All Faculty

Picture of  Irena  Creed

Irena Creed PhD Executive Director and Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability


Core Faculty

Picture of  MJ  Barrett

MJ Barrett PhD Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Associate Member, Department of Education Foundations, College of Education


Picture of  Helen  Baulch

Helen Baulch PhD Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Centennial Enhancement Chair in Aquatic Ecosystem Biogeochemistry; Member, Global Institute for Water Security


Picture of  Douglas A. Clark

Douglas A. Clark PhD Associate Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Centennial Chair in Human Dimensions of Environment and Sustainability


Picture of  Markus Hecker

Markus Hecker PhD Professor

Canada Research Chair in Predictive Aquatic Ecotoxicology; Member, Toxicology Centre; Member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada


Picture of  Andrew Ireson

Andrew Ireson PhD Associate Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Geological Engineering, College of Engineering; Member, Global Institute for Water Security; Master of Water Security Program Coordinator


Picture of  Tim Jardine

Tim Jardine PhD Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Member, Toxicology Centre


Picture of  Paul Jones

Paul Jones PhD Associate Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Member, Toxicology Centre


Picture of  Vladimir Kricsfalusy

Vladimir Kricsfalusy PhD Associate Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Program Director, Master of Sustainable Environmental Management


Picture of  Colin Laroque

Colin Laroque PhD, P.Ag. Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Professor and Department Head, Soil Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources


Picture of  Yanping Li

Yanping Li PhD Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability


Picture of  Karsten Liber

Karsten Liber PhD Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Distinguished Professor; Director, Toxicology Centre


Picture of  Karl-Erich Lindenschmidt

Karl-Erich Lindenschmidt PhD Associate Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Member, Global Institute for Water Security


Picture of  Philip A. Loring

Philip A. Loring PhD Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability


Picture of Jeffrey McDonnell

Jeffrey McDonnell PhD, DSc Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Associate Director, Global Institute for Water Security


Picture of  Christy Morrissey

Christy Morrissey PhD Associate Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Associate Professor, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Science; Member, Toxicology Centre


Picture of  Greg Poelzer

Greg Poelzer PhD Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Fulbright Scholar


Picture of  Saman Razavi

Saman Razavi PhD Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Member, Global Institute for Water Security


Picture of  Maureen Reed

Maureen Reed PhD Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

UNESCO Chair in Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability, Reconciliation, and Renewal
Assistant Director, Academic, School of Environment and Sustainability
University of Saskatchewan Distinguished Researcher


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James Robson PhD Assistant Professor in Human Dimensions of Sustainability, School of Environment and Sustainability

UNESCO Chair in Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability, Reconciliation, and Renewal


Picture of  David Schneider

David Schneider MSc Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Graduate Chair, School of Environment and Sustainability; Research Chair in Digital and Computational Agriculture, Global Institute for Food Security


Picture of  Toddi Steelman

Toddi Steelman PhD Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability


Picture of  Graham Strickert

Graham Strickert PhD Assistant Professor

Member, Global Institute for Water Security


Picture of  Andrew Watson

Andrew Watson PhD Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Assistant Professor, Department of History, College of Arts and Science


Picture of  Howard Wheater

Howard Wheater PhD Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Professor, Department of Civil and Geological Engineering, College of Engineering; Canada Excellence Research Chair in Water Security; Director, Global Institute for Water Security


Picture of  Colin Whitfield

Colin Whitfield PhD Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Member, Global Institute of Water Security


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


Picture of  Jeremy  Rayner

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


Picture of  Jim Germida

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


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Mehdi Nemati Professor, College of Engineering

Research keywords: Environmental bioengineering


Picture of  Michael Gertler

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


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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


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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


Adjunct Faculty

Alexander Bond Senior Curator in Charge, Bird Group, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum (United Kingdom)


Allison Henderson Wildlife Ecologist, Government of Saskatchewan

Research Keywords: Grassland ecology; prairie conservation; human dimensions of wildlife management; conservation planning


Andrew Harwood Fisheries Scientist and Project Manager, Ecofish Research

Research keywords: Fish ecology; effects of resource development and climate change on aquatic ecosystems; instream flow; integrated water resource management; environmental monitoring; biodiversity in aquatic ecosystems; fish habitat compensation


Elaine Wheaton Senior Research Scientist, Saskatchewan Research Council

Research keywords: Climate change impacts, adaptations, hazards, and vulnerability; drought; water resources


Garth van der Kamp Research Scientist, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Research keywords: Groundwater-surface interactions; groundwater resource evaluation; groundwater flow and solute transport; hydrology of wetlands


George Sherk Consultant

Research keywords: Law; environmental and natural resources law and policy; environmental management and environmental health


Glenn Benoy Senior Water Quality and Ecosystem Advisor, International Joint Commission (Canadian Section)

Research keywords: Boundary waters; environmental science; integrated water resources management; limnology; science diplomacy; transboundary watersheds; water quality modelling


Gun Lidestav Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Research keywords: Family forestry and cooperatives; community forestry and forest commons; gender analysis; rural development


Hans Peterson Safe Drinking Water Foundation, Saskatchewan

Research keywords: Drinking water and wastewater treatment; surface and groundwater; water treatment evaluations


Jean-Michel DeVink Senior Environmental Scientist, Stantec

Research keywords: wildlife: ecology: toxicology; environmental assessment; environmental effects monitoring; landscape ecology; land-use change


Jeffrey Sereda Senior Habitat and Population Ecologist, Saskatchewan Water Security Agency

Research keywords: Fish ecology; water quality; aquatic biogeochemistry; impacts of ultraviolet radiation on aquatic ecosystems; aquatic microbial ecology


John Mark Davies Water Quality Scientist, Saskatchewan Water Security Agency

Resesarch keywords: Water quality; aquatic nutrient dynamics; eutrophication; cyanotoxins; saline lakes; primary productivity; land-use water quality linkages; lake and reservoir management


Keith Hobson Research Scientist, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Research keywords: Avian conservation and ecology; animal migration; foodweb dynamics; nutrient flux; stable isotopes (methods, development and applications)


Kenji Kitamura Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan

Research keywords: Integrated local environmental knowledge; protected areas; common property regime; participatory learning and action


Kwok Pan (Sun) Chun Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University

Research keywords: Earth systems; hydrology and climatology; numerical modelling; statistical methods and stochastic processes; environmental hazards and disasters; global changes


Mark Johnston Saskatchewan Research Council

Research keywords: Sustainable forest management; forest ecosystem modeling; climate change and forest management; forest carbon management; agroforestry; forest governance models; community forestry in developing countries


Merle Massie Historian, Writer, Editor and Farmer

Research keywords: Local, rural and environmental history


Michael Hill Wetland and Wildlife Ecologist, SNC-Lavalin

Research keywords: Wetlands; watershed planning; landscape ecology; wetland restoration; waterfowl ecology; ecological goods and services


Monique Simair President and Principal Scientist, Contango Strategies

Research keywords: Environmental microbiology; cleantech; biogeochemistry; microbial ecology (including metagenomics); bioremediation; biomining; bioinformatics; integrative research


Murray Bentham Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Research keywords: GHG emissions inventory; agroforestry; agri-environmental indicators


Murray MacKay Research Scientist, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Research keywords: Climate adaptation; climate change and processes; climate modelling; Great Lakes; water quantity


Naveed Khaliq National Research Council of Canada

Research keywords: Climate modelling; drought research


Rory McIntosh Provincial Forest Entomologist and Pathologist, Government of Saskatchewan

Research keywords: Chemical and behavioural forest insect ecology; forest pest management; Mountain pine beetle ecology and management; Pest management; Spruce budworm ecology and management; strategic planning; policy development; urban forest pest management


Scott Higgins Research Scientist, International Institute for Sustainable Development

Research Keywords: Freshwater Ecology; limnology; algal Ecology; climate change effects; eutrophication; ecosystem ecology


Solomon Amuno Technical Advisor, Nunavut Impact Review Board

Research keywords: Contaminant biomonitoring in arctic ecosystems; environmental quality assessment in polar environments; natural resource development in the Canadian high arctic; aboriginal communities and environmental impact assessment in Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Greenland.


Steve Chapra Professor, Tufts University

Research keywords: Water quality modelling; numerical methods; advanced computer applications in environmental engineering


Tetsu Sato Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Research keywords: Local environmental studies; conservation ecology