Meet our Students

Once our doctoral students have firmly established their research objectives, they are given significant exposure to best practices in teaching and course development through the Centre for Teaching Excellence and York University’s Teaching Commons.

 

Accounting

  • Tahmina Ahmed

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Accounting
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2023

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Master of Accounting
    The Ohio State UniversityMBA
    University of Dhaka
    Bachelor of Business Administration
    University of Dhaka

    Awards and Honours

    2016-2017 Fulbright Scholarship, US Department of State
    2010-2011 Prime Minister’s Gold Medal for Bachelors of Business Administration, University of Dhaka
    2010, 2012 Dean’s Award, University of Dhaka

     

  • Xiaoran (Jason) Jia

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Accounting
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2023

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Kindaran Kanagaretnam
    2016 Master of Business Administration
    2012 Master of Science in Finance

     

  • John Richard Kurpierz

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Accounting
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2020

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Jeffery Everett
    2013 Master of Public Administration
    University of Washington
    Seattle, Washington
    2010 Bachelor of Arts, Sociology and Minor, Political Science
    University of Arizona
    Tucson, Arizona

    Thesis Topic

    The Intersection of Citizen Accountability and Financial Statement Comprehensibility

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Kurpierz, J., Thorne, L. and Joshi, P. “The Effect of CEO Narcissism and Organizational Identification on Corporate Social Responsibility” work in progress, with Linda Thorne and Preetika Joshi, York University

    Kurpierz, J. “GAAP Compliance and School District Outcomes: Evidence from Washington State”

    Kurpierz, J. “Towards a Regrowth of Organizational Ecology: How Accounting Provides New Tools for an Established Paradigm”

    Kurpierz, J. “Citizen Comprehension of Accounting Documents: What Even Is ‘Citizen-Centric?’”

    Smith, K. and Kurpierz, J. “Case Study of the Southpeak School District: The School of Hard Bonds” work in progress, with Ken Smith, Central Washington University

    Bamber, M. and Kurpierz, J. “Rituals of Degradation in a Government Accounting Context: The Case of Carillion”, work in progress with Matt Bamber, Schulich School of Business

    Deng, C. and Kurpierz, J. “When Stratification Encounters Globalization: International Supply Chain Accountability as Seen through the Foxconn Suicides” work in progress, with Claire Deng, Ryerson University

    Kurpierz, J. and Cho, C. “TWO FACES OF COVID-19 IN NORTH AMERICA: SHARING POLICY IMPROVEMENTS BETWEEN CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES” (Currently under second-round review at  Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal)

    Awards and Honours

    2019 Association of Government Accountants Graduate Scholarship
    2016 Schulich Entrance Scholarship of Merit
    2006 US National Merit Scholar

    Refereed Publications

    Kurpierz, J. & Smith, K. (2020) “Forensic Acculturation for Accountability in Local Governments: A Design Science Approach for School Leaders and Citizens” Journal of Forensic Accounting Research (In Press).

    Zender, J.; Kurpierz, J., and Smith, K. “Fiscal Data Management and Analytic Research Strategies of Public Educational Institutions” Book chapter of Complementary Research Methods for Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Edited by Chad R. Lochmiller. Palgrave Macmillan 2018

    Kurpierz, J., & Panci, E. (2015). “Quality of Financial Reporting of Washington State School Districts: Results from a Population-Wide Analysis of Audited Financial Reports” Evans School Review, 5, 106–120.

    Cho, C. and Kurpierz, J. (2020) “Stretching the Public Purse: Budgetary Responses to COVID-19 in Canada” Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting, and Financial Management.

    Kurpierz, J. and Smith, K. (2020) “The Greenwashing Triangle: Adapting tools from Fraud to Improve CSR Reporting” Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal.

    Refereed Conference Papers

    2020
    “Case Study of the Southpeak School District: The School of Hard Bonds” & “Stymied Citizen Tipsters: How Those Closest to Red Flags are Prevented from Achieving Accountability” 2020 American Accounting Association Forensic Accounting Research Conference, Washington, DC

    2019
    “Executive Narcissism and Corporate Citizenship” 2019 AAA/Deloitte Foundation/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium, Dallas, Texas

    2018
    “Greenwashing is Fraud (And Fraud is Fixable!) How structural similarities allow accounting policy to prevent greenwashing” 2018 Centre For Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) 2018 North American Congress, Toronto, Ontario

    “Panel Discussion: Theoretical Challenges in Qualitative Accounting Research: What is Theory and What is NOT”. Panelist. 3rd Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario

    2017
    “Facing Financial Reality: A Local Government Multi-Actor Model” 2017 Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference Emerging Scholars Colloquium, Quebec City, Quebec

    Poster Presentation “The Effect of CEO Narcissism and Organizational Identification on Corporate Social Responsibility” Waterloo Ethics Symposium, Toronto, Ontario

    “Greenwashing is like fraud. We have tools to treat fraud. Therefore, we have tools to treat greenwashing.” Centre of Excellence In Responsible Business, Student Research Workshop and Incubator, Toronto, Ontario

    2016
    “Case Study of the Southpeak School District: The School of Hard Bonds” Western Casewriters’ Association, 2016 Conference. Portland, Oregon

    2015
    “Facing Financial Reality: A Local Government Multi-Actor Model” 2015 American Accounting Association, Government/Nonprofit Section Midyear Meeting, Detroit, Michigan

    “Three Languages of Governmental Accounting: How to understand, be understood, and create effective dialogue” Washington Society of CPAs/ Association of Government Accountants Government Accounting and Auditing Conference, Tacoma, Washington

  • Minqi Liu

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Accounting
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2025

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    2013 Master of Accounting and Finance
    University of Edinburgh
    Edinburgh, UK
    2010 Bachelor of Financial Management
    Central University of Finance and Economics
    Beijing, China

     

  • Makini McGuire-Brown

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Accounting
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2024

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Marcia Annisette
    2020 MBA
    2013 MBBS Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery
    2011 BSc Basic Medical Sciences

    Thesis Topic

    Accounting for Quality in Healthcare Service Delivery : Performance Metrics, Teamwork, and the Institution.

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Research Interests: Health and Accountability, Metrics, Transparency & Accountability, Health Organizations

    Individual Working Paper
    AN INSTITUTIONAL THEORY OF TEAMWORK: FLUID, LOCAL PILLARS

    Individual Working Paper
    “An Auto-Ethnographic Study on the effects of the Current Use of Metrics in
    Healthcare; a comparison of 2 nations”

     

    Awards and Honours

    2018, 2019 Dean’s Entrance Award- Schulich School of Business

     

  • Errol Osecki

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Accounting
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2021

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Linda Thorne
    Chartered Accountant Designation – Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
    MPAcc – Masters of Professional Accounting, University of Saskatchewan
    Seattle, Washington
    B.Comm – Accounting, University of Saskatchewan
    B.A. – English, University of Saskatchewan
    B.F.A. – Acting, University of Saskatchewan

    Thesis Topic

    The Role of Auditor Emotion in Qualitative Materiality Judgements

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Emotional Theory
    Auditing and Auditor Behaviour
    Professional Skepticism

    Technology and the Audit: A Phenomenological Analysis (work in progress)
    A Study of Technological Adoption in the Audit Industry: The Theory of Disruption Applied to a Regulated Industry (work in progress)
    Emotion, Construal, and Investor Decision Making (work in progress)

    Awards and Honours

    2018 SSHRC – Technology, Audit, and Ethics: Dr. Linda Thorne, lead researcher
    2017 Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    Refereed Publications

    Farrar, J., Massey, D. W., Osecki, E., & Thorne, L. (2018). Tax fairness: Conceptual foundations and empirical measurement. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-17.

    Farrar, J., Massey, D. W., Osecki, E., & Thorne, L. The Association Between Vertical Equity and Presidential Voting Behavior and Taxpayers’ Compliance. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-14.

    Refereed Conference Papers

    The Association Between Vertical Equity and Presidential Voting Behavior and Taxpayers’ Compliance, CAAA Annual Conference 2019

  • Leo Sheng

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Accounting
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2022

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Dean Neu
    Master of Accounting
    York University
    Bachelor of Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business, York University

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Fair value disclosure

    Financial reporting

  • Changqiu Yu

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Accounting
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2021

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Kindaran Kanagaretnam
    MA in Accounting
    Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
    China
    BA in Accounting
    Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
    China

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Data Analytics, Analyst Forecasts, International Accounting, Corporate Governance

  • Shujie Zhang

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Accounting
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2024

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    2013 Master of Accountancy
    Brock University
    2010 Bachelor of Accounting
    Shandong University of Science and Technology

     

 

Finance

  • Ray Bawania

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Accounting
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2022

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Ming Dong
    Master of Business Administration
    BCom (Honours)

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    -Corporate Finance
    -Behavioral Finance
    -Capital Market Structure

     

  • Batur Celik

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Finance
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2023

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    2017 Master of Science in Finance
    University of Illinois Chicago
    Chicago, IL, USA
    2015 Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    Hacettepe University, Ankara
    Turkey
    2012 Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
    Bilkent University
    Ankara, Turkey

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Research Interests:

      • Alternative Investments
      • Peer-to-peer (decentralized) network systems and their applications in finance
      • Crypto-currency, mortality futures pricing
      • Machine Learning algorithms and their applications in finance

    Work in Progress:

      • Mortality Mean Variance: Life During Covid (M.A. Milevsky and B. Celik) Working Paper
      • Pandemics and the Value of Longevity Options (M. A. Milevsky and B. Celik) Working Paper

    Refereed Publications

    Cao, M. and B. Celik (2021). Valuation of bitcoin options. Journal of Futures Markets 41 (7), 1007–1026.

  • Sunny Chen

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Finance
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2024

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    MSc Management
    Lakehead University
    Bachelor of Commerce
    University of Toronto

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Insider trading, stock price crash risk

    Currently working on a research project with Professor A. Rzeznik

    Awards and Honours

    2019 Ontario Graduate Scholarship
    2019 Schulich Entrance Scholarship of Merit PhD
    2019 Invesco Doctoral Scholarship

     

  • Arshia Farzamfar

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Finance
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2024

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    2016-2019 Masters of Business Administration in Finance
    Sharif University of Technology
    Iran
    2010-2016 Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Electronic
    Sharif University of Technology
    Iran

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Corporate Finance, Behavioral Finance

    Awards and Honours

    2019 Recipient of Schulich Entrance Scholarships of Merit for PhD Students
    2018 Honored preeminent student, ranking 1st among 2016 entrants of the MBA program in Sharif University of Technology

     

  • Hosein Hamisheh Bahar

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Finance
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2023

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Lilian Ng / Prof. Dr. Pouyan Foroughi
    2017 Masters of Financial Engineering
    Amirkabir University of Technology
    2014 Bachelor of Industrial Engineering
    Kharazmi University

     

  • Chengcheng Huang

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Finance
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2026

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    2021 M.A. Economics
    University of Toronto
    Toronto, Ontario
    2010 H.B.Sc Financial Economics
    University of Toronto
    Toronto, Ontario

     

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Asset Pricing, Behavioural Finance, Machine Learning Applications in Finance

    Awards and Honours

    2021 Invesco Doctoral Scholarship, Schulich Entrance Scholarship of Merit
    2020 Winner, Rotman Portfolio Management Competition, Nomination, Canadian Economics Association and Bank of Canada Best Undergraduate Paper Award

     

  • Aman Khan

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Finance
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2022

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Yisong Tian
    2013 MBA (Financial Mgmt)
    2010 Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical)

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Areas of interest include:
    1) Corporate innovations
    2) Executive Compensation
    3) Intellectual property

    Current Works:
    1) Innovation and executive compensation
    2) Patent dynamics in the US
    3) Litigation – Impact on the Firm

  • Alireza Mahalati Rayeni

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Finance
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2022

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Kee-Hong Bae / Prof. Dr. Yelena Larkin
    Mechanical Engineering
    University of Tehran
    Business Administration
    Sharif University of Technology

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Corporate Finance and Innovation

     

  • Xinyao Zhou

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Finance
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2021

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Mark Kamstra
    M.Sc
    Brock University
    B.B.A
    Harbin Institute of Technology

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Whose attention matters? Evidence from the Return Predictability between Economic Linked Firms

    Awards and Honours

    2016 Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    Refereed Publications

    Ben Omrane, W., Welch, R. and Zhou, X.. The Dynamic Effect of Macroeconomic News on the Euro/US Dollar Exchange Rate, Journal of Forecasting. Volume 39, 2020.

    Ben Omrane, W., Savaser, T., Welch, R. and Zhou, X.. Time-varying effects of macroeconomic news on euro-dollar returns, North American Journal of Economics and Finance. Volume 50, 2019.

 

Marketing

  • Rowan El-Bialy

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Marketing
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2022

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    MSc in Community Health and Humanities
    Memorial University
    BSc (Hons.) in Psychology
    University of Alberta

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Positioned within the field of Consumer Culture Theory, my current research uses qualitative methods such as critical discourse analysis to examine how ideological work shapes marketplaces and consumer experiences by way of powerful messaging. I am involved in projects that examine power and discourse in the cases of policy changes (e.g., payday loans, cannabis legalization) and the use of public services (e.g., nursing homes, emergency departments). Theoretically, I engage with work on the political shaping of consumption and ethics in a capitalist society. My theoretical lens draws on Foucauldian conceptions of power, practice theory and embodied knowledge, as well as research from political psychology on distributive justice.

    Awards and Honours

    Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program Doctoral Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

    International Early Career Scholar Travel Grant, Society for Psychological Anthropology

    The Dr. Alfred T. H. Burness Graduate Award in Medicine, Memorial University

    Dean’s Fellowship – Master’s Level, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University

    Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Banting and Best Graduate Scholarship- Master’s Award

    Canadian Mental Health Association Research Award

    Women’s Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland Research Award

    F. A. Aldrich Graduate Fellowship, Memorial University

    Certificate of Academic Excellence- Outstanding Thesis Award, Canadian Psychological Association

    The Dean’s Silver Medal in Science, University of Alberta

    Margaret Ruth Crawford Memorial Award, University of Alberta

    Population Health Research Network (PHIRNET) Summer Institute Nomination

    Academic Achievement Award, University of Alberta

    Dean’s List, Faculty of Science, University of Alberta

    German Government Book Prize for Excellence in Intermediate German

    Refereed Publications

    El-Bialy, R.; Mulay, S. (2018). Microaggression and everyday resistance in narratives of refugee resettlement. Migration Studies, https://doi.org/10.1093/migration/mny041

    Spiers, J. & El-Bialy, R.; Trahan, LM.; Cummings, GG. (2017). Response to the letter by Khoujah and Hirshon: Decisions to transfer nursing home residents to emergency departments: A scoping review of contributing factors and staff perspectives. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18(5), 446.

    El-Bialy, R.; Mulay. S. (2015). Two sides of the same coin: Factors that support and challenge the wellbeing of refugees resettled in a small urban centre. Health & Place, 35, 52-59.

    Robert, E.; Hajizadeh, M; El-Bialy, R.; Bidisha, S. H. (2014). Globalization and the diffusion of ideas: Why we should acknowledge the roots of mainstream ideas in global health. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 3(1), 7-9.

    Olsen, C., El-Bialy, R., Mckelvie, M., Rauman, P., & Brunger, F. (2014). ‘Other’ troubles: Deconstructing perceptions and changing responses to refugees in Canada. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 18(1), 58-66.

    El-Bialy, R. (2013). Questioning the assumptions of universality in psychiatric approaches to mental healthcare in Canada. Health Science Inquiry, 4(1).

    El-Bialy, R., Gagne, C., & Spalding, T. (2013). Processing of English compounds is sensitive to the constituents’ semantic transparency. The Mental Lexicon, 8(1), 75-95.

    Refereed Conference Papers

    El-Bialy R, Main K. It’s high time: Analyzing the discourses surrounding marijuana legalization in Canada. (Poster). International Society for Political Psychology, San Antonio, Texas.

    Cummings GG, Tate K, Lee S, El-Bialy R, Cummings GE, Holroyd-Leduc J, Reid C, Rowe BH, Estabrooks CE. Exploring quality indicators for older persons’ transitions in care: A systematic review and Delphi process. (Presentation). 46th Meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, Winnipeg, MB.

    Godperson, S.; Spiers, J.; Cummings, G.; El-Bialy, R. How conflicting professional paradigms influence decisions to transfer long term care residents to the emergency department. (Poster). International Council of Nurses Congress 2017. Barcelona, Spain.

    Spiers, J.; El-Bialy, R.; Tate, K.; Cummings, G. Do Advanced Care Planning/Goals of Care Designations facilitate or hinder clinically making decisions to transfer long-term care residents to the emergency department? (Presentation). Qualitative Health Research Conference. Kelowna, BC.

    El-Bialy, R. Microaggression, everyday resistance, and the mental wellbeing of refugees resettled in a small urban centre. (Presentation). The Society for Psychological Anthropology’s Biennial Conference. Boston, MA.

    El-Bialy, R. & Mulay, S. Resettling on the edge: Factors affecting the wellbeing of refugees living in St. John’s, Newfoundland. (Poster). National Metropolis Conference 2015. Vancouver, BC.

    El-Bialy, R. Tamp and Puff: Meaning Construction in an Online Forum for Pipe-Smokers. (Poster). Men’s Health, Masculinities, Work and Wellbeing Symposium. Durham University, UK.

    Gagne, C., Spalding, T., & El-Bialy, R. Processing of English compounds is sensitive to the constituents’ semantic transparency. (Poster). 53rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis.

    El-Bialy, R., Gagne, C., & Spalding, T. Constituent opacity affects semantic priming for English compounds. (Poster). 8th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Montreal, QC.

  • Gulay Taltekin-Guzel

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Marketing
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2022

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    Educational Background

    2019 – present PhD Candidate, Business Administration, field: Marketing
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Eileen Fischer
    2017 – 2019 PhD Student, Business Administration, field: Marketing, minor: Sociology Schulich School of Business – York University, Toronto, Canada
    2014 – 2017 MSc, Business Administration, field: Marketing
    Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
    GPA: 3.76 (High Honor’s degree)
    Thesis title: Mockery as a Cultural Distancing Strategy in Media Consumption
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Guliz Ger
    2009 – 2014 BSc, Business Administration, field: Marketing
    Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
    GPA: 3.33 (Honor’s degree)

    Thesis Topic

    Influencing a Field: The Role of Influencers in The Cosmetics Industry

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    I study dynamic markets where consumers are adapting to new technologies, new categories of actors, and/or new challenges to their well-being. I am interested in how consumers “buy into,” resist, and reconfigure changes introduced into markets that matter to them. I am particularly interested in consumers in positions of structural inequality whether because of their race, gender, sexuality or social class. My goal is to develop insights that balance the interests of market actors to benefit society as a whole.

    Taltekin-Guzel, G., Ger, G. “Performing Taste and Distaste: Jockeying for Positioning in Middle Class Territories”, Consumption Markets and Culture, under review (round 1)

    Taltekin-Guzel, G., Fischer, E. “Practices Made Perfect?:  How Consumers Adapt to Practice Disruptions Initiated by Influencers”, preparing for submission to Journal of Consumer Research 

    Taltekin-Guzel, G., Fischer, E. “Undue Influence: Leveraging and Defending Against the Incursions of Influencers” preparing for submission to Journal of Marketing 

    Taltekin-Guzel, G., “Scarcity Research: History, Typology and Future”, preparing for submission to Marketing Theory 

    Taltekin-Guzel, G., Fischer, E. “This House won’t be Your Home: How Markets Manage Supply Scarcity”, data analysis in progress

    Kuruoğlu, A.P., Taltekin-Guzel, G., “This Carpet Does Not Match Those Drapes: Taste, Expertise and Status Negotiation in an Online Community”, data collection in progress

    Awards and Honours

    July 2019 Schulich PhD Conference Fund ($1000 CAD)
    March 2019 Best Poster Award, PhD category ($500 CAD)
    2018 – 2019 York University, Graduate Fellowship ($8500 CAD)
    October 2018 Schulich PhD Conference Fund ($1000 CAD)
    2017 – present Schulich School of Business, PhD Fellowship
    July 2017 Schulich PhD Conference Fund ($1000 CAD)
    2014 – 2017 Bilkent University, Faculty of Business Administration Merit-based tuition waiver and monthly stipends
    August 2015 Bilkent University, Faculty of Business Administration Fund for Participation in International Scientific Events (2,500 TRY)
    June 2015 Bilkent University, Center for Research in Transitional Societies Seminar participation grant (950 EUR)

    Refereed Conference Papers

    Taltekin-Guzel, G., Fischer, E., “Scarcity Research: History, Typology and Future”, Consumer Culture Theory (CCT) Annual Conference 2019, Montreal, Canada, July 17-19, 2019.

    Taltekin-Guzel, G., Fischer, E., “Exploring The Cooptation of a Feminist Discourse”, Marketing Research Symposium, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Waterloo, Canada, April 26, 2019.

    Taltekin-Guzel, G., “When a House Can’t Be Your Home: How Markets Manage Supply Scarcity”, Schulich Research Day, Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, Canada, March 28, 2019.

    Taltekin-Guzel, G., Fischer, E., Single Ladies, Buy Condos and Get Liberated!!: Exploring The Cooptation of a Feminist Discourse, 14th ACR Gender, Marketing and Consumer Behavior (Genmac) Conference, Dallas, TX, USA, October 9-11, 2018.

    Taltekin-Guzel, G., Fischer, E., “When a House Can’t Be Your Home: How Markets Manage Supply Scarcity” in special session: There’s No Place Like Home? Sociological and Market Perspectives on Domestic Dwelling Places (co-chair), Consumer Culture Theory (CCT) Conference 2018, Odense, Denmark, June 28-July 1, 2018.

    Taltekin-Guzel, G., Kuruoğlu, A.P., Taste, Expertise, and Status Negotiation in an Online Community, Marketing Research Symposium, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Waterloo, Canada, May 4, 2018.

    Kuruoğlu, A.P., Taltekin-Guzel, G., Taste Competitions in an Online Community: The case of Yeni Gelin Evleri in Turkey, ACR, Berlin, Germany, 27-30 October, 2016.

    Kuruoğlu, A.P., Taltekin-Guzel, G., Negotiating Kinship Online: Bridal Homes and Marital Woes on a Facebook Group, 14th European Association of Social Anthropologists Biennial Conference, Milano, Italy, July 20 – 23, 2016.

    Taltekin-Guzel, G., Mockery as a Cultural Distancing Strategy: The Case of Documentary Consumption in Turkey, Consumer Culture Theory (CCT) Conference 2016, Lille, France, July 6-9, 2016.

    Kuruoğlu, A.P., Taltekin-Guzel, G., This Carpet Does Not Match Those Drapes: Taste, Expertise and Status Negotiation in an Online Community, Consumer Culture Theory (CCT) Conference 2016, Lille, France, July 6-9, 2016.

    Kuruoğlu, A.P., Taltekin-Guzel, G., Would you comment on my dowry?,13th ACR Conference on Gender Marketing and Consumer Behavior, Paris, France, July 4-6, 2016

    Taltekin, G., I Watch It just for Mocking: Cultural Stratification through Documentary Consumption, 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association 2015, Prague, August 25.-28., 2015

  • Saeid Kermani

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Marketing
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2022

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Darke
    2017 MSc, Management, Field: Marketing
    Telfer School of Management
    University of Ottawa
    Ottawa, Canada
    2014 B.Sc, Honours in Psychology & Business (Major/Minor), Summa Cum Laude
    York University
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Thesis Topic

    Consumer backlash in the digital age: The role of social influence and identity on consumer judgements

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    My research program is primarily focused on understanding the role of digital communication technologies in facilitating consumer interactions and the impact such interactions have on business activities and society at large. My current research examines consumers’ responses to negative reactions on social media towards marketing activities that are deemed “offensive”. This research is guided by my interest in social motivation and social cognition theories and questions surrounding social influence, moral judgement, identity and emotions.

    Kermani, M.S., Noseworthy, T.J., & Darke, P.R. “The effects of outgroup outrage on self-brand connection”. Journal of Consumer Psychology, preparing revision.

    Kermani, M.S., & Darke, P.R.“What makes an advertisement offensive? The interplay between descriptive and prescriptive norms”, finalizing paper for submission (Target: Journal of Marketing).

    Kermani, M.S., & Darke, P.R. “When humorous advertisements backfire: The role of emotion-based social influence”, paper in preparation (Target: Journal of Marketing Research).

    Kermani, M.S., & Hamzaoui-Essousi, L. “The effect of consumer knowledge on bandwagon luxury consumption”, paper in preparation. (Target: International Marketing Review).

    Darke, P.R., Kermani, M.S., & Sogut, C. “The distance = distrust heuristic in the context of online consumer judgment”, 3 experiments completed and 1 underway. (Target: Journal of Marketing Research).

    Awards and Honours

    Admission Scholarship ($15,000 CAD)
    Member of Dean’s Honour Roll (York University)
    Entrance Scholarship (York University)

    Refereed Publications

    Guilfolye, J., Struthers, C.W., van Monsjou, E., Shoikhedbrod, A., Eghbali, N., Kermani, M.S. (in press). Sorry, not sorry: The effect of social power on transgressors’ apology and non-apology. Journal of Experimental Psychology.

    Ng, A. H., Kermani, M. S., & Lalonde, R. N. (2020). Cultural differences in psychological reactance: Responding to social media censorship. Current Psychology, 1-10.

    Refereed Conference Papers

    Kermani, M.S., Noseworthy, T.J., Darke, P.R. “Getting political: The effects of outgroup outrage on self-brand connection”, American Marketing Association Winter Academic Conference, Special Session on Social Responsibility in Today’s Marketplace, 2021.

    Kermani, M.S., & Darke, P.R. “What makes an advertisement offensive? The interplay between descriptive and prescriptive norms”, Association for Consumer Research Conference, 2020

    Kermani, M.S., & Darke, P.R. “The role of descriptive norms on offensive advertising”, Marketing Research Symposium, Lazardis School of Business and Economics, 2019, Waterloo, Canada.

    Kermani, M.S., & Hamzaoui-Essousi, L. “The effect of consumer knowledge on bandwagon luxury consumption”, Monaco Symposium on Luxury, 2018, Monaco City, Monaco.

    Ng, A. H., Kermani, M. S., & Lalonde, R. N. (2015), “Cultural differences in psychological reactance: Responding to censorship”, The Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences Official Conference Proceedings (pp. 751-763).

  • Jennifer Sedgewick

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Marketing
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2024

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    2015-2017 Master of Arts – Psychology (Cognition & Neuroscience)
    Arts & Science, University of Saskatchewan
    Saskatoon SK
    2010-2015 Bachelor of Arts 4-year – Studio Art, 2010-2015, Arts & Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon SK
    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – Psychology, 2011-2014, Arts & Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon SK

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Consumer behaviour; consumer identity; stereotypes; perceptual biases; cognitive biases

    Awards and Honours

    CPA Certificate of Academic Excellence for Best Master’s Thesis
    University of Saskatchewan Graduate Master’s Thesis Award
    NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships – Masters
    Saskatchewan Opportunity Scholarship
    Arts & Science Aboriginal Graduate Scholarship

    Refereed Publications

    Carr, T., Sedgewick, J. R., Roberts, R., & Groot, G. (2020). Understanding Indigenous cancer stories using sharing circles. Sage Research Methods Cases. 1-11.

    Smith, A., Sedgewick, J. R., Weiers, B., & Elias, L. J. (2019) Is there an artistry to lighting? The complexity of illuminating three-dimensional artworks. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, & the Arts. 1-8.

    Sedgewick, J. R., Holtslander, A., & Elias, L. J. (2019). Kissing Right? Absence of rightward directional turning bias during first kiss encounters. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior. 1-12.

    Phillips, B. J., *Sedgewick, J. R., & Slobodzian, A. (2018). Spokes-characters in print advertising: An update and extension. Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising. 1-15. *Equal first-authorship

    Sedgewick, J. R., Flath, M. E., & Elias, L. J. (2017). Presenting your best self(ie): The influence of gender on vertical spatial orientation of selfies on Tinder. Frontiers in Psychology. 8, 1-9.

    Sedgewick, J. R., & Elias, L. J. (2016). Family matters: Directionality of turning bias while kissing is modulated by context. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain, and Cognition, 21(4-6), 1-10.

    Sedgewick, J. R., Weiers, B., Stewart, A., & Elias, L. J. (2015). The thinker: Opposing directionality of lighting bias within sculptural artwork. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9(2), 1-12.

    Refereed Conference Papers

    Sedgewick, J. R. & Elias, L. J. (2018, June). Kissing right: Lateral turning direction of kissing couples influences perceptual evaluations and consumer judgements. Poster presented at International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, CA.

    Sedgewick, J. R. & Elias, L. J. (2017, June). Look on the bright side: Associations between the element of value and vertical orientation. Poster presented at Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, & Cognitive Sciences, Regina, CA.

    Sedgewick, J. R. & Elias, L. J. (2017, May). Directionality of lateral turning bias in advertisements influences consumer judgments. Paper presented at Rupert’s Land Consumer Behaviour Symposium, Regina, CA.

    Sedgewick, J. R., Flath, M. E., & Elias, L. J. (2017, May). Presenting your best self(ie): Gender differences for the vertical orientation of self-portraits on Tinder. Paper presented at Rupert’s Land Consumer Behaviour Symposium, Regina, CA.

    Sedgewick, J. R., Smith, A., & Elias, L. J. (2017, February). Native reading direction modulates lateral lighting biases for 3-dimensional stimuli. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

    Sedgewick, J. R. (2014, April). The influence of pseudoneglect on lighting preferences of sculptural artworks. Presented at the University of Saskatchewan’s annual Psychology Undergraduate Student Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

    Sedgewick, J. R., Brent, S., & Arcand, J. (2013, April). The influence of lateralization on tattoo placement preference. Poster presented at the University of Saskatchewan’s annual Psychology Undergraduate Student Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

    Sedgewick, J. R., Neufeld, C., Bristol, A., Ankunda, L., & Morrison, M. (2013, April). Decreasing prejudice toward Canadian Aboriginal persons through imagined intergroup contact. Presented at the University of Saskatchewan’s annual Psychology Undergraduate Student Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

 

OMIS

  • Sonia Bagherirad

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Operation Management and Information Systems
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2023

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Moren Levesque / Prof. Dr. Johnny Rungtusanatham
    2013 MSc and BSc in Industrial Engineering
    Sharif University of Technology
    Iran

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Operations Management
    Entrepreneurial studies
    Enterprise Modelling

    Awards and Honours

    2018 Schulich Entrance Scholarship of Merit PhD, York University
    Schulich PhD Fellowship, York University

     

  • Ting Cao

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Operation Management and Information Systems
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2022

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Johnny Rungtusanatham/ Prof. Dr. Murat Kristal
    M.A. in Business Economics
    Wilfrid Laurier University
    B.A. in Economics with Honors
    Western University

    Thesis Topic

    Digital Transformation in Retail Banking

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Empirical Operations Management, Service Operations, Digital Transformation, FinTech, Data Envelopment Analysis

    Work in Progress:
    1. Digital transformation in retail banking: digitizing retail banking services. with Kristal, M.M., Menor, L.J., & Rungtusanatham, J.M.

    2. Mobile banking apps: What customers really care about. with Kristal, M.M.& Rungtusanatham, J.M.

    Awards and Honours

    2019 Ontario Graduate Scholarship ($ 15,000)
    2017 Ontario Graduate Scholarship ($ 15,000)

    Refereed Publications

    Yeomans, J.S., & Cao, T. (2017). An Evolutionary Firefly Algorithm, Goal Programming Optimization Approach for Setting the Osmotic Dehydration Parameters of Papaya. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 10: 128-142.

    Yeomans, J.S., & Cao, T. (2016). The Calculation of Optimal Osmotic Dehydration Process Parameters for Mushrooms by Employing: A Firefly Algorithm. International Journal of Environmental & Agriculture Research, 2(12).

     

  • Ortac Onder

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Operation Management and Information Systems
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2021

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Johnny Rungtusanatham/ Prof. Dr. Murat Kristal
    M.Sc. Civil Engineering
    METU
    Ankara, Turkey
    B.Sc. Civil Engineering
    METU
    Ankara, Turkey

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Healthcare Quality, Hospital Performance

    Refereed Publications

    Friendly, M., Symanzik, J., and Onder, O. (2019). Visualising the Titanic Disaster. Significance, 16(1), 14–19.

    Onder, O., Cook, W., Kristal, M. M., (Under Review) Does quality help the financial viability of hospitals? A data envelopment analysis approach. European Journal of Operational Research.

    Refereed Conference Papers

    Onder, O., Cook, W., Kristal, M. M., Does quality help the financial viability of hospitals? A data envelopment analysis approach, POMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 2020.

    Symanzik, J., Friendly, M., Onder, O., The Unsinkable Titanic Data, Joint Statistical Meetings, Denver, CO, 2019 (Invited conference paper)

    Onder, O., Kristal, M. M., Diamant, A., Evaluating the Impact of Enhanced Process Quality on Various Hospital Settings, POMS Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, 2018.

    Symanzik, J., Friendly, M., Onder, O., 100+ Years of Graphs of the Titanic Data, Romania, COMPSTAT, 2018

 

ORGS

  • Mehran Bahmani

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Organization Studies
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2025

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor:
    2017-2020 Masters of Business Administration (in Organizational Behavior)
    Sharif University of Technology
    Iran
    2012-2017 Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
    Sharif University of Technology
    Iran

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Teams and Groups, Negotiations, Decision making

    Awards and Honours

    2020 Anthony P. Cunliffe Award
    2019 Best Paper Award at the 16th International Conference on Management, Tehran, Iran

    Refereed Conference Papers

    Bahmani, M. & Alavi, S. B., (2019). Emergent States Phenomenon in Behavioral Processes of the Board of Directors: A Theoretical Framework for Analyzing Antecedents and Consequences. In 16th International Conference on Management, Tehran, Iran.

  • Long He

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Organization Studies
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2022

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Ruodan Shao
    2013 Master of Science in Organizational and Change Management
    City University of Hong Kong
    Hong Kong

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    My primary research interests include corporate social responsibility (CSR), organizational justice, and leadership. Specifically, my current project focuses on organizational members’ (including leaders and employees) perceptions of, and attitudes and behaviors towards their companies’ CSR activities.

    He, L., Shao, R., Song, Y., & Park, J. Service employees’ reactions to customer mistreatment: The resource and conflict management perspectives. Preparing manuscript.
    Shao, R., He, L., Kim, T.Y., Rupp, D. E., & Liu, Z. Corporate social responsibility and employee learning. Data analysis in progress.
    He, L., & Voronov, M. Institutional logics, emotions, and managers’ CSR decision making. Preparing manuscript.
    Rupp, D. E., Shao, R., Jones, D. A., & He, L. Employees’ CSR perceptions and their reactions: A meta-analytic review. Preparing manuscript.

    Awards and Honours

    2019 Anthony P. Cunliffe Award
    2017 Schwartz and Reisman Program

    Refereed Conference Papers

    He, L., & Voronov, M. (2020, July). Institutional logics, emotions, and managers’ CSR decision making. Paper presented at the 36th EGOS Colloquium, Hamburg, Germany.

    He, L., Shao, R., Song, Y., & Park, J. (2019, May). Service employees’ reactions to customer mistreatment: The resource and conflict management perspectives. Paper presented at the Administrative Science Association of Canada Conference, St. Catherines, Canada.

  • Mingshuang Ji

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Organization Studies
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2021

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Kevin Tasa
    2011-2013 M. Phil.
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    2007-2011 B.A.
    Wuhan University

    Thesis Topic

    A Dyadic Understanding of Trust in Negotiation: the Role of Trust Asymmetry

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Research Interests:
    Trust; Team Dynamics; Gender and Diversity; Negotiation

    Work In Progress:
    Ji, M. and Tasa K (Working Paper). Investigating the role of trust asymmetry in negotiation

    Ji, M. (Working Paper). Bridging task and process conflict with better team outcomes: the role of psychological safety and information elaboration.

    Ji, M. (Working Paper). Women in male dominated fields: a social identity perspective.

    Awards and Honours

    2018-2019 Schulich Teaching Excellence Top Ten Instructors (ORGS 2100)

    Refereed Publications

    Ngo, H. Y., Foley, S., Ji, M. S., & Loi, R. (2014). Linking gender role orientation to subjective career success: The mediating role of psychological capital. Journal of Career Assessment, 22(2), 290-303.

    Ngo, H. Y., Foley, S., Ji, M. S., & Loi, R. (2014). Work satisfaction of Chinese employees: A social exchange and gender-based view. Social Indicators Research, 116(2), 457-473.

    Refereed Conference Papers

    Bell, C. M., Ji, M., & Wiseman, S. (2016). Distancing From Helpers in Sexual Harassment: Sex Type, Hostile Sexism, and Organizational Status. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2016, No. 1, p. 15078).

    Lau, D. C., Ji, M., & Su, Q. (2015). Examining Interpersonal Trust Mechanisms at Work: A Resource Perspective. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2015, No. 1, p. 12816).

    Ngo, H. Y., Foley, S., Ji, M. S., & Loi, R. (2012). Linking Gender Role Orientation to Career Success: The Mediating Role of Psychological Capital. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2012, No. 1, p. 15301).

  • Kam Phung

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Organization Studies
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2021

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Valente
    MSc in Sustainable Development (HEC Paris)
    MSc in Economics and Business Administration (Norwegian School of Economics)
    BCom in International Business (University of Victoria)

    Thesis Topic

    Interactions and technology mobilization: An ethnography at the intersection of blockchain and climate action

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Kam’s research focuses on the disruption and perpetuation of large-scale societal challenges in and around organizations, from large corporations to startups to social movement organizations to new forms of organizing. He is particularly interested in the social, cultural, and political dimensions of technology, innovation, and change in the context of social and environmental issues and has a research portfolio comprised of projects examining issues such as climate change, modern slavery and forced labour, and stigma and marginalization, which he studies from organizational and entrepreneurial viewpoints. He predominantly deploys qualitative research methods involving on the ground direct interactions with organizations and their members and stakeholders to develop deep and novel insights into the issues at hand with the potential to unearth theoretical contributions and meaningful practical implications for society.

    Kam is a member of the Academy of Management (AOM), European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), and Antislavery Early Research Association. As an active member of AOM, Kam has served as the Social Media Manager for the Social Issues in Management (SIM) Division (2017-present), Chair of the All-Academy New Doctoral Students’ Consortium (2017), Member of the SIM Division’s “Best Business Ethics Paper” evaluation committee (2019 and 2020), and Co-organizer of the Organizational Stigma professional development workshop (2019 and 2020). He is also an adhoc reviewer for leading journals including: Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, California Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics, and Business & Society.

    Kam has been invited to present his research at industry and government engagements, including federal policy consultations and workshops for national trade associations. He also has experience building social, environmental, and financial technology startups, as well as diverse experience with sustainability-focused consulting/auditing firms and not-profit organizations around the world.

    Kam teaches ORGS 2200 – Organizations and their environments at Schulich and has guest lectured at the Sauder School of Business – University of British Columbia, where he was a Visiting Researcher affiliated with the W. Maurice Young Centre for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research.

    Awards and Honours

    2020 2020 – SSHRC Storytellers Finalist (Top 25)
    2020 2020 – Financial Times Business School Research with Social Impact (Top 100)
    2019 Mitacs Accelerate Research Funding ($30,000)
    2018 Academy of Management SIM Division “Best Paper” Award
    Academy of Management SIM Division “Best Paper Business Ethics Paper” Award
    2017-2020 SSHRC Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship ($150,000; 2017-20)
    SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Declined) ($105,000; 2017-20)
    2016-2017 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (Declined in 2017) (2 x $15,000; 2016-17)

    Refereed Publications

    Crane, A., LeBaron, G., Phung, K., Behbahani, L. & Allain, J. (Forthcoming). Confronting the business models of modern slavery. Journal of Management Inquiry. https://doi.org/10.1177/1056492621994904.

    Phung, K., Buchanan, S., Toubiana, M., Ruebottom, T., & Turchick‐Hakak, L. (Forthcoming). When stigma doesn’t transfer: Stigma deflection and occupational stratification in the sharing economy. Journal of Management Studies. https://doi.org/10.1111/joms.12574.

    Phung, K. Slavery and its links to organizations. (2018). In R. Burke, & C. Cooper (Eds.), Violence and abuse in and around organisations: 273-291. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

    Phung, K., & Crane, A. (2018). The business of modern slavery: Management and organizational perspectives. In J. B. Clark, & S. Poucki (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of human trafficking and modern day slavery: 177-197. London, UK: SAGE.

    Refereed Conference Papers

    Phung, K. (2020). Organizing for the climate emergency: Organizational underpinnings of climate action. 80th Academy of Management Meeting. Aug 7-11: Virtual. [Organized Showcase Symposium – Top 10%]

    Phung, K. & Lu, C. (2020). Decentralized organization theory: Distributed trust and blockchain. 80th Academy of Management Meeting. Aug 7-11: Virtual. [Organized Symposium]

    Sadri, M., Helms, W. Phung, K., & Piazza, A. (2020). Unpacking stigmatization: Labeling, audience heterogeneity, and market-based sanctioning. 80th Academy of Management Meeting. Aug 7-11: Virtual.

    Caruana, R., Crane, A., & Phung, K.(2019). Advancing research on modern slavery and business: New theoretical and empirical directions. 79th Academy of Management Meeting. Aug 9-13: Boston, USA. [Organized Showcase Symposium – Top 10%]

    Helms, W., Patterson, K., & Phung, K. (2019). Ideological passion and the empowering sanctioning work of stigmatized actors. 35th European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium. Jul 4-6: Edinburgh, UK.

    Phung, K. & Lyons, B. (2019). You cite Goffman (1963) too? Exploring avenues for cross-level dialogue and research on stigma. 79th Academy of Management Meeting. Aug 9-13: Boston, USA. [Organized Showcase Symposium – Top 10%]

    Phung, K., Toubiana, M., Buchanan, S., Ruebottom, T., & Turchick Hakak, L. (2019). When stigma doesn’t stick: Occupational stratification in the sharing economy. 10th Oxford Reputation Symposium. Aug 28-30: Oxford, UK.

    Crane, A., LeBaron, G., Phung, K., Behbahani, L. & Allain, J. (2018). Innovations in the business models of modern slavery: The dark side of business model innovation. 78th Academy of Management Meeting. Aug 10-14: Chicago, USA. [Best Paper – Top 10%]

    Helms, W., Patterson, K., & Phung, K. (2018). This isn’t for everyone: The origins of defiance and the preservation of stigmatized practices. 34th European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium. Jul 5-7: Tallinn, Estonia.

    Phung, K., Toubiana, M., Buchanan, S., Ruebottom, T., & Turchick Hakak, L. (2018). Uber’ing away stigma: The impact of technology of stigmatized occupations. 34th European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium. Jul 5-7, 2018: Tallinn, Estonia.

    Crane, A., Phung, K., LeBaron, G., Allain, J., & Behbahani, L. (2017). The dark side of creativity: Innovation in the business models of modern slavery. 28th International Association for Business and Society Meeting. Jun 29-Jul 2: Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Policy

  • Hussein Fadlallah

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Policy/Strategy
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2021

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Matten / Prof. Dr. Robert Phillips
    MBA
    University of Cambrige, Judge Business School
    BEng (Computer and Communications Engineering)
    American University of Beirut

    Thesis Topic

    Governance of Digital Platforms

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    Platform and Ecosystem Governance; Innovation network orchestration; Responsibility; Digital Tech

    Awards and Honours

    2018 Outstanding Reviewer Award, AOM
    Schulich Entrance Scholarship of Merit

    Refereed Conference Papers

    – ASAC 2017: “Socio-Economic Communities: Towards Constructing a Holistic Perspective of Platforms”
    – AOM 2018: “An Integrative Approach to Innovation Network Orchestration”
    – EGOS 2019: “The Governance of Digital Platforms: A Citizenship Perspective”
    – AOM 2019: “The Governance of Digital Platforms – A Citizenship Perspective”

  • Pouyan Tabasi Nejad

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Policy/Strategy
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2023

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Yuval Deutsch
    2015-2016 Master of Arts — Immigration and Settlement Studies; Research focusing on immigrant entrepreneurship
    Won “Best Term Paper Award” for best research paper written in the program; Received awards and fellowships worth $7450 during period of study; Completed two research assistantships
    Ryerson University
    Toronto, Canada
    2008-2013 Received an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in 2012 with a specialist in History and a minor in Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations and a Master of Arts degree in History
    Received prize for outstanding academic achievement in major during Bachelor’s studies (Moffatt and Eleanor Woodside Prize)
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    • Corporate Political Activity
    • Business-Government Relations
    • Digital Platforms
    • Entrepreneurship

    Awards and Honours

    2019/2020 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS): $15,000
    2017/2018 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS): $15,000

    Refereed Conference Papers

    Tabasinejad, P. (2019, July). An Institutional Governance Perspective on Platform Strategy and Competition. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2019, No. 1, p. 17697). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.*

    Tabasinejad, P. (2019, October). An Institutional Governance Perspective on Platform Strategy and Competition. In Strategic Management Society Annual Conference. Strategic Management Society.*

    *Conference presentation

  • Qasim Saddique

    PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Area of Study: Policy/Strategy
    Anticipated Graduating Year: 2022

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    Educational Background

    Present PhD Candidate, Business Administration
    Schulich School of Business – York University
    Toronto, Canada
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Matten
    MBA, Strategy and Finance, Schulich School of Business
    York University
    Masters of Science, Political Economy, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
    Bachelor of Arts, Economics and International Development Studies
    McGill University

    Research Interests – Work in Progress

    CSR, multi-stakeholder initiatives, entrepreneurship