Eric Lee

Full Professor
Sobey School of Business
Finance Info Sys and Mgmt Science

Faculty Member Information

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellowship , , Communications Research Centre, National Research Council (NRC) , 1979
Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, University of Victoria, 1977
M.A., Experimental Psychology, University of Victoria, 1974
B.A., Experimental Psychology, University of Victoria, 1972
Other, Chemical Engineering – 1st two years of BEng, Royal Roads Military College, 1967

Academic Work Experience

1994 - Present, Full Professor; tenured (1993), Management Science, Saint Mary's University
1989 - 1994, Associate Professor, Management Science, Saint Mary's University
1986 - 1986, Associate Professor; tenured (1986), Graduate School of Public Administration, University of Victoria
1982 - 1986, Assistant Professor , Graduate School of Public Administration, University of Victoria
1978 - 1979, Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Carleton University

Honours

Invited 1.5-hr presentation, entitled “Crazy Ideas”, given to 135 Canadian and international junior achievement students and 25 teacher mentors on the importance of critical thinking in business - 2013
Faculty of Commerce Teaching Award Saint Mary's University Student Association (SMUSA) - 2013
Professor 2013 as nominated by Mr. Kiefer Burgess of the Saint Mary's University men’s soccer team Saint Mary's University Canadian Interuniversity Sport - 2013
MBA Teaching Award (MBA Professor of the Year – 1st Year) Saint Mary’s University - 2013
MBA Teaching Award (MBA Professor of the Year – 1st Year) Saint Mary’s University - 2012
Commerce Society Faculty of Commerce Professor of the Year Saint Mary's University - 2010
MBA Teaching Award (MBA Professor of the Year) Saint Mary’s University - 2010
Nominated for Saint Mary's University MBA Teaching Award (MBA Professor of the Year) Saint Mary’s University - 2006
Named in Maclean’s Guide to Canadian Universities 2006 as popular professor at Saint Mary’s University, p. 129 - 2006
Nominated for Saint Mary's University MBA Teaching Award (MBA Professor of the Year) Saint Mary’s University - 2005
Faculty of Commerce Excellence in Teaching Professor of the Year Saint Mary's University Students’ Association (SMUSA) - 2005
Named in Maclean’s Guide to Canadian Universities 2005 as popular professor at Saint Mary’s University, p. 135 - 2005
Named in Canadian Business Magazine’s MBA Guide ‘04 as popular professor at Saint Mary’s University, p. 85 (7 Nov 2004) - 2004
Named in Maclean’s Guide to Canadian Universities 2004 as popular professor at Saint Mary’s University, p. 143 - 2004
Named in Maclean’s Guide to Canadian Universities 2003 as popular professor at Saint Mary’s University, p. 137 - 2003
Named in Maclean’s Guide to Canadian Universities 2002 as popular professor at Saint Mary’s University, p. 133 - 2002
MBA Teaching Award (MBA Professor of the Year) Saint Mary's University - 2001
Named in Maclean’s Guide to Canadian Universities 2001 as popular professor at Saint Mary’s University, p. 161 - 2001
Reverend William Stewart, S.J., Medal for Excellence in Teaching (top teaching award at Saint Mary’s University) Saint Mary's University - 2000
Commerce Society Faculty of Commerce Professor of the Year Saint Mary's University - 2000
Named in Maclean’s Guide to Canadian Universities 2000 as popular professor at Saint Mary’s University, p. 140 - 2000
MBA Teaching Award (MBA Professor of the Year) Saint Mary's University - 1999
Research Fellow Department of Psychology, University of Aberdeen - 1996
MBA Teaching Award (MBA Professor of the Year) Saint Mary's University - 1994
Award for best paper in Applied Psychology (Montreal: Schmidt, F. & Lee, E. Conflict and negotiation within an alliance) Canadian Psychology Association Annual Conference - 1988
Outstanding Service Award University of Victoria - 1987
Award for best paper (Zurich: Lee, E. et al., Human factors in videotex information retrieval) International Zurich Seminar on Digital Communications (Man-Machine Interaction) - 1982
Post-Doctoral Fellowship National Research Council (NRC) - 1977
Doctoral Fellowships National Research Council (NRC) - 1974
Graduate Fellowship University of Victoria - 1973
Undergraduate Scholarship University of Victoria - 1971

Teaching: Course / Program Development

1978/03 - Present, TEACHING CONTRIBUTIONS

Scholarly Contributions

Book Chapters

Garg N, Lee Eric. (2016). "The reliability of mixed-format exams in higher education", Recent Advances in Higher Education, 105-126

Journal Articles

Lee Eric, Bygrave C, Garg J, Cottreau S. "Can exams be shortened? Using a new empirical approach to test in finance courses", International Journal of Social, Human Science and Engineering 8:1 (Spring - 2014), 113-123
Lee Eric, Bygrave C, Mahar J, Garg N. "Can higher education exams be shortened? A proposed methodology", International Journal of Information and Education Technology 4:6 (Spring - 2014), 517-525

Presentation

Lee Eric, Garg N. "Justifiability of shortening final exam length", Talk delivered to the Department of Finance, Information Systems, and Management Science (Spring - 2015)

Conference Proceedings

Garg N, Lee Eric. "Mixed-format exams in higher education: Assessment of internal consistency reliability", Proceedings of the First Annual Conference on Advances in Higher Education (2015 - 2015)
Lee Eric, Garg N, Bygrave C, Mahar J, Mishra V. "Can university exams be shortened? An alternative to problematic traditional methodological approaches", Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies (2015 - 2015)
Lee Eric, Bygrave C, Mahar J, Garg N. "Can higher education exams be shortened? A proposed methodology", International Conference on Education and Psychological Sciences (2014 - 2014)
Lee Eric, Bygrave C, Mahar J, Garg N, Cottreau S. "Can exams be shortened? Using a new empirical approach to test in finance courses", International Conference on Higher Education and Management (2014 - 2014)
Lee Eric, Bygrave C, Jung M, Mishra V, Whalen T. "Using synthetic designs, a new form of true experimental design: can the length of university exams be shortened without losing integrity of the test? ", Atlantic School of Business Conference (2010 - 2010)

Service: Institutional Committees

Member (departmental representative), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, 2006/03 - 2011/03 (602)
Elected member, University Review Committee, 2003/03 - 2011/03 (601)
Course Co-ordinator, MGSC2207 (Business Statistics), 1998/03 - 2011/03 (603)