Martin Petrin, Chair in Corporate Governance

Martin Petrin

Welcome to Professor Martin Petrin to the DAN Department of Management and Organizational Studies.  Professor Petrin joins us as the Dancap Private Equity Chair in Corporate Governance. 

Excerpt from the Social Science News

Professor Petrin, on leave from University College London, joined Western as the inaugural Dancap Private Equity Chair in Corporate Governance in January 2020. He is jointly appointed to Western’s DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies and the Faculty of Law.

“The appointment of a scholar of Professor Petrin’s calibre to this new joint Chair will foster exciting interdisciplinary collaborations between Law and Social Science,” said Western Law Dean Erika Chamberlain. “Professor Petrin brings an ideal combination of legal and business expertise, and his research addresses leading edge issues in corporate governance.”

Professor Petrin has published widely in his research areas which include corporate governance and business law, often from a comparative perspective. Most recently, his research has focused on corporate regulation, corporate theory and the impact of new technologies, and approaches to corporate and managerial liability.

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