Agriculture

Sie-Tan Chieng, PhD, PEng

Sie-Tan Chieng, PhD, PEng

Professor Emeritus

Irrigation and drainage for food and non-food plant production, water management system planning, design, installation and operation, environment, soil-water-plant relationships, soil and water conservation, soil salinity and reclamation, water quality, environmental impact assessment, hydrology, windblown dust mitigation

Murray Isman, PhD

Murray Isman, PhD

Professor (Entomology / Toxicology)

Pesticides (conventional and natural), toxicology and food safety, insects, pest management

R.G. Matson

Professor Emeritus

Prehistoric Archaeology of B.C., Southern Coastal B.C., Southern Interior B.C., Archaeology of the U.S. Southwest

Judith Myers, PhD

Judith Myers, PhD

Professor Emerita

Insect ecology, biological control, invasive species, population cycles, insect outbreaks, population ecology, insect pests, women in science

Andrew Riseman, PhD

Andrew Riseman, PhD

Associate Professor

Plant breeding, plant genetics, horticulture, roots, stress physiology

Loren Rieseberg, PhD

Loren Rieseberg, PhD

Professor

Plant evolution, evolutionary genomics, invasive plants, plant domestication, speciation, sunflower

Joerg Bohlmann

Joerg Bohlmann

Professor

Plant biochemistry, forestry genomics, forest health, conifers, poplar, bark beetle, mountain pine beetle, natural products, secondary metabolites, terpenes, floral scent, grapevine

Sean Smukler, PhD

Sean Smukler, PhD

Associate Professor, Applied Biology & Soil Science

Junior Chair, Agriculture and the Environment

Agriculture, environment, sustainable development, ecosystem services, biological diversity

Prof. Hannah Wittman, PhD

Prof. Hannah Wittman, PhD

Professor

Food security, local food systems, sustainable agriculture, social economy, community development,

Cigdem Eskicioglu

Professor

School of Engineering

NSERC/Metro Vancouver Industrial Research Chair

Resource Recovery from Wastewater

Wastewater and Sludge Treatment, Pretreatment Technologies for Enhanced Biomethane and Biohydrogen Production from Organic Waste, Side-stream Nutrient Removal, Fate and Transformation of Micropollutants during Biological Treatment Processes, Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Biological Wastewater/Sludge Treatment Processes, Waste Minimization and Resource Recovery

Marta Guarna, PhD

Marta Guarna, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Honey bees, bee health, queens, bee diseases, immunity, pollination, proteomics, biomarkers, innate immunity, inflammation, sustainable development

James Vercammen, PhD

James Vercammen, PhD

Professor

agricultural commodity prices, food prices, agricultural markets, agricultural production risk, agriculture and the environment, agri-environmental contracts

Tara Moreau, PhD

Tara Moreau, PhD

Sessional Instructor

Associate Director, Sustainability and Community Programs

Sustainable agriculture, organic agriculture, urban agriculture, community-based research, biodiversity, integrated pest management, best management practices, climate change, mitigation, adaptation, resilience, food policy, non-profit organizations, social enterprise, biological diversity, sustainable development, crop farming, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

John Wagner, PhD

John Wagner, PhD

Associate Professor

Environmental anthropology, political ecology, water, water governance, agriculture, food security, food sovereignty, Columbia River Treaty, Columbia River Basin, local ecological knowledge, community-based resource management, language documentation, Okanagan Valley, Creston Valley, Columbia Basin Project area, British Columbia, Washington State, Papua New Guinea

Marie-Claude Fortin, M.Sc., Ph.D

Marie-Claude Fortin, M.Sc., Ph.D

Lecturer

Canadian dairy system, dairy supply management system, genetically modified foods

Louise Nelson, PhD Microb

Professor

Soil microbiology, plant-microbe interactions, biological control, nitrogen cycling microorganisms, soil health, postharvest fungal pathogens, sustainable agriculture, sustainable development

Miranda Hart

Miranda Hart

Associate Professor

Microbial ecology, plant microbe interactions, plant biology, plant ecology, sustainable agriculture, restoration ecology, viticulture, soil biology, biological diversity

 

Navin Ramankutty

Navin Ramankutty

Professor

sustainable agriculture, food systems, climate change, global environmental change, global data, global models,

Dr. Elizabeth  Wolkovich, PhD

Dr. Elizabeth Wolkovich, PhD

Associate Professor

Field ecology, causes and consequences of plant invasions, effects of climate change on plant communities, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases,