Geography Graduate Students

Geography Ph.D. Candidates

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Photo of Julianah Adediji Adediji, Julianah

Email: 19joa1@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: carbon and nitrogen cycling; organic matter sequestration; forest ecosystem; plant/soil interaction; spectroscopic studies
Supervisor: Dr. Neal Scott

Photo of Williams Agyemang-Duah Agyemang-Duah, Williams Email: 20wad@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Informal Caregiving; Health; Healthcare; Family Caregivers; Older People
Supervisor: Dr. Mark W. Rosenberg
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Photo of Ryan Masoud Babadi Ataabadi Babadi Ataabadi, Masoud Email: 22mba1@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: remote sensing; machine learning; image processing; drought monitoring
Supervisor: Dr. Dongmei Chen
Photo of Ryan Barberstock Barberstock, Ryan Email: ryan.barberstock@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Indigenous, First Nations, Economic Development, Cultural Resurgence, Historical
Supervisor:  Dr. Laura Jean Cameron
Photo of Shyra Barberstock Barberstock, Shyra Email: shyra.barberstock@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Indigenous; First Nations; Procurement; Economic Development; Community Development
Supervisor:  Dr. Mark Rosenberg
Photo of Sue Bazely Bazely, Susan Email: s.bazely@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: cultural landscapes; heritage practice; geographical representation
Supervisor:  Dr. Joan M. Schwartz
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Photo of Bhavya Bogra Bogra, Bhavya Email: bhavya.bogra@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Urban Planning and Governance; Sustainable Development; Climate Action Planning; Future cities;
Supervisor:   Dr. Ajay Agarwal
Photo of Carolyn Bonta

Bonta, Carolyn (she/her)

Email: c.bonta@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: biogeography, climate, dendrochronology, shrubs, tundra
Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Danby
Photo of Kim Buitenhuis Buitenhuis, Kim Email: buitenhuis.k@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: settler ignorance; decolonization; education
Supervisor: Dr. Anne Godlewska
Photo of Jordan Carlson Carlson, Jordan Email: j.carlson@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: renewable energy; energy transitions; tidal energy; energy systems
Supervisor: Dr. Warren Mabee
Photo of Wai Yin Cheung Cheung, Wai Yin Email: 21wyc2@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Glaciology; Remote Sensing; Photogrammetry; GPR; Cryosphere;
Supervisor: Dr. Laura Thomson
Photo of Shannon Clarke Clarke, Shannon Email: 18sac15@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: (neo)colonialism; migration; Caribbean; gender; nationalism
Supervisor: Dr. Beverley Mullings
Photo of Susan Collis Collis, Susan Email: collis.s@queensu.ca
Research Key Words:
Supervisor: Dr. Beverley Mullings
Photo of Kasmine Forbes Forbes, Kasmine Email: 15kdf1@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Food Sovereignty; Food Security; Diverse Economies; Gender; Social Reproduction; Caribbean Development; Neoliberalism; Feminist Political Economy; Diaspora
Supervisor: Dr. Beverley Mullings
Photo of Melissa Forcione Forcione, Melissa Email: melissa.forcione@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Indigenous-settler relations; decolonization; education; settler colonialism
Supervisor: Dr. Anne Godlewska
Photo of Megan Herod Herod, Megan Email: megan.herod@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: community engagement, collective action, citizen-led planning, public participation
Supervisor: Betsy Donald
Photo of Erika Hille Hille, Erika Email: erika.hille@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: geochemistry; hydrology; permafrost; climate change; arctic
Supervisor: Scott Lamoureux

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Photo of Kimberly Hill-Tout Hill-Tout, Kimberly Email: 13knht@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Food Sovereignty; Climate Crisis; Community Resilience; Indigenous Studies
Supervisor: Dr. Carolyn Prouse
Photo of Claudia Hirtenfelder Hirtenfelder, Claudia Email: ch174@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Animal Geographies, Multi-species Urban History, Cows, Power
Supervisor: Dr. Laura Jean Cameron and Dr. Carolyn Prouse

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Photo of Mohammad Hossain Hossain, Mohammad Email: 16mdh1@queensu.ca

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Photo of Hannah Hunter Hunter, Hannah Email: 18hfh1@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: liminal animals; cities; soundscapes; ecofeminism
Supervisor: Dr. Laura Jean Cameron
Photo of Lorraine Hutton Hutton, Lorraine Email: l.hutton@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: feminist theory; geography of health-disability and caregiving; visual methodology
Supervisor: Dr. Mark Rosenberg
Photo of Martina Jakubchik-Paloheimo Jakubchik-Paloheimo, Martina Email: 19mjp6@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: decolonization; indigenous epistemologies; traditional knowledge; planetary health; political ecology
Supervisor: Dr. Heather Castleden

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Photo of Jodi John John, Jodi Email: 2JMJ1@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Indigenous Health, Community Wellbeing, Healthcare Systems
Supervisor: Dr. Heather Castleden
Photo of Kristen Jones Jones, Kristen Email: 12kaj@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: GIS, Cultural Heritage, Data Management, Photogrammetry, Surveying
Supervisor: Dr. George Bevan
Photo of Nichol Kaiser Kaiser, Nichol (Niki) (she/her) Email: 41ndp@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: urban indigeneity, inclusion, indigenous identities, indigenous education, special education
Supervisor: Dr. Audrey Kobayashi
Photo of Sean Kamin-Patterson Kamin-Patterson, Sean Email: sean.patterson@queensu.ca
Photo of Hilal Kara Kara, Hilal Email: hilal.kara@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: gender and human mobility; geography of displacement and resettlement; feminist urban geographies
Supervisor: Dr. Beverley Mullings
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Photo of Oscar Kuffour Kuffour, Oscar Email: 14oak1@queensu.ca
Photo of Rachel Kuzmich Kuzmich, Rachel Email: 17rjw2@queensu.ca
Research Key Words:  remote sensing, airborne laser scanning, forest, songbird, conservation
Supervisor: Dr. Paul Treitz
Photo of Yuan Li Li, Yuan Email: 17yl24@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: urban development; health geography; aging-friendly city; mixed methods research designs
Supervisor: Dr. Mark Rosenberg
Photo of Alexander Makin Makin, Alexander Email: makin.alexander@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: renewable energy, community-based participatory research (CBPR), Pact for a Green New Deal (PGND), Indigenous Off-Diesel Initiative (IODI), Indigenous-Settler reconciliation
Supervisor: Dr. Heather Castleden
Photo of Charlene Monaco Monaco, Charlene Email: 2cvf@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: energy; indigenous; hydropower; resources; environment
Supervisor: Dr. Warren Mabee
Photo of Dairon Luis Morejon Perez Morejon Perez, Dairon Luis Email: 17dlmp@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Caribbean diasporas community building transnationalism migration
Supervisor: Beverley Mullings
Photo of Madeline Myers Myers, Madeline Email: 19mem7@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: glaciology, climate
Supervisor: Dr. Laura Thomson
Photo of Elizabeth Nelson Nelson, Elizabeth Email: elizabeth.nelson@queensu.ca
Research Key Words:
Supervisor: Dr. Laura Jean Cameron
Photo of Kirsten Noltie Noltie, Kirsten Email: kirsten.noltie@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Lyme Disease, Ticks, Climate Change, Geographic Information Science, Remote Sensing
Supervisor: Dr. Dongmei Chen
Photo of Tinyan Otuomagie Otuomagie, Tinyan Email: tinyan.otuomagie@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Gender; Entrepreneurship; Urban; Class; Financial;
Supervisor: Dr. Grace Adeniyi-Ogunyankin and Dr. Dan Cohen

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Photo of Mark Ouseley Ouseley, Mark Email: 6mro@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: energy; planning; construction; military; enterprise
Supervisor: Dr. Warren Mabee

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Photo of Channon Oyeniran Oyeniran, Channon (she/her) Email: 20cao@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: digital diaspora, community, placemaking, black feminism, migration
Supervisor: Dr. Grace Adeniyi-Ogunyankin

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Photo of Nathalia Santos Ocasio Ocasio, Nathalia Santos Email: 16nso@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: arpilleras; Chile; neo-liberalisation ; solidarity; economic violence
Supervisor: Dr. Beverley Mullings
Photo of Mary Smida Smida, Mary Email: 5mes2@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Regional Development; Economic Sustainability; Northern Communities;
Supervisor: Dr. Maxwell Hartt
Photo of Balie Walker Walker, Balie Research Key Words: Sustainability; Renewable Energy; Natural Resources; Energy Related Emissions; Climate Change;
Supervisor:   Dr. Warren Mabee
Photo of Yifeng Wang Wang, Yifeng Email: yifeng.wang@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Permafrost, Peatland, Climate Change, Arctic, Labrador
Supervisor: Dr. Robert Way
Photo of Hong Yao Yao, Hong Email: h.yao@queensu.ca
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Photo of Priscilla Yohuno Yohuno, Priscilla Toloo Email: 15pta@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: renewable energy; community participatory research; mining; environmental justice; corporate accountability
Supervisor: Dr. Heather Castleden

Geography M.Sc. Candidates

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Photo of Jordan Beer is not available Beer, Jordan Email: 21jmb30@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Permafrost; Peatland; Labrador; Modelling; GIS;
Supervisor: Dr. Robert Way
Photo of Leah Brown Brown, Leah Email: leah.brown@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: micrometeorology, agriculture, nitrous oxide, eddy covariance, fertilizer inhibitors
Supervisor: Dr. Ian Strachan
Photo of Nicolae England England, Nicolae Email: 18nce@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Sustainability, Renewable Energy Development and Investment, Modelling Energy Systems
Supervisor: Dr. Warren Mabee
Photo of Anika Forget Forget, Anika Email: 20af10@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: permafrost, snow, indigenous relations, vegetation, peat
Supervisor: Robert Way
Photo of Zainab Gharib Gharib, Zainab Email: 15zg15@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: historic aerial imagery; stereoscopy; deep learning-based super-resolution; GIS; landscape change
Supervisor: Dr. George Bevan
Photo of Theresa Gossmann Gossmann, Theresa Email: 20tleg@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Net Ecosystem Exchange, Remote Sensing, Canadian High Arctic, Climate Change, Soil Respiration
Supervisor: Dr. Christopher Omelon
Photo of Emma Lanciault Lanciault, Emma Email: 16egl@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Soil Carbon; Agriculture; Sustainability; CO2 Emissions; Carbon Sink
Supervisor: Dr. Neal Scott and Dr. Geoff Hall
Photo of Véronique Landriault Landriault, Véronique Email: 20vl7@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Permafrost; Arctic; Water quality; Aquatic communities; Climate change;
Supervisor: Dr. Melissa Lafreniere and Dr. Christopher Omelon
Photo of Emily McKnight McKnight, Emily (she/her) Email: 17em33@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: biogeography; landscape ecology
Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Danby
Photo of Lee Nguyen Nguyen, Lee Email: nguyen.j@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Permafrost; Biogeochemistry; Hydrological processes; Climate change;
Supervisor: Dr. Melissa Lafreniere
Photo of Carley Ross Ross, Carley Email: 19cr20@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Arctic Environments, Soils, Climate Change
Supervisor: Dr. Christopher Omelon
Photo of Maia Somers Somers, Maia Email: 19mrs7@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: groundwater; watersheds; hydrology; permafrost
Supervisor: Scott Lamoureux
Photo of Thomas Stanton Stanton, Thomas Email: 20tds3@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Arctic; GHG; Soil; GIS; Climate Change;
Supervisor:   Dr. Neal Scott
Photo of Danika Watson Watson, Danika Email: danika.watson@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Arctic Climate Change; Permafrost; Biogeochemical Cycles; Soil; NMR Spectroscopy;
Supervisor:   Dr. Neal Scott
Photo of Sandra Yaacoub< Yaacoub, Sandra Email: s.yaacoub@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Remote Sensing; Forestry; Ecology; Boreal; Arctic;
Supervisor: Dr. Paul Treitz and Dr. Ryan Danby
Photo of Jiahang Yin Yin, Jiahang Email: 21jy20@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: GIS; Remote Sensing; Disease Spread Modeling; Cities, Health;
Supervisor:   Dr. Dongmei Chen
Photo of Sophia Zajaczkiwsky Zajaczkiwsky, Sophia Email: sgz@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: GIS; Remote Sensing; Climate Change; Vegetation
Supervisor:   Dr. Laura Thomson
Photo of Samiha Zaman Zaman, Samiha (she/her) Email: samiha.zaman@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: carbon management; ecology; carbon sequestration; sustainability
Supervisor:   Dr. Warren Mabee

Geography M.A. Candidates

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Photo of Elizabeth Hinds-Hueglin Hinds-Hueglin, Elizabeth Email: 12eahh@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: historical geography; cultural landscapes; heritage; colonialism; African diaspora
Supervisor: Katherine McKittrick & Carolyn Prouse
Photo of Aaron Iqbal Iqbal, Aaron Email: 21ajoi@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Surveillance; Smart Cities; Neoliberalism;
Supervisor: Dr. Dan Cohen
Photo of Xinyue Li Li, Xinyue (she/her/hers) Email: xinyue.li@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: living alone, health, health care access, immigrants, older adults
Supervisor: Dr. Mark Rosenberg
Photo of Samantha Mishos Mishos, Samantha Email: samantha.mishos@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: environmental justice, health equity, impact assessment policy, political ecology, Indigenous rights
Supervisor: Dr. Heather Castleden
Photo of Ampai Thammachack Thammachack, Ampai Email: 15at68@queensu.ca
Research Key Words: Black Lives Matter, Mental Health
Supervisor: Dr. Mark Rosenberg