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William Thurber

Associate Teaching Professor

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Contact information

Business and Information Technology Building - Room 2022
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4



Will Thurber joined the Faculty of Business and Information Technology (FBIT) in 2009 after spending 10 years as a faculty member at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario where he was named Professor of the Year in 2008. Prior to this, he worked in the private sector and served on national trade associations where he led an anti-impaired driving partnership between private industry and the federal government. Active on and off campus, he serves on the Board of Directors of Epilepsy Durham Region, the Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club and the Oshawa Public Library. Thurber and Igor Kotlyar, PhD, were colleagues in the doctoral program at Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Thurber is the Faculty Advisor to the Business and IT Students' Society (BITSoc) and to the student-led Distinguished Speakers Series.


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Business Administration
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