Faculty

Faculty members in the Natural Resources and Environmental Studies graduate program accept students in one or more of the four degrees.

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Ali, Dr. Faran

PhD (Saskatchewan), MSc (IHE, Delft), BSc (UET, Lahore), PEng

Assistant Professor
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Office
8-429

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Baerwald, Dr. Erin

MSc and PhD University of Calgary

Assistant Professor
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Office
8-206

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Bartels, Dr. Samuel

PhD Forest Sciences (Lakehead University), MSc Forestry (Lakehead University)

Assistant Professor
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Office
8-334

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Bernier, Dr. Jean-Sébastien

PhD, MSc (University of Toronto), BEng (École Polytechnique de Montréal)

Assistant Professor
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Office
10-2020

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Booth, Dr. Annie

PhD, MES, BA

Professor
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Bryan, Heather

PhD (University of Calgary)

Assistant Professor (on leave)
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Office
8-306

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Cale, Dr. Jonathan

PhD, Forest Pathology and Mycology (State University of New York ESF)

Assistant Professor
Phone
Office
8-313

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Clapp, Dr. Tara Lynne

PhD (University of Southern California), MEDes (University of Calgary), BES (University of Manitoba)

Chair, School of Planning and Sustainability
Associate Professor
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Office
10-3066

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Connell, Dr. David

Associate Professor, RPP MCIP

Professor
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Office
10-3060

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Coxson, Dr. Darwyn

PhD McMaster University

Professor
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Office
8-333

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Dawson, Dr. Russ

PhD (University of Saskatchewan)

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de Leeuw, Dr. Sarah

PhD, Cultural Historical Geography (Queen's University at Kingston - 2007); MA, Interdisciplinary Studies - Geography and English (UNBC); BFA, Creative Writing (University of Victoria)

Professor, Northern Medical Program
Canada Research Chair in Humanities and Health Inequities
Adjunct Professor, Health Sciences
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Office
Room 9-383, NHSC

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Deo, Dr. Balbinder

PhD (Uinversity of Manitoba), PhD (Punjab Agriculture University Ludhiana), MBA (HP University Simla), MSc-GNDU (Amritsar)

Associate Professor
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Déry, Dr. Stephen

BSc, MSc (Atmospheric Science - York University), PhD (Atmospheric Science - McGill University)

Professor, Environmental Science
Program Committee Member, Northern Studies
Phone
Office
8-414
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Dziedzic, Mauricio

PhD (University of Toronto), MASc (Universidade Federal do Parana), BASc (Universidade Federal do Parana), M.ASCE., P.Eng.

Chair, Engineering
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Office
10-2514

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Earley, Dr. Sinead

PhD (Queens University), MA (National University of Ireland - Galway), BA (University of British Columbia)

Assistant Professor
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Office
10-3062

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Elkin, Dr. Ché

Professor
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Office
Lab 8-332
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Fredj, Dr. Karima

PhD, MSc, BSc

Associate Professor
Interim Chair, Economics
Co-Chair, International Studies Graduate Program
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Garcia-Becerra, Dr. June

PEng, PhD, MBiotech (University of Toronto), BEng (Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico)

Assistant Professor
Phone
Office
10-2504

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Graham, Dr. Rylan

PhD (University of Calgary), MA (University of Waterloo), BA (University of Regina)

Assistant Professor

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Groulx, Dr. Mark

PhD University of Waterloo; MA University of Waterloo; HBSc Lakehead University

Associate Professor
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Office
10-3068

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Halseth, Dr. Greg

PhD, MA (Queen's University at Kingston, 1993), BA (University of British Columbia)

Professor, Geography
Canada Research Chair in Rural and Small Town Studies
Co-Director, UNBC Community Development Institute
Phone
Office
Teaching Lab 8-141

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Hanlon, Dr. Neil

BAA (Ryerson University), MA, PhD (Queen's University at Kingston, 1998)

Professor, Geography
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Office
Teaching Laboratory 8-136

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Hartley, Dr. Ian

Professor (On leave)
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Office
10-3006

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Helle, Dr. Steve

PhD (Chemical Engineering - University of British Columbia), BEng, MEng (Chemical Engineering - McGill University)

Associate Professor
Phone
Office
10-2542
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Huber, Dr. Dezene

PhD (Simon Fraser University), BSc (University of Calgary)

Professor
ESM Undergraduate Coordinator
Phone
Office
8-248

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Iorhemen, Dr. Oliver

PhD (University of Calgary), MSc (University of Leeds), BEng (Ahmadu Bello University), P. Eng

Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering
Phone
Office
10-2526

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Iqbal, Dr. Asif

PhD, PEng

Associate Professor
Phone
Office
WIDC-364

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Islam, Dr. Siraj Ul

PhD, Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (UNBC)

Assistant Professor, Environmental Science
Phone
Office
8-306

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Jackson, Dr. Peter

PhD, BSc (honours) (University of British Columbia), FCMOS

Professor
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Johnson, Dr. Chris

BSc University of Victoria, PhD University of Northern BC

Professor, Landscape Conservation and Management
Phone
Office
8-330

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Kamali, Mohammad

PhD, MASc, BASc

Assistant Professor
Phone
Office
10-2544

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Kazemian, Dr. Hossein

BSc, MSc, and PhD : Isfahan University, Iran; Postdoc: Western University (UWO), Canada

Associate Professor and Director of NALS
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Office
4-257

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Lavallee, Dr. Loraine

PhD (University of British Columbia)

Assistant Professor
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Li, Dr. Jianbing (Jason)

PhD, PEng

Professor
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Office
10-2510

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Martins, Dr. Eduardo

PhD and MSc Universidade Estadual de Campinas

Associate Professor
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Meletis, Dr. Zoë

PhD (Duke University, 2007), MScPl (University of Toronto), BA (McGill University)

Associate Professor, Geography and Environmental and Sustainability Studies
NRES Graduate Coordinator
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Office
Teaching Lab 8-214
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Menounos, Dr. Brian

BA, MA (University of Colorado), PhD (University of British Columbia, 2002)

Professor, Geography
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Office
Teaching Lab 8-331

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Mullins, Philip

PhD, MA, BA, HBOR

Associate Professor, Wildland Conservation and Recreation
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Office
8-244

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Murphy, Dr. Michael

PhD (McGill University), MA (University of Western Ontario)

Professor
Phone
Office
CJMH-3075

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Murray, Dr. Brent

PhD (McMaster University), MSc, BSc (University of Alberta)

Professor

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Nolin, Dr. Catherine

BA Geography (University of Calgary), MA, PhD (Queen's University at Kingston, 2000)

Professor, Geography
Department Chair, Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
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Office
Teaching Lab 8-148

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Otter, Dr. Ken

PhD, MSc (Queen's University), BSc (University of British Columbia)

Professor
Chair, Ecosystem Science and Management
Co-Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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Office
8-341

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Owens, Dr. Philip

PhD (University of Exeter, UK), MSc (UBC), BSc (Coventry Polytechnic, UK)

Professor (on sabbatical)
Research Chair, Landscape Ecology
Phone
Office
8-416

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Parkes, Dr. Margot

MBChB, PhD (University of Otago, New Zealand), MAS (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)

Interim Dean, Faculty of Human and Health Sciences
Professor
Cross-Appointed - Northern Medical Program / UBC
Canada Research Chair in Health, Ecosystems and Society
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Office
10-4026
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Pearce, Dr. Tristan

PhD University of Guelph; MA University of Guelph; BA University of Northern British Columbia

Associate Professor, Geography
Canada Research Chair in Cumulative Impacts of Environmental Change
Program Coordinator, Northern Studies
Phone
Office
8-138
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Petticrew, Dr. Ellen

PhD (McGill University, Biology, 1989), MSc (University of British Columbia, Physical Geography), BSc (Queen's University in Kingston, Physical Geography)

Professor, Geography (on sabbatical)
Endowed Chair in Landscape Ecology
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Office
Teaching Lab 8-137
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Preston, Dr. Michael

PhD (University of Toronto), MSc (Trent University), BSc (Hons) (Liverpool John Moores University)

Assistant Professor
Office
8-306

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Raoufi, Dr. Mohammad

PhD (University of Alberta), PEng

Assistant Professor
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Office
10-2542

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Roberts, Dr. Deborah

Ph. D. University of Alberta, Eng. L. EGBC

Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering
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Office
10-2532

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Shea, Dr. Joseph

PhD (University of British Columbia - 2010), MSc (University of Calgary - 2004), BSc (McMaster University - 2001)

Associate Professor, Geography
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Office
Teaching Lab 8-212

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Sui, Dr. Jueyi

PEng, Dr.-Ing. (Technische Universitaet Kaiserslautern)

Professor
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Office
10-2524

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Tang, Dr. Youmin

Professor, Environmental Science
Phone
Office
8-429
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Tannert, Dr. Thomas

PhD, PEng

Professor, Wood Engineering
Canada Research Chair, Tall Wood and Hybrid Structures Engineering
Phone
Office
2-6710

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Thring, Dr. Ron

PhD, MSc, MASc, BSc

Professor (on sabbatical)
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Office
TAL 10-4062
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Tong, Fei

PhD, PEng

Assistant Professor
Phone
Office
10-2528

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Venter, Oscar

PhD University of Queensland, Australia

Professor, Landscape Conservation and Management
FRBC West Fraser Conservation Solutions Research Chair
Phone
Office
8-334

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Wheate, Dr. Roger

BSc Hons. (University of St. Andrews), MA (Queen's University at Kingston), PhD (University of St. Andrews)

Professor
GIS Coordinator
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Office
Teaching Lab 8-307
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Wigglesworth, Jennifer

PhD (Queen's University), MA (University of Ottawa), BSc (University of Ottawa)

Assistant Professor
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Wood, Dr. Lisa

PhD, Geography (University of Victoria), MSc, Forestry (UNBC), RPF

Associate Professor
Phone
Office
8-332

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Zheng, Dr. Wenbo

PhD (University of British Columbia), MEng, BEng (Tongji University, China), PEng (EGBC)

Assistant Professor
Phone
Office
10-2536

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Zhou, Dr. Jianhui

PhD, PEng

Associate Professor
Phone
Office
WIDC-370

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