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Brad Long, PhD, CPA,CMA
Brad Long, PhD, CPA,CMA
Associate Professor

PhD (Saint Mary’s University), MBA (York University), BA (Queen’s University)

Professional certifications/credentials:

CPA, CMA – Nova Scotia


Dr. Brad Long is Associate Professor of Management at StFX's Gerald Schwartz School of Business, specializing in business ethics and leadership, and is the inaugural John T. Sears Chair in Corporate Social Responsibility. Brad served for five years as Department Chair from 2015-2020. In 2009, Brad received StFX’s Outstanding Teaching Award. His research has been published in the Journal of Business Ethics, Critical Perspectives on International Business, Journal of Leadership Studies, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation, and Education + Training, and he has articles and teaching cases published in several books / case repositories. Brad has made over two-dozen presentations at academic conferences, is a frequent peer-reviewer for internationally recognized journals and has been an invited workshop facilitator and panelist on the topics of business ethics, authentic leadership and human resource management.

Brad is also active in many roles on the StFX campus in his service on departmental and university committees, as well as the academic union - StFXAUT - for which he has been President, Chief Negotiator and held other executive positions. He currently coordinates the Schwartz School’s efforts to uphold our commitment to the UN PRME initiative. Brad advises and supervises students in honours theses, case competitions and summer research internships. In addition, he managed a refugee sponsorship program at StFX for ten years. Brad's community volunteerism includes a recently concluded nine-year term on the Board of L'Arche Antigonish, including roles as President and Treasurer, and as a past Ethics Committee member for the local health authority (GASHA). At the beginning of 2021, Brad was appointed to the Nova Scotia Labour Board as an employee representative. Brad joined StFX in 2002 after eight years in the private sector in progressively senior management positions in industries ranging from aerospace to information technology to consulting.

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