty of Arts (Global Studies)
Ashoka Change Leader

Donna Braund
Financial Officer

Sarah Burt
Associate Director, Marketing, Lazaridis Institute

Karen Cleaver
Intermediate Administrative Assistant

Jonathan D’Cruz
Associate Director, Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation

Laura Davey
Development Assistant, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics

Jennifer Dilella
Senior Admin. Assistant to the Chair of Economics

Maureen Ferraro
MBA Recruitment and Marketing Coordinator

Patrycja Gadomski
Event Coordinator

Debbie Hopkins
Intermediate Administrative Assistant, Waterloo MBA Programs

Frances Humphreys
Manager, Career Development

Helen Kaluzny
Intermediate Administrative Assistant, Economics

Janice Kirby
Intermediate Administrative Assistant, Toronto MBA Programs

Jennifer Knechtel
Senior Administrative Officer

Amanda Kristensen
Program Coordinator, PhD and Research-based Business Master’s Programs

Taylor Marks
Program Leader, Waterloo MBA Programs

Jordan MacNeil
Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Research

Graham McCormick
Alumni Relations Officer

Richia McCutcheon (on leave)
Events and Communications Coordinator, Lazaridis Institute

Jennie McDougall
Coordinator, Talent Development - Waterloo Campus

Eileen Morouney
Coordinator of Petitions and Student Clubs

Milena Morrison (on leave)
Administrative Assistant, MBA Programs

Amy Neufeld
Program Advisor, Undergraduate Business and Economics

Tolulope Helen Ojo
Coordinator, Talent Development - Brantford Campus

Laura Peace (on leave)
Career Consultant, Lazaridis Graduate Programs

Christina Peterson
Administrative Assistant, MBA Programs

Megan Piticco (on leave)
Coordinator: Communications and Events

Jaime Phillip
Coordinator: Communications and Events

Michael Phoenix
Facility and Technical Support

Scott Pires
Program Leader, MBA Toronto Programs

Bojan Popić
Intermediate Administrative Assistant, Dean of Lazaridis School

Dorota Rams Skazinski
Career Consultant, Lazaridis Graduate Programs

Hillary Reid
Project and Administrative Coordinator

Isaac Santi
Coordinator of Undergraduate Business Programs

Jessica Smith
Events and Communications Coordinator, Lazaridis Institute

Jane Thomas
Administrative Assistant to Accounting, Finance, Marketing

Kate Tippin
Director of Marketing and Communications

Tyler Tykoliz
Finance and Data Analyst, Lazaridis Institute

Jessica Vorsteveld (on leave)
Ashoka Change Leader

Andrea Wilson
Program Coordinator, Lazaridis EMTM

Carrie Wright
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation

TBD
Coordinator, Incubation & New Ventures, LaunchPad Kitchener

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