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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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Currie, Dawn

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

Currie, Leanne

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

Dahinten, Susan

Applied Science
School of Nursing
Social determinants and processes of child development, identification, intervention and the prevention of developmental problems

Dahmen, Joe

Applied Science
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
technical methods and cultural effects of resource use at the scales of architecture and territory

Daigle, Michelle

Arts
Geography
Indigenous geographies; decolonial geographies; settler colonialism; Indigenous resurgence and self-determination; geographies of resource extraction; Indigenous feminism; Indigenous food sovereignty; theories of race

Dake, Gregory

Science
Chemistry
creation, understanding and application of methods within organic synthesis; CREATE Sustainable Synthesis Industrial program (research programs that address challenges in waste generation, environmental compatibility, energy efficiency and alternative energy sources)

Daniels, Lori

Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
impacts of natural and anthropogenic disturbance and climate variation on temperate forest dynamics using a combination of permanent research plots and historical reconstructions based on tree rings

Dauvergne, Catherine

Law
Immigration, Immigration Law, Refugee Law, Legal Theory, Globalization

Dauvergne, Peter

Arts
Political Science
Refugee law, Immigration law, citizenship law, Global governance and emerging powers, environmental politics

Davies, Hugh

Medicine
School of Population and Public Health
human exposure to hazardous chemicals and physical agents in the workplace and community; silica exposure and control in construction workers; exposure to hazardous drugs in health care and veterinarian workers; “non-auditory” effects of noise, investigating the role of noise at home and work in cardiovascular diseases, adverse birth outcomes, rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes, and its impact on childhood learning;

Davies, Jonathan

Science | Forestry
Botany
Ecology and evolutionary biology; the distribution of biodiversity and the challenges posed to its conservation through recent changes to the environment.

Davis, Henry Thomas

Arts
Linguistics
critically endangered indigenous languages of BC

Davis, Wade

Arts
Anthropology
biological and cultural diversity and the forces that threaten both

Day, Susan

Forestry
Forest Resources Management
below-ground systems of urban forests and how they affect ecosystem service provision; contemporary challenges faced by cities in managing their urban forests; stormwater management as mediated by the below-ground system, soil carbon, managing urban soils during land development, and manufactured, blended and engineered soils; Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES®); sustainability standards for soils during site development; linking design and ecological processes to solve urban problems; challenges of the urban environment.

De Angelis, Franco

Arts
Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies
environment, urbanism, developmnet of societies, colonization

De Longis, Anita

Arts
Psychology
Social Determinants of Health

de Oliveira Andreotti, Vanessa

Education
Educational Studies
Education for/about international development, Social accountability in local and global engagements, Global Citizenship Education

Dempsey, Jessica

Arts
Geography
environmental politics; political ecology; how biodiversity loss continues despite the proliferation of international, national and regional conservation laws, policies and advocacy efforts

Dick, Alexander

Arts
English Language and Literatures
Literature and Economics; Literature and the Environment

Dipple, Gregory

Science
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
carbon sequestration, mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions

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