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
Dr. Randall Kimmel Associate Banking Institutions
Corporate Finance
Government Policy
Innovation
Dr. Alex Ng Full Finance
Wayne Singular Associate Accounting
Dr. Li Zhang Associate  
Kai Bauman Associate  
Dr. Yongjoo Kang Associate Asset Pricing
Derivatives
Asset Allocation
Monetary Policy
Macro Finance
Market Microstructure
Dr. Zubair Raja Associate Credit Derivatives
Market Efficiency
Corporate Governance with focus on gender issues
Dr. Yanmin (Liz) Gao  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. James Gaisford Full International Trade Theory and Policy: trade liberalization and wage inequality
International Trade and Economic Development
Agricultural Trade and Related Issues
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. 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
Dr. Meng Sun Associate Environmental Economics
Labor Economics

Human Enterprise and Innovation
FacultySupervisory StatusResearch Interests
Dr. Salvador Barragan Full Leadership and diversity in organizations
Gender and identity in organizations
Organizational change
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
Dr. Tolulope Oluwafemi Associate  
Dr. Bruce Martin Full Entrepreneurship as a social good
Entrepreneurship for disadvantaged groups
Creation, design, and scaling of social enterprises
Entrepreneurship education, motivation and development

Management, International Business, Information and Supply Chain
FacultySupervisory StatusResearch Interests
Dr. Avninder Gill Full Sustainable supply chain and operations management
Product and project costing
Dr. Nancy Southin Associate Supply chain management
Reverse logistics
Green supply chains
Dr. Trent Tucker Associate Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
Dr. Abhijit Ghosh Associate  
Dr. Salman Kimiagari Associate Global supply chain
Big data
International finance
International marketing
International entrepreneurship: high technology products
Optimization

Marketing
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. Eric Lien Full  Services marketing
Market segmentation
International marketing
Internet marketing
Dr. Jingzhi (Joyce) Shang Associate Consumer behaviour
Ethical consumption
Consumer well-being
Dr. Russell Currie Full