Desautels doctoral student Rania Afiouni Monla has found herself in the right place at the right time: studying the impact of AI in organizational learning and healthcare in a city that has emerged as an AI powerhouse.
She sits down to share her journey so far, including her involvement in the Montreal declaration on responsible AI and the challenges of returning to school after many years.
The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomed its new cohort of PhD students at a lunch reception in September organized by the Desautels Doctorate Student Society (DDSS).
This year’s cohort totals 65 students (26 women, 39 men) who originate from 16 countries across the world.
Meet the 2018 incoming PhD cohort
Over summer 2018, Professor Samer Faraj received six recognitions for the excellence of his completed and forthcoming research.
In recognition of his published research with students and collaborators, Professor Faraj was presented with the following:
Congratulations to Pamela Lirio (PhD’11) who was recently promoted to Associate Professor in the School of Industrial Relations at Université de Montréal and was awarded with the “Prix d'excellence en enseignement – Professeurs,” the highest teaching honor conferred by the University.
Pamela will also begin her one-year sabbatical as a Visiting Professor in fall 2018 at ESSEC Business School in Paris.
Congratulations to the following Desautels PhD students who were recognized for their outstanding performance with respect to teaching.
Dean Isabelle Bajeux, PhD Program Director, Professor Samer Faraj, and Evan Zhou, Desautels Doctoral Society President presided over the presentation of awards.
The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program has announced the winners of the 2017 Ideas Worth Teaching Award, an annual prize that recognizes teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels that is redefining excellence in business education.
At the 8th annual Catalyst Awards Gala, the McGill Office of Sustainability awarded students, staff, and faculty who have made meaningful and enduring contributions to the sustainability movement at McGill.
Marking the sixth year of participating in the 2018 Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC), a team of Desautels’ students took 1st place in the MATLAB Options Volatility Case.
The dissertation of Desautels PhD alumna Natalia Aguilar Delgado was selected as finalist for the Emerald Best International Dissertation Award of the Academy of Management 2017.
Professor Paola Perez-Aleman was the supervisor of her research.
Natalia graduated in June 2017 and is currently an Assistant Professor of International Business at HEC Montreal.
The dissertation of Desautels PhD alumnus Jose Carlos Marques (PhD'17) was selected as one of the three finalists for the Academy of Management Social Issues in Management Best Dissertation Award 2017.
Professor Paola Perez-Aleman and Professor Henry Mintzberg were the co-supervisors of his research.
On May 25, 2017, more than 60 marketing academics in Canada gathered together for the 5th Empirical and Theoretical Symposium for Canadian Marketing Strategy at the Desautels Faculty of Management to present research ideas, provide feedback, and share commentaries.
Amid the political anxieties of our time, Monia Mazigh’s latest novel, Hope Has Two Daughters, presents a historical milieu where some of the worst-case scenarios already exist. In 2010 Tunisia, press freedom is non-existent, with all major newspapers toeing the government line; human rights activists and journalists are often jailed; and Muslims are persecuted for openly practising their faith.
McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management remains but shares N°2 Business School in Northern America.
The website of the World Retail Congress, which just concluded its annual confab in France, asks “Why Paris in 2014?”
Why, indeed, British retail CEO Andy Street might have asked. The chief of department store chain John Lewis made his way to the conference last week to receive the award for Best Omnichannel Retailer (No, we don’t know what that means, either).
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