Who You'll Learn From

Studying at UBC Sauder means you'll be learning cutting-edge business from the very people who helped define it. Our professors are among the highest calibre in the world and their work has made our school one of the top in the world for business research (ranked top 20 in North America in the QS Global 250 Business Schools Report 2017). This research has not only been integral to organizations locally and globally, but it has also reshaped education itself.  Below are some of the professors you may learn from:


Darren Dahl

Prof. Dahl is the current Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and Director of the Robert H. Lee Graduate School. He is also a BC Innovation Council Professor, and ranks in the Top 5 in the world for Marketing Research according to the American Marketing Association.

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3M Teaching Fellow

Business Professor of the Year (Final Four), Economist Magazine

Park Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Journal of Consumer Psychology
  Research Interest

New product development


Emotions in consumption contexts

Social influence

Social marketing




Yi Qian

Dr. Qian is an Associate Professor in the Marketing & Behavioural Sciences division. Her research interests include economics of intellectual property rights, along with counterfeiting and brand management.

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Best Paper Award, Journal of Marketing Science Conference

Thomas Edition Innovation Fellowship, Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property

Kauffman Research Grant, Searle Center

  Research Interest

Economics of Intellectual Property Rights

Counterfeiting and Brand Management

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Marketing Analytics


Daniel Skarlicki

Dr Skarlicki is the Edgar F. Kaiser Chair and Professor of Organizational Behaviour, and recognized for his teaching and research in leadership, negotiation and human resource management.

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Outstanding Reviewer Ward, Academy of Management Annual Conference

SSHRC Research Grant

SIOP Scholar Designation demonstrating Substantial Research Contributions to the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

  Research Interest

Organization Justice and Human Resource Management

Retaliation and Sabotage in the workplace

Mindfulness and Workplace Performance



Paul Cubbon

Paul has been a member of the core Faculty team since 2005. Paul has taught a wide-range of courses, focusing on Advertising/IMC, Digital/Web Marketing and Social Media, Innovation and Entrepreneurship but also including emphasis on branding and reputation, consumer behaviour and customer experience.

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CGA Graduate Teaching Award

Talking Stick for Pedagogical Innovation

  Research Interest

Customer driven organizational change

Entrepreneurship and New Venture creation

Corporate innnovation and Intra-preneurship

Lean Launch Pad Customer Discovery Methodology

Business Model Design and disruptive models

Innovative approaches to and experimentation in teaching and learning



Ann Stone

Anne Stone teaches courses in marketing and strategy for graduate, undergraduate, and Executive Education programs. She has more than 25 years of C-level marketing experience at Fortune 500 companies including Coca-Cola, Papa Murphy's, Church's Chicken & more.




Joy Begley

Dr. Joy Begley is an Associate Professor in the Accounting Division and a researcher at UBC Sauder's KPMG Research Bureau in Financial Reporting. In 2014, she was one of the faculty members who earned $2 million in funding from federal research councils for her work in improving sustainability of corporate pension plans in face of corporate bankruptcy risk.

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AFAANZ Best Paper Award (Financial Accounting)

New Zealand Society of Accountants Prize

University of Rochester Doctoral Fellowship

  Research Interest

Empirical financial accounting

Defined benefit and defined contribution pensions

Use of accounting information to control agency problems

Empirical implications of the Feltham and Ohlson Valuation Model