Faculty

    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    612-624-1847
    Department of Entomology University of Minnesota 217 Hodson Hall 1980 Folwell Avenue St. Paul, Minnesota 55118
    • Senior Lab Instructor
    Phone:
    250-960-5843
    I received my BSc in Biology from the University of Victoria and my MSc in Biology from UNBC. Over the years I have been involved with first year biology as well as microbiology and limnology. Most recently my interests are being directed towards tropical ecology and coral reef ecology. I was one... more
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-298-2365
    Office Number:
    506 Burnside Road West, Victoria, British Columbia, V8Z 1M5
  • PhD, MA, BAH
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-298-2348
    Office Number:
    Pacific Forestry Centre - 506 W. Burnside Road, Victoria, BC, V8Z 1M5
    Dr. Bogdanski is a federal government research economist with the Canadian Forest Service.
  • Dr. Annie Booth
    BA, MES, PhD, MCIP
    • Professor
    • Curriculum Chair, Environmental and Sustainability Studies
    Phone:
    250-960-6649

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MA NRES Environmental Studies ; MNRES ; MSc NRES Environmental Science

    I hold a PhD in Land Resources from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1992), where I studied environmental ethics, Native American Studies, eco-feminism and bio-regionalism, among other things. I also have a Masters in Environmental Studies from York University in Ontario (1985), where I studied... more
    • Adjunct Professor
    Areas of expertise are Biology, Anthropology and Botany.
  • Dr. Phil Burton
    BSc, MS, PhD, RPBio
    • Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management
    • Northwest Regional Chair
    Phone:
    250-615-3333
    Cell:
    250-641-9917
    Philip J. Burton is a botanist and plant ecologist who has been studying ecosystem dynamics for more than 35 years. With applications in ecological restoration and sustainable forestry, he has published more than 70 refereed articles and book chapters, as well as the co-authored book "Salvage... more
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    306-770-4500
    Office Number:
    Semiarid Prairie Agricultural Research Centre - PO Box 1030 Swift Current, SK, Canada, S9H 3X2
    Areas of Expertise: Phosphorus cycling in soil, manure and water; Phosphorus-31 NMR spectroscopy.
    • Adjunct Associate Professor
    Phone:
    604-822-3360
    Department of Forest Sciences Faculty of Forestry University of British Columbia 3034 - 2424 Main Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
    • Sr. Lab Instructor, Terrace
    Phone:
    250-615-3330
    Cedar Welsh is a forest ecologist whose main research area focuses on the impacts of natural disturbances and climate variability on forest dynamics. Cedar Welsh completed her Honours B.Sc. degree in biology at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. In 2007, she received her M.Sc. from the... more
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    604-291-4924
    Shrum Research Professor CRC Chair in Natural Hazard Research Department of Earth Sciences Simon Fraser University 8888 University Drive Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 John Clague is one of Canada’s leading authorities in Quaternary and environmental earth sciences; Professor and Shrum Chair in Science at... more
  • Dr. David Connell
    • Associate Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5835

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MA NRES Environmental Studies ; MNRES

  • Darwin Coxson
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6646

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology ; MSc NRES Environmental Science ; MNRES

    Dr. Coxson is a Professor in the Ecosystem Science and Management program at the University of Northern British Columbia. Dr. Coxson has been actively involved at UNBC since its inception, previously holding positions on the UNBC Senate, Board of Governors, and Faculty Association. Supervises in... more
  • Dr. Russ Dawson
    PhD (University of Saskatchewan)
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6068

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology

    Russ is an avian ecologist whose interests include determining the important proximate and ultimate factors influencing reproductive effort and success in birds. Specific areas of interest include mate choice, sexual selection, parasitology, and the mediating role that variation in environmental... more
    • Adjunct Professor
    Senior Ecologist Ecora Resouce Group Ltd. #2-1960 Daniel Street Trail, B.C. V1R 4G9 Craig DeLong is a professional biologistwho has a BSc in Biology (University of Victoria) and an MSc in Natural Resources Management (University of Northern B.C.). Craig DeLong's areas of expertise include... more
  • Dr. Ché Elkin
    • Associate Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5004
    Office Number:
    Lab 8-332
    Dr. Elkin is a forest ecologist whose research focuses on how climate and landscape disturbances interact to influence forest dynamics, landscape connectivity, and the spatial distribution of forest ecosystem services.
  • Dr. Art Fredeen
    PhD (UC Berkeley, 1988), BScA (University of Saskatchewan, 1983)
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5847
    Office Number:
    Lab 8-237

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology ; MSc NRES Environmental Science ; MSc NRES Forestry ; MNRES

    Dr. Fredeen is a forest ecophysiologist.
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-565-6923
    Office Number:
    Ministry of Forests and Range - 1011 4th Avenue, Prince George, BC, Canada, V2L 3H9
  • Mike Gillingham
    PhD (University of British Columbia)
    • Adjunct Professor
    • Director, Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Institute (NRESI)
    Phone:
    250-960-5825

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology

    Dr. Gillingham is a quantitative ecologist with broad interests in population and wildlife ecology, modeling, plant-herbivore interactions, and behavioural ecology.
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-996-0028
    Office Number:
    John Prince Research Forest, Chuzghum Resources Corporation - Box 2378, Fort St James, BC, Canada, V0J 1P0
    Website:
    Sue Grainger is a registered professional forester, with 20 years work experience in the BC forest industry. Raised in Prince George, BC, her post-secondary education includes a forest technology diploma from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and a degree in Forest Management at Oregon... more
  • Scott Green
    • Associate Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5817

    Supervises in: MSc NRES Biology ; MSc NRES Forestry ; MNRES

    Dr. Green is a forest ecologist with interests in marginal environments and forest responses to climate change. He is also an active and founding member of the UNBC Farmers' Market.
  • PhD Environmental Sciences (Université du Québec), RPF, MSc Forest Ecology (Oregon State University), BSF Forest Biology (UBC)
    • Adjunct Professor
    Office Number:
    2041 Monckton Road, Smithers, BC, Canada, V0J 2N4
    Sybille Haeussler, PhD, RPF is a forester and research scientist whose work addresses the dynamics and diversity of plant communities and ecosystems—with special interests in complex systems dynamics and the challenges of adapting to climate change. Her fieldwork across northern BC extends from... more
  • Dr. Ian Hartley
    • Professor (On Sabbatical Leave)
    Phone:
    250-960-6054
    Office Number:
    10-2008

    Supervises in: MA NRES Forestry ; PhD NRES ; MSc NRES

    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-298-2384
    Fire Research Officer Pacific Forestry Centre 506 Burnside Road West Victoria, British Columbia, V8Z 1M5
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250 981-3066
    Office Number:
    Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection - 4051 18th Avenue, Prince George, BC, Canada, V2N 1B3
  • Dr. Dezene Huber
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5119

    Supervises in: MSc NRES Biology ; MSc NRES Forestry

  • Chris Johnson
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5357

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology ; MSc NRES Forestry ; MNRES

    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6674
    Email:
  • Dr. Kathy Lewis
    • Professor
    • Program Chair, ESM and ORTM
    Phone:
    250-960-6659
    Email:
    Office Number:
    LAB 8-341
    • Professor Emeritus
    Phone:
    250-960-5846

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology ; MSc NRES Forestry

    Dr. Lindgren received his undergraduate training in Sweden and came to Canada for graduate studies at Simon Fraser University. Dr Lindgren's area of interest is forest insect ecology and management.
    • Adjunct Professor
  • Eduardo Martins
    PhD Ecology (University of Campinas - Brazil)
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5855
  • Dr. Hugues Massicotte
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5813

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology ; MSc NRES Forestry ; MNRES

  • Bill McGill
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5308

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology ; MSc NRES Forestry

  • PhD (Cornell University)
    • Senior Lab Instructor
    Phone:
    250-960-5009
  • Philip Mullins
    PhD, MA, BA, HBOR
    • Associate Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5509
    Office Number:
    8-243

    Supervises in: MNRES ; MA NRES ; MSc NRES ; PhD NRES

    Phil is a committed husband and father of two boys; they love to play and adventure outdoors together. He completed his MA and PhD at the University of Alberta in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. His doctoral research included canoeing from the Rocky Mountains (Hinton, AB) to the... more
  • Dr. Brent Murray
    • Associate Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5638

    Supervises in: MSc NRES Biology

    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-260-4776
    BC Ministry of Forests and Range, Research Branch Kalamalka Forestry Centre 3401 Reservoir Road Vernon, BC V1B 2C7
  • Dr. Chris Opio
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5868

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Forestry ; MNRES

    Dr. Opio's research interests include forest management and policy, silviculture, environmental aspects of harvesting systems, land reclamation, woodlot management, tropical forestry and agroforestry.
  • Dr. Ken Otter
    PhD (Queen's University)
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5019

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology

  • Katherine Parker
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5812

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology

    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    604-898-7808
  • Lisa Poririer
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6124

    Supervises in: MSc NRES Biology ; MSc NRES Forestry

    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-828-5414
  • Roy Rea
    PhD Ecology (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2014), MSc Biology (UNBC - 1999), BSc (California State University, Stanislaus - 1992)
    • Sr. Lab Instructor
    Phone:
    250-960-5833
  • Paul Sanborn
    • Associate Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6661

    Supervises in: MSc NRES Environmental Science ; MSc NRES Forestry ; MNRES

    After 11 years as a regional soil scientist in the BC Ministry of Forests, Dr. Sanborn joined UNBC in 2002.
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-635-2321
  • Dr. Mark Shrimpton
    PhD (UBC)
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5991

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology ; MNRES

  • PhD
    • Associate Professor (On Leave)
    Dr. Shultis' research interests focus on the historical and contemporary socio-cultural forces affecting protected areas and wilderness, parks planning and management, outdoor recreation, conservation science, resource-based tourism, and the psychological dimensions of recreation and tourism.
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    867-456-8651
  • PhD, PAg
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-260-4763
    Cell:
    250-309-5865
    Office Number:
    Kalamalka Forestry Centre, 3401 Reservoir Road, Vernon, BC, V1B 2C7
  • MSc (2003), MEd, RPBio, BSc Wildlife Biology (UNBC, 1998)
    • Adjunct Professor
    Office Number:
    9516 Old Summit Lake Road, Prince George, BC, V2K 5S8
    Mark Thompson is a herpetologist. He works as a senior research ecologist with a consulting firm in Prince George. He completed his BSc (wildlife biology) at UNBC in 1998, his MSc thesis (Zoology - Phylogeography of long-toed salamanders) in 2003 at the UofC, and his MEd thesis (Multidisciplinary... more
  • Oscar Venter
    • Associate Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5424
    Office Number:
    Lab 8-334
  • Lisa Wood
    PhD Geography (University of Victoria), MSc Forestry (UNBC), RPF
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5352
    Office Number:
    8-332

    Supervises in: MNRES ; MSc NRES Forestry ; MSc Biology

    Dr. Wood is an applied plant biologist and dendroclimatologist exploring influences of human induced stress on forested plant communities. She specializes in forest silvicultural disturbance types, and studying the impacts of climate change on plants. Lisa’s lab contains equipment and facilities... more