Naor Cohen

Naor Cohen



Associate Professor (Teaching)

Haskayne School of Business, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources [OBHR]

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Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy Political communication, University of Calgary, 2014

M.A. Political psychology , Haifa University, 2007

B.A. Political Sciences and Communication, Haifa University, 2006


Naor Cohen is a tenure track Assistant Professor (Teaching) at Haskayne School of Business. He earned his Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Calgary and holds an M.A. in Political Psychology and a B.A. in Political Sciences and Communication from the University of Haifa, Israel. 

Naor teaches diverse courses, including Organizational Behaviour, Business Negotiation, and Ethical Leadership, and has authored several business cases related to these subjects. 

Naor has been instrumental in undergraduate programs such as the Haskayne Academic Turnaround and the BComm Honours. His contribution to teaching was recognized when he was awarded the Taylor Institute Teaching Award in 2019. 

His dedication to teaching excellence is further underscored by his SoTL research and interest in non-traditional grading systems and deceptive pedagogies. 

Naor is currently acting as OBHR 317 Course Coordinator and a Haskayne Teaching Fellow. In his free time, he enjoys practicing Wing Chun Kung Fu, and cultivating and playing his guitars' collection. If you're wondering, his name is pronounced na-OR, although he will cheerfully answer to 'Nor,' Nay-or' or Nower', or just about anything else.


Areas of Research

Ethical Leadership, Experiential Learning, Teaching Innovation, Proactivity and Resilience


Course number Course title Semester
OBHR 317 Organizational Behaviour Fall 2021
OBHR 493 Business Negotiations Fall 2021
OBHR 672 Workiing with People Fall 2021
MGST 453 Ethical Leadership Winter 2022
OBHR 317 Organizational Behaviour Winter 2022
OBHR 493 Business Nogotiations Winter 2022


  • University of Calgary Teaching Award, Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning . 2019