TRU
Business and Economics

MBA Thesis/Project Supervisors

Finance, Accounting and Law
FacultySupervisory StatusResearch Interests
Dr. Raymond Cox Full Finance
Rob Anderson Associate Accounting – Financial and Managerial
Tony Bell Associate Accounting – Financial and Managerial
Dan Thompson Associate Financial Statements
Corporate Finance
Randall Kimmel Associate Banking Institutions
Corporate Finance
Government Policy
Innovation
Alex Ng Full Finance
Wayne Singular Associate Accounting
Dr. Li Zhang Associate  

Economics
FacultySupervisory StatusResearch Interests
Dr. Hasnat Dewan Full Sustainable Development
Environmental and natural resource issues
Urban & regional studies
Poverty and inequality
Banking crisis
Quantitative analysis
Dr. Belayet Hossain Full Public policy
Non-profit and voluntary sector
Aboriginal people well-being
Development Economics
Issues in Macroeconomics
Dr. Hafiz Rahman Associate Public policy
Non-profit and voluntary sector
Aboriginal people well-being
Dr. Laura Lamb Full Public policy
Sustainable development/ community economic development
Non-profits
Public finance
Dr. Ehsan Latif Full Econometrics / Statistics
Labor market behavior
Health and productivity
Dr. Mohammad Mahbobi Full Quantitative and statistical methods applied in Business and Economics
International trade and business
Econometrics and forecasting
Oil market
Dr. Stan Miles Associate Microeconomics
Dr. Derek Pyne Associate Public choice theory
Public economics
International trade, law, and economics
Microeconomics
Economics of religion
Dr. Zena Seldon
Emeritus Professor
Full Public policy, especially institutions and their regulation
Economic and financial literacy
Domestic and international capital markets
Benefit cost and economic impact analysis
Alternative university structures and their roles
Dr. Peter Tsigaris Full Environmental management and policy
Sustainability
Valuation of non-market goods and services
Behavioral economics
Taxation and behavior
Economics of climate change
Dr. Joel Wood Associate Economics

Human Enterprise and Innovation
FacultySupervisory StatusResearch Interests
Dr. Salvador Barragan Associate Leadership and diversity in organizations
Gender and identity in organizations
Organizational change
Graeme Cotzer
Open Learning Faculty Member
Associate  
Dr. Angus Duff Associate  Human resource management
Organizational behavior
Dr. Andrew Fergus Full Leadership
Business ethics
Sustainable development and corporate social responsibility
Creativity and innovation
Organizational change
Dr. Scott Rankin Associate Human resources
Organizational behaviour
Deborah Sloat Associate Human resource management
Organizational behaviour

Management, Information and Supply Chain
FacultySupervisory StatusResearch Interests
Dr. Avninder Gill Full Sustainable supply chain and operations management
Product and project costing
Dr. Samira Keivanpour Associate Supply chain management
Sustainable solutions in supply chain and logistics
Design for environment and Design for X
End of life products management
Digital supply chain and industry 4.0
Design of logistics hubs
John Prpic
Open Learning Faculty Member
Associate Information systems
Data analytics and business modelling
Big data
Nancy Southin Associate Supply chain management
Reverse logistics
Green supply chains
Bernie Warren Associate Supply chain management
Data analytics and business modelling
Big Data

Marketing and International Business
FacultySupervisory StatusResearch Interests
Dr. Matti Haverila Full Customer satisfaction and loyalty
New product development (NPD)
Product feature preferences
Marketing of high technology products
Services marketing
E-learning
Dr. Warveni Jap Associate International business
International and global marketing
China and Asia marketing
Cross-cultural management
Brand management
Dr. Salman Kimiagari Associate Global supply chain
Big data
International finance
International marketing
International entrepreneurship: high technology products
Optimization
Dr. Anne Lavack
Emeritus Professor
Full Consumer behaviour
Social marketing
Social media
Advertising
Dr. Eric Lien Full  Services marketing
Market segmentation
International marketing
Internet marketing
Dr. Muhammad Mohiuddin Associate Offshore outsourcing and dynamic capabilities view
Global Strategy
Emerging markets economy
Cross-cultural management
International business
Social entrepreneurship
Dr. Jingzhi (Joyce) Shang Associate Consumer behaviour
Ethical consumption
Consumer well-being
Dr. Biggi Weischedel
Open Learning Faculty Member
Associate Marketing strategy
E-commerce
Marketing research
Strategic decision-making
Web analytics