Dr. Robinson is an Associate Professor of Finance, in the Haskayne School of Business, an organization he joined in 1990. He has a B.Math degree (Majoring in Computer Science) from the University of Waterloo, and an MBA and Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Western Ontario. He also is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation granted by the CFA Institute in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the certified corporate director designation (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors in Toronto, Ontario. Prior to joining the U. of C. he taught at two other Canadian universities: Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Robinson has also been a sessional instructor for the Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, a Visiting Professor at the University of Petroleum in Changping, China and a Visiting Professor at the Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland.
Dr. Robinson teaches investments, portfolio management, and corporate governance to undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, and executive education students. He founded the Calgary Portfolio Management Trust (CPMT) program at the Haskayne School of Business in 1993. He is also the Calgary Academic Director of the Directors’ Education Program, a joint initiative of the Haskayne School of Business, the Rotman School of Management, and the Institute of Corporate Directors. He was awarded the Haskayne Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence for the 2005/2006 academic year.