Amy Peng joined the Department of Economics in 2004. As a labour economist, her research primarily focuses on industrial relations and collective bargaining in Canadian context, learning outcomes and working experiences for postsecondary students.
As an educator, she has taught and developed a variety of courses. A recipient of 2016 Dean’s teaching award, she emphasizes on experiential learning and teaching students’ practical skills. She puts theory to practice with research projects addressing real economic issues. She works with publishers on developing learning platforms and applications which enhance the learning experience of students.
She has been actively involved with her home department (Economics) as Undergraduate Program Director of the International Economics and Finance program and is a committed advocate for teaching and undergraduate education.
“I look forward to assisting the Department of Criminology as a facilitator, working in collaboration with students, staff, faculty members and the Dean’s office to reinforce their strong record of learning, teaching and research. I am excited to work with the department, which exemplifies equity, diversity and interdisciplinarity to strengthen our commitment to academic excellence. I want to help build a relationship of trust with past, present and future internal and external partners across Ryerson community.”