University of Calgary

Leighton Wilks

  • Instructor
  • Haskayne Teaching Fellow
  • Faculty [OBHR]

Bio

Leighton Wilks is a PhD candidate in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources. His research interests include corporate social responsibility, strategic partnerships, cross-cultural management, international human resources management, negotiation, and ethics.

Leighton has a significant consulting background in diverse areas including real estate development, strategic planning, and cross-cultural training. He is currently the manager of real estate studies at the Haskayne School of Business.

Leighton has received several academic awards and scholarships, including the Robert A. Wilson Doctoral Management Scholarship, the Human Resources Association of Calgary Graduate Scholarship, the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship and the J. Armand Bombardier Internationalist Fellowship.

Leighton holds a MBA (thesis-based) and a BA in Psychology from the University of Calgary. His dissertation research looks at corporate social responsibility within the oil and gas industry, with a specific focus on strategic partnerships that are enacted to achieve social value.

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