Spotlight On: Teaching

July 3, 2020 by CIRHR Communications

Many of our PhD alumni have gone on to have distinguished teaching careers. Here, we highlight Dr. John Pucic (CIRHR PhD 2011), Dr. Amy Linden, (CIRHR PhD 2015), Dr. Joanna Pitek (CIRHR PhD 2015), and Dr. Elham Marzi (CIRHR PhD 2018). 

John Pucic 

Graduated: 2011 
ThesisEthical Leadership in the Employment Relationship: Evidence From Three Canadian Surveys 
Research areas: ethnical leadership 
NowProfessor, The Business School, Humber College 

Dr. John Pucic joined Humber College as a Professor after he obtained his PhD at the Centre. 

  • Pucic, J. (2014). Do as I Say (and Do): Ethical Leadership Through the Eyes of Lower Ranks. Journal of Business Ethics, 129(3), 655–671. doi: 10.1007/s10551-014-2190-z 

Amy Linden 

Graduated: 2015 
ThesisThe Motherhood Penalty: Evidence from a Field Experiment
Research areas: ethnical leadership 

Dr. Amy Linden has previously taught Human Resources Analytics in the CIRHR’s undergraduate program.  

Joanna Pitek 

Graduated: 2015 
ThesisFlexible Work Arrangements and Co-Worker Perceptions: The Relationship Between Values, Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment
NowProfessor at Lawrence Kinlin School of Business, Fanshawe College 

Dr. Joanna Pitek has extensive teaching experience with University of Toronto, Bishop’s University, Niagara College and Wilfrid Laurier University. Piteck completed her BA in Economics at U of T before coming to the Centre to begin her MIRHR. 

Elham Marzi 

Graduated: 2018 
ThesisThe Role of Empowerment on the Relationship between Flexible Work Arrangements, Work-Life Balance, and Job Satisfaction in the Canadian Public Sector 
Research areas: Labour-Management Relations, HR Consulting, Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Team Engagement, and Information Systems (HRIS/HRMS) 
Now: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, University of Toronto 

Dr. Elham Marzi taught at Rotman School of Management prior to joining UofT's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering as Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream) at the Institute for Studies in Transdisciplinary Engineering Education and Practice (ISTEP). Marzi obtained her BIS, Information Systems from St. Francis Xavier University before coming to the Centre for her MIRHR.  

  • E. Marzi, D. A. Mohammed, R. Rezaie, & M. Metcalfe. (2019). Creating a collaborative virtual-global classroom for engineering students - A model for enhancing international exposure. 2019 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference (ProComm). doi:10.1109/ProComm.2019.00060