Biography


Dr. Lorraine Dyke is Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic) at Carleton University. Her responsibilities include implementing the university’s strategic and academic plans and promoting program and curriculum development.  She oversees the Office of Quality Assurance, the Carleton University Committee on Quality Assurance, and the implementation of Carleton’s Institutional Quality Assurance Process.

Dr. Dyke is a Professor of Management and Strategy in the Sprott School of Business.  She served most recently as Sprott’s Associate Dean, Professional Graduate Programs where she was responsible for developing the Master of Accounting and overseeing Sprott’s M.B.A. programs offered in Ottawa, Shanghai and Bogota. Dr. Dyke was also the founder and former Director of the Centre for Research and Education on Women and Work and the Management Development Program for Women at Carleton. Professor Dyke holds a B.A. in English Literature and M.B.A. and Ph.D. in Management.

Dr. Dyke has spoken and published extensively on the changing dynamics of the workforce and diversity issues.  Major monographs include a guide to managing diversity in law firms, a cross‑cultural study of attitudes towards women in management, and large studies in the federal public service, the high tech sector and policing. Dr. Dyke is also the recipient of six Best Paper Awards for her research. Her consulting experience includes work with some of Canada’s largest public and private sector organizations including a major executive training initiative on diversity, a custom leadership program for a federal agency and various projects on workplace climate issues.

In 2014, Dr. Dyke was the recipient of a Leading Women Building Communities Award from the Government of Ontario.  Dr. Dyke has also been awarded a Carleton Graduate Mentoring Award and the Graduate Students’ Association Excellence Award in Graduate Teaching at Carleton University. She has been nominated by Carleton alumnae for a Governor General’s Award in Commemoration of the Person’s Case, as a YMCA-YWCA Woman of Distinction and for a Capital Educators’ Award.

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