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Dr. Joel Bothello

Assistant Professor, Management
Concordia University Research Chair in Resilience and Institutions

Dr.  Joel Bothello
David Ward
Office: S-MB 13125 
John Molson Building,
1450 Guy
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2781


Joel Bothello is an Assistant Professor in Management at the John Molson School of Business and Concordia University Research Chair in Resilience and Institutions. His research interests revolve around how organizations and individuals respond to institutional and market demands. His main project focuses on the townships of Cape Town, South Africa, where he studies informal economy entrepreneurship.

Joel formerly held a teaching fellowship in International Management at the King's College London School of Management and Business, as well as a research fellowship at the ESSEC Philanthropy Chair in France. His research has been published in Harvard Business Review, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and Theory and Society. He has also been the recipient of awards such as the 2018 Dean's Award for Distinguished Scholarship (Emerging Scholar category), the 2014 Halloran Award in Business Ethics and the 2015 Syntec Prize in Management. His dissertation was runner-up for the 2015 EDAMBA Best Dissertation award.

Areas of Interest

Sustainability, Resilience, Urban Governance, Market Development, Institutional Theory


  • Ph.D. in Business Administration - ESSEC
  • Doctorat en sciences de gestion - Université de Cergy Pontoise
  • Mastère spécialisé - ESSEC
  • BAS - York University



Ph.D.:  St. Petersburg State University, 1992

Research interests

Geometric Analysis: spectral theory of Riemann surfaces, moduli spaces,  analysis on manifolds with singularities. 

Participation activities

1. Kokotov A., Flat conical Laplacian in the square of the canonical bundle and its regularized determinants, Mathematical Research Letters, to appear

2. Kokotov A., Lagota K., Green function and self-adjoint Laplacians on polyhedral surfaces, Canadian Journal of Mathematics, vol. 72 (2020), n 5, 1324-1351

3. Kalvin V., Kokotov A., Determinant of the Laplacian on tori of constant positive curvature with one conical point, Canadian Mathematical Bulletin, vol. 62 (2019), n 2, 341-347

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