Education

Paul Burns

Professor Emeritus & Sessional Lecturer

Post-biblical Christianity to 6th century, religious tolerance, religion and literature, Augustine of Hippo, multidisciplinary approaches to the study of the Humanities

George Bluman, PhD

George Bluman, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Math in schools, university math courses, symmetries, differential equations, conservation laws, Chiune Sugihara (Japanese rescuer of Jews in WWII)

Gail Wilson

Senior Instructor

Games education/physical education, instruction, specifically the presentation of developmentally appropriate games for youth sport and physical education

Linda Siegel, PhD

Professor Emerita

Learning disabilities, dyslexia

Anthony J. Griffiths

Professor Emeritus

Genetics, pedagogical methods, public awareness of science

Cyprien Lomas, PhD

Cyprien Lomas, PhD

Assistant Dean, Learning Technologies

Director, Learning Centre

educational leadership, educational technologies, podcasting, vodcasting, change management, emerging technologies, communities of practice

Henry Davis, PhD

Professor

First Nations languages, Salish languages, language survival, language education, Wakashan languages

Dr. Ken Denike, BSc, MSc, PhD

Dr. Ken Denike, BSc, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor Emeritus

Transportation Planning, Medical Geography, Trade-off between equity and efficiency of delivery of public and private economic activity in transportation and education, Using spatial data analysis to plan public infrastructure, Distribution of COVID-19 vaccination, Efficient routes and tracing vaccination of at-home patients,

Neil Guppy, PhD

Neil Guppy, PhD

Professor

Education, social inequality, immigration

Michael Doebeli, PhD

Michael Doebeli, PhD

Professor

Evolution, biodiversity, cooperation, biological diversity

Niamh Kelly, PhD

Associate Professor

Science education from pre-school to university,
balancing family and professional life, women in science

William Koty, MA

Director, UBC Continuing Studies Centre for Sustainability

Sustainability continuing education, sustainability professional development, lifelong learning, adult education, climate change education

Richard Young, Ed.D

Richard Young, Ed.D

Professor

Parent-adolescent interaction (conversations), career development, particularly as a function of family influence

Dr. Jaymie Matthews, PhD

Dr. Jaymie Matthews, PhD

Professor

MOST: Canada’s first space telescope, pulsating stars and the nature of stars in general, search for and study of extrasolar planets, public education in astronomy, tracking asteroids from space, solar system, space science

Dr. Janis McKenna

Dr. Janis McKenna

Professor

Particle physics, subatomic physics, quarks, leptons, accelerators and their applications, science education, women in physics, women in science, solar system,

W. Craig Riddell

W. Craig Riddell

Professor Emeritus

Labour economics (wages, employment, unemployment), labour relations (unionization, collective bargaining), social policy: education, training, income support programs (unemployment insurance, welfare)

Gary S. Schajer, PhD, P.Eng

Gary S. Schajer, PhD, P.Eng

Professor

Industrial residual stress measurements, full-field optical metrology, X-Ray CT log scanning

Dr. Stephen R.J. Sheppard, PhD

Dr. Stephen R.J. Sheppard, PhD

Professor Emeritus and former Director of Bachelor of Urban Forestry Program

Future climate change scenarios, community engagement, landscape architecture, urban forestry, greenway planning, sustainable communities, social aspects of forestry, visual quality / visual impacts of clear-cutting, climate change videogames, computer mapping and animation, local climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation, GIS, visualization, behaviour change, social mobilization on climate change, citizen science, renewable energy, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases,

Katherine Sirluck, PhD

Instructor

Shakespeare, Renaissance drama, feminist theory, cultural anthropology, language, gender politics, contemporary drama, poetry

Carlos Ventura

Carlos Ventura

Professor

Director, Earthquake Engineering Research Facility (EERF)

Structural engineering, earthquake engineering, vibrations of structures, buildings, bridges, dams, structural health monitoring, seismic risk