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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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Hare, Jan

Education
Language and Literacy Education
Adolescent Issues; Children and Youth; Cultural Studies; Early Childhood; First Nations Education; Historical Perspectives; Literacy

Harley, Christopher

Science
Zoology
Plant and animal distribution, climate change impacts, marine ecology

Harris, Douglas

Law
Property law, fisheries law, Aboriginal law

Harris, Leila

Science | Arts
Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability | Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
Water politics and governance, Nature-society, Developmental and environmental issues in the Global South, Gender, ethnicity, and social difference, Environmental politics/ citizenship/ subjectivity, Nationalism, political ecologies of the state, and gendered citizenship, Turkey and Middle East, South Africa and Ghana, Critical cartography, protected areas, and more-than-human worlds

Harrison, Kathryn

Arts
Political Science
Comparative analyses of environmental policy-making, environmental regulation, alternative environmental policy instruments, Kyoto Protocol

Harrison, Paul

Science
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Marine phytoplankton physiology and ecology

Hassan, Marwan

Arts
Geography
Geomorphology and hydrology, landscape evolution, the interaction between hill-slopes and channels, channel stability and morphology, river sediment transport and sediment yield, stream ecology, in-channel wood dynamics, modeling fine sediments and their interactions with stream physical and biological characteristics.

Healey, Michael

Science
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Behavior ecology of pacific salmon, design of resource management systems, coastal zone management

Heckman, Nancy

Science
Statistics
Monitoring energy use in UBC buildings

Heine, Steven

Arts
Psychology
Cultural psychology; the self; motivations; meaning; essentialistic thinking.

Helliwell, John

Arts
Vancouver School of Economics
Natural resource economics, applied macroeconomics, international economics comparitive economic structure and growth

Helsley, Robert

Sauder School of Business
Economics, business, housing, urban studies

Henry, Greg

Arts
Geography
Arctic plants, biodiversity change, climate-plant relationships, responses to climate change, arctic ungulates

Hermansen, Sally

Arts
Geography
Geographic Data Visualization, Cartography, Geographic Information Science, Remote Sensing, Sustainability

Herrington, Susan

Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Environmental design, environment and urban form

Hiebert, Dan

Arts
Geography
International migration policy and regulatory systems. Integration of newcomers in the labour and housing markets of cities, and how this changes their residential structure and social relations. National security and its relationship with human rights.

Hill, Philip

Applied Science
Engineering
Clean burning engines, natural gas combustion, ambient air quality

Hinch, Scott

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
Salmon ecology, migrations, and management, land-use effects on aquatic systems

Hirsh, Elizabeth

Arts
Sociology
Work and organizations, inequality, sex and race/ethnic employment discrimination, law and society, legal mobilization, quantitative methods

Hoberg, George

Forestry
Forest Resources Management
Forest, energy, and environmental policy, trade and environment

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