Attending Saint Mary’s University means being taught by amazing professors who are experts in their field regardless of the department you are in. However, the Sobey School of Business is one of the best programs at Saint Mary’s, ranking in the top 20 business programs in Canada. Let’s look at some of the best professors at Sobey’s School of Business that you may want to consider taking a course with.
With over 38 years of experience working at Saint Mary’s University, Professor Paul Dixon is someone you can learn a lot from. Dr. Dixon’s current research interests are focused on the changing student demographics, opportunities for student recruitment, making post-secondary education attractive to those not in post-secondary and the determinants of student success. His publications have appeared in several journals. His stellar record of achievements extends to the classroom. Professor Dixon has a 4.7 / 5 rating on ratemyprofessor with 97% of the responders saying they would take a course with him again! He teaches a picture of math, statistics, management and manufacturing and service operations management courses.
Professor Lee focuses his research on mixed-format examinations at the university level which will result in shortening of the final exam. He has written journal articles and done several conferences on his research. Even though his academic background is not in the field of business, this professor is able to teach many of the management courses at Saint Mary’s University effectively. This is shown by the receipt of the Faculty of Commerce Excellence in Teaching Professor of the Year award and his 4.5 / 5 rating on ratemyprofessor. He also teaches a few statistics courses. So if you’re not in commerce there’s still hope you might be able to learn from this professor.
Even though it may be difficult to find information about this professor online, her presence in the classroom cannot be missed. Professor Cottreau has a 4.8 / 5 score on ratemyprofessor with 100% of the 82 students who made contributions to her profile stating they would take a course with her again. One student mentions “she’s so patient when students don’t understand the material.”, which is an amazing quality in professors because you’ll never be afraid to ask questions and actually learn.
Accounting, business, commerce, finance, management, you name it, Professor Shahin probably has taught it before. Not only is he great at explaining the content, but he also cares greatly for his students and tries to help them succeed. But don’t take just my word for it, let’s look at some numbers. Professor Shahin has a 4.8 / 5 rating on ratemyprofessor with 100% of the respondents saying they would take a course with him again.
As a Ph.D. in Business Administration Candidate and part-time lecturer, Nicholous Deal is definitely someone you want to take a class with while you can. His current research interest is on the history of management education and development theory and so much more. You can take a look at all the journal articles he has been releasing to get more insight into what he does. He also serves as the assistant pastor at a multicultural church. With all this going on, Deal also has amazing reviews from the students he has taught at Saint Mary’s University. With a 4.8 / 5 rating, Deal is known for having energetic and engaging lectures with clear expectations and feedback on course materials. He currently teaches mostly business and management courses at the 3rd and 4th-year levels so you might have to wait a little bit to have him as one of your lecturers.