Faculty

Faculty members in the Department of Economics have a wide variety of research interests and are engaged in cutting-edge theoretical advances and policy development in Canada, as well as other countries. Members of the Department of Economics have received research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the International Development Research Centre, Human Resources Development Canada, Status of Women Canada, and BC Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health. Faculty members have also provided consulting services to the Asian Development Bank, World Bank, and Northern Health.

  • Amarjit Bhullar
    PhD
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6484
    Before joining UNBC, Amarjit taught at Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana India for 25 years. Amarjit has taught wide range of courses in UNBC including microeconomics, macroeconomics, international economic relations, Canadian economic history, Indian economy (special course), history of... more
  • PhD, MA, BAH
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-298-2348
    Office:
    Pacific Forestry Centre - 506 W. Burnside Road, Victoria, BC, V8Z 1M5
    Dr. Bogdanski is a federal government research economist with the Canadian Forest Service.
  • Paul Bowles
    PhD, MA, BSc
    • Professor, Department of Economics
    Phone:
    250-960-6648
  • Fredj, Dr. Karima
    PhD, MSc, BSc
    • Associate Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6686

    Supervises in: MA Development Economics ; MA International Studies ; MA NRES

  • Leandro Freylejer
    PhD Economics (University of Toronto); MA Economics (Queen's University); BA Economics (University of Manitoba)
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5302
    Office:
    CJMH-3071
    Before joining UNBC, Dr. Freylejer taught at the University of Toronto and was a researcher on an SSHRC/CURA-funded research project focused on living standards. Dr. Freylejer teaches ECON 498/698 Special Topics: International Macroeconomics and ECON 101 Macroeconomics and Econ 311 Intermediate... more
  • Dr. Fiona MacPhail
    BA Honours, MA (Guelph), MA (Sussex), PhD (Dalhousie)
    • Chair of Economics
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6660
    Office:
    CJMH-3055

    Supervises in: MA International Studies ; MA Development Economics

    I am a founding faculty member of UNBC and currently a Professor of Economics, Chair of the Department of Economics, and Academic Director of the Statistics Canada-UNBC Research Data Centre. My primary teaching areas are Labour Economics, Women and the Economy, and Poverty, Inequality and... more
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5302
  • Safaei, Dr. Jalil
    PhD, BA, MA
    • Professor
    • Acting Director, Institute for Social Research
    Phone:
    250-960-6698
  • Dr. Baotai Wang
    PhD, MA, BA
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6489