Faculty: Prof. Melissa Jean

Associate Professor, Management and Organizational Studies, School of Leadership and Social Change
Coordinator, MOS
Office: UH 334
Email: mjean@uwo.ca
Telephone: 519-432-8353 ext 28070Melissa Jean

Academic Background

  • CPA, CMA (Chartered Professional Accountant)
  • Master of Business Administration, Ivey Business School, Western University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Honors Business Administration, Ivey Business School, Western University
  • Not-for-Profit Certificate – CPA Canada

Research and Scholarly Interests

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Small Business Management, Women Entrepreneurs

Teaching

  • MOS 2205F/G – Business Communications
  • MOS 3370A/B – Management Accounting
  • MOS 4400A/B – Field Study – Community Consulting
  • Business 1220E – Introduction to Business
  • Business 2257 – Accounting and Business Analysis
  • Foods & Nutrition 4422A/B – Financial Management & Control for Food & Nutrition Students

Representative Publications & Presentations

  • Jean, M. (2019). Improving Student Writing Confidence and Decreasing Fear Through a Class Blogging Experience, Presentation at the 2019 Spring Perspectives on Teaching Conference, Western University, London, ON.
  • Jean, M. (2019). Selections From the ABC 2018 Annual Conference, Miami, Florida: Teaching Innovations Bright as the Tropical Sun. (D.J. Whalen, Ed.), Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 82(2), 239–265.
  • Jean, M. (2019). Innovation Works Community Bond, Case Research Journal, North American Case Research Association.
  • Jean, M. (2018). Nuts for Cheese Case and Teaching Note, Presentation at the 2018 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada conference, Case Division, Toronto, ON.
  • Jean, M. (2017). Cultivating Curiosity in the Classroom: Practices and Techniques, Workshop presentation at the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Annual Conference, Halifax, NS.
  • Jean, M. (2017). Summer Swim Academy, Ivey Publishing, London, ON
  • Jean, M. (2017). Andrew Peller Limited, Ivey Publishing, London, ON
  • Jean, M. and C. Young. (2016). Asante Teaching Hospital and Activity-Based Costing, Ivey Publishing, London, ON.
  • Jean, M and J. Drewnowsky. (2016). The Miswak Company, Ivey Publishing, London, ON.
  • Jean, M. and C. Sharen. (2016). Who Me? Increasing High School Girls’ Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy, Knowledge and Intentions. Paper presented and proceedings publication at the 30th Annual Conference of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship: Competitive Paper Track. San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Jean, M. (2013). Sweet Leaf Bath Co. Case presented at the 58th Annual Conference of the International Council for Small Business. Ponce, Puerto Rico.
  • Jean, M. and C. Forbes. (2012). An Exploration of the Motivations and Expectation Gaps of Mompreneurs. Journal of Business Diversity, 12(2), 112–130.

Professional Memberships

  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
  • North American Case Research Association
  • Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Brescia & Community Activities

  • President, Brescia Faculty Association
  • Faculty Advisor for “The Pink Ties” Student Club
  • Co-Faculty Organizer, Brescia’s Just Own It Conference
  • Student Liaison, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
  • Member, Verge Capital Loan Review Panel
  • Straight Talk Prof Blog