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Professor Claudine Mangen

RBC Professorship in Responsible Organizations
Associate Professor, Accountancy
Fellow, Simone de Beauvoir Institute & Womens Studies

Professor Claudine  Mangen
Office: S-MB 15305  
John Molson Building,
1450 Guy
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2747


Dr. Claudine Mangen’s research focuses on organizational governance and gender inequalities. She is currently exploring the ways in which organizational governance contributes to upholding and disrupting gender inequalities.

Her work has been published in leading academic journals, including the Journal of Accounting & Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, European Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research and Human Relations. Her research is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada. She regularly presents her work at academic conferences and workshops, blogs about it, and shares it through media, including at The Conversation.

Dr. Mangen is the lead researcher on the SSHRC-funded research program Disruptive Dames? The process of disruption underlying women’s transition into organizational leadership,” which is funded until 2027. It explores the process underlying the disruption of gender inequalities in the leadership of for-profit organizations in Canada.

At Concordia, Dr. Mangen has held the RBC Professorship in Responsible Organizations since 2013. Over her career, she has taught Disclosuresof (Ir)responsible Organizations to Ph.D. students, Corporate Finance to MBA students, Accounting Theory to undergraduate students.

Dr. Mangen received a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Rochester in the USA and a Master’s in Finance from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. She is an avid reader and practices yoga.

Dr. Mangen can be found on her professional blog and Twitter.


Organizations, Governance, Gender Inequalities


Ph.D. in Business Administration (University of Rochester, New York, USA)
Master's Degree in Finance (Université de Lausanne, Switzerland)
Bacherlor's Degree in Economics (Université de Lausanne, Switzerland)

Publications in peer-reviewed journals

2021. “A woman who’s tough, she’s a bitch.” How labels anchored in unconscious bias shape the institution of gender, Women, Gender & Research forthcoming.

2021. Trust in international cooperation: Emotional andcognitive trust complement each other over time, Critical Perspectives on Accounting forthcoming, with N Duenas.

2020. The spillover effects of MD&A disclosures for real investment: The role of industry competition, Journal of Accounting and Economics 70(1), with A Durnev.

2020. Smoke and mirrors? Disclosures in the marijuana industry in Canada, Accounting Perspectives 19(3), with A Paduano, B Paduano, J Hadzurik, J Leggio, K Russo.  

2017. Understanding student motivations in the auditing/accounting programs: An exploratory research, 2017, Finance, Contrôle et Stratégie 20(3), with A Deville and V Peres.

2017. Implications of economic shocks for CEO performance evaluation, European Accounting Review 26(4).

2015. The challenge of sustaining organizational hybridity: The role of power and agency, Human Relations 68(4), with M Brivot.

2013. Discussion of “Are analysts’ cash flow forecasts naïve extensions of their own earnings forecasts?“, Contemporary Accounting Research Vol 30 No 2.

2012. Say on Pay: A wolf in sheep’s clothing?, Academy of Management Perspectives 26(2), with M Magnan.

2009. Corporate investments: Learning from restatements, Journal of Accounting Research 47(3), with A Durnev.

Selected Working Papers

The reproduction of gender noms through identities: The case of organizational leadership, with S Audousset-Coulier.

On becoming a partner: The identity conversion process during the promotion to partner, with C Garnier.

"I don't know how to greet you anymore. It's sooooo ambiguous now." #MeToo, organizations, and the evolution of the gender institution.

Does the tone of shareholder proposals affect voting support? An empirical study, with L Yao.

Research Grants

2022-2017. $139,918, Insight Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Government of Canada, as principal investigator, for “Disruptive Dames? The process of disruption underlying women's transition into organizational leadership,” with J Bothello (co-applicant) and AM Croteau (collaborator).

2017-2021. $43,962, Insight Development Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Government of Canada, as principal investigator, for “All on board? The politics of power in women’s transition to corporate leadership,” with S Audousset-Coulier (co-applicant).

2008-2012. $109,836, Strategic Research Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Government of Canada, as principal investigator, for “The success of corporate restructurings: Does executive compensation matter?” with M Magnan (co-applicant).

Selected Presentations

Association Francophone de Comptabilité, in person: On becoming a partner: The identity conversionprocess during the promotion to partner

Gender, Work and Organization Virtual Conference, remote: The reproduction of gender norms throughidentities: The case of organizational leadership

Conférence Internationale de Gouvernance, remote: The reproduction of gender stereotypes through identities: The case of corporate leadership

Academy of Management Conference (Careers Division), in person: How are gender stereotypes resisted and reproduced? The role of identity regulation, identity conflicts, and identity work


ADMI 861: Emerging Topcs in Accounting Research (Ph.D. course)
ACCO 400: Accounting Theory (Undergraduate course)

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