Faculty

Faculty of Education
  • Dr. Tina Fraser
    PhD (UBC), MEd, BSc
    • Associate Professor
    • Acting Chair, School of Education and First Nations Studies
    Phone:
    250-960-5714
    Dr. Tina Fraser is a Maori scholar teaching at the University of Northern British Columbia. She is an Assistant Professor and the Aboriginal Education Coordinator with the School of Education, and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Nursing and First Nations Studies. Dr. Fraser is a Fellow of Te... more
  • Bonnie Fuller
    BSc University of British Columbia, MA Curriculum and Instruction Gonzaga University
    • Instructor
    Office:
    10-4020
    Born in Baguio, Philippines' Luzon Island. Immigrated to Canada as a child. Life experiences established a strong sense of the importance and power of education and a desire to be an educator. Have an established career as a K-12 educator in the B.C. Public Schools and have been an instructor in... more
  • Margo Greenwood
    PhD (UBC), MA (UVic), BEd (Alberta)
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5239
    Office:
    CJMH-3049
    Dr. Margo Greenwood, Academic Leader of the National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health, is an Indigenous scholar of Cree ancestry with years of experience focused on the health and well being of Indigenous children, families and communities. She also holds a Professor appointment in both... more
  • Christine Ho Younghusband
    EdD Simon Fraser University; MEd Simon Fraser University; BEd University of British Columbia; BSc University of British Columbia
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6313
    Cell:
    604-741-3876
    Office:
    10-4048

    Supervises in: MEd Education

    Christine is passionate about teaching and learning. She taught secondary mathematics, science, and chemistry for 16-years in BC public schools and served 7-years as a school trustee while completing her Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership at Simon Fraser University in 2017. Her... more
  • PhD (James Cook University - cum laude), MEd, BEd (University of Victoria), Cert. Leadership and Conflict Resolution (Justice Institute of British Columbia), Cert. Mediation (Herzing College)
    • Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-6707
    Office:
    10-4036

    Supervises in: MEd Special Education ; MEd Multidisciplinary Leadership ; MEd Counselling ; MA English

    Dr. Andrew Kitchenham was the School of Education Chair from 2014 to 2018 and has served as the MEd Coordinator in Special Education, the Acting MEd Coordinator in Multidisciplinary Leadership, and the Acting Practicum Placement Coordinator and Academic Advisor. He has taught at eight universities... more
  • Deborah Koehn
    • Lecturer
    Phone:
    250-960-5358
    Office:
    TAL-4070
  • Glen Thielmann
    BA (UBC), PDP (SFU), MEd (SFU), PhD student (UNBC)
    • Lecturer
    Office:
    10-4083
    After a youthful stint as an ecosystem geographer in the woods of northern BC and Alberta, Glen taught Social Studies, Geography, and English Language Arts in Prince George secondary schools for 22 years, has been the PGDTA Professional Development Chair for many years, and more recently has worked... more
  • PhD (University of Alberta), MEd, MBA, NCE, BEd (Upper-Second Class) (Ahmadu Bello University)
    • Associate Professor, School of Education
    Phone:
    250-960-5304
    Office:
    10-4032
    Dr. Lantana Usman has been a faculty member in the School of Education since 2002.
  • Gretchen Vogelsang
    BA (UVic), PDPP (UVic), MA (Gonzaga), TELP 3 (UBC)
    • Lecturer
    Phone:
    250-960-5828
    Cell:
    250-996-1066
    Office:
    10-4040
    Originally from Southern Ontario, Gretchen is a resident of Fort St. James and has called the Fort home for over 20 years. She teaches at Fort St. James Secondary School and brings her experiential and theoretical knowledge to the School of Education at UNBC. Working with teacher candidates to... more
  • Catherine Whalen
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone:
    250-960-5639