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Degrees: MSc in Biology, Queen's University, 2013; BSc (Honours) in Biology, Queen's University, 2010 

Project: Assessing the impact of oil incorporation into fish spawning shoals in river systems

Supervisor: Prof. Stephen Brown & Prof. Peter Hodson

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Degree: MESc, Western University, 2014; BSc. (Honours), University of Ghana, 2010

Project:  Removal of metals from sewage lagoon systems

Supervisor: Dr. Efrosyni-Maria Skordaki & Dr. Nicholas Vlachopoulos

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Degree: BSc (Honours) in Environmental Geology, Queen’s University, 2019

Project: Monitoring green house gas emissions associated with military building operations and applying optimization techniques to improve energy efficiency

Supervisor: Dr. Nick Vlachopoulos

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Degree:  BSc, Saint Francis Xavier University, 2017

Project: Using Traditional Ecological Knowledge to Facilitate Non-Invasive Polar Bear Monitoring 

Supervisor: Dr. Graham Whitelaw & Dr. Peter Van Coeverden de Groot

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Degree: BSc (Honours) in Biology, Queen's University, 2019

Project: Road Ecology and Conservation on Highway 401

Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Danby

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Degree: Bachelor of Social Science in Economics, University of Ottawa, 1997; Diploma in Restoration of Natural Systems, University of Victoria, 2001

Project: How are White-Tailed Deer Distributed Seasonally on Hill Island in Thousand Islands National Park

Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Danby

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Degree: BSc (Honours) in Biology (Cellular/Molecular Option), University of Ottawa, 2016

Project: Phytoremediation at Point Pelee National Park

Supervisor: Dr. Allison Rutter & Dr. Barbara Zeeb

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Degree: MES, York University, 2017; BA, Acadia University, 2014

Project:  A Multi-Species Ethic of Mess

Supervisor: Dr. Mick Smith

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Degree: BSc.(Honours) in Biology, Queen’s University, 2019

Project: Historical Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation in Dynamic Landscapes

Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Danby

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Degree: MS in Geography, University of Denver, 2019; BA in Geography and Earth Science, Carthage College (2017)

Project: Climate change adaptation, vulnerability, and climate-smart agriculture

Supervisor: Dr. Marcus Taylor

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Degree: JD, City University of Hong Kong, 2016; LLM, University of Vienna, 2014; MBA, Johns Hopkins University - Carey, 2002; BSc in Management, Upper Iowa University, 1997.

Project: A case study of sustainable housing in southern Ontario 

Supervisor: Dr. Graham Whitelaw

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Degree: BA.(Honours), Psychology, Saint Mary's University, 2018

Project: Achieving Sustainable Forest Management in Tanzania: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Current Forest Protection Initiatives and Policies Designed to Stop Deforestation  

Supervisor: Prof. Allison Goebel 

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Degree: MES, Queen's University, 2007

Project: Augmenting the Engineer's Toolbox: Achieving First Nations Drinking Water Infrastructure Resilience with a Next-Generation Design Decision Support Tool

Supervisor: Prof. R. Stephen Brown & Dr. Yves Filion

 

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Degree: BA in Production Design, Dutch Film Academy, 2006; MSc in International Development, University of Amsterdam, 2015

Project: Question the Bear we know: Considerations in Knowledge Co-production for Polar Bear Conservation Management

Supervisor: Dr. Graham Whitelaw and Prof. Steve Lougheed

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Degree: BA in Interior Design, Ringling College of Art and Design

Project: Waste Mitigation and Diversion in the Caribbean

Supervisor: Dr. Myra Hird

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Degree: Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Honours), Community Arts Practice Certificate, York University, 2017

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Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Danby & Dr. Graham Whitelaw

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Degree: BSc (Honours) in Life Sciences, Queen’s University, 2018

Project: Polar Bear Co-Management in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region

Supervisor: Dr. Tristan Pearce (UNBC) & Dr. Graham Whitelaw (Queen’s)

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Degree: MES, York University, 2007; BA (Honours), York University, 2005

Project: Critical Phenomenology and Green Capitalism

Supervisor: Dr. Mick Smith

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Degree: BSc (Honours), Specialization in Environmental Chemistry, Queen’s University, 2018

Project: Understanding the accumulation of microcystins on microplastics in freshwater

Supervisor: Dr. Diane Orihel & Dr. Xavier Ortiz Almirall

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Supervisor: Dr. Anna Harrison

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Supervisor: Prof. Allison Goebel

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Degree: Ontario College Certificate (Veterinary Assistant), St. Lawrence College, 2014; BFA in Painting & Drawing, Ontario College of Art & Design, 2011

Project: Exploration of animal and human relationships and how humans view their place in the world

Supervisor: Prof. Alice Hovorka

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Degree: BSc (Honours) in Environmental Science, Queen’s University, 2018; BEng. in Environmental Engineering, Tongji Zhejiang College, 2018

Project: Detecting the Invisible: Early Monitoring of Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Blooms with qPCR

Supervisor: Dr. Stephen Lougheed & Dr. Yuxiang Wang

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Degree: MES, Queen's University, 2018; BSc (Honours) in Biology & Psychology Specialization, 2016

Project: The Anthropocene as an Epoch of Emptiness

Supervisor: Dr. Mick Smith

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Degree: MES, Queen's University, 2014; MSc in Biology, Queen's University, 2007; BSc in Environmental Sciences, Trent University, 1997

Project:  Enhancing Resilience in Complex Social-Ecological Systems

Supervisor: Graham Whitelaw

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Degree: BSc (Honours) in Marine Biology, Dalhousie University, 2019

Project: Phytoremediation of soils contaminated with salts and petroleum hydrocarbons using native grasses

Supervisor: Dr. Barbara Zeeb & Dr. Allison Rutter

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Degree: MPhil in Development Geography, University of Oslo, 2015; BA in Integrated Development Studies, UDS Tamale, 2010

Project: Resource Extraction and Environmental Justice: Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in Ghana 

Supervisor: Prof. Allison Goebel

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Degree: MA in Sociology, Queen's University, 2012; BA in Sociology & Women's Studies, McGill University, 2010

Project: Waste Transportation

Supervisor: Prof. Myra Hird

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Degree: MPH, Queen's University, 2016; BSc, University of Guelph, 2015

Project: Water Vulnerability Project

Supervisor: Dr. Anna Majury & Prof. Stephen Brown

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Degree: BSc (Honours) Biology, Queen's University, 2017

Project: Exploring the knowledge, attitudes and practices of current well water stewardship in rural Ontario communities: Implications for drinking water vulnerability and public health risks

Supervisor: Dr. Anna Majury, Dr. Paul D. Hynds, & Prof. Stephen Brown

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Degree: MSc in Environmental Policy and Regulation, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2017; BA (Honours) in Environment and Planning, University of Liverpool, 2016; BEng, Civic Design, Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, 2016

Project: Environmental Ethics

Supervisor: Dr. Mick Smith

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Degree: BA in International Relations, ITAM Mexico, 2017 

Project: A Study of Energy Democracy in Mexico

Supervisor: Dr. David A McDonald

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Degree: BSc in Chemical Engineering, Queen's University, 2017

Project: The role of freshwater phytoplankton in a diluted bitumen oil spill

Supervisor: Dr. Diane Orihel

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Degree: BSc (Honours) in Biology, Queen’s University, 2014

Project:  Measuring the biodegradation of naphtha in Athabasca oil sands tailings ponds using fluorescence spectroscopy   

Supervisor: Prof. Stephen Brown

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Degree: BSc (Honours) in Biomedical Sciences,University of Waterloo, 2016.

Project: Development of alternative methods to assess soil toxicity using gene expression profiles

Supervisor: Dr.Barb Zeeb & Dr. Allison Rutter

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Degree: BSc in Geological Engineering, Queen’s University, 2014

Project: Long-term Stability of Arsenic Minerals in Yellowknife Bay Sediments

Supervisor: Prof. Heather Jamieson

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Degree: MA in Applied Theology, Gloucestershire UK; 2010; MSc in Waste Management, Sunderland UK, 2001; BSc in Geography, Aberdeen UK, 1995

Project: The Geopolitics of Plastic Waste

Supervisor: Dr. Kyla Tienhaara

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Degree: BSc with Honours in Biomedical Science, University of Ottawa, 2018

Project: Assessing the relationship of total coliform to E. coli in the context of drivers of microbial contamination of drinking water wells in Ontario

Supervisor: Dr. Anna Majury

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Degree: BDes, OCAD University, 2013

Project: Repair and Refurbishment in Pangnirtung 

Supervisor: Prof. Myra Hird

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Degree: Master of Adult Education, StFX University, 2018; Bachelor of Education, York University, BSc, University of Guelph, 1978

Project: Art and Waste in Pangnirtung, NU. A collaborative art project and touring exhibition.

Supervisor: Prof. Myra Hird

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Degree: BSc (Honours) in Environmental Biology, Queen’s University 2019; BA in Economics, Queen’s University, 2019

Project: Relationship between government and the plastics industry; implications for a circular economy

Supervisor: Dr. Kyla Tienhaara,& Prof. Myra Hird

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Degree: MA in Environmental Policy, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2017; BA in Geography & Environmental Studies, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam-Tanzania, 2007.

Project: Mitigating Food Loss in Tanzania: Strengthening Farmers’ Capacity towards adoption of improved post-harvest technologies for horticultural crops.

Supervisor: Prof. Allison Goebel

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Degree: BSc in Environmental Sciences (concentration Biotechnology), Qatar University, 2018

Project: Detection of Antibiotic Resistance in Enterococcus spp. by Growth Kinetics Measurements in the Presence of Different Concentrations of Vancomycin Using the TECTA-PDS System.

Supervisor: Prof. Stephen Brown

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Degrees: MA in English Literature & Film Criticism, Guelph University, 2017; BAS in Zoology & English, Guelph University, 2015

Project: Intersections of animal welfare and conservation in Ecotourism

Supervisor: Prof. Alice Hovorka

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Degree: BScH in Biology, Queen's University, 2019

Project: Bird-window collisions on campus

Supervisor: Dr. Vicki Friesen

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Degree: BSc (Honours) in Environmental Science, Queen's University, 2014

Project: Communicating the Human and Environmental Health Effects of Mining Waste Risk

Supervisor: Prof. Myra Hird & Prof. Heather Jamieson

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Degree: MA in Indigenous Studies and Canadian Studies, Trent University, 2011; BES, York University, 2002

Project: Indigenous law and autonomy in environmental decision-making.

Supervisors: Prof. Robert Lovelace & Dr. Graham Whitelaw

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Degree: BSc (Honours) in Life Science, Queen's University, 2018

Project: Investigating whether epigenetic changes in murine fetal livers occur following gestational exposure to triphenyl phosphate

Supervisor: Prof. Louise Winn

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Degree: MA (with distinction) in Environmental Education and Communication, Royal Roads 
University, 2018; Diploma in Renewable Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Recreation; BSc, Queens University, 2005 

Project: Thinking-with Gaia: A rhizomatic inquiry into apocalypse and renewal

Supervisor: Dr. Mick Smith