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Arts
Geography
My work bridges the natural and social sciences at the nexus of political ecology, political economy, and urban studies, particularly where those fields intersect with “sustainability science”.
Applied Science
Nursing
Social determinants and processes of child development. Public health efforts at identification, intervention and the prevention of developmental problems.
Applied Science
Engineering
Demand side management in smart grid; PHEV charging and vehicle-to-grid systems; Control and management of microgrids.

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Affolder, Natasha

Law
Sustainable development law, international environmental law

Ahenakew, Cash

Education
Educational Studies
Cultural studies, Higher education, Indigenous studies, Post-colonial studies, Race/ethnicity, Research methodologies, Social justice, Sociology of Education, Teaching and Practice

Aitken, Sally

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
Niche-model approaches for projecting climate change impacts on BC forests and ecosystems

Alam, Shahria

Applied Science
Engineering
Sustainable construction material through recycling/reusing of industrial wastes, and smart materials for structural applications and seismic rehabilitation.

Alila, Younes

Forestry
Forest Resources Management
Forest management, hydrology

Allen, Susan

Science
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Physical oceanography, fluid mechanics including scaling, analytics, laboratory and numerical modeling.  Coastal oceanography, mesoscale meteorology and biological-physical interactions in the ocean.

Anderson, Jim

Education
Language and Literacy Education
Children and Youth, Cross-Cultural Education, Early Childhood, Language and Literacy Education, Linguistic Minorities Education, Literacy, Sociological Issues, Writing and Reading

Anderson, Siwan

Arts
Vancouver School of Economics
Development economics, micro-level institutions, role of gender, rural governments and credit cooperative in India, missing women in developing countries.

Angeles, Leonora

Applied Science
Community and Regional Planning
Poverty reduction, gender, social capital and good governance in participatory development projects

Angert, Amy

Science
Botany
Ecology and evolutionary biology. Evolutionary ecology of species' geographic distributions. Population and community dynamics and mechanisms of species coexistence.

Antweiler, Werner

Sauder School of Business
Strategy and Business Economics Division
Environmental economics and management; energy economics; environmental policy

Aquino, Karl

Sauder School of Business
Forgiveness and Reconciliation; Moral Cognition and Behaviour; Status and Social Dominance; Organizational Justice; Workplace Victimization

Arbel, Efrat

Law
Constitutional Law, Migration Law, Aboriginal law, Prison Law and Policy, Tort Law, Border Policy, Critical and Legal Theory

Arcese, Peter

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
Ecology and genetics of vertebrate and plant populations, conservation of biodiversity

Archibald, Jo-Ann

Education
Educational Studies
Indigenous studies

Arneil, Barbara

Arts
Political Science
Identity politics and the history of political thought, the intersection between liberalism and colonialism, Gender and political theory, social trust and diversity, global citizenship and cosmopolitanism, the role of disability in political theory and domestic colonies.

Atabaki, Nima

Applied Science
Engineering
Ventilation

Baines, Erin

Arts
Liu Institute for Global Issues
Gender and armed conflict, humanitarianism, youth and children and armed conflict, transitional justice

Bakan, Joel

Law
Constitutional Law, Legal Theory, Socio-Legal Studies

Bakker, Karen

Arts
Geography
My work bridges the natural and social sciences at the nexus of political ecology, political economy, and urban studies, particularly where those fields intersect with “sustainability science”.

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