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Jamilah Dei-Sharpe, PhD student of Sociology, Concordia University
Jamilah is an emerging Sociologist specializing in critical race studies, critical gender studies, decolonial pedagogy and Black masculinity studies. She is active in community work, educational, and research consultancy to support Black, Indigenous, Queer and other racialized communities. As such, she co-founded the Decolonial Perspectives and Practices Hub at Concordia University and the National Black Graduate Network. She is the project manager for the Anti-racist Pedagogy Project at Concordia, an active member of Concordia’s Black Studies Collective, the coordinator of Concordia’s Black Caucus and she held the position of student outreach coordinator with the Black Canadian Studies Association for two years.
She is currently completing her doctoral studies at Concordia University. My project, Black Masculinities in Canada: A Documentary of Black Empowerment and Community Engagement, supervised by Dr. Marc Lafrance, is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship.
Linda Dyer, Professor of Management, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University
Linda Dyer studies the establishment of relationships between the owners of small firms and their employees, as well as how owner-managers interact with professional business advisors. A second stream of research is the organizational impact of demographic diversity, specifically in age, ethnicity and gender. Her research draws on diverse fields including individual cognition, learning and cognitive biases, and the interplay between emotions and cognition.
She has published articles in journals such as the Journal of Managerial Psychology, the Journal of Small Business Management, the International Journal of Small Business, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, as well as chapters in various books.
Kimberley Ens Manning, Associate Professor in Political Science, Concordia University
Dr. Manning is Associate Professor of Political Science and Principal of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute at Concordia University. Specializing in Chinese politics, women and politics, and the rights of transgender children and youth, Dr. Manning analyzes political life through the lens of feminist theory, with particular attention to the affective enactment of family ties in social movements and state formation. In her work as a university leader and community organizer, Dr. Manning has co-founded a non-profit organization, advocated for the passage of human rights legislation in Quebec City and Ottawa, overseen a three-year student-directed program in institutional equity, and built two large grassroots campaigns to run for political office.
Samer Faraj, Desautels Faculty of Management PhD Program Director, Professor of Technology and Innovation, McGill University
Samer Faraj (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the director of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management PhD program. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Technology, Innovation and Organizing. His current research focuses on complex collaboration and on how emergent technologies are transforming coordination and allowing new forms of organizing to emerge. He has over 130 journal articles, refereed proceedings, and book chapters in outlets such as: Organization Science, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, MIS Quarterly, Management Science, and Annals of Emergency Medicine. He has served as senior Editor at both Organization Science and Information Systems Research. He is a Fellow at the Judge School of Management at University of Cambridge. Currently, he is co-editing a special issue at Organization Science on emerging technologies and organizing.
Ann Langley, Honorary Professor of Management, HEC Montréal
Ann Langley is Honorary Professor at HEC Montréal. Her research focuses on organizational change, leadership, and strategic processes and practices in pluralistic settings, with an emphasis on qualitative research approaches. She has published over 80 articles and 40 book chapters and she has co-edited ten books. She is co-editor of the journal Strategic Organization, and co-edits a book series Perspectives on Process Organization Studies (published by Oxford University Press) with Haridimos Tsoukas, based on an annual international symposium held in Greece since 2009.
Michel Laroche, Professor of Marketing, Concordia University
Dr. Laroche is Professor and the Royal Bank Distinguished Professor, Department of Marketing. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the American Psychological Association, the Society for Marketing Advances, the Academy of Marketing Science, and is a Concordia Research Fellow. He has also received several research and service awards. His main research interests are in the areas of communication, consumer behaviour modelling, culture, neuromarketing. retail, Internet and services marketing.
Cédric Lesage, John Molson School of Business PhD Program Director, Professor of Accounting, Concordia University
Dr. Cédric Lesage holds the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Chair in Accountancy and is the director of the PhD in Administration Program at the John Molson School of Business. Dr. Lesage sits on numerous editorial boards and previously held the positions of president of the French Accounting Association (AFC) and vice-president at large of the International Association for Accounting Education & Research (IAAER). His research interest is in financial auditing, with a focus on corporate governance topics and ethical issues.
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