Dr. Yasser Fahmy, Associate Professor

B.A., High Honours, American University
M.A., Southern Illinois University
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Dr. Fahmy teaches in the areas of macroeconomics and monetary policy.  His research interests are focused on monetary policy and international finance.  He has been teaching at Augustana since 2002, and was nominated for the "Distinguished Teaching Award" in 2004.

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Dr. Varghese Manaloor, Associate Professor

B.Sc., Birsa Agricultural University (India)
M.Sc., Birsa Agricultural University (India)
Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan

I began teaching at Augustana in 1996. Courses I have taught include applied microeconomics, econometrics, statistics for business and economics, environmental economics, and ethics in business and economics. Recently, I have been involved in the Augustana field experience program of tours to India. In 2003, I was appointed to the John P. Tandberg Chair in Economics at Augustana. My research interests are focused on environmental and development economics, policy and conservation issues. A current research project involves assessing the economic consequences of green house gas emissions in the agricultural sector.

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Dr. William Foster, Associate Professor

B.A., University of Alberta
M.B.A., University of Alberta
Ph.D., University of Alberta

Teaching areas: Management, Organizational Behaviour, Strategy and Marketing. Research areas: Strategic Management, Sport Management, Sport Fans.


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Francois BastienDr. François Bastien, Assistant Professor

M.Sc. John Molson School of Business, Concordia University
Ph.D., University of Montreal

Dr. Bastien has taught Statistics, Qualitative/Quantitative Research Methods, Globalization and Cross-Cultural Management, Marketing Strategy & Research, Organizational Theory and Design, Entrepreneurship, Contemporary Business Thinking and Managing in Organizations. Research interests include organizational theory, identity and culture. His objective is to better understand the complexity of identity within First Nations organizations in Canada and all over the world.

Kristen Cumming
Kristen Cumming holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Education degree in Workplace and Adult Learning. In addition to teaching, she operates a successful consulting practice through which she serves as a speaker, facilitator and trainer on recruitment, retention and leadership.

Diego Coraiola, Assistant Professor (Management)

Bachelor's Degree - Curitiba University Centre
Master's and Ph.D. in Business Administration - Federal University of Parana

Dr. Coraiola worked as a management consultant for large and medium companies in Brazil before moving to Canada. His main teaching areas include: organization theory, international business, strategic management, and marketing. His research focuses on how groups of people come together to accomplish strategic change. He is currently interested in the study of culture, memory, and identity in organizations.

Neil Hepburn
Sessional Instructor Economics and Management

Ph. D. (in progress) University of Alberta
M. A. Queen's University
B.A. University of Calgary

Professor Hepburn teaches in the areas of public finance, strategic thinking and international economics.  His research areas include public finance, local government administration and education economics.

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Stephen Kambeitz, B.A., LL.B.
In addition to his work as a lawyer in Camrose, Stephen teaches Business Law, AUMGT 320.