Paul Seaborn, PhD
Daniels 460
Assistant Professor
Department of Management
Paul Seaborn

Biography at a Glance

Paul Seaborn is an assistant professor in the Department of Management at the Daniels College of Business. His research interests include non-market strategy/corporate political activity, industry regulation & self-­regulation, political economy, industry evolution, and the economics of information. He is working on a series of projects related to Colorado’s emerging marijuana industry. In 2014, he published one of the first, if not the first, academic teaching case on the marijuana industry in Case Research Journal, “Medical Marijuana Industry Group: Outdoor Advertising in Denver”. Prof. Seaborn teaches undergraduate, graduate and executive students. In 2016, he was the recipient of the Daniels Excellence in Teaching Award and he was one of two finalists for the award in 2015. In Spring 2017, he taught the first ever “Business of Marijuana” course at Daniels and at any AACSB-­accredited business school.

Prior to joining Daniels in 2011, Prof. Seaborn completed his doctoral studies in Strategic Management at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He worked eight years as a consultant for Mercer Management Consulting (now known as Oliver Wyman) and IBM Global Services. He holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Acadia University. He is a native of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada.


  • PhD, Strategic Management, University of Toronto
  • MBA, University of Western Ontario
  • BSc, Mathematics, Acadia University

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