Business Advisory Council (BAC)

Joseph Doucet

Joseph Doucet

Stanley A Milner Professor and Dean

Alberta School of Business
Edmonton, Alberta

Joseph Doucet became Dean of the Alberta School of Business on July 1, 2013. He joined the School in 2000 and, from 2005, was the Enbridge Professor of Energy Policy. He has held faculty or visiting appointments at Université Laval, the University of Florida, and Université Montpellier (France). He earned his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

Under Dean Doucet’s leadership, the Alberta School of Business continues to build on its globally recognized research excellence and outstanding learning environment while growing its impact in the areas of energy and the environment, entrepreneurship, and international business. The School’s vision is “Leaders from Alberta for the World.”

Doucet’s research interests are in the areas of energy and regulatory economics and policy. He regularly provides strategic advice to firms and governments in these areas. His research has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Regulatory Economics, the Canadian Journal of Economics, Energy Economics and The Energy Journal. He is a past President of the Canadian affiliate of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE). He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Regulatory Economics and, between 2000 and 2006, he was Editor of the journal Energy Studies Review.

Doucet currently sits on the boards of the Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA), the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC), the EPCOR Community Essentials Council (ECEC), the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Alberta (CMC-Alberta) and La Fondation franco-albertaine. He is also a member of the C.D. Howe Institute’s Energy and Natural Resources Policy Council, and the City of Edmonton’s Mayor’s Taskforce on the Elimination of Poverty. In November 2015 Premier Rachel Notley appointed him Chair of the Premier's Advisory Committee on the Economy.

Joe and his wife Karen are the proud parents of four adult sons.