PhD (Business Administration, Strategy), Ivey Business School, Western University,
MScN (Administration), Faculty of Nursing, Western University,1990
BScN, Faculty of Nursing, Western University, 1979
Certified Health Executive, 1994
Previous Work Experience
Associate Director & Assistant Professor, Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public
Health, Schulich School of Medicine, Western University, 2012-2014
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, University
of Michigan, 2010-2011
Director, Senior Leadership Team, Lawson Health Research Institute, 2000-2006
Director, Perioperative Care, London Health Sciences Centre, 1997-2000
Director of Nursing, Victoria Hospital, Surgical Care (1996), Medicine/Surgery (1993-1996),
Ambulatory Care/Clinical Neurosciences/Psychiatry (1990-1993), Acting (1989-1990)
Nurse Manager, Victoria Hospital, Oncology (1987-1988), Staffing (1985-1987), Outpatient
Nurse Clinician, Victoria Hospital, Psychiatry (1984-1987)
Public Health Nurse, Middlesex-London Heath Unit (1982-1984)
Staff Nurse, University Hospital, Psychiatry (1979-1982)
Robinson, T., Le Ber, M. J., & The Circle Research Team. (2019). Collective leadership practices: Creating responsive,
inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making. Journal of Leadership Studies, 13(3), 50-55.
Walugembe, D. R., Sibbald, S., Le Ber, M. J., & Kothari, A. (2019). Sustainability of public health interventions: Where are the
gaps? Health Research Policy and Systems, 17(8), 1-7.https://doi.org/10.1186/s12961-018-0405-y
Devnew, L. E., Le Ber, M. J., & Torcia, M., & Burke, R. J. (Eds.). (2018). More women on boards: An international perspective. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Casey, R., Krupa, T., Lysaght, R., Price, E., Canes, M., Ngan, N., Little, J., Jayaraman,
V., Ruhara, R., Mutiso, V., Ndetei, D., Le Ber, M. J., Kidd, S., Price, E., & MacDougall, A. (2018). The development and application of
a recovery-oriented psychosocial rehabilitation toolkit in Kenya: A community-based
research initiative for social inclusion. Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health.https://doi.org/10.1007/s40737-018-0122-4
Cohen, B., Salter, K., Kothari, A., Le Ber, M. J., Lemieux, S., Moran, K., Wai, C., & Antonello, D. (2018). Indicators to guide health
equity work in local public health agencies: A locally driven collaborative project
in Ontario. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice, 38(7/8), 277-285. https://doi.org/10.24095/hpcdp.38.7/8.02
Devnew, L. E., Austin, A. M. B., Le Ber, M. J., & Shapiro, M. (2017). Women’s leadership aspirations. In S. Madsen (Ed.), Handbook of research on gender and leadership (pp. 165-179). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Le Ber, M. J., LaValley, J. B., Devnew, L., Austin, A. B., Sulpizio, L., & Tremaine, M. (2017).
Tracing the developmental precursors of leadership during childhood and adolescence:
A collaborative autoethnographic study of women’s leader identity development. In
J. Storberg-Walker and P. Haber-Curran (Eds.), Theorizing women & leadership: New insights & contributions from multiple perspectives
(pp. 225-248). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Devnew, L. E., Austin, A. B., & Le Ber, M. J., LaValley, J. B., & Elbert, C. D. (2017). Learning from our multi-stage collaborative
autoethnography. The Qualitative Report, 22(10), 2772-2784. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol22/iss10/17
Le Ber., M. J., Kothari, A., Simpson, S., Zendo, S., Fuller, M., Lui, J., Martino, J., Contursi,
M, L., & Berman, H. (2020, June 23--26). Evaluating the co-creation of knowledge in a community-university partnership. Cross Sector Social Interactions 2020, Limerick, Ireland. https://www.cssi2020.com/
Knight, H. H., Le Ber, M. J., Seitanidi, M. M., Leigh, J., Stadtler, L., Clarke, A.,
Krasonikolakis, I., Bogie, J., Brunese, P. S., Lioliou, E., MacDonald, A., Pinkse,
J., & Sarita Sehgal, S. (2020, June 23—26). Putting cross-sector social partnerships’
global challenge outcomes to test: Developing a research agenda from an evidence-based,
20-year systematic literature review. Cross Sector Social Interactions 2020, Limerick,
Le Ber, M. J., Monzani, L., & Crossan, M. E. (2020, March). Character-based judgment: Does gender and context matter? Western Academy of Management. Hawaii Island, HA.
Le Ber, M. J., Monzani, L., Blanchard, K., Ellis, C., & Crossan, C. (2019, October). Leadership
and development: Creative and practical applications of theoretical concepts. 21st Annual International Leadership Association Conference. Ottawa, ON.
Egan, C., Le Ber, M. J. (2019, October). Inspiring courage through youth leadership development programs.
21st Annual International Leadership Association Conference. Ottawa, ON.
Devnew, L. E., Le Ber, M. J., Austin, A. M. B., LaValley, J. B., & Elbert, C. D. (2019, October). Developing visual
models to explain theories and concepts: Tools for scholars and practitioners. 21st Annual International Leadership Association Conference. Ottawa, ON.
Branzei, O., & Le Ber, M. J. (2019, July). Shifting Grand Challenges’ (in)tractability by gendering innovation.
35th European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium. Sub-theme: Strategizing for Grand Challenges. Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Le Ber, M. J. & Konrad, A. M. (2019, June). Writing cases for teaching. 4th ILA Women & Leadership Affinity Group. Santa Cruz, CA.
Areas of Teaching
LS2233A/B Women and Leadership
LS3331F/G Advanced Leadership
LS3333A/B Developing Leadership
LS4333A/B Developing Leadership in Organizations
LS44331F/G Leadership in the 21st Century (capstone)
LS4432A/B Leadership Practicum
Women and Leadership
Leader Identity Development
Leader Character Development
Intersectionalities particularly as it relates to division of health professions along
Processes of Social Innovation (policy and social change) that address issues of social
(in)justice and (in)equity for vulnerable, disenfranchised and marginalized populations
cross-sector partnering across non-profit organizations, business and government
transdisciplinary working (intractable global health issues)
hybrid organizing (organizations, such as social enterprises, using the market to
fulfill their social mission)
Awards and Recognition
Award for Excellence in Research, Brescia University College, 2020
Dean’s Honour Role of Teaching, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, sabbatical
Best Paper Award, Social Responsibility Division, Administrative Sciences Association
of Canada, 2014
Brescia Research Grant, Principal Investigator, Portraiture of the Centennial Brescia Story: Arts-Based Approach to Learning, 2019-2020, $2000
Brescia Research Grant, Principal Investigator, Leader Character: Gender, Context, and Organizational Culture, 2018-2019, $2000
SSHRC Partnership Development Grant, Principal Investigator, Mobilizing Narratives for Policy and Social Change, 2017-2021, $200,000
Brescia Research Grant, Principal Investigator, Organizational Culture and Leadership: Exploring the Practice of Leadership in a Women's
SSHRC Insight Development Grant, Principal Investigator, From Intractable to Tractable: Transdisciplinary Processes of Innovation, 2012-2015, $74,091