Africa

Prof. Peter Arcese, MSc, PhD

Prof. Peter Arcese, MSc, PhD

Professor

FRBC Chair in Applied Conservation Biology

Conservation biology, spatial planning, birds, mammals, plants, small populations, cultural uses, evolution, ecology, wildlife ecology, invasive species, overabundant species, inbreeding, rapid evolution, climate change, habitat change,

Rose-Marie Déchaine

Associate Professor

Native American languages, Algonquian language family, Cree, Blackfoot, Ojibwe, French / English bilingualism policy, formal linguistics, generative grammar (Chomsky), West African languages (Niger-Congo, Yoruba, Igbo, Edo), Nigerian languages, literacy vs. oralcy, language planning re: French, Indigenous languages

Rob Kozak

Rob Kozak

Professor and Dean

Forest products marketing and management, value-added wood products, forest dependent communities, forests and poverty alleviation, sustainable development,

Prof. Handel Kashope Wright, PhD

Prof. Handel Kashope Wright, PhD

Senior Advisor to the President on Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence

Director, Centre for Culture, Identity and Education

Professor

Black Studies, African Studies, Cultural Studies, Youth; Identity issues; multiculturalism (Canadian and international); decolonialism; Sierra Leone; Cultural Studies of Education; Africana Cultural Studies; Anti-racism; social justice issues in education and society,

Jerry Spiegel, MSc, PhD

Professor

Director, Global Health Research Program

Global health, international health, environmental health, Cuba, Latin America

Annalee Yassi, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Annalee Yassi, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Professor

Director, Global Health Research Program

Canada Research Chair in Global Health and Capacity Building

Occupational health, health of health workers, international health, global health, community-based research, capacity building, Latin America, evidence-based best practices, workplace injury and illness prevention, HIV and TB prevention and care for health workers, South Africa

Roger Wilson

Professor Emeritus

Archaeology of the Roman world, especially Sicily, Britain and north Africa

Nassif Ghoussoub

Nassif Ghoussoub

Professor

Mathematical sciences, R&Ed policies, developing science in Africa

Dr. Farah Shroff, BSc, MEd (Primary Health Care), PhD

Dr. Farah Shroff, BSc, MEd (Primary Health Care), PhD

Public Health Researcher and Educator

public health, social equity, women’s health, global politics, social determinants of health, anti-racism, anti-imperialism, integrative health, holistic health practices, yoga, meditation, indigenous systems of health, health policy,

Katharina Coleman, PhD

Associate Professor

United Nations, peacekeeping, African Union

Joleen Timko, PhD

Joleen Timko, PhD

Research Associate

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), forests, livelihoods, Indigenous people, Africa, community engagement, conservation social sciences

Stuart MacLeod, MD, PhD

Stuart MacLeod, MD, PhD

Professor

Child health, medical education, clinical pharmacology, pharmacoepidemiology, global health, treatment of rare disorders, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, drugs in children

Adam Jones

Adam Jones

Professor

Human rights, gender studies, genocide studies, crimes against humanity, media and political transition

Dr. Shannon Walsh

Dr. Shannon Walsh

Associate Professor

Documentary, film production, South Africa, politics of friendship, social movements, gig economy, gig work, platform economy, cinema, activism, popular education

Dr. Adam Ford, PhD

Dr. Adam Ford, PhD

Canada Research Chair in Wildlife Restoration Ecology

Assistant Professor

Wildlife ecology, large mammals, conservation, deer, elk, bears, wolves, antelope, leopards, predators, human-wildlife conflict, ecology, biodiversity, road ecology, wildlife-vehicle collisions, road kill, wildlife corridors, wildlife management, science communication, citizen science, restoration, national parks, forestry, ranching, biological diversity, wild animals,

Philippe Le Billon

Professor

Natural resources and armed conflicts, oil, political economy of war, corruption

Laura Moss, PhD

Laura Moss, PhD

Associate Professor

Canadian literature, African literature, Canadian cultural history, editor of the journal Canadian Literature, publishing in Canada

Susan Crichton, PhD

Associate Dean

Educational technology, coding, maker movement, teacher education, teacher education in challenging contexts, teacher education in developing countries

Munir Squires

Munir Squires

Assistant Professor

Economics, development economics, poverty, Africa, kinship, microenterprise

Jeanette Vinek, BScN, MHScN

Jeanette Vinek, BScN, MHScN

Senior Instructor

Relational practice, mindfulness, smartUBC, aboriginal health, spirituality, interprofessional collaboration and education