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OBHR Visitors

The OBHR Division welcomes scholars from around the world for brief visits to exchange ideas and collaborate on new or existing projects. In addition to faculty, the Division has also hosted visits by advanced Ph.D. students from other universities who would like the opportunity to work with members of our group.


Dorit Efrat-Treister | Assistant Professor | Guilford Glazer School of Business and Management I Ben-Gurion University of Negev

Dorit Efrat Treister is currently an Assistant Professor at Guilford Glazer School of Business and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. After completing her PhD at the Technion-Israel Institution of Technology, she was a post-doctoral fellow at the Sauder School of Business OB/HR division, University of British Columbia. Her research interests include: Emotions, Aggression, Time Perception, Culture, and Creativity.

During her visit, she will work closely with various faculty members in OBHR Division.

Email:TDorit@bgu.ac.il
Website: http://in.bgu.ac.il/en/fom/ManagementDep/Pages/staff/DoritEfrat.aspx
Office: HA 684E
[Aug - Oct, 2017]


Marjan Houshmand | Assistant Professor | Shidler College of Business l University of Hawaii at Manoa

Marjan Houshmand is currently an Assistant Professor in University of Hawaii at Manoa. Her research interests are Entrepreneurship; Family Business Firms; Organization Theory; Organizational Behaviour; Life Course Research; Social Networks.

Marjan completed her doctoral degree at Sauder School of Business back in 2015 and we are happy to have her around again. During her visit, she will work closely with various faculty members in OBHR Division in particular Professor Marc-David Seidel who is also the Director in W. Maurice Young Centre for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research.

Email: marjanh@hawaii.edu
Website: http://shidler.hawaii.edu/directory/marjan-houshmand/mir
Office: HA 684D
[Aug - Dec 2017]


Lisa E. Cohen | Associate Professor | Desautels Faculty of Management l McGill University

Lisa E. Cohen is currently an Associate Professor in Organizational Behaviour at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. Her research interests are Human Resource Management, Managerial Careers, Organization/Job Structure and Organizational Theory.

Prior to joining Desautels, Lisa Cohen has been a faculty member at London Business School, the Yale School of Management and the Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine, where she taught in the areas of strategic human resources, organizational behavior and communications.

During her visit, she will work closely with Professor Marc-David Seidel from OBHR Division and also Director in W. Maurice Young Centre for Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research.

Email: lisa.cohen2@mcgill.ca
Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/lisa-cohen
Office: HA 663
[Sept 2017 - Apr 2018]


Yixuan Li | Visiting PhD Student | Department of Management l University of Florida

Yixuan is currently a PhD student at Department of Management, University of Florida. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and Public Administration and a combined B.S. in Economics from Peking University. Her current research interests include strategic HRM, innovation, team work, leadership, and adjustment. During her visit, she will work closely with Professor Danielle van Jaarsveld.

Email: yixuan.li@warrington.ufl.edu
Office: HA 391
[Jun - Jul 2017]


Yanbin Wu | Visiting PhD Student | Goizueta Business School l Emory University

Yanbin is currently a PhD student at Goizueta Business School, Emory University. His research interests are in empirical asset pricing, portfolio management and CEO. During his visit, he will work closely with Professor Danielle van Jaarsveld.

Email: yanbin.wu@emory.edu
Office: HA 391
[Jun - Jul 2017]


Christopher James Rowell | Visiting PhD Candidate | Aalto University

Chris is currently a PhD candidate at School of Science (Institute of Strategy and Venturing, Department Industrial Engineering and Management), Aalto University. He studies narrative and other discursive processes in strategic and institutional phenomena, particularly in the context of nascent markets and emerging organizational fields. He also studies the articulation and enactment of time in strategy and organizing processes through an institutional lens. During his visit, he will work closely with Professor Marc-David Seidel.

Email: christopher.rowell@aalto.fi
Office: HA 391
[Mar 2017 - Present]


Mahmut Bayazit | Associate Professor of Organizational Studies, School of Management | Sabanci University

Mahmut Bayazit holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Cornell University. He also received an Msc. Degree in IO Psychology from Baruch College, CUNY.  His research interests include leadership, gender and leadership, multilevel influences on employee attitudes and wellbeing, strategic HR processes. His research has been published in journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Human Resource Management, Small Group Research. He has served as a consultant and trainer for a number of companies such as Citibank, BSH, Koc Holding, CEVA Logistics, Peugeot, and TEMSA.  During his visit, he will work closely with Professor Danielle van Jaarsveld and also teach a MBA course on Leadership in Term 2.

Email: mbayazitsabanciuniv.edu
Website: http://som.sabanciuniv.edu/sudirectorystaffdetay/1192
Office: HA684B
[Sept 2016 - Aug 2017]


Alexander Egeling | Visiting PhD Student | Helmut Schmidt University

Alexander Egeling is a PhD student at the Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg, Germany. His research interests are industrial relations, socioeconomics, and qualitative research methods. In his PhD, he examines "reasons for membership in German business associations”. Alexander got his diploma from Leipzig University and spent a year at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. Despite his research, he instructed courses in human resource management, organisational behaviour, project management and academic writing on BA, MA, and PhD level at several major German research universities. During his visit, he will work closely with Professor Danielle van Jaarsveld.

Email: alexander.egeling@sauder.ubc.ca  / alexander.egeling@gmx.de
Website: http://www.hsu-hh.de/ipa/index_ZOfJREW7qDcClFX6.html
Office: HA391
[Sept 2016 - Present]


Gary Johns | Professor of Management at John Molson School of Business | Concordia University

Gary Johns is the Professor of Management in the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal.  He has research interests in absenteeism from work, presenteeism, personality, job design, research methodology, and the impact of context on organizational behavior. During his visit, he will work closely with Professors Danielle van Jaarsveld and Sandra Robinson.

Email:gary.johns@concordia.ca
Website: http://www.concordia.ca/jmsb/faculty/gary-johns.html
Office: HA674
[Aug 2015 - Present]
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Stefania Mariano | Associate Professor of Management at the Institute for Knowledge and Innovation | Bangkok University

Stefania Mariano is an Associate Professor of Management at the Institute for Knowledge and Innovation, Bangkok University where she teaches in the MBA and PhD programs. She earned her PhD degree from University of Molise (Italy). She worked in Europe, USA, the Middle East and South-East Asia. Her current research interests focus on knowledge shaping, organizational learning and forgetting processes. During her visit, she will work closely with Professor Martin Schulz.

Email:stefania.m@bu.ac.th
Website: http://www.iki-sea.org/team/dr-stefania-mariano/
Office: HA664
[Aug - Sept 2015] 


Tyler G. Okimoto | Senior Lecturer in Management | Chair, UQ Business School Ethics Review Committee | University of Queensland

Tyler G. Okimoto is a Senior Lecturer in Management (Assoc. Prof. equivalent) in the University of Queensland Business School where he teaches courses on leadership, human resource management, negotiation, and decision-making in the undergraduate, MBA, Medical Leadership, and Executive Education programs.  Prior to joining UQ, he received his Ph.D. in Social and Organizational Psychology from New York University in 2005, and worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the School of Psychology at Flinders University in Australia, and in the School of Management at Yale University.

Okimoto's research investigates two primary themes. First, he studies biases in organizational and ethical decision-making, particularly how those biases contribute to discrimination, unethical practices, injustice, and conflict within and between groups.  Second, he studies how these individuals, groups, organizations, and societies can overcome conflict and injustice, recovering justice and repairing intra- and inter-group relations.  In the last eight years, his work has resulted in 36 publications, 100+ presentations, and 1100+ citations. In 2012 he was awarded the Early Career Researcher Award from the International Society for Justice Research for his contributions to the understanding of justice and its repair. He currently holds two major research grants studying the barriers preventing effective reconciliation in the aftermath of workplace transgressions, as well as following major socio-political disputes. His research on the biases hindering women's attainment of leadership roles has been featured in the American Association of University Women 2010 report ‘Why so few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics’, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Gender Action Portal, the recent book ‘How to Publish High Impact Research’ (APA), and an extended television segment on ‘Good Morning America’. During his visit, he will work closely with Professors Karl Aquino and Danielle van Jaarsveld.

Email: t.okimoto@business.uq.edu.au
Website: https://www.business.uq.edu.au/staff/tyler-okimoto
Office: HA584B
[Mar - May 2015] 


Chen-Bo Zhong | Associate Professor | Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Chen-Bo Zhong is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at Rotman. His research focuses on ethics, moral psychology, decision making and unconscious processes. He has published in journals such as, the Science, Psychological Science, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. He currently serves on the editorial board of Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. During his visit, he will work closely with Professor Karl Aquino.

Email:chenbo.zhong@rotman.utoronto.ca
Website: http://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/FacultyAndResearch/Faculty/FacultyBios/Zhong.aspx
Office: HA 584B
[Mar 19-23, 2015] 


Colleen Stuart | Assistant Professor | The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Colleen Stuart, PhD (Organizational Behaviour, University of Toronto) joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2013. She is an Assistant Professor in the research track with expertise in the areas of group performance, collaborative work and social networks.  During her visit at Sauder School of Business, she will work closely with Professor Jennifer Berdahl.

Email:cstuart9@jhu.edu
Website: http://carey.jhu.edu/faculty-research/directory/colleen-stuart-phd
Office: HA 584D
[Feb 23-27, 2015] 


Dorit Efrat-Treister | Post-doc | Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Dorit received her PhD in Organizational Psychology at Technion, Israel Institute of Technology under the supervision of Professor Anat Rafaeli. Her thesis was Hospital Aggression: A Multi-Cultural Perspective. Her research interests ranging from culture, creativity,emotion, social cognition, conflict management to aggression (psychology).  During her visit at Sauder School of Business, she will work closely with Professor Sandra Robinson.

Email:dorit.efrat@gmail.com
Website: http://technion.academia.edu/doritefrattreister
Office: HA 584E
[Oct 12, 2014 for 2 years] 


Mo Wang | Professor | Warrington College of Business Administration, University of Florida
Yixuan Li | PhD Student |  Warrington College of Business Administration, University of Florida

Mo Wang is the Full Professor and Director of Human Resource Research Center at University of Florida. His main stream of research examines the adjustment process for people facing significant work-related changes, using sophisticated statistical methods and research design, thus enabling rigorous and creative investigation. Specifically, he has studied adjustment processes in older worker employment and retirement, expatriate management, and temporal-based, work-related stress coping. His work has generated important implications for related areas of research and practice in I-O.

Yixuan is currently the 2nd year PhD student under the supervision of Professor Mo Wang. Her current research interests include high performance HR practices, stress and coping, fit and congruence, team work, leadership, and the micro-foundation of Resource Based Theory.

Email: mo.wang@warrington.ufl.edu  /  yixuan.li@warrington.ufl.edu
Website: http://warrington.ufl.edu/contact/profile.asp?WEBID=3399
Office: HA 563
[Oct 17-23, 2014] 


Vanessa M. Strike | Assistant Professor | Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Vanessa is our Visiting Assistant Professor at Sauder School of Business and also an Assistant Professor from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.  Her research interests include Family Business, Entrepreneurship, Governance, Comparative Ownership Structures, and CSR. In particular, she focuses on the challenges of governance and decision-making within the family firm, and advising to the family firm.

Email: vstrike@rsm.nl / vanessa.strike@sauder.ubc.ca
Website: http://www.erim.eur.nl/people/vanessa-strike/
Office: HA 684C
[July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015] 


Simon Lloyd D. Restubog | Professor of Management and Deputy Director for Research | The Australian National University

Simon is currently the professor of Management and his research interests ranging from abusive supervision, career development, formation and maintenance of psychological contracts, revenge and forgiveness in organizations, workplace aggression to workplace deviance.

Email: Simon.Restubog@anu.edu.au
Website:http://cbe.anu.edu.au/people/rsm/simon-restubog/
Office: HA 563
[August 15 - October 31, 2013 / August 17-24, 2014] 


Jochem Kroezen | PhD Candidate| Erasmus University Rotterdam

Jochem (JJ) is currently the PhD Candidate at Erasmus Research Institute of Management, and his research interest is in the bidirectional relationship between organizations and society. His PhD research focuses on change in established industries and demonstrates how industry history can function as a resource for social movements and entrepreneurial activity. He has expertise in qualitative research methods (NVIVO), multilevel event-history analysis, and meta analysis.

Email: jkroezen@rsm.nl
Website: http://www.erim.eur.nl/people/jochem-kroezen
Office: HA684C
[June 21 - August 19, 2013] 


Gregoire Bollmann | Senior Researcher & Part-time Lecturer | University of Lausanne

Gregoire is currently the senior researcher and part-time lecturer at Faculty of Business and Economic (HEC Lausanne). His research interests evolve around workplace aggressive and unethical behaviors, organizational justice, just-world beliefs and work group climates.

Email: gregoire.bollmann@unil.ch
Office: HA584D
[April 2013 - Present]


Margaret Shih | Associate Professor in Management & Organizations | UCLA Anderson School of Management

Margaret Shih is an Associate Professor in Management and Organizations at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Her research focuses on the effects of diversity in organizations. In particular, she focuses on social identity and the psychological effects of stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination and stigma in organizations.

Email: margaret.shih@anderson.ucla.edu
Website: http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/x20525.xml
Office: HA563
[Late March - June 2013]


Christian Tröster | Assistant Professor of Leadership & Organizations Behavior | Kühne Logistics University

In September 2011, Dr. Christian Tröster commenced his appointment at the Kühne Logistics University in the field of Leadership and Organizational Behavior. Before he was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University. Dr. Tröster studied Sociology at the University of Groningen (NL) and holds a Ph.D. in Management (2011) from the Rotterdam School of Management (NL). In 2009 he was a visiting scholar at the LINKS Centre at the Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky. His research focuses on organizational networks and leadership. Specifically, he investigates how peoples’ interactions influence individual-, team-, and organizational performance and what leaders can do to optimize their subordinates’ networks. He is also interested in the consequences of employing a (culturally) diverse workforce. Dr. Tröster has consulted various companies including IBM, ECORYS, and VOPAK. His goal is to transform cutting-edge scientific insights into practical solutions to managerial challenges..

Email: Christian.Troester@the-klu.org
Website: http://www.the-klu.org/troester/
Office: HA584E
[March 22 - May 13, 2013]


Eric Guthey | Associate Professor in Department of Intercultural Communication and Management | Copenhagen Business School

Eric has extensive research and teaching experience at business schools in the US, Europe, and New Zealand, along with his background in the humanities and cultural history, towards the development of interdisciplinary perspectives on leadership, management, and cultural dynamics in a variety of organizational, social and international contexts. On the basis of his research interestsin leadership and management, he coordinates international masters specialization at CBS entitled Leadership and Management Studies.

Email: eg.ikl@cbs.dk
Website: http://www.cbs.dk/en/Research/Departments-Centres/Institutter/IKL/Menu/Staff/IKL-Staff-mappe/Academic-staff/Researach-assistant/Associate-Professors/eric_guthey
Office: HA684C
[End-January - February 2013]


Jun Liu | Associate Professor, Department of Organization & Human Resources | Renmin University of China

Jun is currently an Associate Professor specializing in employment relationship, strategic human resources management, Guanxi & organizational politics in China and psychological contacts at Renmin University of China.

Email: junliu@ruc.edu.cn
Website: http://www.rbs.org.cn/templates/T_eng_new_list2/index3.aspx?nodeid=222&page=ContentPage&contentid=2010
Office: HA584E
[December 2012 - March 2013] 


Michael Clinton | Lecturer | King's College, London

Mike Clinton is currently Lecturer in Work Psychology at King’s College London, where he teaches courses on HRM, research methods and structural equation modeling. His research interests are focused broadly on the employment relationship. Previous projects include studies of HRM, performance and well-being, psychological contracts and contingent work. Current projects include an extension of his PhD work on employee uncertainty during change, studies of promotion and turnover within the UK military.

Email: michael.clinton@kcl.ac.uk
Website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/management/people/academic/clinton.aspx
Office: HA581
[September - November, 2012]



Laetitia Mulder | Assistant Professor, Department of Human Resource & Organizational Behaviour | University of Groningen

Laetitia Mulder graduated social psychology at the Free University in Amsterdam in 1999. In 2004 she completed her PhD under supervision of Eric van Dijk, David de Cremer and Henk Wilke, at the department of Social and Organizational Psychology at Leiden University. Her dissertation was called "Throwing light on the dark side of sanctions" and concerned the effects of sanctioning systems in social dilemmas. In 2005-2009 she worked as an assistant professor at Tilburg University, department of Social Psychology. Since 2009 she works as an assistant professor at the University of Groningen, at the departmet of HRM & OB, faculty of Economics and Business. Her research topic is (im)moral behavior, and concerns, among others, the influence of sanctions and rules on morality, the escalation of immoral behavior, and the effects of moralization.

Email: l.b.mulder@rug.nl
Website: http://www.rug.nl/staff/l.b.mulder/cv?lang=en
Office: HA563
[September - Mid. December 2012]



Jasmin Kesmez | PhD Candidate, Organization Studies & Human Resource Management | Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Jasmin is a PhD Candidate at HHU Düsseldorf. Her dissertation project ‘divergent lifestyle forms in corporate organizations’ aims to contribute to the transcultural concept of communication and its relevance for corporate organization and innovation.

Email: jasminkesmez@gmail.com
Website: http://www.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/rom1/prof-dr-vittoria-borso/betreute-habilitationen-und-promotionen/
Office: HA391
[July 2012 - May 6 2013]


Samir Nurmohamed | PhD Candidate, Management & Organizations | University of Michigan

Samir is a PhD Candidate in Management & Organizations at the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business. His research interests span motivation, ethics and development at the workplace. He is particularly interested in how and why individuals find motivation and provide support for others when the organizational context is not conducive to such processes and behavior.

Email: snurmo@umich.edu
Website: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/snurmo/home
Office: HA684B
[April 14-26, 2012]


Elisabeth Naima Mikkelsen | PhD Fellow, Department of Organization | Copenhagen Business School

Elisabeth is a PhD Fellow at Copenhagen Business School. She is studying conflict in organizations, using sensemaking and institutional theory lenses.

E-mail enm.ioa@cbs.dk
Office: HA684B
[January 15-20, 2012]


Catherine Shea | Graduate Student, Management & Organizations | Duke University

Catherine is a Graduate Student in Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Her dissertation: Goal Pursuit and the Pursuit of Social Networks.

E-mail:catherine.shea[at]duke.edu
Website: http:http://www.duke.edu/~cts11/cv.html
Office:HA674
[November 13-28, 2011]


Isaac H. Smith | PhD Student, Organizational Behaviour  | University of Utah

Isaac is the 3rd year PhD student in David Eccles School of Business at University of Utah. His research interests: Morality & Ethics, Prosocial Behavior, Social Issues in Management.

E-mail:isaac.smith@business.utah.edu
Website:http://faculty.utah.edu/u0010067-Isaac_H._Smith/biography/index.hml
Office: HA684B
[October 16-28, 2011]


Jennifer Carson Marr | PhD Candidate, Organizational Behaviour  | London Business School

Jennifer is the PhD Candidate in London Business School. Her research interests: Motivational goals (e.g., status-striving, relational focus; selling orientation); status loss; self-regulation; intragroup dynamics.

E-mail:jcarson.phd2007@london.edu
Website: http://www.london.edu/programmes/phd/studentprofiles/search.do?uid=jcarson.phd2007
Office: HA684B
[September 10-24, 2011 ]