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Maureen Kilgour

Associate Professor

Maureen Kilgour ©UWinnipeg
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Business and Administration


  • Bullying
  • Business
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Corruption
  • Diversity
  • Education
  • Equity
  • Ethics
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Globalization
  • Human Rights
  • Labour
  • Social Issues

Areas of Expertise:

  • Canadian Industrial Relations
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Corporate Governance and Diversity
  • Corruption
  • Gender and Globalization
  • Respectful Workplace and Bullying
  • Responsible Management Education
  • Sustainability and Gender
  • Union-Management Relations
  • Women in Management

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • French

Available To:

  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others


Dr. Maureen Kilgour is an Associate Professor in the Department of Business and Administration at The University of Winnipeg. She is also a co-founder and co-chair of the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education Working Group on Gender Equality and a member of the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles Leadership Group.

Kilgour has a PhD from Warwick Business School in England, and conducts research in the area of global governance, business and human rights, with a special focus on corporate responsibility and gender equality. Her current research examines the relationship between corruption and gender, and focuses on the collapse of the Rana Plaza Factory in Bangladesh.

She also works in the area of responsible management education and has recently co-edited three books: Integrating Gender into Business and Management Education; Overcoming Challenges to Gender Equality in the Workplace: Leadership and Innovation; and Gender Equality and Responsible Business: Expanding CSR Horizons.

Kilgour has also worked in policy development, advocacy and as a negotiator in the area of industrial relations across Canada and has consulted for a variety of organizations on issues related to bullying, the respectful workplace, collective bargaining, women in management and human rights in the workplace.

Media and Research Expert