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Research chairs

Endowed research chairs and professorships provide a financial foundation allowing faculty to produce breakthrough research

Chairs are in recognition of a generous gift from an individual, company or government towards an area of study. Awarded University of Toronto Distinguished Professorships and Canada Research Chairs recognize accomplishments as well as those who display exceptional promise. Canada Research Chairs are chosen by their peers for outstanding research and as emerging researchers with potential to be leaders in their fields.

John H. Watson Chair in Value Investing  – Partha Mohanram
Deloitte & Touche Professorship in Accounting – Ole-Kristian Hope
McCutcheon Professorship in International Business – Hai Lu

L.R. Wilson/R.J. Currie Chair in Canadian Business History – Dimity Anastakis
Marcel Desautels Chair in Entrepreneurship – Kenneth Corts
Premier's Research Chair in Productivity and Competitiveness – Nate Baum Snow
SmartCentres Chair in Real Estate – Will Strange
J. Douglas and Ruth Grant Chair in Competitiveness and Prosperity – Dan Trefler
Marcel Desautels Professorship in Integrative Thinking – Mihnea Moldoveanu
Manulife Financial Chair in Financial Services – Alexander Dyck

Willian A. Downe BMO Chair in Finance – Susan Christoffersen
Manulife Financial Chair in Financial Services – Alexander Dyck
CIT Chair in Structured Finance – Laurence Booth
Maple Financial Chair in Derivatives and Risk Management – John Hull
Bonham Chair in International Finance – Tom McCurdy
TMX Chair in Capital Markets – Bing Han
Peter L. Mitchelson/SIT Investment Associates Foundation Chair in Investment Strategy – Liyan Yang

Rotman Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare – Avi Goldfarb
Ellison Professorship in Marketing – Nitin Mehta
Manny Rotman Chair in Marketing – Sridhar Moorthy
Canadian National Chair in Strategic Marketing – David Soberman
Corus Entertainment Chair in Communications Strategy – Dilip Soman

Marcel Desautels Chair in Integrative Thinking – Tiziana Casciaro
Geoffrey Conway Chair in Business Ethic – Stéphane Côté
Secretary of State Professorship in Organizational Effectiveness – Katy DeCelles

Sydney C. Cooper Chair in Business and Technology – Dmitry Krass
Magna Professorship in Management – Joe Milner

Geoffrey Taber Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation – Ajay Agrawal
Rotman Chair in Life Sciences Commercialization – Alberto Galasso
Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair in Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Joshua Gans
Sandra Rotman Chair in Health Sector Strategy – Brian Golden
George E. Connell Chair in Organizations and Society – Anita M. McGahan
J.Robert S. Prichard and Ann Wilson Chair in Management – Brian Silverman
Marcel Desautels Chair in Entrepreneurship – Ken Corts 
Jim Fisher Professorship in Leadership Development – Bill McEvily

Hatch Chair in Technology Management – Mihkel Tombak [UTM]
Canada Research Chair in Identity, Diversity, and Inclusion – Sonia Kang
Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Science and Economics – Dilip Soman
Canada Research Chair in Strategy, Organizations, and Society – Andras Tilcsik

Distinguished Professors

Distinguished Professor of Economics & Finance – Heski Bar-Isaac
Distinguished Professor of Operations Management – Opher Baron 
Distinguished Professor of Business Operations and Analytics – Ming Hu
Distinguished Professor in Gender and the Economy – Sarah Kaplan

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