Joseph Doucet is Dean of the University of Alberta School of Business, Canada’s first and longest
accredited business school, recognized for its research excellence, academic program quality,
graduate career success, and economic impact within Alberta and Canada.
A respected academic, Joe has held faculty and visiting appointments at Université Laval, the
University of Florida, and Université Montpellier (France); he earned his PhD from the University
of California, Berkeley. Joe has been with the Alberta School of Business since 2000, and in 2005
was named the Enbridge Professor of Energy Policy.
Under Joe’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, international business, and
Joe’s research interests focus on the areas of energy and regulatory economics and policy; he
also regularly provides strategic advice to firms and governments on these topics. 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 also a past President of the
International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE-Canadian affiliate), a member of the
Editorial Board for the Journal of Regulatory Economics, and past Editor of the Energy Studies
Review journal (2000-2006).
Joe currently sits on the boards of Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA), the Edmonton Economic
Development Corporation (EEDC) and La Fondation franco-albertaine. He is also a member of
the C.D. Howe Institute’s Energy and Natural Resources Policy Council.
Joe and his wife Karen reside in Edmonton and are the proud parents of four adult sons.