Gabrielle (Gabie) Durepos is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business and Tourism, at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Canada.


Gabrielle teaches in the area of Management and Organization Studies.  Her courses taught include Communications Management, Gender and Management, Macro Organizational Behaviour, Micro Organizational Behaviour, Industrial Relations, and Introduction to Business.

Gabrielle’s research is in area of Critical Management Studies and specifically, Management and Organization History.  Her 2011 co-authored book: ANTi-History: Theorizing the Past, History, and Historiography in Management and Organization Studies, seeks to address the call for an historic turn by drawing on Actor-Network Theory, and cultural theory historiography.   The book is based on her PhD dissertation, in which she theoretically developed ANTi-History. ANTi-History is an alternative and emancipatory approach to doing history. 

Gabrielle is co-editor of both the 2010 SAGE Encyclopaedia of Case Study Research as well as the 2013 SAGE Major Work on Case Study Methods in Business Research.   Her recent peer reviewed publications appear in Management & Organizational History, Journal of Management History, Critical Perspectives of International Business, and Organization. She presents papers at numerous international conferences including Critical Management Studies (CMS), the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), and the Academy of Management.  She has won best paper awards at both the Atlantic Schools of Business conference and the Academy of Management conference. In 2010, Gabrielle was awarded the Critical Management Studies Best Dissertation Award presented at the Academy of Management Conference.

Gabrielle is the Executive Director of the Atlantic Schools of Business Conference as well as a past Representative-at-Large and newsletter editor of the Critical Management Studies Division of the Academy of Management.  She is Associate Editor of the journal Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management.  She is an Editorial Board member of the Academy of Management Learning and Education journal as well as Critical Perspectives on International Business and the Journal of Management History.

Gabrielle is currently engaged in an organizational history of a provincial museum complex in Canada, which is to be published as a monograph. The forthcoming 2018 book by Emerald is called Doing ANTi-History: an Organizational History of Nova Scotia Museums.

Gabrielle is a member of the Sociology of Management Knowledge Network (SMK-N; and is a co-investigator on its SSHRC funded project focused on Reassembling Canadian Management Knowledge with a special interest in dispersion, equity, identity and history.   The SMK-N is working on a book called Management and Organization Theory over time: Development, Dissemination and Context to be published by Emerald.

Educational Background

PhD, Saint Mary's University
The Sobey School of Business, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Completed in October 2009

Masters of Arts in Human Resources and Knowledge Management 
Lancaster University, Department of Organization, Work and Technology, Lancaster, UK
Completed in September 2004

Bachelor of Commerce 
Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada
Completed in May 2002