Constance Van Horne PhD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Management

Constance Van Horne joined the Faculty of Business at UNB Saint John in August 2017. Dr. Van Horne received her MBA and PhD at Laval University in Quebec City, Canada and holds a Bachelor of History from the University of Victoria. After graduating in June 2009, Dr. Van Horne moved to the United Arab Emirates where she worked for over seven years. She taught in the fields of communications, management and entrepreneurship and was actively involved in university and community life.

She has published peer reviewed articles, chapters and conference presentations on university-industry relationships, innovation processes, Emirati entrepreneurship, Emirati leadership, innovation processes in the UAE and Emiratisation. Her research has been cited in many publications in the UAE and internationally, including the BBC and the National.

Dr. Van Horne uses experiential learning and service learning in and outside the classroom to provide hands-on experience to her students. She is always looking for ways to incorporate the wider community into her lesson plans and looks forward to working with organizations in Saint John to assist in preparing her students for productive and worthwhile careers.

Selected recent publications

Van Horne, C., Dutot, V., Castellano, S., Sosa, M. & Ahmad, L. (to appear) “Integrating Entrepreneurship into the Design Classroom: Case Studies from the Developing World” Journal of the Knowledge Economy.

Van Horne, C., Dutot, V., & Zhang, Y. (2016). “Young Entrepreneurs and the Digital Space: Case Studies from the UAE” International Journal of Business and Management Studies 5 (2), 293-300.

Van Horne, C. & Dutot, V. 2016. “Challenges in Technology Transfer: an Actor Perspective in a Quadruple Helix Environment”, Journal of Technology Transfer. September, 1-17.

Dutot, V. & Van Horne, C. 2015. “Digital entrepreneurship intention in developed vs. emerging countries: An exploratory study in France and UAE”, Transnational Corporations Review. 7(1), 79-96.

Erogul, M. & Van Horne, C. 2014 “Entrepreneurial Innovation and Policy Implications in the United Arab Emirates”, Journal of Enterprising Culture. 22(1), 1-24.

Kimiagari. S., Keivanpour, S., Mohiuddin, M. & Van Horne, C. 2013 “The Cooperation Complexity Rainbow: Challenges of Stakeholder Involvement in Managing Multinational Firms”, International Journal of Business and Management. 8(22), 50-64.

Alhaj, S. & Van Horne, C. 2013. “The Development of Arab Women Leaders: An Emirati Perspective” In Culture and Gender in Leadership: Perspectives from the Middle East and Asia, Palgrave Macmillan.