David A. Stangeland, PhD, CPA, CMA, B Comm (distinction)
David Stangeland
Position Associate Dean Professional Programs/ Professor
Department Accounting & Finance
Office 320 Drake Centre
Phone (204) 474-6477
Fax (204) 474-7545
Email d.stangeland@umanitoba.ca
Website www.umanitoba.ca/stangeland

Research Interests

Corporate governance, control and valuation effects: mergers, acquisitions, ownership structure, antitakeover defenses; international finance.

Teaching Interests

Corporate finance, investment banking, international finance.


David Stangeland, PhD, BComm (Distinction), CPA, CMA, did his undergraduate and graduate university education at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. In 1991 he moved to Winnipeg where he joined the Accounting & Finance Department at the I. H. Asper School of Business. Dr. Stangeland is a Professor of Finance and currently Department Head for Accounting and Finance. From 2009 to 2014, he was the Associate Dean of the I. H. Asper School of Business responsible for the following programs: Undergraduate, MBA, Co-op, and International Exchange. He was also Head of the Department of Accounting & Finance from 2000 to 2009 and oversaw the implementation of the PhD program in Finance. In addition, Professor Stangeland agreed to take on a secondment position as Department Head for Economics in the Faculty of Arts from 2008 to 2010.

Professor Stangeland’s teaching spans undergraduate, MBA, and PhD courses in corporate finance, investment banking, and international finance. In addition to his teaching at the University of Manitoba, each summer he teaches Managerial Finance in the Canadian Executive MBA program at the Warsaw School of Economics in Poland. Other international teaching experience includes teaching MBA International Finance in the Czech Republic in 1998 and managerial finance in a post-degree program in the People's Republic of China in 2000. Professor Stangeland has been a four-time recipient of the Certificate of Teaching Excellence from the University Teaching Services and UMSU.

Dr. Stangeland is a two-time winner of the CMA Canada Academic Merit Award for combined excellence in teaching and research. Professor Stangeland’s research interests are in the areas of corporate governance, corporate control, and corporate finance. His work is well cited and has been published in several journals including the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Banking & Finance, the Journal of Corporate Finance, Financial Management, the Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, and numerous others. His research has won the Irwin Distinguished Paper Award from the Southwestern Federation of Administrative Disciplines and the Associates Achievement Award of the I.H. Asper School of Business.

In addition to his teaching and research, Dr. Stangeland has been very active with the finance and accounting communities. Dr. Stangeland served on the National Board of Directors for CMA Canada and chaired CMA Canada’s Pension Committee. Dr. Stangeland also serves on the Pension Committee and Investment Committee for the University of Manitoba Pension Plans, is a member of the Investment Committee for the Teachers’ Retirement Allowance Fund (TRAF – the pension fund for Manitoba teachers), and has been a member of the Independent Review Committees for various mutual fund companies.

Professor Stangeland was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, where he learned to appreciate the outdoors including running, cycling, hiking, and skiing, and in the winter, travelling to warmer climates – Puerto Vallarta is currently his favourite warm-weather destination.