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Dr. Steven G. Russell

Associate Professor

Department of Business & Social Sciences

Email: stevenrussell@dal.ca
Phone: (902) 893.6703
Mailing Address: 
Department of Business & Social Sciences
Agricultural Campus
PO Box 550
Truro, NS, B2N 5E3
Research Topics:
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Small business management
  • Family business succession
  • International business
  • Curriculum development



  • B.Sc. (Agr.) University of Guelph
  • MBA. St.Mary's University
  • Ph.D. University of Bradford


Reseach interests

  • Russell, S.G. (2002) Understanding the Succession Process and the of Influence Family Members in Micro-sized Family Businesses. Unpublished PH.D. Thesis, University of Bradford. U.K.
  • Russell, S.G. (2001) Apple Processors Market Study. Atlantic Centre for Agri-Business, Faculty of Agriculture
  • Russell, S.G. (2001) Co-authered. Successful Agri- Entrepreneurship: Agri-Entrepreneurship Training Manual for Northern Ghana. Faculty of Agriculture / ACCC


  • MGTA3009 Financial Management
  • MGTA4001 Advanced Entrepreneurship
  • SPEC2000 Topics in Economics and Business
  • SPEC4005 Special Topics in Agricultural Economics and Business
  • International Food Business Program
  •     MGTA1001 International Business
  •     MGTA1003 International Business Communications
  •     MGTA2012 Fundamentals of Managment
  •     MGTA2013 Business Planning


All areas of micro and small enterprise(mse) management including strategic marketing, financial management, human resource management and operations management. Particular interest in family business issues such as succession and financing.

Also interested in entrepreneurship in international settings, including international project managment.