Dr. Yolande Chan was appointed Associate Vice-Principal (Research) for a three-year term effective July 1, 2013. Her responsibilities are to advance the Social Science and Humanities research priorities and themes emerging from the Strategic Research Plan (SRP); to provide leadership on Queen’s Research Centres and Institutes; and to design the Institute for Advanced Research/Studies as described in the SRP.
Dr. Chan is an E. Marie Shantz Professor of MIS at Queen’s University in Canada. She holds a Ph.D. from the Ivey Business School, an M.Phil. in Management Studies from Oxford, and S.M. and S.B. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from M.I.T. She is a Rhodes Scholar. Dr. Chan recently served as Director of The Monieson Centre, Queen’s School of Business. Her research interests include digital technology strategy, knowledge management, and innovation. She sits on several editorial boards and has published her research in leading journals such asMIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Journal of Information Technology, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, andMIS Quarterly Executive.