Hickson Research Day 2022

Virtual Panel Discussion 

Friday, March 18th  |  1 PM – 3 PM CDT  |  Zoom

Dipayan Biswas

Dipayan Biswas is the Frank Harvey Endowed Professor of Marketing in the School of Marketing and Innovation at the Muma College of Business. His key research interests are in the domains of sensory marketing and digital marketing, with a focus on topics related to retailing, food and health. 

He serves on the Editorial Review Boards of the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing and Journal of Marketing Research. He is currently Guest Associate Editor of the Journal of Marketing Research, and was Guest Associate Editor of the Journal of Consumer Research from 2018–2020. Additionally, he is currently Area Editor of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Retailing and Journal of Public Policy & Marketing.

Katherine A. DeCelles

Katherine A. DeCelles is a Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Academic Director of the PhD Program at the Rotman School of Management, and is cross-appointed to the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto. She also holds the Secretary of State Professorship in Organizational Effectiveness. Her research is on the intersection of organizational behaviour and criminology, focusing on understanding the micro-mechanisms involved in conflict, power, inequality, activism and aggression as they relate to organizations.

She has served for a number of years on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology and Academy of Management Journal (AMJ), as well as being an ad hoc reviewer for Organization Science, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Psychological Science and the American Sociological Review, in addition to other outlets. She served as an Associate Editor at AMJ from 2016–2019 and as a Deputy Editor from 2019–present.

Joel Gehman

Joel Gehman is a Professor of Strategic Management and Public Policy and the Lindner-Gambal Chair of Business Ethics at the George Washington University School of Business.

He studies sustainability, innovation, strategy and entrepreneurship. In particular, he investigates how grand challenges related to sustainability and values affect organizational strategies, technology innovation and institutional arrangements. And reciprocally, how organizations, innovation and institutions affect the emergence and trajectories of grand challenges.
Dr. Gehman was Field Editor at the Journal of Business Venturing from 2017–2021; has been Associate Editor at Organization Theory since 2019; and currently serves on the editorial boards of ASQ (since 2018), AMJ (since 2019), Organization Studies (since 2017), Journal of Management Inquiry (since 2020) and Innovation: Organization and Management (since 2016).

Robert D. Klassen

Robert D. Klassen is a Professor of Operations Management, and holds the Magna International Inc. Chair in Business Administration at the Ivey Business School. He is also currently serving as the Interim Director of Ivey’s Building Sustainable Value Centre. Dr. Klassen’s research explores the multi-faceted linkages between the natural environment, social issues and operations performance — termed the triple bottom line — with a particular focus on the pivotal role of supply chains and innovation. 

He is now serving as the co-Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Operations and Production Management. He also continues to serve as the Department co-Editor (Sustainable Operations) at Production and Operations Management, and has previously served as the founding Department Editor (Sustainable Operations) at the Journal of Operations Management.  

2019's Top Three Posters


  • The late Dr Allister Hickson.
  • The late Dr. Allister Hickson, after whom Hickson Research Day is named, was a member of the Department of Supply Chain Management until his passing in 2008. This Research Day honours collegiality and interest in the research of others – characteristics that Allister fully embodied.


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