Faculty

Baerwald, Erinerin_baerwald

Assistant Professor

Email: baerwald@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5664
Office: 8-313


Bartels, Samuelsamuel-bartels

Assistant Professor

Email: samuel.bartels@unbc.ca
Phone: 780-952-1338
Office: Prince George


Blair, Jeniajenia-blair

Senior Lab Instructor III

Email: jenia.blair@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5843
Office: 8-246


Booth, Annieannie-booth

Professor

Email: annie.booth@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6649
Office: 8-236


Bryan, Heatherheather-bryan

Assistant Professor

Email: heather.bryan@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5861
Office: 8-306


Burton, Philphil-burton

Professor

Email: phil.burton@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-615-3333
Campus: Northwest


Connell, Daviddavid-connell

Associate Professor

Email: david.connell@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5835
Office: 10-3060


Coxson, Darwyndarwyn-coxson

Professor

Email: darwyn.coxson@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6646
Office: 8-333


Dawson, Russruss-dawson

Professor

Email: russ.dawson@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6068
Office: 8-428


Earley, Sineadsinead-earley

Assistant Professor

Email: sinead.earley@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5819
Office: 10-3062


Elkin, Cheche-elkin

Associate Professor

Email: che.elkin@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5004
Office: 8-332


Fredeen, Artart-fredeen

Professor

Email: art.fredeen@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5847
Office: 8-237


Green, Scottscott-green

Associate Professor

Email: scott.green@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5817
Office: 8-335


Hartley, Ianian-hartley

Professor

Email: ian.hartley@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6054
Office: 10-2008


Huber, Dezenedezene-huber

Professor

Email: dezene.huber@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5119
Office: 8-147


Johnson, Chrischris-johnson

Professor

Email: chris.johnson@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5357
Office: 8-330


Lewis, Kathykathy-lewis

Professor

Email: kathy.lewis@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6659
Office: CJMH-2050


Martins, EduardoEduardo Martins

Assistant Professor

Email: eduardo.martins@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5855
Office: 8-312


Massicote, Hugueshugues-massicotte

Professor (retired)

Email: hugues.massicotte@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5813


McGill, William (Bill)bill-mcgill

Professor

Email: bill.mcgill@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6612
Office: LIB 497


Migabo, Saphidasaphida-migabo

Senior Lab Instructor III

Email: saphida.migabo@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5009
Office: 8-309


Mullins, Phillipphil-mullins

Associate Professor

Email: philip.mullins@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5509
Office: 8-244


Murray, Brentbrent-murray

Associate Professor

Email: brent.murray@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5638
Office: 8-208


Opio, Chrischris-opio

Professor

Email: chris.opio@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5868
Office: 8-314


Otter, Kenken-otter

Professor

Phone: 250-960-5019
Email: ken.otter@unbc.ca
Office: 8-341


Poirier, Lisalisa-poirier

Associate Professor

Phone: 250-960-6124
Email: lisa.poirier@unbc.ca
Office: 8-143


Preston, Michaelmichael-preston

Assistant Professor

Phone: n/a
Email: n/a
Office: n/a


Rea, Royroy-rea

Senior Lab Instructor III

Phone: 250-960-5833
Email: roy.rea@unbc.ca
Office: 8-206


Sanborn, Paulpaul-sanborn

Associate Professor

Phone: 250-960-6661
Email: paul.sanborn@unbc.ca
Office: 8-308


Shimpton, Markmark-shrimpton

Professor

Phone: 250-960-5991
Email: mark.shrimpton@unbc.ca
Office: 8-432


Venter, Oscaroscar-venter

Associate Professor

Phone: 250-960-0134
Email: oscar.venter@unbc.ca
Office: 8-334


Wigglesworth, Jennifferjennifer-wigglesworth

Assistant Professor

Phone: n/a
Email: n/a
Office: n/a


Wood, Lisalisa-wood

Assistant Professor

Phone: 250-960-5352
Email: lisa.wood@unbc.ca
Office: 8-332


Wright, Pamelapam-wright

Associate Professor

Email: pwright@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6353
Office: 8-248


    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    612-624-1847
    Department of Entomology University of Minnesota 217 Hodson Hall 1980 Folwell Avenue St. Paul, Minnesota 55118
  • MSc and PhD University of Calgary
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5664
  • Samuel Bartels
    PhD Forest Sciences (Lakehead University), MSc Forestry (Lakehead University)
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6625
    Office Number:
    8-334

    Supervises in: NRES Forestry

    • 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
    PhS, MES, BA, MCIP, RPP
    • Professor
    • Curriculum Chair, Environmental and Sustainability Studies
    Phone:
    250-960-6649

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MA NRES Environmental Studies ; MNRES Math & Physics ; 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
  • PhD University of Calgary
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5861
    Office Number:
    8-306

    Supervises in: MSc NRES Biology

    • Adjunct Professor
    Areas of expertise are Biology, Anthropology and Botany.
  • 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, RPP MCIP
    • Associate Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5835
    Office Number:
    10-3060

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

  • Dr. Darwyn Coxson
    PhD McMaster University
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6646
    Office Number:
    8-333

    Supervises in: MSc NRES Biology ; PhD NRES Biology

    Darwyn Coxson is a Professor in the Ecosystem Science and Management Program and a founding faculty member of the University of Northern British Columbia. Dr. Coxson has previously been a member of the UNBC Board and Senate and has represented B.C. post-secondary institutions as past-President of... 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. Sinead Earley
    PhD (Queens University), MA (National University of Ireland - Galway), BA (University of British Columbia)
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5819
    Office Number:
    Room 10-3062

    Supervises in: MA NRES Environmental Studies

    I work at the intersection of environment and policy, primarily in the Canadian context. My research interests span the social and physical sciences, taking a critical approach to resource management, climate change, environmental policy, and (neo)colonial systems of governance. Teaching interests... 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 (On Sabbatical)
    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 began his post-secondary education at the University of Saskatchewan (Soil Science - 1983), followed by a Ph.D. at U.C., Berkeley (Plant and Soil Biology - 1988), followed by postdoctoral research at the Carnegie Institution of Washington - Plant Biology on the Stanford University... more
    • 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)
    • Professor Emeritus
    Phone:
    250-960-5825
    Dr. Gillingham is a quantitative ecologist with broad interests in population and wildlife ecology, modeling, plant-herbivore interactions, and behavioural ecology.
  • Registered Professional Forester (RPF), Bachelors of Forest Management, Oregon State University
    • Adjunct Professor
    • Research Forest Manager
    Phone:
    250-996-3700
    Office Number:
    John Prince Research Forest, Chuzghum Resources Corporation - Box 2378, Fort St James, BC, Canada, V0J 1P0
    Website:
    Sue Grainger, RPF has been the General Manager of the JPRF since 1997. She is a Registered Professional Forester and has bachelor’s degree in Forest Management from Oregon State University. Originally from Prince George, B.C., she has worked in forestry since 1978 for a variety of employers... 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
    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
    Ph.D. (Simon Fraser University), B.Sc. (University of Calgary)
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5119
    Email:
    Office Number:
    8-147

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

    We love insects! And we particularly love local insects, although we really aren’t picky. We also love the trees that insects love… so that would be all trees. Our current projects include: host colonization and overwintering of bark beetles, bark beetle genomics, conifer chemical... more
  • Chris Johnson
    BSc University of Victoria, PhD University of Northern BC
    • Professor, Landscape Conservation and Management
    Phone:
    250-960-5357
    Office Number:
    8-330

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

    Chris started at UNBC in 2004 and currently teaches courses in conservation biology, population-community ecology, natural resources planning and science communication. Chris is a Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio) and the Chair of the Credentials Committee of the BC College of Applied... more
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6674
    Email:
  • Dr. Kathy Lewis
    • Acting Vice-President, Research
    • Professor
    • Program Chair, Conservation Science and Practice
    Phone:
    250-960-6110
    Email:
    Office Number:
    CJMH-2050
  • PhD (Simon Fraser), MPM (Simon Fraser)
    • Professor Emeritus
    Cell:
    250-552-4410
    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. He now resides in Nanaimo, BC.
    • Adjunct Professor
  • Eduardo Martins
    PhD Universidade Estadual de Campinas
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5855

    Supervises in: MNRES ; PhD NRES

    Dr. Eduardo Martins' research focuses on the ecology and conservation of freshwater fishes in temperate and tropical rivers. Specifically, his research aims to understand the thermal ecology, movement ecology, and population dynamics of freshwater fishes and how the generated knowledge can be... more
  • Dr. Hugues Massicotte
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5813

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

  • Bill McGill
    PhD, University of Saskatchewan; MSc, university of Manitoba; and, BSA (Hons), University of Manitoba.
    • Professor & Interim University Librarian
    Dr. McGill came to UNBC in January 2001, having been a professor at the University of Alberta for 30 years. He served two terms as Dean of the College of Science and Management at UNBC, and since 2012 has held a tenured half-time appointment as Professor in Ecosystem Science & Management. His... more
  • PhD (Cornell University)
    • Senior Lab Instructor
    Phone:
    250-960-5009
  • Philip Mullins
    PhD, MA, BA, HBOR
    • Associate Professor, Wildland Conservation and Recreation
    Phone:
    250-960-5509
    Office Number:
    8-244

    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
    PhD McMaster University, MSc & BSc University of Alberta
    • Associate Professor

    Supervises in: MSc NRES Biology ; PhD NRES

    • 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. Christopher Opio
    BScF University of New Brunswick, MEDes University of Calgary, PhD University of Alberta
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5868
    Cell:
    250-961-9221
    Office Number:
    8-314

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

    Dr. Christopher Opio is a Full Professor in Ecosystem Science and Management Program at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). He continues to have a full teaching load, do research, publish and supervise both graduate and undergraduate students. Dr. Opio also serves on several... more
  • Dr. Ken Otter
    PhD Queen's University, MSc Queen's University, BSc University of British Columbia
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5019
    Office Number:
    8-341

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology

  • Katherine Parker
    • Professor Emerita
    Phone:
    250-960-5812
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    604-898-7808
  • Lisa Poririer
    PhD Simon Fraser University, MPM (Master of Pest Management) Simon Fraser University, Board Certified Entomologist
    • Associate Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6124
    Office Number:
    8-143

    Supervises in: MSc NRES Biology ; MSc NRES Forestry

    • Assistant Professor
    • 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.
  • PhD University of British Columbia
    • Adjunct Professor
    Phone:
    250-635-2321
  • Dr. Mark Shrimpton
    PhD (UBC)
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5991

    Supervises in: PhD NRES ; MSc NRES Biology ; MNRES

    • 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
  • PhD University of Queensland, Australia
    • Associate Professor, Landscape Conservation and Management
    • FRBC West Fraser Growth and Yield Research Chair
    Phone:
    250-960-0134
    Office Number:
    8-334

    Supervises in: MSc NRES ; PhD NRES

    I am an applied conservation scientist, which means I do science with direct application to the ongoing biodiversity crises. The Earth is under immense pressure from human enterprise, just 23% of land and 13% of the oceans can be considered intact. Still, there are solutions for balancing human... more
    • Assistant Professor
  • 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
  • Pamela Wright
    PhD and MSc (Ohio State University), BSc Biology and Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation, Honours (Lakehead University)
    • Associate Professor, Wildland Conservation and Recreation
    Phone:
    250-960-6353
    Office Number:
    Teaching Lab 8-248

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

    I completed undergraduate degrees in biology and in outdoor recreation management from Lakehead University and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in natural resource management from Ohio State University. My research focuses on conservation-based approaches to protected areas design, planning and management;... more