Dr. Fiona McQuarrie
Dr. McQuarrie joined the School of Business in 1995. She holds a PhD in Organizational Analysis from the University of Alberta; an MBA, a BBA with majors in English and Business, and a Certificate in Liberal Arts from Simon Fraser University; and a Diploma in General Studies from Thompson Rivers University. She has also taught at Athabasca Univeristy, Simon Fraser University, the University of Alberta, and the University of Prince Edward Island. Dr. McQuarrie has been Associate Dean of UFV's Faculty of Professional Studies and has also been a co-chair of the School of Business. From 2011 to 2014, she had a half-time appointment as the Special Projects Coordinator at the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer.
Dr. McQuarrie has served three terms as a member of the national executive of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, the professional and academic association for faculty members in Canadian business schools. She has also been an executive member of the Gender and Diversity in Organizations division of the Academy of Management, the largest international association of business academics and researchers. She has served as a board member for several businesses, governmental and community organizations.
Dr. McQuarrie's research interests include the interaction between work and leisure; organizational theory; labour relations; and organizational diversity. Her research has been published in major academic journals including the Academy of Management Executive, the Canadian Journal of Administrative Studies, Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations, the Journal of Management Education, and Management & Organizational History. She is the author of the textbook Industrial Relations in Canada (John Wiley and Sons Canada), which is used in more than 30 colleges and universities across the country. She also is a regular media commentator on labour and employment issues.