Director & Associate Professor

Office: McGill School of Information Studies

Department: School of Information Studies (SIS)





  • BSc (Biology: Human Genetics Specialization), McGill University
  • MBA (Double Major: Management Science and Management Information Systems), McGill University
  • PhD (Educational Technology), Concordia University. Thesis: Improving User Modeling via the Integration of Learner Characteristics and Learner Behaviour

Research Interests

  • Collaboration success factors
  • Creativity & innovation management
  • Information & knowledge management
  • Knowledge sharing (human, social & technological enablers)
  • Organizational learning & managing lessons learned
  • Preservation & transfer of expertise
  • Tacit knowledge management

Current research: 

presentApplying knowledge management to digital heritage cultural objects
2017 to presentCSCDS (Centre for Social and Cultural Data Science.  Natural Language Processing and the Production of Taxonomies for Knowledge Navigation
2013-2015CRIAQ.  Sharing research equipment and expertise – collaboration networks in a shared economy
2012-2013Quartier d’Innovation.  Creation of a Creativity Hub: KM and innovation for universities, industry and communities
2012-2013Quartier d’Innovation.  Social innovation in universities.

Selected publications: 

Peer-reviewed Books:

Dalkir, K., and Katz, R. (Eds.). (forthcoming, 2020).  Navigating fake news, alternative facts, and misinformation in a post-truth world.  IGI Global. Dalkir, K. (2017). Knowledge management theory and practice. Third Edition. Boston, MA:  MIT Press.

McIntyre, S., Dalkir, K., Perry, P. and Kitimbo, I. (Eds.). (2015). Utilizing Evidence-Based Lessons Learned for Enhanced Organizational Innovation and Change. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Dalkir, K. (2014). Intelligent learner modeling in real-time. Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP.

Weerapura, K., and Dalkir, K., (2013). Self-regulated learning: An information science perspective. Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP.

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