F.C. Manning Faculty
and Staff

Shelley MacDougall
Professor Emeritus
Area: Finance
  (902) 585-1369
  • BComm (St Mary’s)
  • MBA (Dalhousie)
  • PhD (Bradford)
Research Interests
Evaluation of capital investments in new technologies, strategic investments and the development of tidal energy in the Bay of Fundy.

Dr. Shelley MacDougall is Professor Emeritus at Acadia University. Born and raised in Nova Scotia, she earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Saint Mary’s University, an MBA from Dalhousie, and a Ph.D. from Bradford University, in England. She taught corporate finance at Acadia University from 1987 until 2016 and co-owned EEP Engineered and Environmental Products, Inc.

Dr. MacDougall’s area of research is strategic capital investments and investment in new technology. She is a founding member of the Acadia Tidal Energy Institute and is presently conducting research on the development of tidal energy in the Bay of Fundy. She wrote Funding and Financial Supports for Tidal Energy Development in Nova Scotia (2016) and co-wrote the Value Proposition for Tidal Energy Development in Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada and Canada (2015). She was also co-project lead and editor of The Community and Business Toolkit for Tidal Energy Development, and authored its two financial modules (2013).

Dr. MacDougall has published research in international scholarly journals: International Journal of Marine Energy, Energy Policy; OMEGA International Journal of Management Science; the Journal of Enterprising Communities; the Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship; the International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management; and the Journal of Intellectual Capital.