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Queen's University

Staff Profiles

Permanent ASU Staff: 2007

Name:Dr. Allison Rutter
Position:Director; Adjunct Assistant Professor
Years at ASU: 18
Education and Training:B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry, 1984; M.Sc. Chemistry., Queens University, 1986; Ph.D. Chemistry., University of Ottawa, 1992; Ph.D. Candidate and Research Assistant at National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa 1988-1992; Research Officer at the Department of Cancer Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia, 1992-1995. Completed a 40 hour contaminated site health and safety training course.

Previous Position(s): Assistant Director ASU 2000-2004
Research Associate ASU 1997-2000
Scientific Advisor to the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 1997-present
QA/QC Scientist, Ontario Ministry of Environment,1986-1988



Name:Dr. Graham Cairns
Position: Assistant Director
Years at ASU:14
Education and Training:B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry, 1994; Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Glasgow, 1997; Academic Assistant of the Chemistry Department, University of Glasgow 1993-1994; Postdoctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia 1997-1999;  Completed a 40 hour contaminated site health and safety training course.


 Paula Whitley
Name:Paula Whitley
Position:Laboratory Manager
Years at ASU:25
Education and Training:B.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry, Manchester University; completion of courses concerning technical maintenance of gas chromatography systems, 1996-present. Medical Laboratory Scientific Officer, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, 1988-1989; Laboratory Technician, Analytical Services Unit, Queen's University, Kingston, 1990-1994.

Name:Dr. Bubby Kettlewell
Position:QAQC Officer
Years at ASU: 10
Education and Training:B.Sc. (Hons) Agr., M.Sc. University of Guelph; PhD, Queen's University; Research Assistant, Distance Education Course Coordinator, University of Guelph. Completed a 40 hour lead auditor training course.

Mary Andrews
Name:Mary K. Andrews
Position:Senior Research Assistant
Years at ASU:27
Education and Training:Natural Sciences, University of Western Ontario, 1971-72; Medical Laboratory Technology, C.S.L.T, Fanshawe College 1972-74 Medical laboratory technologist, Victoria Hospital, 1974-76; Medical laboratory technologist 1978.


Name:Mesha Thompson
Position:Research Technician
Years at ASU: 5
Education and Training:B.Sc. (Hons), Forensics (w/m Chemistry and Biological Science), University of Ontario, Institute of Technology, 2005-2009.

Name: Sonja Koster
Position: Research Technician
Years at ASU: 5
Education and Training:B.Sc (Hons), Geological Sciences at Queens University, 2005-2009; Geographic Information Systems Certificate at St Lawrence College, 2012-2013.

John Page
Name:Dr. John A Page
Position:Technical Consultant
Years at ASU:26
Education and Training:PhD Chemistry, University of Harvard, 1954. Professor, Analytical Chemistry, University of Toronto 1954-1968. Emeritus Professor, Chemistry, Queens University, to date.

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