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ASAC 2019 Conference

Doctoral Consortium Panelists

The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada is pleased to offer a Doctoral Consortium on the first day of the ASAC 2019 Conference at Brock University.

The Consortium is intended for doctoral students, at various stages of their dissertation research, or recent graduates, and will focus on issues critical to all attendees. The Consortium will offer highly interactive sessions facilitated by a panel of scholars. This is a cross-disciplinary Consortium; any doctoral student is eligible to participate. Having a paper accepted at the ASAC conference is not required.

Consortium participants are listed below, with the schedule of their appearance:


Dr. Seung Hwan (Mark) Lee

Research and Publishing

Saturday May 25th, 9:15am - 10:30am


Mark Lee is the Interim Director and Associate Professor at Ted Rogers School of Retail Management at Ryerson University. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at Western University and his MBA from the University of Windsor. His previous work experiences include working for Coca-Cola and General Motors. He has also consulted and provided executive training for corporate teams. Dr. Lee’s primary research interests are in the consumer behavior discipline, specifically focusing on the structural dynamics of consumer networks and its impact on understanding consumers. Professor Lee also contributes to the topic of branding, virtual reality, marketing education, and sensory marketing. His research has been published in top-tiered outlets such as Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Business Research, and Journal of Business Ethics. Dr. Lee currently holds multiple research grant (i.e., SSHRC) and is an award-winning researcher at the business school. He also holds two university-wide best teaching awards from Western University and Colorado State University.


Dr. Albert J. Mills

Research and Publishing

Saturday May 25th, 9:15am - 10:30am

Albert Mills is Professor of Management at Saint Mary’s University (Canada) and co-founder and former director of the Sobey PhD (Management). He is also an 0.2 Professor of Innovation Management at the University of Eastern Finland. His major research interests include gender, diversity and organization; management and organization history; critical sensemaking; qualitative research methods; and paradigms of management thinking. Albert is the author of 125 scholarly journal articles and over 100 book chapters, as well as 45 books and edited collections. His latest books include Insights and Research on the study of Gender and Intersectionality in International Airline Cultures (Emerald, 2017); The Routledge Companion to Management & Organizational History (Routledge, 2015); The Oxford Handbook of Diversity in Organizations (Oxford University Press, 2015); and Business Research Methods (Oxford University Press, 2011). He is currently co-editor of Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management; co-chair of International Critical Management Studies and has served as Chair of the Critical Management Studies Division of the Academy of Management and President of the Atlantic Schools of Business. He has also served as President of ASAC and on the CJAS Editorial Board. He is an ASAC Fellow and holder of the association’s only life-time membership.


Dr. Narongsak (Tek) Thongpapanl

Research and Publishing

Saturday May 25th, 9:15am - 10:30am

Tek Thongpapanl is Professor of Marketing and Product Innovation at the Goodman School of Business, Brock University’s CCOVI Research Fellow, and Chiang Mai University’s RAC Research Fellow. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering, his M.B.A. in Technological Entrepreneurship, and his Ph.D. in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His main research and teaching interests include: NPD, TIM, e-commerce/m-commerce, wine marketing and business management, strategic marketing management in high-tech environments, marketing knowledge creation and management in highly dynamic settings, and the integration of marketing and technology competences. His work appears in many leading business and management journals, and he also reviews for a variety of scholarly outlets, and presently serves as Associate Editor of Technovation, and as a Member of the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of International Marketing. Dr. Thongpapanl was also recognized with awards for outstanding contributions in the areas of research, teaching, and service. His recent recognition includes the 2019 Brock’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2018 Brock's Michael Plyley Graduate Mentorship Award, 2016 University of Canterbury’s Visiting Erskine Fellowship, 2016 Goodman's Distinguished Researcher of the Year Award, and 2015 Goodman's Departmental Researcher of the Year Award within Marketing, International Business.


Dr. Shamsud Chowdhury

The Job Market

Saturday May 25th, 10:45am - 12:00pm

Shamsud Chowdhury is a professor of strategy and competitiveness and chair of the Strategy Area Group at the Rowe School of Business, Dalhousie University. He is an inaugural fellow of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC). Over the past 30 years, he served ASAC in many capacities, including academic reviewer, program chair, and division chair for Strategy in 1994, 1995, and 1996, respectively; ASAC board member in 1996 and 2014; All ASAC Conference Program Chair in 2008; and Coordinator of the ASAC Doctoral Consortium in 2008. In addition, Shamsud served on the Best Paper Selection Committee for the Strategy Division six times, the CJAS Best Paper Selection Committee twice, and the Douglas Mackay Outstanding Paper Selection Committee twice. He serves on the editorial review board of CJAS and Metamorphosis: A Journal of Management Research. Shamsud’s research has generated presentations at scores of conferences in North America and overseas, and appeared in journals such as Business Horizons, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Journal of Business Research, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Long Range Planning. Over the years, he has held visiting appointments at Riga Technical University (Latvia), Helsinki School of Economics (Finland), Warsaw School of Economics (Poland), ESSEC Business School (France), and Bielefeld University (Germany).


Dr. Alexander Serenko

The Job Market

Saturday May 25th, 10:45am - 12:00pm

Alexander Serenko is a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto and a Full Professor of Management Information Systems & Strategy in the Faculty of Business Administration at Lakehead University, Canada. Dr. Serenko holds a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from McMaster University. His research interests pertain to scientometrics, knowledge management, and implicit processes. Alexander has published more than 80 articles in refereed journals, including MIS Quarterly, European Journal of Information Systems, Information & Management, Communications of the ACM, and the Journal of Knowledge Management. He has also won six Best Paper awards at Canadian and international conferences. In 2015, Dr. Serenko received the Distinguished Researcher Award which is the highest honor conferred by Lakehead University for research and scholarly activity. In 2018, he was ranked one of the most productive and influential academics in the knowledge management discipline.


Dr. Tatyana Sokolyk

The Job Market

Saturday May 25th, 10:45am - 12:00pm


Tatyana Sokolyk is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Goodman School of Business, Brock University. She holds a PhD in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University. Prior to Brock University, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Wyoming. Her research interests are in international investments, entrepreneurial finance, and corporate governance. Tatyana’s research has been published in several top-ranked academic journals, including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Journal of Financial Stability. Her work has been presented more than 60 times at professional meetings and seminars in North America, Europe, and Asia and received four Best Paper Awards at academic conferences in the United States and Asia. Tatyana’s co-authored research was highlighted in financial press, such as The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, USA Today, Financial Post, Forbes.com and has been referenced in policy proposals to U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, and international Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Dr. Sokolyk has held SSHRC Insight Development grant and she is a board member at the Northern Finance Association. At Goodman, Tatyana teaches corporate finance at the undergraduate and MBA levels and financial markets and institutions at the undergraduate level.


Dr. James O'Brien

Teaching Tomorrow`s Business Leaders

Saturday May 25th, 1:15pm - 2:45pm

James O'Brien is an Associate Professor in the Management Department of the Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University. He holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario and served in the Management and Organizational Studies Program there, from 2006-12.  He has taught at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels, in Human Resources, Organizational Behaviour, Statistics and Research Methods. James is published in the scholarship of teaching and learning, in the Journal of Management Education, Management Teaching Review, and a teaching-related chapter in The Handbook of Evidence-Based Management.  Much of what he has learned, and re-learned, about teaching over the past 12 years or so came originally from coaching soccer, serving in the Canadian Army, and attending the National Outdoor Leadership School.


Dr. Keri Kettle

Teaching Tomorrow`s Business Leaders

Saturday May 25th, 1:15pm - 2:45pm


Keri Kettle is a F. Ross Johnson Fellow and Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Asper School of Business. Dr. Kettle received a B.A. (Honours Business Administration) from the Royal Military College of Canada, an M.B.A. (Marketing) from the University of Calgary, and a Ph.D. (Consumer Behavior) from the University of Alberta. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Kettle served 12 years in the Canadian Armed Forces as a Logistics Officer. Dr. Kettle is a recipient of the NATO Medal for Kosovo, the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, and the Canadian Forces Decoration. Dr. Kettle's published and current research topics fall into two major streams: consumer self-identity and motivated goal pursuit. His work has been published in the Journal of Consumer Research, Psychological Science and Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

 


Dr. Barbara Sainty

Teaching Tomorrow`s Business Leaders

Saturday May 25th, 1:15pm - 2:45pm

Barbara Sainty received her PhD in accounting from Ohio State University (1995), after which she taught accounting at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and Brock University. She joined Brock in 1999 and taught in the inaugural class of the Master of Accountancy program in January 2000. She has a passion for helping students understand how accounting affects the decision–making process of an organization and she is proud that many of her master’s students have gone on to pursue doctoral studies in accounting. Professor Sainty has worked closely with professional accounting bodies at both the provincial and national levels.  She served on the CICA Board of Evaluators for four years and has designed materials for the CPA education process. She received the FCPA designation in 2016 and also holds the legacy designations of chartered accountant (CA) and certified management accountant (CMA).  Sainty has published in several journals, including the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, the Journal of Accounting Literature and the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.  Her research interests include the use of accounting information for decision in public institutions and global business ethics issues.


Dr. Julie Stevens

Teaching Tomorrow`s Business Leaders

Saturday May 25th, 1:15pm - 2:45pm

Julie Stevens is currently the Special Advisor to the President – Canada Games at Brock University. She also serves as the Director of the Centre for Sport Capacity and is a faculty member in the Department of Sport Management. Dr. Stevens examines both macro and micro level change through various organization theories. Her research explains the transformation of sport organizations over time. She also employs various models of organizational development to analyze dynamics of change and organizational design within sport. For the past 30 years, she has conducted diverse and transdisciplinary hockey research. Dr. Stevens has published on the development of hockey that emphasizes but is not limited to women’s hockey. Specifically, she has published on topics such as institutional development, large-scale change, innovation, governance, managerial logics and practices, player development models, and ethics. She is co-author of the book Too Many Men on the Ice: Women's hockey in North America and has published work on the socio-historical evolution of women's hockey. Dr. Stevens is a North American Society for Sport Management Research Fellow. She has been awarded major Canadian federal government research grants by the National Social Science and Humanities Research Council and is an advocate of international hockey scholarship.

 

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