Area of Expertise
Andrew Thomson holds both a BA and MA from Wilfrid Laurier University and graduated with a PhD in History from the University of Waterloo in 1992. As part of the PhD process, he began working in the area of Canadian Business History, which is the focus of his research now. He currently teaches at the Schulich School of Business at York University where he was nominated for a Teaching Excellence Award in 2011. His work in Canadian Business History led to his election as the Academic Reviewer for the Business History Division of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) for several years. In 2011, Thomson wrote Leadership and Purpose: A History of Wilfrid Laurier University as part of that school’s centennial celebration. He has written about companies and individuals in the transition from craft to industry and more recently about the mortgage sector in Canada.