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Arts
Journalism
Role of social movements in public discourse, and understanding how issues related to science and technology become meaningful for diverse publics; Changes to professional norms; Practices and...
Medicine | Applied Science
School of Population and Public Health | School...
Sustainable transport; interaction between land use, travel behavior, air quality, and health; effects of neighborhood walkability on travel patterns and sustainability; links between the built...
Forestry
Forest Resources Management
Climate change planning, outreach, and community engagement; visioning methods and visualization of climate change causes, impacts, and mitigation/adaptation; low-carbon future scenarios visualized...

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Cenfetelli, Ronald

Sauder School of Business
Human computer interaction, E-Business, IT-mediated customer service, Negative aspects of technology, Structural equation modeling, Survey research techniques, Multi-level modeling

Chan, Jennifer

Education
Educational Studies
transnational social movements, international and comparative education, Japanese civil society, Islam in multicultural societies, Adult education, Citizenship and democracy, Gender studies, International and Comparative Education, Multiculturalism, Post-colonial studies

Chan, Kai

Science
Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
ecosystem services; ecosystem-based management; biodiversity conservation; sustainability science; social-ecological systems; environmental assessment; environmental policy, Conservation biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, policy and ethics

Chang, Stephanie

Applied Science | Science
School of Community and Regional Planning | Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Disaster and risk management planning; Natural hazards, climate change; Community resilience; Urban infrastructure systems

Chanway, Christopher

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
soil science, Belowground Ecosystem Group

Charles, Grant

Arts
School of Social Work
social accountability; vulnerable children and youth and system change

Cheek, Timothy

Arts
History | School of Public Policy and Global Affairs
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

Arts
Psychology
social health; Receptiveness and Open-Mindedness to Opposing Opinions; Smartphones, Social Media, and Health; Social and Hormonal Influences on Eating; Social Buffering of Stress; Social Integration and Health

Cheung, William

Science
Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
Impacts of fishing and climate change on marine ecosystems and their goods and services

Christen, Andreas

Arts
Geography
greenhouse gas emissions in complex ecosystems; energy and water exchange in urban ecosystems; sustainable design and management practices for cities.

Christensen, Villy

Science
Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
ecosystem modeling, global ocean, IPBES, Ecopath, Ecosystem modeling of aquatic ecosystems, management systems that are resilient to climate change, policy

Christie, Gordon

Law
trans-cultural tort law, Aboriginal law, Indigenous legal orders, Indigenous legal theory

Cole, Peter

Education
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Indigenous Education Research; Aboriginalizing/indigenizing research methodology; Environmental thought; Indigenous self-determination and self-governance; Traditional Aboriginal and Indigenous technologies

Coleman, Katharina

Arts
Political Science
International organizations, international security/peace operations, international rules, noms and legitimacy

Condon, Patrick

Applied Science
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Sustainable urban design; landscape architecture; sustainable communities

Coops, Nicholas

Forestry
Forest Resources Management
ecosystem and carbon accumulation modeling for biodiversity, production and greenhouse calculations; wildfire, post fire severity and fuel hazard load mapping from real-time remote sensing

Copeland, Brian

Arts
Vancouver School of Economics
environmental economics, interaction between globalization, the environment, and the sustainability of renewable resources

Corrigall-Brown, Catherine

Arts
Sociology
global environmental movement; social movements in Canada;

Coulthard, Glen

Arts
Political Science
First Nations politics – national; political theory

Cronk, Quentin

Science
Botany
Comparative genomics, molecular developmental biology and evolutionary biology to study plant form

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