Jerry Tomberlin

Dr. Jerry Tomberlin

Dean, Sprott School of Business

Dr. Jerry Tomberlin is Professor and Dean of the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University in Ottawa.

Dean Tomberlin is active with AACSB International where he is a member of the Board of Directors and the Continuous Improvement Review Committee.  He is also Past-Chair of the Board of the Canadian Federation of Business School Deans.

Prior to joining the Sprott School of Business in 2008, Dr. Tomberlin held a variety of positions in the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in Montreal, including Dean, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies as well as External Affairs, Department Chair and Academic Director of the MBA program. In addition to Concordia, he has taught at the University of Southampton in England, Baruch College of the City University of New York, and l’École Supérieur des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales in France.

He holds an MA and PhD in Statistics from Harvard, a Master of Public Health in Biostatistics from Michigan, and a BS in Mathematics from Florida State. He has published many refereed articles and conference proceedings.

His principal research interests are:

  • data analysis,
  • statistical applications in casualty actuarial science, employment discrimination and transportation,
  • the design and analysis of sample surveys, and
  • the impact of academic business research.

Dr. Tomberlin has provided consulting services to a number of major corporations and organizations, including Clairol Canada, NASA, General Motors, Royal Bank of Canada, US Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Massachusetts Attorney General‘s Office, Statistics Canada, Bureau de la statistique du Québec, and Transports Québec.

Publications and Research Files

Dostaler, Isabelle and Thomas J. Tomberlin. (2013).  “The Great Divide Between Business School Research and Business Practice,” Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 43:1.

Farrell, P.J., MacGibbon, B., Tomberlin, T.J. and D. Doreen (2011), “A Bayesian Analysis of a Random Effects Small Business Loan Credit Scoring Model,” Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operations Research, 7(2), 433–449.

Dostaler, I. and T.J. Tomberlin (2010), “Regional Air Transport in Quebec: Trends and Challenges,” Canadian Journal of Regional Sciences, 33(2).

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