Professor Emeritus, Business Administration

     Phone: 1-902-585-1369





Dr. Shelley MacDougall is a professor emeritus of finance in the F.C. Manning School of Business Administration at Acadia. Born and raised in Nova Scotia, she earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Saint Mary’s University, an MBA from Dalhousie and a Ph. D. from Bradford University, in Bradford, England. She joined the Acadia faculty in 1987.

Dr. MacDougall’s area of research is in strategic capital investment and investment in new technology. She has published her research in OMEGA International Journal of Management Science, the Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, the Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, the Journal of Financial Education, the International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, and the Journal of Intellectual Capital. She is a founding member of the Acadia Tidal Energy Institute and is conducting research on the feasibility and sustainability of tidal energy in Nova Scotia.




Research Areas:

Socio-Economic Impacts of Marine Renewable Energy


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