Dean Ronald Camp II

Ronald Camp II

Ronald D. Camp II is the Founding Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics and a Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the University of Northern British Columbia. His teaching background includes undergraduate and graduate courses in management and leadership, including courses in both International Management and Organizational Change, as well as executive education in Corporate Governance. 

Prior to coming to UNBC to establish the Faculty of Business and Economics, Dr. Camp was an Associate Professor in Organizational Behaviour and the Associate Dean and Director of the Levene Graduate School of Business at the University of Regina. He was a founding Director of the Canadian Institute of Public Safety Research and Treatment. He was also the Co-Academic Director for the ICD-Rotman Director’s Education Program in Saskatchewan

Dr. Camp's background includes global experience, having held Lecturer positions at Shikoku Gakuin University in Japan and Western Oregon State College in the USA. He has also been a visiting Lecturer at Hochshule Worms in Germany and Turku University of Applied Sciences, where he was named a TUAS fellow for contributions to leadership development in Finland. His research interests include cross-cultural management, leadership and mental health, and management and entrepreneurship in North American Indigenous contexts. A common thread through his research work has been the support of sustainable communities and organizations through a more humane approach to management and leadership in diverse contexts. His work has appeared in global conferences such as the First International Network on Trust, the International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values, and the Academy of Management. It has also appeared in top management journals including Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Dr. Camp has served as a reviewer for multiple journals, including time on the editorial board of the Journal of Trust Research, and for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for mental health research funding during the Covid pandemic. He has also been invited to serve on federal panels looking into First Responder mental health issues around PTSD and Suicidality.

Dr. Camp’s executive education and consulting engagements span a wide range of global industries and sectors including government, health care, mining, pharmaceuticals, and utilities. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Prince George Chamber of Commerce and is on the Board of Directors for the Business School Association of Canada.

Dr. Camp received his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia. He also holds a M.Mgt with concentrations in International Management and Public and Corporate Financial Management from the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University and a B.A. in Psychology from Whitworth University. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, he worked as a mental health Counselor, was Operations Manager for a fresh juice wholesaler, and was a Human Resource Development Strategist. Dr. Camp is a classical music enthusiast, playing the viola in orchestras and small ensembles in Canada, Japan, and the United States.