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UBC researchers are expert in a number of sustainability-related disciplines.

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Carpiano, Richard
Faculty: Arts
Department: Sociology
Research Interests: Medical sociology, public and population health, community sociology and research methods (including measurement and research design).
Carroll, Allan
Faculty: Forestry
Department: Forest and Conservation Sciences
Research Interests: Role of climate change in the population dynamics and impacts of eruptive forest insects, Coevolution of insect-plant interactions, Integrated management of forest insect populations, Advanced techniques for detection and monitoring of forest insect population
Cenfetelli, Ronald
Faculty: Sauder School of Business
Research Interests: Human computer interaction, E-Business, IT-mediated customer service, Negative aspects of technology, Structural equation modeling, Survey research techniques, Multi-level modeling
Chan, Jennifer
Faculty: Education
Department: Educational Studies
Research Interests: Gender and human rights, globalization, transnational social movements, global citizenship
Chan, Kai
Faculty: Science
Department: Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Research Interests: Conservation planning for ecosystem services, invasive and native infestation, environmental ethics
Chandler, Michael
Faculty: Arts
Department: Psychology
Research Interests: Role of culture in identity development, shaping young people’s emerging sense of ownership of their personal and cultural past, and their commitment to their own and their community’s future well being.
Chang, Stephanie
Faculty: Applied Science | Science
Department: Community and Regional Planning | Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Research Interests: Urban planning, natural disasters, risk management, GIS, transportation and other urban infrastructure systems
Chapman, Gwenneth
Faculty: Land and Food Systems
Research Interests: Food habits, sociology, anthropology, family food practices and decision making, sustainability and health issues within school food systems
Charles, Grant
Faculty: Arts
Department: Social Work
Research Interests: Buidling capacity and fostering system change in health and education
Cheek, Timothy
Faculty: Arts
Department: History
Research Interests: Modern China, particularly China’s intellectuals and Chinese Communist Party history. Current projects include contemporary Chinese intellectuals and Chinese thought, writings of Mao Zedong (Yan’an period), and Chinese historiography.
Chen, Frances
Faculty: Arts
Department: Psychology
Research Interests: Social behaviour, relationships, social support, stress, coping, conflict and negotiation, social neuroscience, neurobiology, neuroendocrinology.
Cheng, Kim
Faculty: Land and Food Systems
Research Interests: Avian genetics, conservation of genetic resources, avian wildlife toxicology, behavioural ecology
Cheung, William
Faculty: Science
Department: Fisheries Centre
Research Interests: Assessing impacts of fishing and climate change on marine ecosystems and their goods and services, and studying ways to reconcile trade-offs in their management. The impacts of climate change on marine biodiversity and fisheries, globally and in various regional seas.
Chieng, Sie-Tan
Faculty: Applied Science
Department: Engineering
Unit: Civil Engineering
Research Interests: Soil and water management, irrigation and drainage, environmental impact assessment
Christen, Andreas
Faculty: Arts
Department: Geography
Research Interests: Land atmosphere interactions, urban climatology, urban carbon cycle, GHG monitoring, GHG emission measurement and modelling
Christensen, Villy
Faculty: Science
Department: Fisheries Centre
Research Interests: Linking fisheries research to oceanography and climate change research
Christie, Gordon
Faculty: Law
Research Interests: Aboriginal law, Indigenous legal orders, Indigenous legal theory, Legal Theory, and trans-cultural tort law
Chung, Miu
Faculty: Arts
Department: Social Work
Research Interests: Marginalized groups, settlement and integration of immigrants and refugees, labour market experience of new generation youth from racial minority immigrant families, community building roles and functions of neighbourhood-level place-based multiservice organizations.
Church, Michael
Faculty: Arts
Department: Geography
Research Interests: Rivers, river erosion and sedimentation, sediment transport in rivers, floods
Clark, Natalie
Faculty: Arts
Department: Social Work
Research Interests: Youth health, Indigenous health, and education.

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