Faculty and Staff

Below is a list of core faculty members within the School of Environmental Studies. Click on their names to view more information about each person including their area(s) of research. For students who are interested in seeking a supervisor, please directly contact each faculty member using the provided contact information. 

Name Field of Study Cognate Department Email

Brown, Stephen
(Undergraduate Chair)

(on Academic Leave July 1 to Dec 31, 2023)

Environmental Chemistry Chemistry browns@chem.queensu.ca

Danby, Ryan

Ecosystem Change and Biodiversity Conservation Geography and Planning ryan.danby@queensu.ca

Goebel, Allison
(Graduate Chair)

Environmental Justice; Women Health & Environment;
Local Food Issues/Movements;
Gender, Environment & Development in Africa
Hall, Geof Public Health, Biology, Environmental Studies and Environmental Engineering Civil Engineering geof.hall@queensu.ca

Hird, Myra

Canadian and Global Waste Issues; Waste Governance and Management;

Resource Extraction and Settler Colonialism;

Extraction, Production, Retail, Consumption and Waste;

Interdisciplinary Environmental Research;

Knowledge Mobilization


Lowitt, Kristen

(Acting Undergraduate Chair July 1 to Dec 31, 2023)

Sustainable food systems, Food sovereignty, Small-scale fisheries,
Participatory action research, Community development

McLagan, David Biogeochemical Cycling of Contaminants Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering david.mclagan@queensu.ca
Moore, Steven Sustainability, Environmental Policy, Ecological Economics Smith School of Business smoore@business.queensu.ca

Orihel, Diane

(on Academic Leave July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024)

Freshwater Ecosystems Biology diane.orihel@queensu.ca
Seiler, Christian Climate Change Modeling  


Smith, Mick

Environmental Philosophy Philosophy michael.smith@queensu.ca

Tienhaara, Kyla

Economy and Environment Global Development Studies kyla.tienhaara@queensu.ca

Whitelaw, Graham

(on Academic Leave Jan 1 to June 30, 2024)

Environmental Assessment and Land Use Planning Geography and Planning graham.whitelaw@queensu.ca

Winn, Louise

(on Academic Leave July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024)

Fetal Toxicity Biomedical & Molecular Sciences winnl@queensu.ca

Below is a list of cross-appointed faculty members within the School of Environmental Studies. Click on their names to view more information about each person including their area(s) of research. For students who are interested in seeking a supervisor, note that only those marked with * will supervise or advise ENSC Graduate students at this time.  Please contact each faculty member using the provided contact information.

Name Department Email Phone *

Chen, Dongmei

Geography & Planning chendm@queensu.ca 613.533.6045 *
Cordoba, Diana Global Development Studies diana.cordoba@queensu.ca 613.533.6000 ext. 78622  

Cumming, Brian

Biology cummingb@queensu.ca 613.533.6153 *
Epprecht, Marc Global Development Studies epprecht@queensu.ca 613.533.6000 ext. 78248  

Friesen, Vicki

Biology vlf@queensu.ca 613.533.6156  

Lougheed, Stephen

Biology steve.lougheed@queensu.ca 613.533.6128  

Mabee, Warren

Geography & Planning warren.mabee@queensu.ca 613.533.6000 ext. 77092 *

McDonald, David A.

Global Development Studies dm23@queensu.ca 613.533.6962 *
Sismondo, Sergio Philosophy sismondo@queensu.ca 613.533.6000 ext. 77042  

Smol, John P.  

Biology smolj@queensu.ca 613.533.6147; Lab: 613.533.6193  

Taylor, Marcus

Global Development Studies marcus.taylor@queensu.ca 613 533-6000 ext. 77655 *

Vlachopoulos, Nicholas

RMC, Civil Engineering vlachopoulos-n@rmc.ca 613-541-6000 x6398 *

Wallace, Molly

English wallacem@queensu.ca 613.533.6000 ext. 74421  

Wang, Yuxiang

Biology yuxiangw@queensu.ca 613.533.6134 *

Zeeb, Barbara

RMC, Chemistry & Chemical Engineering barbara.zeeb@rmc-cmr.ca 613-541-6000 x6713 *

Zeman, Frank

RMC, Chemistry & Chemical Engineering frank.zeman@rmc.ca 613.541.6000 ext. 7147

Below is a list of adjunct faculty members within the School of Environmental Studies. Click on their names to view more information about each person including their area(s) of research. For students who are interested in seeking a supervisor or advisor in the ENSC Graduate program, please note that only faculty marked with * will accept graduate students.

Please contact them directly using the provided contact information. Faculty members not marked with * are not willing to act as primary supervisor and do not wish to be contacted.

Name Email Details Phone *
Baninla, Yvette baninla.y@queensu.ca  Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Environmental Studies, Post Doctoral Fellow, RMB Department of Mining, Queen's    
Brinkmann, Markus markus.brinkmann@usask.ca  Associate Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability, Director, Toxicology Centre, University of Saskatchewan 306-966-1204  
Cartwright, Lyndsay lyndsay.cartwright@trca.ca

Ecosystem and Climate Science team with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Fenech, Adam afenech@upei.ca Associate Dean, School of Climate Change and Adaptation
Associate Professor, University of Prince Edward Island

Hovorka, Alice

ahovorka@yorku.ca Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University    

Hynds, Paul

hyndsp@tcd.ie School of Food Science and Environmental Health, College of Sciences and Health, Dublin Institute of Technology +353 (0)83 8256888  

Kirk, Jane

jane.kirk@canada.ca Environment Canada 905-336-4712  
Kuyek, Joan joankuyek@sympatico.ca      
Levkoe, Charles clevkoe@lakeheadu.ca Canada Research Chair in Equitable and Sustainable Food Systems, Lakehead University 807-343-8010 X7654  

Majury, Anna

anna.majury@oahpp.ca Public Health Ontario Labs - Eastern Ontario and Queen's University 613-548-6630 x129 *

McCarthy, Dan

dmccarthy@uwaterloo.ca Dept of Environment & Resource Studies, University of Waterloo 519-888-4567 x33065 *

Ridal, Jeffrey

jridal@riverinstitute.ca St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences SLRIES    

Rutter, Allison

ruttera@queensu.ca School of Environmental Studies Analytical Services Unit ASU 613-533-2642 *

Skordaki, Maria

skordaki@rmc.ca Royal Military College    

Viswanathan, Leela

  Viswali Consulting 613-929-1659  

Welbourn, Pamela

welbourn@queensu.ca Retired from University of Toronto    
White, Amanda amanda.white@queensu.ca  Adjunct Instructor, Queens and University of Toronto    

Name Field of Study Cognate Department Email
Jamieson, Heather Environmental Geochemistry Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering jamieson@queensu.ca
Hodson, Peter Fish Toxicology Biology peter.hodson@queensu.ca
Liss, Steven

Environmental Biotechnology, Microbial Processes and Structures, Water and Wastewater Resource Management and Fate of Emerging Contaminants

Chemical Engineering steven.liss@queensu.ca




Title Name Contact
Administrative/Undergraduate Assistant

Wintle, Tammy

Biosciences Complex, Room 3134
Phone: 613-533-6000 Ext. 74298
Email: wintlet@queensu.ca
School Administrator

Khan, Colin

Biosciences Complex, Room 3132
Phone:  613-533-6000 Ext. 77531 
Email: khanc@queensu.ca