Associate Faculty

Picture of  Angela  Bedard-Haughn

Angela Bedard-Haughn

Research keywords: Applied pedology; soils and global change; wetland soils


Picture of  Bram Noble

Bram Noble Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, College of Arts and Science

Research keywords: Environmental assessment; environmental planning and management; mineral and energy resource development; environmental policy and decision-making; cumulative effects assessment


Picture of  Catherine Niu

Catherine Niu Associate Professor, College of Engineering

Research keywords: Adsorption, biosorption, water/wastewater treatment, adsorption kinetics and equilibrium, adsorption modelling.


Picture of  Chelsea Willness

Chelsea Willness Associate Professor, Edwards School of Business

Research keywords: Business sustainability; corporate social responsibility; organizational reputation; recruitment; stakeholder attraction (eg, job applicants, consumers); impression management; community service learning


Picture of  Clinton Westman

Clinton Westman Associate Professor, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, College of Arts and Science

Research keywords: Environmental anthropology; anthropology of religion; research in indigenous communities; social impact assessment; energy


Picture of  David Natcher

David Natcher Professor and Director, Indigenous Land Management Institute, College of Agriculture and Bioresources

Research keywords: Aboriginal land management; natural resource management; traditional ecological knowledge (TEK); human and political ecology; applied and environmental anthropology; social forestry; common-property theory


Picture of  Derek Peak

Derek Peak Professor, College of Agriculture and Bioresources

Research keywords: Environmental soil chemistry


Picture of  Jafar Soltan

Jafar Soltan Professor, College of Engineering

Research keywords: Environmental engineering; environmental catalysis; treatment of polluted air; treatment of emerging pollutants in water; wastewater treatment


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Jeremy Rayner Professor and Director, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Research keywords: Policy analysis, resource policy, energy policy, multi-level governance, public engagement


Picture of  Jill  Blakely

Jill Blakely Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, College of Arts and Science

Research keywords: Strategic environmental assessment; cumulative effects assessment; natural resources management; urban-regional development issues; environmental management and urban planning theory and frameworks


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Jim Germida Professor and Vice-Provost Faculty Relations

Research keywords: plant-microbe interactions; soil microbiology


Picture of  Ken  Belcher

Ken Belcher Professor, College of Agriculture and Bioresources

Research keywords: Ecological economics: resource and environmental economics; environmental policy; wetland and wildlife conservation policy


Picture of  Lalita Bharadwaj

Lalita Bharadwaj Professor, School of Public Health

Research keywords: Community-based participatory research; partnering with Indigenous communities; First Nations water quality and health; human and environmental health risk assessment


Picture of  Marcia McKenzie

Marcia McKenzie Professor and Director, Sustainability Education Research Institute, College of Education

Research keywords: Place, environment and sustainability; social justice; globalization; educational policy and practice; youth culture and activism; social and cultural theory; participatory forms of education and research


Picture of  Mehdi Nemati

Mehdi Nemati Professor, College of Engineering

Research keywords: Environmental bioengineering


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Michael Gertler Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Science

Research keywords: Rural sociology; community; environmental sociology; agriculture; co-operatives; sustainable development


Picture of  Rachel Engler-Stringer

Rachel Engler-Stringer Associate Professor, Community Health and Epidemiology, College of Medicine

Research keywords: Food systems; community food security; health promotion


Picture of  Robert Patrick

Robert Patrick

Research keywords: Water policy and governance; source water protection; watershed planning; sustainable communities; Aboriginal access to safe drinking water; urban and regional planning


Picture of  Ryan Brook

Ryan Brook Associate Professor, College of Agriculture and Bioresources

Research keywords: Aboriginal land management; wildlife conservation and management; disease ecology; protected areas; linking local and traditional knowledge with science; human-wildlife conflicts; youth experiential education; vegetation-permafrost interactions


Picture of  Ryan Walker

Ryan Walker Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, College of Arts and Science

Research keywords: Urban planning; urban design; urban geography; comparative urban Indigenous studies in Canada, New Zealand and Australia; housing studies; multi-level governance and urban policy; First Nation community planning; citizenship theory; housing for people with serious mental illness


Picture of  Scott Bell

Scott Bell Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, College of Arts and Science

Research keywords: Cognitive science (in relation to geography, psychology and education); geographic information science


Picture of  Suren Kulshreshtha

Suren Kulshreshtha Professor, College of Agriculture and Bioresources

Research keywords: Climate change; greenhouse gas emission mitigation; drought economic impact assessment; integrated assessment; water resources and irrigation; environmental valuation