Grant Recipients

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) are federal agencies that promote and support university-based research and training in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. These grants are the primary source of research funding at the Alberta School of Business. They allow our faculty to conduct innovative research in all areas of business, which results in a dynamic and engaging learning environment for our students.

The following is a list of Alberta School of Business researchers (* denotes researcher as a co-applicant) who have received grants in the past 5 years, listed from the most recent award.

Alberta School of Business researchers





Researcher Name



Total Award

Karen Hughes

Building Gender-Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Canada

SSHRC Insight Grants


Sahil Raina

Debt, Bankruptcy and Labour Market Outcomes

SSHRC Insight Development Grants


Sanjay Banerjee

Climate Disclosure: Physical Climate Risk, Investor Demands, and Firms' Voluntary Disclosure Decisions

SSHRC Insight Development Grants


Noah Castelo

Exploring Social and Commercial Applications of Chatbots

SSHRC Insight Development Grants




Researcher Name Title Program Total Award
Noah Castelo and Gerald Haubl* Understanding Consumer and Employee Reactions to AI Technologies SSHRC Insight Grants $121,084
Robert Fisher Development and Validation of a New Measure of Socially Desirable Responding in Organizations: Effects of Unethical Organizational Behavior on False Reporting SSHRC Insight Grants $93,015
Vern Glaser The Rise of Business Analytics: Understanding the Hidden Data Dynamics that are Transforming Business Practices SSHRC Insight Grants $201,837
Gerald Haubl Using Choice Architecture to Promote Long-Term Behavior Change SSHRC Insight Grants $237,200
Saied Samiedaluie Approximate Dynamic Programming for Service Systems NSERC Discovery Grant $127,500
Ian Gellatly* Informal Accommodations as Social Exchange: Canadian Managers' Reactions to Employees with and without Disabilities SSHRC Insight Grants $170,463
Florin Sabac* Corporate Governance with Biased Managers SSHRC Insight Grants $98,783
Christopher Steele* The Rise of Business Analytics: Understanding the Hidden Data Dynamics that are Transforming Business Practices SSHRC Insight Grants $201,837
Angelique Slade Shantz* Scaling Entrepreneurship for Economics Development (SEED): Supporting International and Local Promoters of Entrepreneurship Programs SSHRC Partnership Development Grants $196,265
Ilbin Lee* NSERC/ CFS Canada Wildfire Strategic Network NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Networks $5,050,000
Paul Messinger Channel Power in the Cannabis Industry SSHRC Insight Development Grants $45,775
Barry Scholnick* Peer Effects and Program Take-Up: Evidence from Employer-employee Linked Administrative Data SSHRC Insight Development Grants $61,700
Researcher Name Title Program Total Award
Paul Messinger* What Makes Products Weird? Conceptual Antecedents and Consumer Behavioral Consequences SSHRC Insight Development Grants $43,874
Sarah Moore and Jennifer Argo* A Spoonful of Sugar: Harnessing Fun to Increase Charitable Donations SSHRC Insight Development Grants $57,066
Ke Wang Externalities of Disclosing Audit Partner Identity in the US: Evidence from Form AP SSHRC Insight Development Grants $54,670
Ian Gellatly* Stress and Destructive Leadership: Causes, Conditions and the Mitigating Role of Mindfulness SSHRC Insight Grants $184,657
Trish Reay* Inter-organizational Communities of Practice  SSHRC Insight Grants $98,566
Sarah Moore and Paul Messinger* Slanguage: The Use and Effects of Slang Terms in Consumer-to-Consumer and Firm-to-Consumer Online Communications SSHRC Insight Grants $161,107
Ian Gellatly* Conflict Profiles in Organizational Work Teams: A New Frontier SSHRC Insight Grants $238,115
Emily Block The Business of Aging: The Emergence and Legitimacy of Elder Care Organizations and Institutions in Ghana SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants $22,113
Kyle Murray* Behaviourally Informed Organizations: Creating an Integrative Theory of Behavioural Change and Embedding it in Organizations SSHRC Partnership Grants $2,499,567
Armann Ingolfsson Service Operations Management NSERC Discovery Grant $162,500
Ilbin Lee NSERC Discovery Launch Supplement $12,500
Researcher Name Title Program Total Award
Ivor Cribben Networks for Multivariate Time Series NSERC Discovery Grant $90,000
Ilbin Lee Computational Sensitivity Analysis for Decision-Making under Data Uncertainty NSERC Discovery Grant $132,900
Madeline Toubiana* Uber'ing Away Stigma: The Impact of Sharing Technology on Stigmatized Occupations SSHRC Insight Development Grants $66,786
Tim Hannigan and Anthony Briggs* The Cultural Holes of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems SSHRC Insight Development Grants $58,581
Michael Lounsbury University Sustainability and Institutional Complexity SSHRC Insight Development Grants $55,000
Lukas Roth Institutional Investors and Firms' Corporate Social Responsibility: A Cross-Country Analysis SSHRC Insight Grants $125,351
Researcher Name Title Program  Total Award
Jennifer Argo Too Much Space is Feeding Food Waste SSHRC Insight Grants $171,663
Runjuan Liu The Complex Relationship between International Trade and the Domestic Labor Market: New Empirical Evidences from Micro Data SSHRC Insight Grants $54,960
Barry Scholnick Keeping up with the Joneses: Household Level Evidence of Neighbourhood Peer Effects SSHRC Insight Grants $68,000