Appointment of CIRHR Acting Director Dionne Pohler

June 26, 2020 by Anonymous

CIRHR Associate Professor Dionne Pohler has been appointed Acting Director of the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources for July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.  

Professor Pohler has been Associate Director, Undergraduate and PhD Programs, since 2019. 

CIRHR Asociate Professor Rafael Gomez, who has served as Director of the CIRHR from 2015, will be returning as Director July 1, 2021. 

About CIRHR Acting Director Dionne Pohler:

Dr. Dionne Pohler is an associate professor, appointed at the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources and the Rotman School of Management Department of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources at the University of Toronto. She is also a Fellow of Co-operative Strategy and Governance at the Centre for the Study of Co-operatives at the University of Saskatchewan. Her research covers topics on work and employment, unions and labour relations, organizational governance, and co-operative economic development, with a particular focus on rural settler and indigenous communities. Major current projects include investigating the causes of the gender earnings gap and the implementation challenges of labour legislation and social policies in Canada.