Shelley MacDougall

Professor, School of Business, Acadia University

Dr. Shelley MacDougall is Professor Emerita of the F.C. Manning School of Business at Acadia University. She taught corporate finance from 1987 until 2016. She also 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. The scholarly journals in which she has published research include: the 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.

Dr. MacDougall has worked on various commissioned studies on tidal energy development, namely: Nova Scotia Small Tidal Test Centre: A Business Case (2018); Funding and Financial Supports for Tidal Energy Development in Nova Scotia (2016); and 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).