Jay Handelman and Scott Carson take on new leadership roles at QSB

Posted on August 2, 2011

Kingston – Jay Handelman, Associate Professor of Marketing, took up his new role as Associate Dean, Research, and Director of the PhD and MSc Programs on July 1. His predecessor, Organizational Behaviour Professor Julian Barling, resumes his teaching and research responsibilities full-time after having successfully led the programs for twelve years.

Dr. Handelman, a Queen’s PhD graduate, joined the School in 1994. He served as founding Director of the Centre for Responsible Leadership. He has conducted extensive research into the ways in which marketers integrate emotional, cultural and social responsibility dimensions into their traditional marketing strategies and is an expert on consumer activism and boycotts. His research has been published in several academic journals, including the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Retailing and the Journal of Business Research.

Scott Carson, Strategy Professor and former Director of the Full-time MBA Program, has taken on the leadership of The Monieson Centre, a focal point for research themes related to the knowledge economy. He replaces Yolande Chan, E. Marie Shantz Professor of Management Information Systems, who also returns to her teaching and research responsibilities after having led the Centre since 2006.

Dr. Carson is an authority on Business Ethics, Corporate Governance and Strategic Management.