International Advisors

Thomas Klassen, PhD

Dr. Klassen is a professor of public policy and administration at York University. ​He is the author of many books including How to Succeed at University (and Get a Great Job!): Mastering the Critical Skills You Need for School, Work and Life.  He has been Visiting Professor at Yonsei University for several years in the past decade. He has a PhD in organizational theory from the University of Toronto.

Lorna L. Wright, PhD

Dr. Lorna Wright is currently the Executive Director of the Centre for Global Enterprise and holds the EDC Professorship of International Business at the Schulich School of Business, York University. She was Associate Vice President International of York from 2009 to 2012. She is an academic entrepreneur, being the founding director (1992-2000) of the Centre for Canada-Asia Business Relations at Queen’s University, the co-founder (1997) of the Asian Business Consortium, which included four universities, and the inaugural director of the Centre for Global Enterprise at York University (2013). She spent fifteen years as an independent contractor working for various organizations in Thailand, Indonesia and Japan, and has done projects throughout Asia, Latin America and Europe. 

Dr. Wright has a PhD from the University of Western Ontario; an MIM from Thunderbird, Arizona; an MA (Applied Linguistics) from the University of Essex, UK; a PGCE (Education in Developing Countries) from the University of London, UK; and a BA from Wilfrid Laurier University. Her research interests are in the areas of cross-cultural management, international negotiations, and conditions for SME business success internationally. Her geographic area of interest is the Pacific Basin region.

Chi-Guhn Lee, PhD

Dr. Lee is a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto. Applications from his research on decision making have been diverse from finance to supply chain management and to revenue management. He is a graduate of Seoul National University and received his PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and joined the University of Toronto in 2001.

Jong Soue You, PhD

Dr. You is a Professor Emeritus of Algoma University and also served as Academic Dean. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Shinhan Bank Canada. Dr. You is a graduate of Seoul National University and received his PhD in Economics from the State University of New York at Bin