Sandy Hershcovis

Sandy Hershcovis

Pronouns: She/her



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

Senior Associate Dean

Haskayne School of Business, Research & Faculty

Future Fund Professor in Equity Diversity and Inclusion

Haskayne School of Business

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Educational Background

BComm Accounting, University of Calgary, 2001

MSc Management, Queen's University, 2002

PhD Management, Queen's University, 2006



Dr. Sandy Hershcovis is the Future Fund Professor in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the Haskayne School of Business. Her research focuses on  sex-based harassment, workplace mistreatment, and employee well-being. In particular, she is currently interested in bystander intervention on workplace harassment. Her research is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

In 2020, Sandy was inducted as a member of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada, and in 2021 she was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Sandy has published her research in leading journals in her field, including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Applied Psychology, and the Journal of Management. 

Sandy has provided expert testimony on workplace harassment cases before House of Commons and Senate committees aimed to introduce policy and law related to workplace harassment. Furthermore, she has provided expert witness testimony on a number of legal cases (both civil and criminal) related to sexual, racial, and other forms of workplace harassment. She has presented her research to a number of organizations, including the Alberta Network of Immigrant Women and the Canadian Forces and Department of National Defense.

Sandy joined Haskayne in 2015. She holds a PhD and an MSc in Management from Queen's University, and a BComm from the University of Calgary. 


Areas of Research

Workplace Bullying, Sexual Harassment, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Participation in university strategic initiatives


  • Fellow, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. 2021
  • Member of College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, Royal Society of Canada. 2021