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Francine Schlosser Bio



Francine Schlosser, Ph.D.
Odette Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Office: OB 443


  • Ph.D.  University of Waterloo, Management Sciences, 2004.
  • M.B.A.  University of Windsor, 1992.
  • B.B.A.  Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Business Administration, 1987.


  • International student and migrant resilience
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Career Transition
  • Entrepreneurship Pedagogy and Mentoring

Selected Publications  

  • Schlosser, Fl; Lam, D. & Kerr, G. (2021).  Intelligent careers of a resilient mobile workforce: Edu-immigrants. International Migration, [April]
  • de Azevedo, M.C.; Schlosser, F. & McPhee, D. (2020). Building organizational innovation through HRM, employee voice and engagement. Personnel Review, 15 (2),
  • McPhee, D., Schlosser, F., & Samnani, A. (2019).  A moderated-mediated model of youth safety.   Personnel Review, 48 (7), 1866-1885,
  • Roy, N., Schlosser, F., & Pasek, Z. (2019).  Stimulating entrepreneurial interest in engineers through an experiential and multidisciplinary course collaboration.   Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy,
  • Kerr, G., Schlosser, F., & Golob, M. (2017).  Leisure activities and social capital development by immigrant serial/portfolio and lifestyle entrepreneurs.   Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 22 (4), 1-25,
  • Schlosser, F., McPhee, D., & Forsyth, J. (2016).  Chance events and executive career rebranding: Implications for career coaches and non-profit HRM.   Human Resource Management (US), 56 (4), 571-591,
  • Schlosser, F. (2014).  “Identifying and differentiating key employees from owners and other employees in SMEs”.   Journal of Small Business Management, 53 (1), 37-53,
  • Walker, K., Schlosser, F., & Deephouse, D. (2014).  Organizational ingenuity and the paradox of embedded agency: The case of the embryonic Ontario solar energy industry.   Organization Studies, 35 (4), 613-634,

Complete CV