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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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Cronk, Quentin

Science
Botany
Plant evolution and molecular genetics of development, invasive plants, biodiversity

Currie, Dawn

Arts
Sociology
Girls’ school-based peer cultures, adolescent femininity, critical literacy for youth

Currie, Leanne

Applied Science
Nursing
Health informatics, clinical decision support systems, clinical decision making, human computer interface and visual analytics.

Dahinten, Susan

Applied Science
Nursing
Social determinants and processes of child development. Public health efforts at identification, intervention and the prevention of developmental problems.

Dahmen, Joe

Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Energy and architecture, passive design, sustainable architectural materials,  environmental control systems. 

Daniels, Lori

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
Forest management, natural climatic, and human impacts of forest dynamics, environmental protections, natural resource use

Dauvergne, Catherine

Law
Immigration and refugee law in Canada and around the world.

Dauvergne, Peter

Arts
Political Science |Liu Institute for Global Issues
Human ecology, politics of global environmental change, sustainable consumption, corporate social responsibility

Davies, Hugh

Medicine
Population and Public Health
Occupational health, epidemiology and exposure assessment, noise and its effects on hearing, stress and the heart

Davis, Henry

Arts
Linguistics
Critically endangered indigenous languages of BC, in particular, those of the Salish, Wakashan, and Tsimshianic families.

De Angelis, Franco

Arts
Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies
Ancient Greek world history (Early Iron Age to Hellenistic period); migrations and diasporas; environment, urbanism, development of societies, colonization, economics, regional identities; multi- and interdisciplinary approaches, especially relationship between texts and material culture; cross-cultural, comparative, and theoretical approaches; in my teaching I stress the importance of geography (land, climate, etc), natural resources, and population and how they shape historical developments in the ancient Greek world; this is done in both my general survey history course and in the specialized thematic courses (Athenian Empire; Alexander the Great) listed on this sustainability website.

DeLongis, Anita

Arts
Psychology
Health psychology; stress; close relationships; coping with chronic illness.

DeWreede, Rob

Science
Botany
Ecology of marine intertidal environments, macroalgae

Dipple, Gregory

Science
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Carbon sequestration identifies and evaluates novel CO2 fixation pathways that offset anthropogenic greenhouse gas production. Driving forces for mineral reactions with a focus on fluid-rock interactions.

Dobson, Teresa

Education
Language and Literacy Education
Digital literacy and digital culture, digital humanities, text visualization, literary engagement in multiple media, writing and multimodality, literary education.

Donner, Simon

Arts
Geography
Climate change, climate and environmental policy, coral reefs, marine conservation, science communication

Dorcey, Anthony

Applied Science
Community and Regional Planning
Land-use planning, river basin management, water governance, negotiation and mediation in sustainability planning

Dowlatabadi, Hadi

Science
Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Energy, environment, and public health, communicable and vector-borne diseases, global (climate) change mitigation, impacts, and adaptation, human-environment interactions

Duff, David

Law
Environmental taxation

Duff, Sheldon

Applied Science
Engineering
Pulp mill effluent treatment; environmental engineering

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