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New Appointments Strengthen Research and Teaching Activities at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management

September 7, 2016

Toronto, ON – New faculty have been appointed to the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management for the start of the 2016/17 academic year. The appointments help to strength the school’s research activities as well its teaching capabilities across its programs.

Claire Celerier joins the Rotman School as an assistant professor of finance from the University of Zurich where she was an assistant professor in the Department of Banking and Finance. Her research and teaching interests include household finance, banking, and empirical corporate finance. She holds a PhD from the Toulouse School of Economics.

Alexandre Corhay is an assistant professor of finance. He comes to the Rotman School after completing a PhD in finance at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. His research interests include asset pricing and macroeconomics.

Daehyun Kim joins the Rotman School as an assistant professor of accounting. His broad research interest is corporate governance, with a specific focus on boards of directors, and managerial accounting. He received his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin.

There have been four appointments to the teaching stream faculty.

Nouman Ashraf has been appointed assistant professor, teaching stream, within the organizational behavior and human resources management area. He joined the Rotman School in 2009 as a Research Fellow with the Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking after holding senior roles at the University of Toronto. He is the Academic Director of various leadership programs with Rotman Executive Programs.

Matt Bamber, joins the Rotman School as an assistant professor, teaching stream, in the accounting area. Previously, he was a lecturer in accounting and finance at the University of Bristol.

Catherine Barrette is an assistant professor, teaching stream, in the accounting area. Previously she was a facilitator and lecturer at the Chartered Accountant School of Business and McGill University.

Craig Geoffrey, a graduate of the Rotman MBA program, joins the School as an assistant professor, teaching stream, in the finance area. Previously he was a lecturer at the University of Waterloo’s School of Accounting and Finance. He is completing a DBA from the University of Manchester.

Additionally, four faculty members appointed to the University of Toronto Scarborough and the University of Toronto Mississauga have received cross-appointments at the Rotman School.

Sandro Ambuehl joins the University of Toronto Scarborough as an assistant professor of business Economics with a cross-appointment to the Rotman School. He recently completed a PhD in Economics at Stanford University. His research interests include behavioural and experimental economics along with microeconomic theory.

Ruben Gaetani is an assistant professor of strategic management at the University of Toronto Mississauga with a cross-appointment to the Rotman School. His research areas include the economics of innovation, economic geography, macroeconomics and economic growth. He received a PhD from Northwestern University.

Pamela Medina Quispe is an assistant professor of business economics at the University of Toronto with a cross-appointment to the Rotman School.  Her research interests include international trade, industrial organization and development economics. She received a PhD from Duke University.

Christopher Small is an assistant professor of accounting at the University of Toronto Mississauga with a cross-appointment to the Rotman School. His research interests include empirical and archival financial accounting, capital markets and corporate governance. He received a PhD from the University of Iowa.

The Rotman School of Management is located in the heart of Canada’s commercial and cultural capital and is part of the University of Toronto, one of the world’s top 20 research universities. The Rotman School fosters a new way to think that enables our graduates to tackle today’s global business and societal challenges. For more information, visit www.rotman.utoronto.ca.

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Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
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