Julia is an accomplished management scholar who is committed to helping improve the effectiveness of organizations through a strategic approach to human resources management. She is also an advocate for change within higher education and has helped facilitate many national, provincial and local events focused on improving the quality of teaching and learning. Her work on academic integrity has garnered national and international attention. Julia is regularly sought as a keynote speaker and has received a number of awards.
She was appointed Dean of the College of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph in May of 2009. Previously, she was the Chair of the Department of Business since June 2007.
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Strategic Human Resource Management
Improving the Quality of Teaching & Learning
Higher Education Leadership
Ontario Hostelry Institute Honours Julia Christensen-Hughes (professional)
OHI Gold Awards recognize those top hospitality industry achievers whose commitment to excellence enhances the image of Ontario among thousands of diners, travellers and vacationers each year. OHI serves as an industry advocate on matters such as professional culinary, hospitality and tourism education, training and apprenticeship.
York University - Schulich School of Business: PhD, Organizational Behavior Studies 1994
York University - Schulich School of Buiness: MBA, Organizational Behavior Studies 1986
University of Guelph: BCom, Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 1981