Affiliated Faculty

Chialin Chen

Chialin Chen

Associate Professor

Dr. Chialin Chen is an award winning Professor in Operations Management and Technology. He has been the principal investigator of three 5-year Discovery Grants from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) including one entitled Sustainable Product Design for Green Supply Chain Management. Professor Chen is also the co-investigator of a Partnership Development Grant from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) looking into Research Partnerships to Revitalize Rural Economies. He is currently an Associate Editor for OMEGA – The International Journal of Management Science and his own research has been featured in a number of top-tier journals including Management Science, European Journal of Operational Research, Transportation Research, Production & Operations Management, and International Journal of Product Development. Professor Chen teaches New Product & Technology Innovation, Production & Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, and Technology & Operations Strategy.

Sean Cleary

Sean Cleary

Professor & Bank of Montreal Professor of Finance

Dr. Sean Cleary, CFA is the BMO Professor of Finance at Smith School of Business. He has published numerous research articles in various journals including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Financial Research, etc., with his publications having been cited over 1,700 times. Professor Cleary recently co-authored a paper entitled Managerial Practices and Corporate Social Responsibility which is forthcoming in the Journal of Business Ethics and was recently featured on Smith Business Insight. In it, he highlights how the presence of superior management practices is linked to higher levels or corporate social responsibility. Professor Cleary has received several major research grants totaling over $700,000. He is an Associate Editor for two finance journals and regularly serves as a reviewer for many of the top finance journals. In addition, Professor Cleary frequently appears in the media on television, on the radio and in the newspapers.

David Detomasi

David Detomasi

Assistant Professor (Adjunct)

Dr. David Detomasi is an accomplished researcher and professor of International Business and International Political Economy. His research has appeared in Journal of Business Ethics, International Studies Review, Global Governance, Defence Analysis and the Canadian Review of American Studies and he has authored numerous teaching cases and practitioner notes. In his recent publication entitled The Multinational Corporation as a Political Action: ‘Varieties of Capitalism’ Revised Professor Detomasi highlights how firms’ international behavior is often shaped by their home country institutions and the implications this has for setting global standards and being socially responsible. He has also completed several major consulting reports including for the Canadian Blood Services, Nexen Inc., and PowerStream Inc. Professor Detomasi is a regular contributor to the media with recent interviews and opinion pieces appearing in The Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail, as well as on CBC’s Cross Country Checkup. He is currently authoring a book about the international oil market with a focus on the link between international oil prices and the political problems of oil producing nations. Professor Detomasi teaches courses in International Business, Business-Government Relations, and Global Management among others.

Anthony Goerzen

Anthony Goerzen

Donald R. Sobey Professor of International Business

Dr. Anthony Goerzen’s research focuses on the behavior and performance of multinational corporations in relation to location strategy as well as to cooperative strategies (e.g., join ventures, alliances and networks). Professor Goerzen also has an emerging interest in the areas of social enterprise and sustainability in the context of international business. He has an extensive body of published research in several top-tier academic journals including Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Management International Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Academy of Management Perspectives (Academy of Management Executive), and The Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Professor Goerzen recently authored a paper entitled Organizational aspirations and violations of a social standards minimum requirements in the emerging economies clothing industry which is to be presented at the 2015 Strategic Management Society Conference in St. Gallen, Switzerland as well as at the Academy of International Business Conference in Bangalore, India.

Jay Handelman

Jay Handelman

Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Marketing Smith School of Business

Jay Handelman is Associate Dean of Research, and the Commerce ’77 Fellow in Marketing at Smith School of Business. He was the founding Director of Smith School of Business Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (now called the Centre for Social Impact) and is currently a member of the Centre for Social Impact Advisory Board. His research and teaching interests centre on ways in which marketers integrate emotional, social, and cultural dimensions into their product/service and branding strategies. This has led to areas of investigation that include the ways in which marketers interact with not only consumers, but also how their work shapes broader marketplace structures.

Pamela Murphy

Pamela Murphy

Associate Professor & E. Marie Shantz Fellow in Accounting

Dr. Pam Murphy’s current work examines factors that predict fraud and misreporting, especially how individuals rationalize such behavior. She is keenly interested in the psychological aspects of fraud and ethics. One of her recent publications entitled The Ties that Bind: The Decision to Co-offend in Fraud was the winner of the best paper award in the Forensic and Investigative Accounting section of the American Accounting Association. Professor Murphy has been featured as a Presenter at a number of high profile conferences and associations, including her presentation How to Prevent Misconduct by Identifying and Managing Individuals or Environments Prone to Fraud at Compliance & Risk Management Strategies Summit for Portfolio & Fund Managers in Toronto, and several presentations for Chartered Professional Accountants. At Smith School of Business, she teaches Auditing, Fraud in Organizations and PhD seminars in Experimental Methods and Audit Research. She is consistently highly rated in her student evaluations.

Tandy Thomas

Tandy Thomas

Assistant Professor

Dr. Tandy Thomas is an Assistant Professor Marketing at Smith School of Business. Her research, encompassing a variety of methodological techniques (survey, experimental, and interpretive), examines how the social contexts in which individuals are embedded impacts their consumption behaviors. Professor Thomas’ current projects explore how consumers engage in, and navigate through, marketplace-related identity work both collectively and individually. Her work has been published in the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Advertising, and presented at numerous international conferences. Professor Thomas’ new and exciting research into how new parents manage decision making will be presented at the 2015 Consumer Culture Theory Conference and is being prepared for submission to the Journal of Consumer Research. Professor Thomas is also a member of the Journal of Consumer Research editorial review board and received the ‘Outstanding Reviewer Award’ from the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences in 2011. Professor Thomas currently teaches Consumer Behavior and Brand Management at the undergraduate level and Qualitative Research Methods and Consumer Culture Theory in the PhD/MSc program.