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Ackermann, Dr Chris

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Chris is a Senior Lecturer in accounting.He is passionate about accounting education and instilling the necessary technical knowledge in students. He enjoys teaching the technical aspects of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) on first and second year level, and ... more

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+64 7 837 9203

Alimi, Dr Omoniyi (Niyi)

Senior Lecturer in Economics

I am a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the Waikato Management School. I currently teach the first year Business Economics and the New Zealand Economy paper, as well as in the Master of Professional Accounting programme. I am a 2022 ... more

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+64 7 837 9287

Arunachalam, Dr Murugesh

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Dr Murugesh Arunachalam holds a PhD from the University of Waikato, a master's degree in accounting and finance from the University of Stirling in Scotland, and a bachelor (honours) degree in accounting from the University of Malaya, Malaysia.He is also ... more

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+64 7 858 5274

Bai, Dr Min (Martin)

Finance Subject Convenor

Finance Subject ConvenorPathway College/WMS Finance Subject ModeratorWMS High Commendation for Excellence in Teaching Practice 2019Associate Editor of International Journal of Finance and Economics (ABS 3)Editorial Board Member of Journal of Finance and Accounting ... more

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+64 7 838 4483

Bakri, Dr Marlini

Lecturer in Marketing

Marlini Bakri is a lecturer in marketing at Waikato Management School. She has held academic and industry roles in marketing in a variety of institutions in Aotearoa, Singapore and the United Kingdom. Marlini's research intersects the areas of digital communications ... more

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+64 7 837 9578

Benjamin, Dr Samuel Jebaraj

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Dr Samuel Jebaraj Benjamin joined the University of Waikato in 2019. Prior to this, he was lecturing at the University of Otago, New Zealand.He obtained his PhD from Multimedia University and also holds a Master of Business Administrative (MBA) from ... more

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+64 7 837 9304

Botes, Dr Vida

Senior Lecturer in Accounting
Qualification Convenor for Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcct)

Vida works at Waikato University where she teaches forensic accounting and financial accounting and researches into forensic accounting and innovation in accounting education. Prior to arriving in New Zealand Vida worked in audit practice, the corporate energy sector and academia ... more

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+64 7 838 4472

Bowden, Dr Stephen

Director of WMS Employment Engagement
Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management

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+64 7 837 9264

Brooksbank, Associate Professor Roger

Associate Professor of Marketing

Roger Brooksbank BA, MBA, Dip M, PhD is currently Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of Waikato, New Zealand, with previous experience as a Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Sales & Marketing Manager, Marketing Director and Business Owner.His research interests ... more

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Buschgens, Dr Mark

Lecturer in Marketing

Mark is a lecturer in marketing at Waikato Management School. Over the last 13 years, he has held academic and industry roles in the field of creative design and marketing in various institutions in Australia, California and the Middle East. ... more

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+64 7 858 5082

Cameron, Associate Professor Michael

Associate Professor in Economics

Dr Michael Cameron is an Associate Professor in Economics. He is also a Research Fellow in the National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA). He was a PGDA Visiting Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health ... more

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+64 7 837 9252

Cockburn-Wootten, Dr Cheryl

Director of Teaching & Learning. Senior Lecturer in Organisational, Stakeholder, Tourism, Hospitality Communication

Academic background information: Cheryl is currently Director of Teaching & Learning and Senior Lecturer in the School of Management & Marketing, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.She has held previous positions in the UK and completed her ... more

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+64 7 838 4083

Collins, Professor Eva

Associate Dean of Research & Postgraduate - WMS
Director of the New Zealand Institute for Business Research (NZIBR)

Eva Collins is Associate Dean of Research and Postgraduate at Waikato Management School; Director of the New Zealand Institute for Business Research; Council Member, University of Waikato; Trustee of the Community Enterprise Leadership Foundation; Lifetime Member Clare Hall, Cambridge University ... more

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Corbet, Professor Shaen

Professor of Finance

Since 2020, Dr Shaen Corbet has held a part-time role as Professor of Finance at Waikato Management School. He is also a full Professor of Finance at Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland, where he has been since 2014.Dr Corbet's main ... more

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Davey, Professor Howard

Professor of Accounting
Key contact for professional accreditations

Professor Howard Davey is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Fellow of CPA Australia. His research includes more than 200 publications, with over 55 refereed journal articles and five books, three of which have multiple ... more

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+64 7 838 4565

Deakins, Associate Professor Eric

Associate Professor of Digital Business and Supply Chain Management
Undergraduate/Graduate Convenor for Supply Chain Management

Eric's work experience in New Zealand, the UK, and the USA has spanned senior management, consulting, and tertiary-level academic roles. Following a merchant navy career, he completed a Bachelors degree and then managed a CAD centre at the University of ... more

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+64 7 837 9254

Desmarais, Dr Fabrice

Senior Lecturer in Management Communication
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+64 7 838 4234

Dillon, Associate Professor Stuart

Head of School of Management & Marketing

Associate Professor Stuart Dillon is the Head of the School of Management & Marketing, within the Waikato Management School. Most of Stuart's teaching and research is in the broad area of emerging digital business technologies. In particular, he explores how ... more

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+64 7 838 4466 ext. 6222

Dorner, Dr Zack

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Economics

I am a Pākehā who grew up in Te Whanganui-a-Tara. I am passionate about research in the areas of behavioural and environmental economics and am currently Deputy Director of the Waikato Experimental Economics Laboratory (WEEL). I specialise in survey and ... more

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+64 7 837 9295

Dyer, Dr Suzette

Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management
Graduate Convenor for Human Resource Management

As a scholar in the fields of organisational behaviour and human resource management, I research in the specialised areas of gender and diversity management, globalisation and the sustainability of small communities, management pedagogy, and career management.As a qualitative researcher, the ... more

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+64 7 837 9145

Feng, Dr Terrence

Lecturer in Accounting

Terrence Feng is a Lecturer in Accounting at the Waikato Management School.His research focuses on the interaction of auditor choice, financial accounting, capital market research, earnings quality, and corporate governance. In particular, he examines the quality of statutory and voluntary ... more

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+64 7 837 9261

Gibb, Dr Jenny

Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management, & Entrepreneurship

Jenny is a senior lecturer in entrepreneurship and strategic management at Waikato Management School, at the University of Waikato. As a behavioural strategist, her research intersects the fields of entrepreneurship, psychology, strategic decision making. She is interested in the psychological ... more

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+64 7 838 4289

Gibson, Professor John

Professor of Economics

Professor John Gibson previously taught at the University of Canterbury and Williams College, was a research visitor at the Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford and is an Associate Researcher at the LICOS Centre for Institutions ... more

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+64 7 837 9677

Gilbert-Saad, Dr Antoine

Lecturer in Strategic Management, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship - Convenor for Strategic Management

Antoine is a lecturer in innovation and strategy at Waikato Management School, at the University of Waikato.His current research includes entrepreneurial decision-making, and in particular non-analytical approaches to decision-making under uncertainty, such as heuristics and empathy. ... more

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Gulzar, Dr M. Awais

Senior Lecturer in Finance (ZUCC, China)

Dr. Gulzar joined Waikato Management School in August 2019 as a lecturer in finance. Prior to this, he served as a lecturer and teaching fellow of finance at Waikato Management School's overseas programme in China, and as an assistant professor ... more

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+64 7 837 9277

Harcourt, Professor Mark

Professor of Human Resource Management
Undergraduate Convenor for Human Resource Management

Mark has studied workplace happenings in some of New Zealand’s best-known organisations – turnover at the Bank of New Zealand, stress at the Reserve Bank, commitment at the Police and Fire Services, and occupational over-use syndrome at BRANZ. Mark's research ... more

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+64 7 858 5164

Hassan, Dr Gazi

Senior Lecturer in Economics
Media Commentator

Gazi Hassan is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Waikato. He is also a Research Associate in the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, and a Visiting ... more

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+64 7 838 4196

Hewa Wellalage, Dr Nirosha

Senior Lecturer in Finance
SAFE WIL Convenor

Dr Nirosha Hewa Wellalage has had several years of experience in the finance industry before moving to the University of Waikato.Dr Nirosha’s main research centres on issues related to corporate finance practices. Her main research goal as a researcher is ... more

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+64 7 838 4454

Holmes, Mark

Professor of Economics, Graduate Convenor (Economics)

Mark has research interests that relate to applied macroeconomics, international finance, housing and energy markets. He primarily lectures on macroeconomics and research methods. Mark has previously served as elected President of the New Zealand of Association of Economists and as ... more

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+64 7 837 9402

Hou, Dr Greg

Senior Lecturer in Finance
Graduate Convenor Finance

The research interest of Dr. Greg Hou includes univariate and multivariate financial time series analysis, volatility models, information transmission and spillovers, derivatives markets, cryptocurrency, and energy economics. His recent works have been published in some high-quality journals including Energy Economics, ... more

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+64 7 838 4676

Hu, Dr Yang

Senior Lecturer in Finance and Economics

Dr Yang Hu is currently a Senior Lecturer in Finance and Economics at the University of Waikato's Management School. Dr Hu joined the School of Accounting, Finance, and Economics in June 2019 after completing his PhD degree.His research interests lie ... more

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Jackson, Professor Brad

Director MBA
Professor of Leadership and Governance

Brad Jackson joined Waikato Management School as Associate Dean Strategic Engagement in May 2020. He currently serves as MBA Director and Professor of Leadership and Governance and is the Programme Director for the Community Enterprise Leadership Foundation Elevate programme.Prior to ... more

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Khan, Dr Gohar

Associate Professor in Digital Business
Undergraduate and Graduate Convenor for Digital Business

Gohar is a computational social scientist with expertise in digital business, digital analytics, digital business strategy, and network science. He specializes in both quantitative and qualitative research methods. His main research is focused on the link between data analytics and ... more

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+64 7 837 9268

Kilgour, Dr Mark

Senior Lecturer in Marketing

Dr Mark Kilgour is serious about marketing and the role of marketers in top-level management. "Marketing is not a soft business skill at all, it's about understanding the customer in different and ever-changing environments," he says. "It's about knowing how ... more

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+64 7 858 5009

Kumar, Dr Vijay

Senior Lecturer in Finance - School of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Dr Vijay Kumar is Senior Lecturer in Finance at Waikato Management School at the University of Waikato.He gained his PhD from the University of Waikato in 2018 with a thesis titled 'The Profitability of Banking Sectors in the Asia-Pacific Region ... more

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+64 7 837 9154

L'Hermitte, Dr Cécile

Senior lecturer in Supply Chain Management
Undergraduate/Graduate Convenor for Supply Chain Management

Cécile is a senior lecturer in Supply Chain Management at the University of Waikato. Her research focuses on logistics operations in the aftermath of a disaster.Prior to joining the University of Waikato, Cécile worked for 10 years in corporate banking ... more

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+64 7 858 5650

Li, Assoc Prof Leon

Associate Professor of Finance

Dr Li has been teaching finance for 20 years. He joined the University of Waikato in 2015. All the universities where Dr Li studied and taught are AACSB-accredited. He also served as the Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of ... more

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+64 7 838 4973

Lu, Dr Susanna

Senior Lecturer in Finance, Undergraduate Convenor - Finance

Dr. Susanna Lu is currently a Senior Lecturer in Finance at the School of Accounting, Finance, and Economics (SAFE) in Waikato Management School (WMS). She joined the University of Waikato in early 2015 after completing her PhD in Finance at ... more

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M. Nourani, Dr Pedram

Senior Lecturer in Finance and Economics (NZUWI, China)

Pedram is a senior lecturer in finance and economics at the University of Waikato's Management School, based at the Joint Institute at Zhejiang University City College (NZUWI).Prior to joining the University of Waikato, he was a senior lecturer in finance ... more

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+64 7 838 4950

Marsh, Associate Professor Dan

Associate Professor in Economics

Dan is an environmental economist. He researches natural capital and the efficiency of alternative policies designed to address environmental problems. He teaches environmental economics, with a focus on the role of economic analysis in solving real-world environmental problems. For a ... more

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+64 7 838 4197

McKie, Professor David

Professor of Management Communication
Undergraduate/Graduate Convenor for Leadership Communication

Professor David McKie teaches strategic communication and leadership and has co-authored six books, published more than 40 book chapters, 60 refereed journal articles, and/or spoken widely on the following areas: Action learning and research; change and leadership; creativity and innovation, ... more

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Mika, Associate Professor Jason

Associate Professor of Māori Business

Associate Professor Jason Mika completed a BMS(Hons) at Waikato Management School and his PhD in Māori entrepreneurship in 2015 at Massey University in 2015.His research centres on the principles and methods by which Indigenous entrepreneurs balance cultural and commercial imperatives ... more

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Mirza, Dr Sultan Sikandar

Senior Lecturer in Finance (ZUCC, China)

Dr. Sultan Sikandar Mirza is working as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Waikato. He started his career after his Ph.D. by joining Zhejiang Gongshang University in 2017. He has diverse teaching experience of more than 5 years in ... more

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Mohsin, Associate Professor Asad

Associate Professor of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Undergraduate/Graduate Convenor for Tourism and Hospitality Management

Asad Mohsin is an Associate Professor in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Nearly half his career spent in the industry working as Executive Chef, Food and Beverage Manager, Rooms Division Manager, he has accumulated several years of industry and academic experience. ... more

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Mukherjee, Dr Abhishek

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance - Tauranga campus

The focus of my PhD research was to investigate the influence of corporate social responsibility expenditure on firms' market valuation, financial performance and senior managers' attitude toward such expenses.Before starting my PhD, I completed an MBA from India and a ... more

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+64 7 838 4450

Munshi, Professor Debashish

Professor of Management Communication

Professor Debashish Munshi is primarily a communication scholar but his research agenda spans disciplinary boundaries as he seeks answers to difficult societal questions.Recipient of the University of Waikato's Excellence in Research Award in 2019, Professor Munshi has a special interest ... more

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O'Connor, Dr Huw

Senior Lecturer in Marketing - Tauranga campus

Refereed Journal Articles:O’Connor, Koslow, and Kilgour (2022). Absorbing External Information: How Team-Level Cohesion and Friction Influence the Formulation of Creative Advertising. Journal of Advertising. (forthcoming)Kilgour, Koslow, and O’Connor. (2019). Why the rejection: Understanding actor-observer differences in assessments of creative ideas. ... more

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+64 7 838 4431

Oetzel, Professor John

Professor of Leadership Communication

Originally from the United States, Professor John Oetzel previously taught at the University of New Mexico. He teaches courses in communication consulting, health communication, and research methods. He has consulted with a number of for-profit and governmental organisations including Intel, ... more

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Olivia, Dr Susan

Senior Lecturer in Economics
Undergraduate Convenor, Economics

Susan is a development economist whose research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of development, public economics, economic geography, microeconometrics and spatial econometrics. She has worked as a consultant to the World Bank and has previously taught at the ... more

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Oxley, Professor Les

Professor of Economics

Les Oxley is Professor in Economics at the University of Waikato's Management School; Adjunct Professor at Curtin University and an Affiliate at Motu.He is an Elected Fellow (since 2006) of the Royal Society of New Zealand (FRSNZ).His research interests include ... more

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+64 7 838 4837

Pavlovich, Professor Kathryn

Professor of Strategic Management

Kathryn Pavlovich is a professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship at the University of Waikato Management School, Hamilton, New Zealand. Her research programme intersects three fields within the strategic management discipline: entrepreneurship, sustainability, and ethics and values. Much of this ... more

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+64 7 838 4207

Rastrick, Dr Karyn

Director of Digitisation Strategy
Qualification Convenor - Master of Digital Business (MDigiBus)

Karyn is the Director of Digitisation Strategy at Waikato Management School. In this role, she works with academic staff across Waikato Management School and the University of Waikato to develop a strategy and implementation plan.She is a project champion of ... more

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Roche, Associate Professor Maree

Associate Professor Human Resources & Leadership

Maree is a Fellow of the NZ Psychological Society, a Fellow of the Positive Organisational Behavior Insitute (USA), and her research and consultancy spans three clusters in Leadership that intersect. These are (1) leadership neuropsychology/mindset of high performance (2) the ... more

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+64 7 838 4259

Ryan, Professor Chris

Professor of Tourism Management
Director of China-New Zealand Tourism Research Unit
Undergraduate/Graduate Convenor for Tourism and Hospitality Management

Professor Chris Ryan undertakes research in the field of tourism, and has developed research interests in China in the last two decades, including contractual work with Chinese partners such as Beijing Union University, Sun Yat-sen University and others. He has ... more

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Safari, Dr Narges

Lecturer in Digital Business and Co-Convener of Business Analytics Graduate Certificate

Narges is a lecturer in digital business at Waikato Management School at the University of Waikato. Her current research focuses on information systems development, legal-aid platforms, and conversational artificial intelligence (AI).Prior to joining the University of Waikato, Narges taught programming ... more

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+64 7 838 4848

Scarpa, Professor Riccardo

Professor in Environmental Economics

Professor Scarpa is a leading international authority on non-market valuation and is at the forefront of developing efficient experimental design, estimating willingness to pay from random utility models of discrete/continuous choices. His research is highly interdisciplinary and has had a ... more

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Scott, Dr Jonathan

Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management - Tauranga campus
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Scott-Kennel, Associate Professor Joanna

Associate Professor International Management
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Scrimgeour, Professor Frank

Professor of Economics
Head of School of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Undergraduate/Graduate Convenor for Agribusiness

Professor Frank Scrimgeour's research focuses on the economics of agriculture, economics of the environment, regional economics and financial economics. He has recently completed 4 years as editor-in-chief for the Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (Volumes 61-64). He is ... more

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+64 7 838 4247

Sharma, Associate Professor Umesh

Associate Professor of Accounting
Convenor for ACCTN499/599

Associate Professor Umesh Sharma holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Accounting from the University of the South Pacific (Fiji), Graduate Certificate in Management from the University of Southern Queensland (Australia) and a Doctor of Philosophy from ... more

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Sharma, Professor Rajeev

Professor

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Simpson, Dr Mary

Associate Professor

Associate Professor Mary Simpson’s research explores issues in health and organisational communication.She has a specific interest in community-driven research about the health, wellbeing, and housing of older people and kaumātua Māori, and family and whānau care of older relatives. This ... more

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+64 7 838 4938

Sinha, Dr Paresha

Associate Professor

Associate Professor Paresha Sinha researches at the intersection of international business, strategy, and international entrepreneurship domains.Her research examines the impact of home and host institutional environments on the expansion of MNE operations and evaluates CSR strategies in the emerging or ... more

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+64 7 837 9434

Spiller, Professor Chellie

Professor of Management and Leadership

Dr Chellie Spiller, (hapū Matawhaiti Iwitea, Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa), is a Professor at the University of Waikato's Management School. Leadership. I'm especially interested in Wayfinding Leadership, Authentic Leadership, Collective/Relational Leadership, Wisdom, Leadership Development and Change, Spiritual and Servant LeadershipMāori ... more

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Strutt, Professor Anna

Professor in Economics
Graduate Convenor, Economics
Subject Convenor, Economics

Anna Strutt is a Professor of Economics at the University of Waikato, where she has held an academic position since 1996. She served as Chairperson of Economics (2016-2017) and is currently Waikato Management School’s Academic Director Asia Programmes and Agreements ... more

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+64 7 838 4283

Sun, Associate Professor Peter

Associate Professor Peter Sun has degrees in mechanical and industrial engineering. He has over 15 years' experience working on a variety of projects. He worked for Coopers and Lybrand (now PWC), Unilever, and MAS Holdings, and his most recent assignment ... more

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+64 7 837 9303

Toledano, Dr Margalit

Associate Professor in Management Communication
Undergraduate/Graduate Convenor for Public Relations

Associate Professor Margalit Toledano’s teaching and research focus on management communication and public relations. She has been an accredited PR professional (APR) since 1985.Her publications address professional ethics, especially on social media, the role of PR in democratic systems, building ... more

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Trent, Dr Nadia

Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management

Nadia is a senior lecturer in supply chain management at the University of Waikato Management School. Her research focuses on the resilience of national and global supply chain systems and how these systems affect quality of life and equity within ... more

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+64 7 837 9299

Tucker, Associate Professor Steven

Associate Professor of Economics
Director of Waikato Experimental Economics Laboratory (WEEL)
Graduate Convenor, Economics

Steven Tucker is an Associate Professor of Economics and has been with The University of Waikato since 2012. He is also a senior research associate with the Economic Science Lab at The University of Arizona. He is an expert in ... more

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+64 7 838 4134

Wang, Dr Ou

Senior Lecturer and Subject Convenor in Agribusiness

Ou is a senior lecturer in the Agribusiness Unit, based at the School of Accounting, Finance and Economics of The University of Waikato. He has a Ph.D. in food marketing and consumer behaviour. He has completed or been working on ... more

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+64 7 858 5030

Wang, Associate Professor William (Yu Chung)

Associate Professor in Digital Business and Supply Chain Management

With the experiences of being an IT engineer and corporate consultant, Dr William Wang has supervised research projects and provided industrial consultancy in Australasia and Asian regions regarding global supply chain planning, business process re-engineering, and health information analytics. He ... more

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+64 7 837 9676

Williamson, Dr Amanda

Senior Lecturer in Innovation and Strategy

Amanda is a lecturer in innovation and strategy at Waikato Management School, at the University of Waikato. She is passionate about the adoption of artificial intelligence, and the ways it can be leveraged in business and in research. Amanda teaches ... more