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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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Francois, Patrick

Arts
Vancouver School of Economics
NGOs, development economics, growth, applied mircoeconomics

Francois, Roger

Science
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Marine biogeochemistry and climate change

Frank, Lawrence

Applied Science
Community and Regional Planning
Transportation, land-use, travel behavior, air quality and health, neighborhood walkability

Frankish, Jim

Medicine
Population and Public Health
Regional health board studies, septic field study, health goals development

Fraser, David

Land and Food Systems
Animal behavior, animal welfare

Friedel, Tracy

Education
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Environmental Education, Indigenous Education Research, Non-Formal Learning, Pedagogy, Policy Studies, Sociological Issues

Froese, Thomas

Applied Science
Engineering
Construction Management

Fuller, Sylvia

Arts
Sociology
Work and Labour, Inequality, Gender, Economic Sociology, Social Policy, Welfare state restructuring and economic security.

Galla, Candace

Education
Language and Literacy Education
Indigenous language education; Indigenous language revitalization; Multimedia technology; Native American linguistics; Performative arts

Garrard, Greg

Creative and Critical Studies
Critical Studies
Environmental literature and philosophy; cultural aspects of climate change; Critical Animal Studies; environmental education; ecocriticism

Gergel, Sarah

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
Landscape change, riparian and floodplain ecology, conservation mappingnorth

Gill, Hartej

Education
Educational Studies
Social Justice education and leadership, cultural and ecological studies

Girling, Cynthia

Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Sustainable Communities; Visualization and Community Engagement

Gladwin, Derek

Education
Language and Literacy Education
Environmental and energy literacy; sustainability education; environmental humanities and arts-based education; food literacy; social and spatial justice.

Glassheim, Eagle

Arts
History
Environmental history

Glassman, Jim

Arts
Geography
Regional economic growth, political and economic decentralizations

Gleason, Mona

Education
Educational Studies
Children and youth, Gender studies, History of education, Social justice

Goold, Benjamin

Law
Criminal Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Human Rights, Privacy, Surveillance, and Security

Gordillo, Gaston

Arts
Anthropology
Terrain and the materiality of space; violence; affect; ruins and ruination; critical theory and continental philosophy; protests and insurrections; the soy boom and resistance to agribusiness; Latin America, Argentina, the Gran Chaco.

Grace, John

Applied Science
Engineering
Capture of CO2, gasification and combustion of biomass, hydrogen generation. Absorption of heavy metals, spreading of POP's in the environment.

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