Graduate Student Supervision

Profiles and Information about Dr. Parkes' Research Team, including Post-docs and Research Associates can be found on the Research Team website.


Students


Bianca Michell
M.Sc. Community Health Sciences Student
Co-Supervisors: Dr. Margot Parkes and Dr. Henry Harder
Thesis Topic: Differences in Perceptions of Diabetes between diabetics and non-diabetics
Email: michellb@unbc.ca



Shayna Dolan
M.Sc. Community Health Sciences Student
BTR Hons. (Therapeutic Recreation), Douglas College
Supervisors: Dr. Margot Parkes and Dawn Hemingway
Thesis Topic: Women’s Health in Rural and Remote Resource-based Communities
Email: dolans@unbc.ca


Kate Hewitt
MNRES Student
BA (Geography), University of Victoria
Supervisor: Dr. Margot Parkes
Committee: Agnes Pawlowska-Mainville and Scott Emmons
Thesis Topic: Exploring Connections between Indigenous/settler collaboration
Email: khewitt@unbc.ca


Katie Cornish
M.Sc. Health Sciences Student
B.HSc (Community Population Health-Environmental Health), UNBC
Supervisors: Dr. Margot Parkes and Dr. Henry Harder
Thesis Topic: TBA
Email: cornishk@unbc.ca



Ethan McLean
Interdisciplinary Studies student
Supervisors: Dr. Margot Parkes
Thesis Topic: TBA
Email: mclean@unbc.ca


Nadia Nowak
MNRES Student
BPl (Northern and Rural Community Planning), UNBC
Supervisor: Dr. Annie Booth and Dr. Margot Parkes
Thesis Topic: TBA
Email: nnowak@unbc.ca


  Joseph Gothreau
  MNRES Student
  BA (Philosophy/English), University of New Brunswick; BA (Environmental Studies), Mount Allison University
  Supervisor: Dr. Stephen Déry and Dr. Margot Parkes
  Thesis Topic: Climate change implications for ecosystems and well-being: developing effective geospatial knowledge translation exchange tools in the Nechako River Basin
 Email: gothreau@unbc.ca


Past Students

Carling Matthews
MNRES
BA Outdoor Recreation & Nature-Based Tourism Management, UNBC
Supervisor: Dr. Pamela Wright
Committee Members: Dr. Phillip Mullins & Dr. Margot Parkes
Thesis topic: Exploring the connections between outdoor recreation, nature, and well-being in Vanderhoof, BC.
Email: matthe7@unbc.ca


Pouyan Mahboubi
PhD in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, UNBC
M.Sc. Environmental Biology, U of Guelph
Co-Supervisors: Dr. Laurie Chan and Dr. Margot Parkes
Committee Members:, Dr. Neil Hanlon, Dr. Craig Stephens, Dr. Peter McMillan
Topic: Development of a scoping tool to characterize the social-ecological importance of marine locations on the Pacific North Coast of BC                                                                         Email: pmahboubi@nwcc.bc.ca                                                                                                                          


Lindsay Galway
PhD in Health Sciences (Simon Fraser University)
Supervisor: Dr. Tim Takaro
Committee Members: Dr. Margot Parkes, Dr. Diana Allen
Topic: Linking climate change, water, and public health: An interdisciplinary exploration with implications for research and action
Email: lpg@sfu.ca


Chris Rose
MNRES
B.A. (Environmental Studies), McGill University
Supervisor: Dr. Margot Parkes
Committee Members: Dr. Annie Booth, Dr. Phil Owens
Thesis topic: Evaluating community-based watershed governance arrangements in BC
Email: rosec@unbc.ca


Julia Russell
M.Sc. Community Health Sciences
B.Sc. Hons. (Environmental Science and International Development), University of Toronto
Supervisor: Dr. Margot Parkes
Committee Members: Dr. Neil Hanlon, Dr. Theresa Healy
Thesis Title: Consuming Connections: Experiences of Food Systems during times of Homelessness in Prince George, BC.                                                                                                   Email: j.russell.jozkow@gmail.com
Link to thesis                                                                                                                           


Jessica Madrid
M.Sc. Community Health Sciences
B.Sc. (Nursing), UNBC
Supervisor:Dr. Margot Parkes
Committee Members: Dr. Peter McMillan, Dr. Neil Hanlon
Thesis topic: Integrating an Ecosystem Approach to Health within the Public Health Domain
Email: madridj@unbc.ca                                                                                   


Alissa MacMullin
B.HSc Honours in Biomedical Studies
Supervisor: Dr Margot Parkes
Honours Thesis Topic: Communities and Health in Living Landscapes: Linking Outdoor Recreation and Health in Northern British Columbia
Email: macmull@unbc.ca
Link to thesis




Esther Tong
Graduate Student Intern
MPH (Health Promotion), University of Toronto – Dalla Lana School of Public Health
B.Tech (Environmental Health), British Columbia Institute of Technology
B.Sc (Animal Biology), University of British Columbia
Academic Advisor: Dr. Blake Poland, Associate Professor - DLSPH
Research Interests: Dynamics of resource-based economies in Northern BC on the determinants of health, opportunities for collaboration between environmental health movements and public health, environmental health promotion
Email: esther.tong@mail.utoronto.ca                                                             


Joanna Paterson
M.Sc. Community Health Sciences
BASc. (Nutrition), Ryerson University
Supervisor: Dr Neil Hanlon
Committee members: Dr. Margot Parkes, Dr. Dave Snadden
Thesis topic: The impact of the Northern Medical Program on the recruitment and retention of physicians in Northern BC
Email: paters8@unbc                                   

Lindsay Beck
M.Sc. Community Health Sciences
B.Sc. (Biological Sciences), University of Alberta
Supervisor: Dr. Margot Parkes
Committee Members: Dr. Scott Green and Dr. Sarah de Leeuw
Thesis Title: The Connections between Land and Wellbeing for First Nations Youth in the community of Saik'uz
Email: Lindsay.Beck@fnha.ca
Link to thesis                                    


Leanna Garraway
M.A Interdisciplinary Studies
Supervisor: Dr. Neil Hanlon
Committee Members: Dr. Margot Parkes and Paul Michell
Thesis Title: Knowledge to Action- First Nations Engagement with Research for Community Benefit
Email: garraway@unbc.ca


Hilary McGregor
M.Sc. Community Health Sciences
Supervisor: Dr. Sarah de Leeuw
Committee Members: Dr. Margot Parkes, Dr. Candida Graham
Thesis Title: Envisioning Change Prince George Women's Experiences of
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Through Photography
Email: mcgreg4@unbc.ca
Project website: http://www.envisioningchange.ca