Dr. Travor Brown
Dr. Travor C. Brown is a Professor of Labour Relations and Human Resources with Memorial University. He has held appointments at Memorial University, University of Otago, University of Toronto, and Ulster University. Since joining Memorial University, he has also served as the Associate Dean (Research) and the Director of the Master of Employment Relations, Master of Science (Management), and Phd (Management) programs.
Dr. Brown has authored over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, a textbook and over 75 conference presentations. He has also been the sole investigator on two national, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grants. Much of his research examines issues concerning goal setting and training effectiveness, with special focus on management and leadership development.
Dr. Brown’s academic background is coupled with extensive industry experience. He worked in the telecommunications and manufacturing sectors prior to completing his PhD sat the University of Toronto and remains active in the practitioner community. Given this background, Dr. Brown is well known for this ability to engage both practitioner and academic audiences and to show the ‘real world’ implications of his research.