Peggy A. Coady

Peggy A. Coady

B. Comm. Hons (Co-op), FCA, MBA, DBA

  • Associate Professor
  • Accounting
Contact Information
Ph: 709.864.2138
Office: BN-3012
Personal Profile

Dr. Peggy Coady started with Memorial University in 1997. She is a chartered accountant (CA) and previously worked with Deloitte LLP from 1990-1997. Dr. Coady completed a bachelor of commerce honours (co-operative) degree and a master of business administration (MBA) at Memorial University and was awarded the university medal for academic excellence at both convocations. She also has a doctorate of business administration (DBA) from the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) in Waterford, Ireland.

Dr. Coady has been coaching Memorial’s student case teams for over 10 years in competitions like the John Molson MBA International Case Competition and the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) Undergraduate Case Competition. She is actively involved in the CA profession and was awarded a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2006. She was on the board of the Atlantic School of Chartered Accountancy (ASCA) from 2009-2014 and was on the board of evaluators for the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants from 2002-2008.



  • Faculty of Business Administration Advisory Board Research Impact Award


  • Dean's Awards for Service Excellence (School of Graduate Studies)


  • NIBS Inspiring Coach Award


  • Dr. J. Brunet Coaching Award


  • Dean’s Citizenship Award


  • President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching


  • Dean’s Service Award


  • Dean’s Teaching Award

Dr. Coady’s research focuses on the role of emotional intelligence in accounting education


Faculty of Business Administration

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