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People

The Centre's research fellows, research associates, and advisory board members come together in transdisciplinary research and research-creation to explore how sustainability studies and initiatives can help shape the future of human communities and the ecosystems they depend upon.

Our researchers come from a wide variety of disciplines, including:

FAS Research Fellows

  • Akbulut, Bengi
    Assistant Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment


    Political Economy, Development Economics, Ecological Economics, Political Ecology, Feminist Economics, State-Society Relationships, Alternative Economies, Social Movements
  • Allen, Paul
    Professor [Undergraduate & Honours Program Advisor], Theological Studies


    Theological anthropology, Political theology, Science and theology, Bernard Lonergan, theological method, modern theology
  • Barker, Matthew
    Associate Professor, Philosophy


    Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Psychology, Ethics of Biotechnology, Virtue Ethics and Well-being
  • Biron, Pascale
    Professor and Chair, Geography, Planning and Environment


    Hydro-geomorphology and river dynamics, River management in agricultural watersheds, Geographical Information Systems, Morphodynamic numerical modelling, Stream restoration for fish habitat.
  • Blanchet-Cohen, Natasha
    Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director for Youth Work, Applied Human Sciences


  • Diamantoudi, Effrosyni
    Professor, Economics
    Associate Dean of Recruitment and Awards, School of Graduate Studies


    Game Theory, Coalition Formation, Cartel Stability Environmental Economics, International Environmental Agreements
  • Didur, Jill
    Professor and Graduate Program Director, English


    postcolonial studies / environmental humanities / South Asian literature / media studies / globalization & diaspora
  • Fraser, Dylan
    Associate Professor, Biology


    Evolutionary applications to conservation biology; adaptation to environmental change; fisheries and wildlife management; population, conservation and quantitative genetics; molecular ecology.
  • Fritsch, Matthias
    Professor, Philosophy


    Contemporary European Philosophy (in particular Critical Theory, Deconstruction); Social and Political Philosophy; Ethics; Environmental Philosophy
  • Grant, James
    Professor, Biology


    The distribution of resources in space and time and their influences on the aggressiveness of animals
  • Dayanandan, Selvadurai
    Professor of Biology


    Genomics of forest trees and understanding the causes and consequences of deforestation and forest fragmentation.
  • Hetherington, Kregg
    Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology


    Environment and Infrastructure, Politics, Bureaucracy
  • Jaeger, Jochen A. G.
    Associate Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment


    Landscape ecology, including road ecology, Quantification and assessment of landscape structure and landscape change, Urban sprawl, Ecological modelling, Impact assessment.
  • Lessard, Jean-Philippe
    Assistant Professor, Biology


    Community ecology and biogeography, Biodiversity, Entomology
  • Müller, Frank
    Professor Emeritus, Economics


  • Mulrennan, Monica E.
    Associate Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment


    Indigenous stewardship; Traditional Ecological Knowledge; subsistence harvesting; land and sea management; protected areas; connections, stories and attachments to place; adaptations to environmental and climate change
  • Matthews, Damon
    Professor and Concordia Research Chair in Climate Science and Sustainability, Geography, Planning and Environment


    Climate change, global climate modelling, climate impacts, allowable emissions for climate mitigation targets, national contributions to climate change
  • Neves, Katja Grotzner
    Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology


    Biodiversity Conservation Governance; Politics of Socio-ecological Sustainability; Social Studies of Science; Environmental Nationalism/Transnationalism; Eco-citizenship
  • Peres-Neto, Pedro
    Professor, Biology


    aquatic ecology, fish biology, spatial ecology, community ecology, biodiversity, biostatistics, quantitative ecology
  • Poteete, Amy R.
    Associate Professor, Political Science


    Comparative Politics; Policy; Research Design.
  • Secko, David M.
    Chair and Professor, Journalism


  • Sklar, Leonard
    Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment


    Earth surface processes and landscape evolution; Sediment production and transport; Water resources management; Interactions among ecological and geomorphic processes; Global change and sustainability science
  • St-Jacques, Jeannine-Marie
    Assistant Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment


    North American freshwater availability, decadal-to-centennial water variability, regional hydrology and climate, impacts of global warming, water management for sustained droughts and floods, paleoclimatology, tree-rings, pollen, instrumental data, climate models.
  • Turner, Sarah E.
    Assistant Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment


    Primatology, Japanese macaques and disability, Behavioural ecology, Animal behaviour and behavioural flexibility, Human-animal interactions, Animal responses to human-induced environmental change, Conservation and biodiversity
  • van Wyck, Peter C.
    Professor, Communication Studies


    environmental and ecological humanities; nuclear and atomic history and aesthetics; cultural theory; writing as method; north and nordicity; monuments, archives and memory; risk and futurity
  • Weladji, Robert
    Associate Professor, Biology
    Graduate Program Director, Biology


    Behavioural ecology of large herbivores, life history strategies and evolutionary ecology, population ecology, population dynamics, terrestrial ecosystems ecology, wildlife conservation and management, wildlife ecology, welfare of captive wildlife.
  • Zilberstein, Anya
    Associate Professor, History


Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

 

Environmental chemistry, analytical chemistry, biogeochemistry, climate change, environmental forensics, stable isotopes, chemical oceanography.

Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science

Professor, Department of Geography, Planning and Environment

 

Sustainability, river dynamics

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