Simon Fraser University


Juan Jose Alava
B.Sc. (Biology, Universidad de Guayaquil, Ecuador)
MEERM (Earth and Environmental Resource Management, University of South Carolina, USA)
Ph.D. (Simon Fraser University)
Associate Faculty Member, School of Environment and Sustainability, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences,
Royal Roads University
Special Interests: Environmental Toxicology, Eco-toxicology, Bioaccumulation Science, Conservation Biology, Biodiversity, Fisheries Science and Management, Ocean Health and Conservation.

Eric Anderson
B.Sc. (University of Puget Sound)
M.Sc. (University of Wyoming)
Ph.D. (University of Wyoming)
Faculty, BCIT
Research interests: Ecological restoration

Kenneth Ashley
M.Sc. (University of British Columbia)
M.A. Sc. (University of British Columbia)
Ph.D. (University of British Columbia)
Director, Rivers Institute, BCIT
Research interests: Ecosystem level experimental limnology, habitat restoration, feshwater ecology of salmonids, climate change, environmental engineering

Chris Bataille
B.A. (Economics & Political Science, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA)
M.R.M. (Simon Fraser University)
Ph.D. (Resource and Environmental
Management, Simon Fraser University)
Managing Partner, MK Jaccard and Associates
Research Interests: Climate change policy and energy management.

Ashleen Benson
B.Sc. (University of Saskatchewan)
M.Sc. (University of British Columbia)
Ph.D. (Resource Management, Simon Fraser University)
Visiting Scientist, CRMI member
Research interests: Fisheries science, marine conservation

Michael James Bradford
B.Sc. (Simon Fraser University)
M.Sc. (Simon Fraser University)
Ph.D. (McGill University)
Research Scientist, Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Special Interests: Effects of water flow on Chinook salmon.

Douglas Braun
B.Sc. (Simon Fraser University)
Ph.D. (Simon Fraser University)
Project Manager, InStream Fisheries Research Inc.
Research interests: Enumerating fish populations, fisheries management

Frank Brown
Member of Heiltsuk First Nation, Bella Bella B.C.
Director of Land and Marine Stewardship for the Great Bear Initiative (GBI), Coastal First Nations
Special Interests: Conservation-based development in B.C.’s central coast first nations and Haida Gwaii, Pacific Northwest Coast of Canada.

Brendan Connors
B.Sc. (Biology, Univeristy of Victoria)
Ph.D. (Ecology, Simon Fraser University)
Systems Ecologist, ESSA Technologies
Research interests: Aquatic ecology, data synthesis, analysis and visualization, statistical and simulation modeling, research and technical writing, experimental design

Andrew Cooper
B.A. (Northwestern Univ.)
M.F.S. (Yale University)
Ph.D. (Univ. of Washington)
Data Scientist, Seattle Children’s Hospital
Research interests: Applied statistics and simulation models in natural resources management

John Dagevos
B.Sc. (Economics, Tilburg University)
M.Sc. (Economics, Tilburg University)
Senior Researcher/Consultant, Telos, Brabrant Centre for Sustainable Development
Special Interests: Sustainable development, local and regional socio-economic development

Trevor Davies
B.Sc. (Queen’s Univ.)
M.S. (University of British Columbia)
Ph.D. (Dalhousie Univ.)
Fisheries Stock Assessment Specialist
Research Interests: Fisheries stock assessment

Andrew Fall
B.Sc. (Hons) (Simon Fraser University)
Ph.D. (Simon Fraser University)
Research Interests: Computing scientist with an interest in landscape ecology, spatially explicit simulation models, and forest management, applications of SELES (Spatially Explicit Landscape Event Simulator) to examine problems such as long-term forest planning, habitat supply for threatened species, and landscape dynamics under natural disturbance regimes.

James Floyer
B.Sc. (Geophysics, University of Edinburgh, UK)
M.Sc. (Geography, University of British Columbia)
Ph.D. (Geoscience, University of Calgary)
Avalanche Forecasting Program Supervisor for Avalanche Canada
Special Interests: Avalanche forecasting and safety

Michael Geller
B.Arch (Architect, University of Toronto
Architect, Planner, Real Estate Consultant, President of The Geller Group
Special Interests: City development, urban planning, real estate, architecture

Suzanne Goldberg
B.Comm (McMaster University)
M.R.M. (Resource Management, Simon Fraser University)
Senior Partner, Navius Research Inc.
Research interests: Cimate change, economy management

Robin Gregory
B.A. (Yale University)
M.A. (University of British Columbia)
Ph.D. (University of British Columbia)
Senior Researcher, Decision Research, Value Scope Research
Research interests: Risk management, environmental management choices

Gordon Harris
B.A. (Geography/Economics, University of Alberta)
President/CEO of SFU Community Trust
Special Interests: Urban planning development, real estate analysis

Deborah Harford
B.A. (SFU)
Executive Director and Co-Founder of Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT)
Research interests: climate change, sustainable adaptation

Daniel Hogan
B.A. (University of British Columbia)
M.Sc. (University of British Columbia)
Instructor, BCIT
Research interests: land use and environmental changes

Carrie Holt
B.Sc. (Queen’s University)
M.Sc. (York University)
Ph.D. (SFU)
Research Scientist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Research interests: salmon stock assessment, risk assessment, decision analysis, fisheries science and management

Len Hunt
B.A. (Economics, Lakehead University)
B.A. (Geography Honors, Lakehead University)
M.A. (Geography, Wilfrid Laurier University)
Ph.D. (Geography & Environment Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University)
Research Scientist, Human Dimensions of, centre for Northern Forested Ecosystem Research
Special Interests: Recreational fishing.

Debby Ianson
B.Sc. (Physics, Queen’s University)
M.Sc. (Physics, University of British Columbia)
Ph.D. (Oceanography, University of British Columbia)
Research Scientist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Special Interests: Oceanography, coast of B.C. and Strait of Georgia.

Werner Kurz
Diplom Holzwirt (University of Hamburg)
Ph.D. (Forestry, University of British Columbia)
Senior Research Scientist, Global Change and Landscape Ecology, Canadian Forest Service
Research Interests: Forest Ecology and management, global carbon budgets

Erland MacIssac
B.Sc. (Marine Biology, University of British Columbia)
Head, Fish-Forest Research Program, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Research Interests: Examines interactions between forest harvesting and physical and biological variables in the watersheds.

Andrew MacKinnon
B.Sc. (University of British Columbia)
M.Sc. (University of British Columbia)
Research Ecologist, Coast Region Research Group, B.C. Ministry of Forests
Research Interests: Forest ecology and eco-system based management

David Marmorek
B.E.S. (University of Waterloo)
M.Sc. (University of British Columbia)
President, ESSA Technologies, Vancouver, B.C.
Research Interests: Rigorous adaptive management; restoration of aquatic ecosystems; recovery of populations at risk; decision analysis; climate change impacts and adaptation.

David Marshall
M. Sc. (Planning, University of British Columbia)
B. S. (Chemistry, University of British Columbia)
Senior Planner, Sustainable Development Specialist
Research interests: Urban and environmental planning, development

Salvador Garcia Martinez
M.S. (Economics, OSU)
M.S. (Management of Marine Resources, OSU)
Ph.D. (Sustainable Management of the Coastal Zone, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur)
Director of the State Council of Science and Technology, Government of Baja California Sur, State Ministry of Education
Special Interests: Marine conservation in Baja, Mexico.

Jim Morrison
B.Ed. (University of British Columbia)
M.Ed. (University of British Columbia)
M.B.A. (Simon Fraser University)
Principal, Jim Morrison & Associates
Special Interests: Environmental Management

John Nyboer
B.Sc. (University of Alberta)
B.Ed. (University of Toronto)
M.R.M. (Simon Fraser University)
Ph.D. (Simon Fraser University)
Executive Director, Canadian Industrial Energy End-Use Data and Analysis Centre (CIEEDAC)
Research Interests: Energy management and conservation data analysis.

David Patterson
B.Sc. (Biology Major, Environmental Toxicology Minor, Simon Fraser University)
M.Sc. (Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University)
Research Biologist; Program Head for the Environmental Watch Program, Science Branch, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Research Interests: migration biology of Pacific salmon, climate impacts on rivers, ecophysiology of salmon, thermal ecology, quantitative modeling of salmon survival.

Marlow Pellatt
B.Sc. (Biology, Simon Fraser University)
Ph.D. (Biology, Simon Fraser University)
Coastal Ecologist, Parks Canada
Research Interests: Coastal Ecology, Paleoecology

Brett van Poorten
M.Sc. (Ecology, University of Calgary)
Ph.D. (Fisheries, University of British Columbia)
Senior Aquatic Scientist / Unit head, Applied Fisheries Science Section, BC Ministry of Environment
Research interests: Fisheries models, assessment of angler groups,recreational fishing

Ulrike Porbstl-Haider
M.Sc. (Landscape planning, TU München)
Ph.D. (Forest Policy, LMU München)
Professor, Universitat fur Bodenkultur (BOKU), Vienna
Research interests: landscape development, recreation and conservation planning

Douglas Ransome
B.Sc. (U of Guelph)
M.Sc. (University of British Columbia)
Ph.D. (University of British Columbia)
Program Head, BCIT
Research interests: ecological restoration, restoring wildlife, wildlife ecology and management

David Schaepe
B.A. (Anthropology, NYU)
M.A. (Archaeology, Simon Fraser University)
Ph.D. (Anthropology, University of British Columbia)
Co-Director/Senior Achaeologist, Sto:lo Research & Resource Management Centre, Sto:lo Nation/Tribal Council, B.C.
Special Interests: Conflict in and adjacent to the Coast Salish region.

David Secord
B.A. (Pomona College)
Ph.D. (University of Washington)
VP Strategic Grantmaking, Tides Canada Foundation
Research interests: Policy and decision-making, land-sea interface in coastal rain forest and tundra/sea ice systems

Daniel Selbie
B.Sc.H. (Environmental Biology, Queen’s University)
Ph.D. (Biology, Queen’s University)
Head, Lakes Research Group, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
Research Interests: Aquatic Ecosystems
Science, Aquatic Habitat / Aquatic Environmental Science, Limnology / Freshwater ecology.

Glenn Sigurdson
Attended Osgoode Hall Law school of York University
B.A. (Economics, University of Manitoba)
Mediator and Facilitator
Research interests: Arbitrator int he workplace, commercial, and healthcare disputes

Norm Sloan
B.Sc. (University of Wales)
M.Sc. (University of Southampton)
Ph.D. (University of London)
Marine Ecologist, Parks Canada Agency, Haida Gwaii
Research interests: marine environmental science and management

Johanna Smith
B.Sc. (University of Victoria)
M.Sc. (University of Victoria)
Ph.D. (University of Washington)
Marine Spatial Planning Science Manager
Research interests: conservation of marine planning

Hannah Stewart
M.Sc. (Marine Ecology, California State University)
Ph.D. (Integrative Biology, University of California)
Research Scientist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Research interests: Marine food webs, kelp forest ecosystem

William Trousdale
M.A. (Planning, University of British Columbia)
B.A. (University of British Columbia)
President, Senior Planner, EcoPlan International
Special Interests: Urban and environmental planning, development

Eric Vance
B.A. (University of British Columbia)
M.A. (University of British Columbia)
Principal, Eric Vance & Associates, Planning and Management Consultants
Research interests: Community and regional planning, economic development, organization and policy

Peter Whitelaw
M.Sc. (Planning, University of British Columbia)
B.S. (University of British Columbia)
Senior Planner, Sustainable Development Specialist, Modus
Special Interests: Community planning and sustainable development

Michael Wolinetz
B.Sc. (Queen’s Univ.)
M.R.M. (Simon Fraser University)
Partner, Navius Research
Research interests: Quantitative methods in emerging technologies, energy consumption, government policies