Teaching Staff

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Dr.
Joseph
Leydon

Dr.
Joseph
Leydon

Teaching Staff


Biography

As a faculty member in the Department of Geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga, Professor Leydon teaches courses in each year of our program of study, including the first year introductory course and the fourth year internship course.  He is very involved in student mentorship through his role as faculty advisor to the undergraduate student society and works closely with the career centre to promote student professional development. Professor Leydon is committed to experiential learning with particular interests in field work, supervision of student research projects, co-curricular activities and community outreach through his management of the Department’s fourth year internship course.  

Professor Leydon holds a B.A. (Hons.) from the National University of Ireland (1987); M.A. (Hons.) at National University of Ireland, (1989); and Ph.D from U of T, (1995). 

Professor Leydon was first elected in 2013 and is currently in his second term as member of UTM Campus Council which ends on June 30, 2018, as well as current Chair of the UTM Campus Affairs Committee.  


  
  
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Prof.
Hugh
Gunz

Prof.
Hugh
Gunz

Teaching Staff


Biography

Hugh Gunz has PhDs in Chemistry and Organizational Behaviour, is Professor of Organizational Behaviour in UTM's Department of Management and at the Rotman School of Management, and serves as the inaugural Director of the Institute for Management and Innovation, University of Toronto Mississauga. He has previously served as Chair and Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Programs for UTM's Department of Management. He has published papers on the careers of managers, professionals and others, the management of technical professionals, and management education; is author of the book Careers and Corporate Cultures (1989), and the co-editor of Managing Complexity in Organizations (1999) and the Handbook of Career Studies (2007).

A former chair of the Careers Division of the Academy of Management, he has served on the editorial boards of a number of journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Emergence, and the Journal of Professions and Organization. 

Hugh is a member of the Governing Council of University of Toronto, and has served on the UTM Campus Council and Agenda Committee as Vice-Chair, and as a member on the Campus Affairs Committee.  He is currently in his second term.  


  
  
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Professor
Judith
Poë

Professor
Judith
Poë

Teaching Staff


Biography

Professor Judith Poë (M.Sc., DIC, FCIC), Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences (Interim Chair 2008-2009), is experienced in university governance having chaired the Erindale College Council (1986-1992 and 1998-2003) and served on the Academic Board (2007-2013). She did her undergraduate studies in chemistry and her graduate work in biochemistry at Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London before joining the University of Toronto faculty.

Trained as a bioinorganic chemist with interests in the mechanisms of catalysis by copper and iron containing metalloenzymes, Ms Poë’s current research and scholarly activity are in the area of chemical education focusing on web-enhanced teaching and learning, writing as a tool for learning and Problem-Based Learning. She is an Editorial Board member of the Journal of Science Education and Technology. A President’s Teaching Academy member, she has received numerous other teaching awards including the OCUFA Teaching Award, a 3M Teaching Fellow ship and the Union Carbide Award for Chemical Education. Ms Poë served as President of the Canadian Society for Chemistry (1999-2000) and is currently Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Chemical Education Trust Fund. She is a Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada.  She is also the recipient of the 2014 Canadian Society for Chemistry Faculty Advisor Award, which is an award based on nominations from students.

Professor Poë was elected to the Campus Council in 2013, and subsequently appointed to the AAC as a teaching staff member and as its Chair. She has also served on the Agenda Committee as the Chair of the AAC and is in her second term, which ends on June 30, 2018.


  
  

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