Research, Teaching and Staff Awards

The Goodman School of Business is a globally oriented and community dedicated business school that engages and challenges through scholarly initiatives, education and practice. The following faculty and staff have been recognized for their outstanding excellence and demonstrate our values of passion, perseverance and professionalism.

Research Awards

GOODMAN DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR

Eugene Kaciak, Professor of Management, Goodman School of Business, Brock University

GOODMAN DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR

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GOODMAN EMERGING SCHOLAR

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Tanya Tang, Associate Professor, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Tanya Tang

ACCOUNTING (ACTG) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

Eugene Kaciak, Professor of Management, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Eugene Kaciak 

FINANCE, OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (FOIS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

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Magnus Hultman 

MARKETING, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND STRATEGY (MIBS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

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Dirk De Clercq

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ETHICS (OBHREE) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

GOODMAN DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR

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GOODMAN EMERGING SCHOLAR

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Fayez Elayan, Chair and Professor of Accounting, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Fayez Elayan

ACCOUNTING (ACTG) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

Skander Lazrak, Associate Professor of Finance, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Skander Lazrak

FINANCE, OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (FOIS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

Lianxi Zhou, Professor, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Lianxi Zhou

MARKETING, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND STRATEGY (MIBS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

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Dirk De Clercq

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ETHICS (OBHREE) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

GOODMAN DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR

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GOODMAN EMERGING SCHOLAR

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Michelle Lau

ACCOUNTING (ACTG) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

Tejaswini Herath, Associate Professor of Information Systems, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Tejaswini Herath

FINANCE, OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (FOIS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

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Kai-Yu Wang

MARKETING, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND STRATEGY (MIBS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

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Dirk De Clercq

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ETHICS (OBHREE) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

GOODMAN DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR

Goodman faculty Dave Bouckenooghe

GOODMAN EMERGING SCHOLAR

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Goodman faculty Samir Trabelsi
Samir Trabelsi

ACCOUNTING (ACTG) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

Mohamed Ayadi, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Mohamed Ayadi

FINANCE, OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (FOIS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

Goodman faculty Trish Ruebottom
Trish Ruebottom

MARKETING, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND STRATEGY (MIBS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

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Dirk De Clercq

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ETHICS (OBHREE) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

GOODMAN DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR

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GOODMAN EMERGING SCHOLAR

Abdul Ashraf, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Staci Kenno, Assistant Professor, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Staci Kenno

ACCOUNTING (ACTG) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

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Walid Ben Omrane

FINANCE, OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (FOIS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

Goodman faculty Trish Ruebottom
Trish Ruebottom

MARKETING, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND STRATEGY (MIBS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

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Dirk De Clercq

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ETHICS (OBHREE) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

GOODMAN DISTINGUISHED Researcher OF THE YEAR

Tek Thongpapanl, Goodman School of Business faculty

GOODMAN untenured researcher of the year

Shawna Chen, Goodman School of Business faculty
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Tanya Tang

ACCOUNTING (ACTG) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

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Eugene Kaciak

FINANCE, OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (FOIS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

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Kai-Yu Wang

MARKETING, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND STRATEGY (MIBS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

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Dirk De Clercq

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ETHICS (OBHREE) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

GOODMAN DISTINGUISHED researcher OF THE YEAR

Voronov, Maxim Professor, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Maxim Voronov

GOODMAN untenured researcher of the year

Kareen Brown, Associate Professor, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Jennifer Li, Associate Professor of Accounting, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Jingyu (Jennifer) Li

ACCOUNTING (ACTG) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

Anteneh Ayanso, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Anteneh Ayanso

FINANCE, OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (FOIS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

Tek Thongpapanl, Goodman School of Business, Brock University faculty
Narongsak (Tek) Thongpapanl

MARKETING, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND STRATEGY (MIBS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

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Dirk De Clercq

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ETHICS (OBHREE) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

GOODMAN DISTINGUISHED researcher OF THE YEAR

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GOODMAN untenured researcher of the year

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Kareen Brown, Associate Professor, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Kareen Brown

ACCOUNTING (ACTG) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

Anteneh Ayanso, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Anteneh Ayanso

FINANCE, OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (FOIS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

Tek Thongpapanl, Goodman School of Business, Brock University faculty
Narongsak (Tek) Thongpapanl

MARKETING, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND STRATEGY (MIBS) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

Goodman faculty Dave Bouckenooghe
Dave Bouckenooghe

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ETHICS (OBHREE) DEPARTMENT RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR 

Teaching Awards

GOODMAN FACULTY TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Skander Lazrak, Associate Professor of Finance, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Professor of Finance

UNDERGRADUATE PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR

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Lecturer of Finance

GRADUATE PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR

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Professor of Finance

GOODMAN FACULTY TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD

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Professor of Marketing

UNDERGRADUATE PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR

Anamitra Shome, Associate Professor of Accounting, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Associate Professor of Accounting 

GRADUATE PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR

Kareen Brown, Associate Professor, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Associate Professor of Accounting 

GOODMAN FACULTY TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD

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Associate Professor of Marketing 

BROCK UNIVERSITY AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED TEACHING

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Professor of Marketing

UNDERGRADUATE PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR

Mark Julien, Associate Professor, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Professor of Human Resource Management

GRADUATE PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR

Ernest N. Biktimirov, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Programs, and Professor of Finance, Goodman School of Business, Brock University,
Professor of Finance

GOODMAN FACULTY TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Narongsak (Tek) Thongpapanl,, Chair and Professor, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Programs) and Professor of Marketing

UNDERGRADUATE PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR

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Lecturer of Finance 

GRADUATE PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR

Donald A. Cyr, Professor of Finance, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Professor of Finance 

GOODMAN FACULTY TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD

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Associate Professor of Accounting

GOODMAN FACULTY TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Goodman faculty Samir Trabelsi
Professor of Accounting 

GOODMAN FACULTY TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Anteneh Ayanso, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Professor of Information Systems 

Beta Gamma Sigma Professor of the Year Award

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Dirk De Clercq
Professor of Management
Ernest N. Biktimirov, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Programs, and Professor of Finance, Goodman School of Business, Brock University,
Ernest Biktimirov
Professor of Finance
Carman W. Cullen, Associate Professor of Marketing, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Carman Cullen
Associate Professor of Marketing
Jennifer Li, Associate Professor of Accounting, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Jennifer Li
Professor of Accounting
Mark Julien, Associate Professor, Goodman School of Business, Brock University
Mark Julien
Professor of Human Resource Management
Ernest N. Biktimirov, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Programs, and Professor of Finance, Goodman School of Business, Brock University,
Ernest Biktimirov
Professor of Finance

STAFF AWARDS

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Steve Agiropoulos
Academic Advisor

2021 GOODMAN STAFF OF THE YEAR

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Harry Serabian
Technical Analyst

2020 GOODMAN STAFF OF THE YEAR

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Meredith Heaney
Manager, International Exchanges and Partnerships

2019 GOODMAN STAFF OF THE YEAR