PLEASE NOTE: In the fall of 2016 we’ll be launching ExpertWomen.ca/FemmesExpertes.ca – a significantly expanded version of this network that will include photos, biographical notes, and summaries of previous media engagement. 

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NameTitleExpertise
Alana AbramsonExecutive Director, North Shore Restorative JusticeRestorative justice, criminology, family court, youth justice
Mary Louise AdamsAssociate Professor, School of Kinesioloy and Health Studies, Queen's UniversityHistory of sexuality, masculinity, lgbtq issues, gender studies, gender and sport, masculinity and sport, sociology of sport, history of sport, history of figure skating, History of sex education, sociology of fitness, sociology of exercise
Melanie AdrianAssistant Professor, Department of Law and Legal Studies, Carleton UniversityReligious rights of minorities in Europe and the Americas, religious symbols, religious regulation of the body, identity and self-expression among Muslim minority communities in Europe and the Americas, intersections of multiculturalism, nationalism, religion and the law, social theory, human rights law
Tracie AfifiAssociate ProfessorChild abuse, neglect, child maltreatment, spanking, physical punishment, family violence, problem gambling, public health, mental health, mental disorders
Rukhsana AhmedAssistant Professor, Department of Communication, University of OttawaHealth communication (interpersonal, intercultural, organizational, media, technology), gender and communication, religious diversity and communication
Bree AkessonAssistant ProfessorChildren and families affected by war; international child protection; psychological and social effects of war and violence
Hind Al-AbadlehAssociate Professor, Wilfred Laurier University Role of aerosols in climate change; Arsenic in water and soil
Bita AmaniAssociate Professor of Law, Queen's UniversityBiopatenting, intellectual property law, privacy law, regulating genomics, regulating new technologies, feminist legal studies, social justice.
Vered AmitProfessor of AnthropologyMobility (in the sense of travel and migration), youth, community issues
Judy AndersonProfessor & Head, Department of Biological Sciences, University of ManitobaFunding for basic science; muscle biology, regeneration and health; education in biology; research training; mentoring students; mentoring new faculty
Catherine AndersonDr.Medical genetics, genetics, genomics, women in science and technology, student interest in science, engaging students in STEM
Kim AndersonAssociate ProfessorIndigenous knowledge, gender studies, Indigenous feminism, Indigenous masculinities, urban Indigenous peoples
Susan AndrewsAssistant Professor, East Asian ReligionsEast Asian religions, sacred place and religion, pilgrimage and East Asian religion, food and religion, death and religion
Lindsay AndronakR&D Coordinator, Western Ag InnovationsUrban pesticide use, particularly malathion
Sara AngelPhD Candidate, Journalist and Book Publisher, University of TorontoArt, design, museum studies, photography, visual culture, media culture
Janni AragonSenior Instructor of Political Science, University of VictoriaGender and leadership, gender and higher education, congressional elections, women and social media, teaching and social media, popular culture, young adult literature
Kimberly ArmstrongDeputy Minister, Ministry of the Status of Women, Government of AlbertaDevelopment of women leaders, gender based analysis, strategic legal advice, senior government administration
Ann ArmstrongLecturerSocial innovation, social enterprises, organizational structures
Jennifer AskeyCoordinator: Academic Program SupportBooks for children, reading in schools, German-Jewish literature, Holocaust education
Jehannine AustinAssociate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia Psychiatric disorders; improving outcomes for people with mental illness; causes of mental illness; postpartum depression; modifying healthcare professionals attitudes towards individuals with mental illness
Christine Avery-NunezExperienced philanthropic leader, strategic grant-maker and policy innovatorEarly Learning, Full-day Kindergarten
Sylvat AzizStudio Instructor, Queen's UniversityStudio methods, Islamic material culture
Molly BabelAssociate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of British ColumbiaSpoken language, language change, accents, pronunciation, dialects, language and gender, language and ethnicity
Bev BainesProfessor, Faculty of Law Queen's UniversityEquality rights, Charter of Rights, women's rights, polygamy, constitutional law, public law, anti-discrimination law, feminist judges, feminisms, anti-niqab law, diversity, multiculturalism
Stephanie BairdPhD StudentSocial work practice, violence against women, domestic violence
Sherry BakerExecutive Director, BC Association of Community Response NetworksAdministration and financial management, grant writing, program management, visioning and action planning, strategic planning, organizational development, communication and counselling
Jennifer BaltzerAssociate Professor and Canada Research ChairClimate warming/global change, impacts of climate change on forest ecosystems, Arctic ecosystem ecology, tropical forest ecology
Tima BansalDirector, Centre for Building Sustainable ValueBusiness sustainability
Gabrielle BardallResearcher, Gender and Elections, United National Development ProgramElections, democracy, sub-saharan Africa, Congo, Burundi, democratization, election violence, gender, women, authoritarian regimes
Ada BarlattAdjunct Assistant ProfessorDecision making, values, preferences, scheduling, facility planning, small business, operations, decision making approaches, algorithms
Cathy BarrickChief Executive Officer, Alzheimer Society of TorontoAlzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Family Caregivers, Dementia Care, Long Term Care, Community Support Services, Aging, Healthcare (aging)
Heather BastedoPost Doctoral Fellow, Carleton UniversityYouth voting, voter turnout, political engagement, democratic engagement
Lise BazinetAssistant Director, Development and Promotion Office, Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, University of OttawaLanguage instruction and acquisition, measurement and assessment of language skills, bilingualism and language management
Diane BeaucheminProfessorMulti-element analytical chemistry methods; new methods of forensic analysis; risk assessment of food safety; shift of research funding away from fundamental research in the sciences in Canada; the value and importance of unions
Tina Beaudry-MellorInstructor, Cross Appointed in Department of Political Science and Women's and Gender Studies, University of ReginaCivic engagement; Elections; Political campaigns; Gender; Canadian politics; Saskatchewan politics; Social media; Municipal/City politics; Public policy; Political theory; Referendums; Performance management; LEAN process management; Government
Kumari BeckAssistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser UniversityInternational education, internationalization of higher education, international students, study abroad, global and local social issues in education, international development and education.
Diane BeckettPresident, Environment and Development Sustainability and economy
Shalioo BediDirector, Systems and Client Services, UVic Libraries, University of VictoriaLibrary, academic library, information technology, education, disabilities (autism), diversity, inclusive education
Laleh BejhatAssociate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of CalgarySTEM Education; Women in Engineering; Gender and diversity; electrical engineering; building Computers; applied mathematics; How to save power in computers
Annie BelangerAssociate University Librarian, Information Resources & Academic ExcellenceLibrary management, information resources, licensing and rights management, collections management, academic librarianship, copyright and fair dealing
Louise Belanger-HardyAssociate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of OttawaCivil rights and responsibilities, health law, comparative civil and common law
Stephanie Ben-IshaiProfessor, Osgoode Hall Law SchoolCommercial Law, Bankruptcy Law, Contract Law
Karen Benbassat AliProgram Director, Satellite Gallery
Joule BergersonAssistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of CalgaryLife Cycle Assessment/Analysis
Stephanie BertelsAssistant Professor, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser UniversityEmbedding sustainability, sustainable innovation, sustainability
Trust BetaAssociate Professor in Food Science & Canada Research Chair II, University of ManitobaAntioxidants: types and composition in foods; Analysis of antioxidants; Chemical composition of foods; Grains and grain products: chemistry and processing; Foods and Health; Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals; Food carbohydrates
Marina BettaglioAssistant Professor, University of VictoriaDemographic patterns in Spain and Italy, comparative analysis of Spanish, Italian and North American culture
Lesli Bisgould Barrister, Clinic Resource Office, Legal Aid Ontario and Adjunct Professor 2011-12 Faculty of Law, University of Toronto Animal rights, human rights
Suhad BisharatExecutive Director, The Laurel Centre and the Men's Resource CentreNon-profit management, fundraising, policy/programs development and evaluation, negotiation, training for community agencies
Amanda BittnerDr.Parties and elections, public opinion, voting, women and politics
Dongyan BlachfordAssociate Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Professor, Chinese Studies, University of ReginaChina's ethnic minorities, especially language and education policies related to them, internationalization in higher education, educational relationships between Canada and China, teaching Mandarin to Canadian university students, teaching English as a second language and second language acquisition, immigrants and race relations
Joanna BlackAssociate Professor, Faculty of Education and School of Art, University of ManitobaVisual art education, ICT and education, technology, visual culture, visual learning
Megan BolerProfessor, Humanities, Social Sciences and Social Justice Education, University of TorontoSocial justice in political and cultural contexts; race, class, and gender in education and media; feminist theories and philosophies; poststructuralism; cultural and communications, and media studies; digital media and democracy
Anu BoseConsultant, AB-InkConsumer protection, food and product safety, credit and debit cards, personal indebtedness
Zoe BoutilierSenior Program OfficerHealth systems in developing countries, Health research, Mentoring and Capacity Building, Program Evaluation, Maternal and Child Health, International Development
Kathryn BoychukProject Coordinator, Family Service Thames ValleyGlobalization, not-for-profit management
Kristy BoyneMarketing Communication Officer, Vancouver Community CollegeBrand management, marketing, social media
Heidi BraunProgram Officerclimate change adaptation, climate change adaptation in Africa, climate change and developing country cities, climate-related risks for developing countries
Jennifer BreakspearExecutive Director, Options for Sexual Health VancouverHuman rights, LGTB/queer issues, women, sexual health, non-profits, leadership, governance, public policy, corporate sponsorship, fundraising
Tarah BrookfieldAssistant ProfessorInternational Adoption History; Canadian Women's History; Children's History; History of the Peace Movement in Canada; The Cold War in Canada; History of Child Welfare in Canada; Civil Defense and Fallout Shelters in Canada; Nuclear War on Film; Suffrage movement in Canada; Women & Gender issues in Academia; Canadian Women in World Wars
Trudi L. Brown, QCLawyer, Brown Henderson MelbyeFamily law
Mariana BrussoniAssistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of British ColumbiaInjury prevention; child development; fathering; risky play
Krissi BucholtzExecutive Director, The People's Foundation of Sierra LeoneWorking with sexual abuse victims, HIV/AIDS education, higher education, university education, community development workshops, working with youth, youth empowerment, youth education
Catherine BurnsProfessor, Systems Design, University of WaterlooHuman error, safety, accidents, displays, mobile devices, human factors
Cathy BurrellAdult Education Grad Student (Specialization in Community, Adult, and Higher Education)Social media education for adults, older adult entrepreneurs, communicating with older adults in an age-friendly city
Karen BusbyProfessor, Faculty of Law, University of ManitobaCharter rights, violence against women, Aboriginal law, human rights, family law, administrative procedures, religious rights
Lyndsey ButcherExecutive DirectorUpdates to the Sex Ed curriculum
Thea CacchioniRuth Wynn Woodward Chair, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's StudiesGender, health, medicalization, sexuality, the politics of the pharmaceutical industry
Frances CachonAdjunct ProfessorContract academic staff, casualization of academic labour, fair trade, feminism
Julie CafleyVice President, Public Policy ForumHigher education leadership, women and leadership, Aboriginal participation in major resource development opportunities, resource sector innovation
Angela CameronAssistant Professor, University of OttawaProperty law, constitutional law II, and restorative justice.
Paula CameronPoverty Reduction Project Coordinator, Antigonish Women's Resource CentrePoverty in rural Nova Scotia, women's depression, self publishing, zines
Jamie CameronProfessor, Osgoode Hall Law SchoolConstitutional Law, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Freedom of Expression, Freedom of the Press, journalism and the confidential source relationship, Supreme Court of Canada, judicial biography, criminal law
Linda CampbellAssociate Professor, School of Environmental Studies, Queen's UniversityEnvironmental studies, Environmental contaminants, Aquatic ecosystems
Esther CarefootPhD Candidate, Dept. of Pathology & Molecular Medicine, Queen's UniversityBiological sciences, cancer research, translational science, sexual assault counseling
Andrea CarlsonWomen's Centre Coordinator, Vancouver Status of WomenMental illness, disability, women's rights, body image, popular culture, gay and lesbian rights, queer studies, reproductive technology, film analysis, the grotesque, fatphobia
Jamaica CassPhD Candidate, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, Queen's UniversityCancer biology
Bettina CenerelliAssociate Director, Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs, Simon Fraser UniversityPublic policies, program managment and administration, academic research and administration, publishing and editing, translation
Darlene ChalmersAssistant ProfessorAnimal-assisted therapy; human-animal bond; animals make a difference in human lives
Jennifer ChandlerAssociate Professor, University of OttawaMedical law, bioethics, neurothetics, the brain, mental health and the law, regulation of science and technology
Mary ChapmanAssociate Professor, Department of English, University of British ColumbiaSuffrage; women's involvement in politics; women leaders in universities; women writers and gender parity in reviewing
Mary ChipanshiLiaison LibrarianInformation literacy; searching for credential information on the internet
Jennifer ChisholmPhD Candidate, Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research, Western UniversityPregnancy, motherhood, consumption
Barbra ClaytonProfessorBuddhism, Eastern religions, Asian religions, mindfulness, meditation, yoga
Laurie CluneAssociate DeanNursing, health, occupational health and safety of health professionals
Norma CoatesAssistant Professor, Music Information and Media Studies, Western UniversityPopular music, media, television, gender and popular culture, gender and popular music, youth culture
Amanda CockshuttAssociate ProfessorPhytoplankton, marine algae, marine primary productivity, women in higher education
Lynda ColganAssociate Professor and Coordinator of The Community Outreach Centre, Faculty of Education, Queen's UniversityElementary mathematics teaching and learning, Community Outreach, Community Partnerships, Community-based, Out of Classroom Education, Parents as Educational Partners
Wendy ComeauAssociate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia Neuroscience; treatment of phobias; development of psychiatric conditions; NeuroDevNet - rat model
Helen ConnellAVP Communications, Western UniversityWomen's and social issues
Catherine ConnolleyAssociate Professor, Organizational Behaviour, DeGroote School of Business Worker attitudes and behaviors (e.g., trust, knowledge hiding); Leadership; Workplace stress; How to manage different kinds of workers effectively (e.g., temporary workers, contractors).
Suzanne CookSessional Assistant ProfessorLonger working life; population aging
Michelle CoombsPhD Student/consultantWomen in conflict with the law; women in leadership; poverty; non-profits and their role in Canadian society
Carissa CosgroveResource Counsellor, KEYS Job CentreEmployment in Ontario, Canadian education abroad, youth education and employment, travel, employment abroad
Helene CoteAssociate Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Medicine, University of British Columbia Mitochondrial toxicity of drugs; antiretroviral drugs used in HIV therapy; highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)
Robin CoxAssociate Professor, Program Head - Disaster & Emergency Management Royal Roads UniversityDisaster response, emergency management planning, stress management, disaster recovery, disaster psychosocial policy, mental health professionals
Rebecca CoxAssistant ProfessorAccess to postsecondary education, US community colleges, remedial education (math and English)
Carys CraigAssociate Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law SchoolIntellectual Property Law, Copyright Law, Trademark Law, Fair dealing or fair use, Technology Law, Digital media, Legal theory, Feminist theory
Genevieve CreightonPost-doctoral researcher, University of British Columbia Risk practices; Young men; Masculinity; Health
Kathleen CrossLecturer, School of Communication, Simon Fraser UniversityPolitical communication, politics, elections, democratic communication, gender and news, news analysis, media
Barbara CrowAssociate Dean of Research, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York UniversityGender, women, mobile technologies, internet, digital technologies
Sheilagh CroxonChair, Coaches Association of OntarioCoaching, women coaches, women’s leadership, synchronized swimming
Kim CuddingtonAssociate ProfessorInvasive species, endangered species, biological control, population dynamics, population spread, Asian carps, Emerald Ash Borer, Giant Hogweed, Hine's Emerald dragonfly
Katherine CuffAssociate ProfessorTaxation
Claire CupplesDean, Faculty of Science, Simon Fraser UniversityMicrobiology, university administration, science policy
Deborah CurranAssistant Professor and LawyerLand use and municipal law, sustainable cities, growth management, agricultural land protection, environmental law, water law, management and governance
Tanya DahmsProfessor of BiochemistryUnintended effects of pesticides on the environment; The cosmetic use of pesticides; The health risks of the nuclear power; Sustainable living
CJ DaltonPhD Candidate, Faculty of Education, Queen's UniversityHearing loss, exceptional students, special education, disabilities, self-determination, disability identity
Kristine DaltonAssistant ProfessorVision and sports performance, Eye protection for sport, vision training for sport performance, head injury and concussion in sport
Margaret DalzielAssociate ProfessorGovernment support of business; Innovation policy; Science and technology policy; Entrepreneurship, technology entrepreneurship; Business incubators and accelerators; Evaluation of government investments; Impact assessment
Juliet DanielProfessorRacial disparities in breast cancer, funding cuts to basic science researchers
Megan DanielsPhD Candidate, Stanford UniversityArchaeology, ancient history, research, Greek and Latin
Beatrix DartProfessorAdvancing women, women on corporate boards, women and leadership, gender diversity, women returning to work force, The 30% Club Canada, women in executive roles, mentoring and sponsoring women, gender bias and stereotypes
Catherine DauvergneCanada Research Chair in Migration Law, University of British ColumbiaRefugee law, immigration law, citizenship law, international human rights
Carla DavidsonProject Manager/Instructor/Senior Resource Associate, Department of General Education, Mount Royal UniversityGeneral science, medical science, women in science
Carolyn DavisCommunity Relations Associate Director, MomentumPoverty; Financial Literacy; Micro loans (Canadian context); Community Economic Development.
Motola DawoduCoordinator, Faculty of Communication Studies Mount Royal UniversityCommunity work, Film, arts
Linda DawsonCEO, Canadian Centre for DiversityDiversity, not-for-profits, charitable organizations, fundraising, philanthropy, strategic planning, governance, education, leadership, change management, human resources, employee engagement, event management, social return on investment, corporate social responsibility
Alex DawsonAssociate ProfessorEntrepreneurship, family business, private equity
Cristine de ClercyAssociate Professor, Deaprtment of Political Science, Western UniversityCanadian politics, leadership, policy
Shannon DeaAssistant Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of WaterlooEarly modern philosophy, Continental rationalism, Peirce, Spinoza, metaphysics and epistemology, ethics, sex and gender, equity issues, healthy sexuality, reproductive choice,
Rose-Marie DechaineAssociate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of British ColumbiaSyntactic Theory; Categorization; Syntactic Interface Relations (syntax-phonology interface, syntax-morphology interface, syntax-semantics interface, syntax-discourse interface); Speech-Gesture Coordination
Maneesha DeckhaAssociate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of VictoriaLaw and animals, human relationships with animals, feminism and women's equality, anti-racism, multiculturalism, representation of women in non-western cultures, reproductive rights, ethics of new genetic technologies, diversity in legal education
Elizabeth DelarosaPhD StudentHealth, social services, access pathways to assistive technology
Marie Della MattiaPresident & CEO, The NOW GroupAdvertising, politics and political campaign advertising, behaviour changes marketing including anti-smoking campaigns, road safety marketing, healthy living advertising, union communications, advertising and campaigning
Effrosyni (Faye) DiamantoudiProfessorEnvironmental agreements, collusion, cooperation and stability
Sandra DjwaProfessor EmeritaNon-fiction biography, Canadian writing, Canadian women academics
Brynn DoctorProgram Assistant - Aboriginal Education, Iniskim Centre, Mount Royal UniversityAboriginal Education, Program Development, Accessibility Programs, Student Supports, Academic Upgrading
Laura DoeringAssistant ProfessorEntrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, economic development, small-scale business, international development
Rhiannon DonService Course InstructorAdjunct faculty; the adjunct crisis; precarious labour; knitting; craft
Nancy DoubledayAssociate ProfessorArctic Peoples, environment, geopolitics, biodiversity, coasts, oceans, indigenous rights, peace, conflict, international law, treaties, reconciliation, governance, adaptive co-management, natural resources, water, participation, self-government, commons, common property, complex systems, adaptation, climate, black carbon, contaminants
Susan DouglasAssistant ProfessorArt and crime a.k.a. crimes against art (e.g.: thefts of artworks from art galleries or museums, the destruction of cultural heritage material), the art market (related terms taste, style, value, authenticity, expert knowledge/connoisseurship), the art world (mystery, genius, celebrity)
Tish Doyle-BakerAssociate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of CalgaryHealth and Wellness, health literacy, knowledge transfer, chronic disease, obesity, higher education, creative learning, exercise interventions
Michelle DriedgerAssociate Professor and Tier II CRC in Environment and Health Risk Communication, University of ManitobaRisk Communication; public perspectives of risk
Elsie DuffInstructor, Faculty of Nursing, University of ManitobaNurse practitioner, regulation and education, adult education
Karen Duffek Acquisitions Co-Chair, Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia Contemporary visual arts; Pacific Northwest
Robin DuncanAssistant Professor, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of WaterlooObesity, nutrition, diet and cancer, lipolysis, biochemistry, enzymology, nutrigenomics, nutrigenetics, lipid metabolism, diabetes, nutraceuticals, brain fat metabolism, genetic mouse models
Emily EatonAssociate ProfessorOil, Agriculture, Environmental impacts of oil extraction
Patricia EdemGraduate studentRadiopharmaceutical development, isotope production
Tara EhrckePresident, Greater Victoria Teachers' AssociationEducation policy, teaching, bargaining, teacher unions
Amira ElghawabyCommunications Director, National Council of Canadian MuslimsIssues impacting women of diverse backgrounds, human rights, challenges and issues affecting Canadian Muslim communities
Enid ElliotAdjunct Professor, School of Child and Youth Care, University of VictoriaEarly childhood education, need for a sensible and coherent child care system, young children as citizens, right to have a voice, nature and young children, natural playspaces, health of young children, attachment of young children to family, community and the environment
Susan ElliottDean and Professor, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of WaterlooEnvironmental health, environment and development, medical geography, built environment and human health, water-health nexus
Dr. Anne EllisAssistant Professor, School of Medicine, Queen's UniversityAllergy, clinical trials, immunology, allergic rhinitis, anaphylaxis, research
Kimberly Ellis-HaleAging, research methodology, sociology
Hoda ElMaraghyProfessor, Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of WindsorProductivity; globalization and competitiveness; automation, future trends in manufacturing; the next industrial revolution
Carolyn EmeryAssociate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgaryinjury prevention, sport/athletic injury, sport medicine, physiotherapy, rehabilitation, concussion, osteoarthritis, pediatrics, epidemiology, randomized controlled trials
S.L. Erickson
Anna EsselmentAssistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of WaterlooCanadian politics, Canadian institutions, federalism/intergovernmental relations, campaigns and elections, political marketing
Victoria EssesProfessor, Department of Psychology, Western UniversityMigration, ethnic relations
Josephine EtowaAssociate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of OttawaDiversity, cultural competence in health care, inequities in health and health care, Aboriginal health, racism and discrimination in health care, qualitative research methodology, maternal child health, perinatal nursing, nurses work life, diversity in health care workforce, health care policy
Nathash FatahJournalist and WriterPolitics, Middle East, South Asia, Islam, Women's Rights, International Affairs, Popular Culture, Fashion, Movies, Media, Broadcasting, Journalism
Michelle FaubertAssociate Professor of EnglishEnglish literature, Romanticism, feminism, the history of psychology, transatlantic slavery
Carla FehrWolfe Chair in Science and Technology Studies, University of WaterlooWomen in science and engineering, evolutionary theory, women in biology, gender and evolution, public understanding of science
Wendy FeldmanCoordinatorPublic policy, alumni associations
Lynn Fels
Shirley FentonBusiness Development Director, Centre for Bioengineering and BiotechnologyCommunities of Practice, Community Informatics, Health Informatics, Building Business Relationships
Francine FilionDirector of Communications, Canadian Teachers' FederationCommunications strategies, Media relations, Use of social media, Media literacy
Krista FiolleauAssistant ProfessorAccounting and professional ethics
Alexandra FlynnPhD Candidate, Adjunct ProfessorMunicipal law, municipal governance, property law
Elizabeth Flynn-DastoorPsychology Lab CoordinatorResearch and statistics, appropriate interpretation of primary research in psychology
Christine ForsythExecutive Director, Canadian Forum on Civil JusticeAlternative dispute resolution, culture-appropriate conflict resolution, community-based justice, innovative dispute/conflict resolution, cultural mediation, cultural justice and restitution, informal justice processes, participative justice, systems and processes, technology enhanced justice processes
Sarah FosterResearch AssociateMarine conservation generally; seahorse biology, ecology, fisheries, trade, conservation and management; nonselective fishing practices, specifically trawl fisheries; international trade conventions for wild plants and animals; sustainable fishing practices
Tamara Franz-OdendaalAssociate Professor, NSERC Atlantic Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, Mount Saint Vincent UniversityDevelopmental Biology; Bone; Evolution; Biology; science careers; women in science
Bonnie FreemanAssistant ProfessorIndigenous social work; native youth; indigenous activism; animal-assisted interventions with people
Michelle FrenchSenior LecturerEducation (university level) -engaging students, lecturing, regenerative medicine, physiology, exercise/health
Kerri FrocPhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, Queen's UniversityWomen's rights, Charter, equality
Ann FrostAssociate Professor, Richard Ivey School of Business, Western UniversityIndustrial relations, negotiations
Anastasia GaisenokProject CoordinatorYouth civic engagement, women's political leadership, violence against women and girls
Crystal GaudetMasters Student, Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research, Western UniversityHistory, feminism, women's studies
Wendy Gay PearsonAssistant Professor, Women's Studies and Feminist Research, Western UniversityWomen's studies, feminist research
Cheryl GeislerDean, Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, Simon Fraser UniversityHuman-computer interaction, women's advancement in higher education, reading and writing in the disciplines
Rebecca GenoeAssistant ProfessorLeisure and aging; leisure and chronic illness; leisure and dementia
Shohini GhoseAssociate Professor, Physics & Computer Science, Wilfred Laurier UniversityQuantum physics; quantum computers; quantum and classical chaos; AMO physics; women in science; teaching introductory astronomy
Lora GiangregorioAssociate Professor, Dept of KinesiologyOsteoporosis, exercise, physical activity, bone health, seniors' exercise
Robbin GibbAssociate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of LethbridgeExperiential influences on brain development; Factors influencing recovery after early brain injury; Parental experience and its influence on brain development; Remediation of deficits arising from early brain injury; Executive function and its relationship to language and motor development
Daphne GilbertAssociate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of OttawaGender equality, women and the law, reproductive rights, abortion law, sexual assault law, animal rights
Amanda GlasbeekAssociate Professor, Department of Social Science, York UniversityGender and surveillance; gender and fear of crime; women and crime; feminist historical criminology; moral regulation.
Stephanie GoodwinBC Director & Interim Oceans Campaign Coordinator, GreenpeaceGreat Bear Rainforest, Clayoquot Sound, oceans, Enbridge, oil tankers, women's issues (particularly in Ontario)
Elizabeth Goodyear-GrantAssistant Professor, Department of Political Studies, Queen's UniversityCanadian and comparative politics, elections and voting behaviour, gender and political behaviour, women candidates and legislators, media and politics, representation
Gillian Goward Associate Professor of Chemistry, McMaster UniversityLithium ion batteries; Chemistry; Materials for energy storage
Kathryn GraftonInstructor I and Co-Chair, Coordinated Arts Program, University of British ColumbiaCanadian literature; genre theory; reception studies; digital literary culture
Jessica GrahnAssistant Professor, University of Western OntarioMusic, neuroscience
Shari GraydonCatalyst, Informed OpinionsWomen and media, portrayal trends, body image, advertising to children, media violence, opinion journalism
Carla GreenCommunications Coordinator, Inter-Cultural Association of Greater VictoriaCommunications
Lyndsay GreenAuthor, You Could Live a Long Time: Are You Ready? (2010), The Perfect Home for a Long Life (2013), Ready to Retire? (2016)Canadian focus, psycho-social aspects of aging including housing, senior-smart communities, work and retirement
Genesa GreeningDirector of Resource Development, Creative and Community StrategiesHomelessness, addiction, poverty, trauma, women’s issues, sex trafficking, Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, Fundraising, non-governmental management and leadership, governance, strategic planning, organizational health and development
Amanda GrenierAging, homelessness among older people, care
Kelly GrindrodAssistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of WaterlooPharmacy, Effect of new information technologies on health care
Vanessa GrubenAssistant Professor, Faculty of Law University of OttawaHuman rights, language rights
Marta GuarnaScientific Director, Next Generation Bee IPM, University of British ColumbiaInfection; diseases; immunity; inflammation; proteins; proteomics; genomics; biomarkers; honey bees; beekeeping; pollination; selective breeding
Alba GuarneAssociate ProfessorProtein structure and X-ray crystallography; DNA-binding proteins; molecular mechanisms of DNA damage and repair; cancer predisposition caused by DNA mismatch repair defects; DNA replication
Elisabeth GuglAssistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of VictoriaPublic economics, family economics
Frederique GuinelProfessorPlant root symbioses; plant hormones; plant agriculture
Penny GursteinProfessor and Director, School of Community & Regional PlanningAffordable housing, community planning and development
Maria Gyongyossy-IssaDirector, Pathology Education CentreBlood and platelets, women in science, education
Tillie-Louise HackettPost-Doctoral Fellow, School of Biological Sciences - Biochemistry, University of British Columbia Disruption of normal repair processes within the epithelial-mesenchymal trophic unit (EMTU) of the lung; obstructive lung disease; Cellular and Biological Sciences
Fabienne HallerChair, Tecumseh Community SchoolCommunity promotion, public education
Heather HallettEducation AdvocateBusiness administration, education administration
Lisa Dawn HamiltonAssistant ProfessorSexuality, pornography, sex education, monogamy, non-monogamy, social neuroscience, fMRI, hormones
Debby HanscomLawyerDying with dignity
Lynne HansonProfessor, Faculty of Law, Queen's UniversityMental health law, torts, health law
Kate HarknessAssociate Professor, Department of Psychology, Queen's UniversityStress and major depression, theory of mind and major depression, childhood maltreatment and major depression, neurobiology of stress, gene-environment interactions in depression
Dr. Carolyn HarrisRoyal HistorianHistory, the Monarchy
Sara HarrisSenior InstructorScience education, Climate change, Climate science communication, Climate science education, Future climate change, Energy systems and climate change
Joey HartmanPresidentRole of labour movement in a vibrant society
Caroline HaythornthwaiteProfessor & Director, The iSchool @ UBC, University of British Columbia Internet research; Social Informatics; Distributed Knowledge; Peer Production; Online Community; Online Social Networks; Online Learning/e-Learning; Collaboration
Tuula HeinonenProfessor, Faculty of Social Work, University of ManitobaWomen's health, qualitative research, integration of refugees and immigrants in Canada, gender and international social development
Jennifer HeiszPh.D.Alzheimer’s disease, aging, mental health, physical activity
Rakhi HendersonSenior Manager, ING DirectInternal audit, risk management, corporate governance, compliance, quality assurance, corporate communications, brand management, finance cost allocation and HR
Rita HendersonPost-doctoral Fellow, Department of Anthropology, University of CalgaryEducational reforms; Indigenous settler relations; indigenous health; intergenerational trauma
Annette HenryProfessor, Faculty of EducationMulticulturalism, gender and education, race and education, language, curriculum, Black women and leadership
Belinda HeyneAssociate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of CalgaryUv radiation leads to skin damage and cancer; excess of reactive oxygen species leads to oxidative stress; using light to study the mechanism of molecules association; light in imaging techniques, such as fluorescence microscopy; light exposure.
Ivona HidegAssistant ProfessorWorkplace diversity, equality, and equity; gender equity; emotions and emotion regulation in the workplace
Jane HildermanResearch Analyst, Samara CanadaCanadian politics, democracy, engagement, parliament, political parties, MPs
Diane HillSr. Director, Policy and Research, Canadian Women's FoundationWomen's issues, poverty, sexual assault, women in trades, domestic violence, violence prevention, community economic development
Catriona HippmanClinical Assistant ProfessorGenetic counseling, mental illness, postpartum depression, Down syndrome
Helen Hirsch SpenceEducational ConsultantGender issues in education
Andrea HladyManager, Women's Leadership CouncilPhilanthropic trends, nonprofit management, women philanthropists
Margaret HoffRetired Professor, Fanshawe CollegeChildcare, municipal government, proportional elections
Louise HollingsworthCommunications and Creative Services, Water for People CanadaEnvironmental communications, watershed management
Alison HollowayAssociate Professor, McMaster University Early origins of adult disease; Maternal smoking and smoking cessation; Obesity-causing chemicals (obesogen hypothesis)
Cornelia Hoogland Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Western UniversityPoetry and ecopoetry, literature, feminism, narrative inquiry, fairy tales, poet, playwright, artistic director of poetry London
Jennifer HosekAssistant Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Queen's UniversityGermany, Europe, art film, gender studies, feminism, humanities, higher education, critique of consumer and market culture
Jennifer HovePhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of TorontoGender and development, women’s political participation, peace building, Canada’s involvement in Afghanistan
Tracy HsuSpeech-Language Pathology ConsultantCommunication, communication disorders, speech therapy, special education, inter-ministerial collaboration, training and development, autism services in Ontario, school board professional services
Anne-Marie HubertManaging Partner, Ernst & YoungDiversity, corporate governance, compliance vs risk
Fiona HughesAssistant Editor, Vancouver CourierWriting, editing, managing
Deborah HulstonActing Director, ESL ProgramESL (English as a Second Language)studies, mainly for adult visa students who are interested in further undergraduate or graduate studies.
Catherine HundlebyAssociate ProfessorGender and science, gender and intelligence, fallacies, argumentation, reasoning
Wanda HurrenAssociate Professor and Coordinator, Office of Community Based Research, University of VictoriaAesthetics, arts-based research, curriculum, epistemology, geography research methodology, photography, place, work and health
Charlice HurstAssistant Professor, Organizational Behaviour and Business, Western UniversityEconomics, business administration
Verna HutchinsonCommunity Engagement Coordinator, University of Waterloo School of PharmacySafe Medication Practices, Medication Adherence in Disadvantaged Patient Populations, Participatory Action Research, Integrating Faith and Professional Practice, Clinical Cultural Competency, Ethics and Health Policy Development, Community Service Learning, Community Engaged Scholarship
Ann HutchisonDirector, Client Services, Western UniversityMedia relations, crisis management
Charlotte InnerdHead, Collection Development and AcquistionsLibrary collections; Scholarly Communication; Institutional Repositories; Library Consortia; Libraries; ebooks; open access; future of libraries
Margaret InsleyAssociate ProfessorClimate change policy, environmental policy, natural resources policy
Tracy IsaacsAssociate Professor, Women's Studies and Feminist Research and Philosophy, Western UniversityWomen's studies, philosophy, creative writing
Iglika IvanovaEconomist and Public Interest Researcher, Canadian Centre for Policy AlternativesEconomics, public policy issues, health economics, health policy, poverty, earnings and income inequality, social policy, labour market policy, employment, living wage, minimum wage, integration of immigrants in the Canadian labour market, education policy, taxation, tax fairness, fiscal policy, budgets and finance, social justice, equity, economic security, government spending, public services, privatization and contracting out, gender budgeting, impact of social spending cuts on women
Martha JackmanProfessor, Faculty of Law, University of OttawaConstitutional and public law, charter of rights, health law and policy, poverty, social policy, equality law
Nicole JacksonAssociate Professor, School for International Studies, Simon Fraser UniverisityRussian politics and foreign policy central Asian security autocracies and democratization
Allyson JamesExecutive Director, Bereaved Families of OntarioHuman resources, customer service
April JamesAssociate Professor, Faculty of Arts and Science, Nipissing UnversityWatershed hydrology; movement of water through our watersheds
Carrie JenkinsProfessorPhilosophy; Epistemology; Metaphysics; Knowledge; Mathematics; Explanation; Logic; Philosophy of science
Barbara JenkinsAssociate ProfessorCultural policy; architecture and museums; alternative visions of the economy.
Rebecca JohnsonProfessor, Faculty of Law, University of VictoriaCriminal law, law and popular culture, gender, childcare and tax
Kate JohnsonPrison Chaplain, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)Restorative justice, incarceration, community reintegration, prison farms, victims issues, forgiveness, deaf culture, hearing loss, chaplaincy, theology, local food
Pauline JohnsonProfessorHow your immune system protects you, inflammation
Joy JohnsonVice President ResearchThe university's role in innovation, research funding in Canada, SFU's vision and SFU's research strengths, what is a strong research environment, the importance of interdisciplinary approaches in research, women in science, gender and health
Pari JohnstonDirector, Member Relations, Association of Universities and Colleges of CanadaInternational relations, international education, higher education, academic freedom, international students
Kirsty JohnstonAssociate Professor, Department of Theatre & Film, University of British ColumbiaDisability and theatre; activist theatre; disability and culture; Canadian theatre; theatre festivals
Carol JonesAssistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Western UniversityAstronomy, massive stars with disks
Sharalyn JordanAssistant ProfessorQueer/Trans refugee protection and policy in Canada, school and community safety for queer/trans youth
Ellen JuddDistinguished Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of ManitobaAnthropology, China, gender, rural society, kinship, political anthropology, political economy, women's movement, cultural production, social movements, human rights, inclusivity, social exclusion
Darlene JuschkaAssociate Professor and Coordinator of WGST, Faculty of Arts, University of ReginaFeminisms, gender/sex relations, feminist theology/thealogy, ritual practices, mythology, history of sexuality, gender/sex, sexuality in popular culture, study of religion, representation of the body, gender/sex, race, geopolitical location, intimate partner violence.
Lannie KanevskyAssistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser UniversityDevelopment and education of gifted individuals
Larissa KatzAssociate Professor of Law, Queen's UniversityProperty, Land Law, Natural Resources, Aboriginal, Land Use, Planning, Expropriation, Taking, Political Theory
Karen KavanaghProfessor, Department of Physics, Simon Fraser UniversitySemiconductors, electronic devices, optical emission, electrical contacts, reliability, structural analysis, electron microscopy, focused ion beam milling.
Naila Keleta-MaeAssistant ProfessorPerformance studies; gender studies; women in Canada; gender; feminism; theatre; performance; Canadian theatre; Black culture; cultural studies; critical race theory; race; post-secondary education; autoethnography; personal narrative; autobiography; the self; interdisciplinarity; interdisciplinary thought
Erin KellyVP Marketing, Brigil ConstructionPolitical Economy, Business issues, State of the local economy, Advocacy, Industry performance
Niamh KellyAssociate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia Creativity in science education; creativity in medicine; new approaches to teaching and learning; having a career and mothering; women in science; women in academia
Mary-Ellen KelmCanada Research Chair & Associate Dean, Graduate Studies, Simon Fraser UniversityAboriginal history, medicine, health, sports
Leslie KernAssistant ProfessorUrban planning, housing, condominiums, gentrification, women and cities, safety, yoga
Lisa KerrDoctoral Candidate, New York UniversityCriminal law, prison law, sentencing, punishment theory, constitutional law, comparative law.
Farrah KhanCounselor/Advocate, Barbra Schlifer ClinicRape, sexual assualt, incest, child sexual abuse, partner assault, violence against women, forced marriage, honour killings, Muslim women, South Asian family violence, Niqab ban, hijab ban, child abuse gender based violence, bullying, LGBTQ, family violence
Sheema KhanPatent Agent, Monthly Columnist for the Globe and MailIslam, Muslims, Patent Law, Science
Shelley KiersteadAssistant Professor, Osgoode Hall Law SchoolFamily law, dispute resoluton, professionalism, legal writing
Heather KilmurrayAssociate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa Environmental law, class actions, genetically-modified (GM) foods, oil sands, ecofeminism, environmental procedure (standing, injunctions, intervenors), environmental assessment, environment and administrative law (judicial review)
Judy KingAssistant Professor, Physiotherapy Program, University of OttawaHealth care professional, physiotherapist, lung health, literacy and health, chronic illness, patient education, health information, health care communication, patient safety
Sarah KirbyAssistant Dean, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie UniversityMaritime law, career development, student services, private practice, litigation, advocacy
Susan KitchenExecutive Director, Coaches Association of OntarioSport administration, non-profit management, rowing, coaching
Veronica KitchenAssistant Professor of Political Science, University of WaterlooNational security, counter-terrorism, mega-event security, NATO, protest policing, domestic security, urban security
Chris KlassenContract Academic FacultyNature religion; women and religion; feminist religious thought; representations in popular culture: women; religion; the body; nature occultism environmental ethics
Bonnie KleinDocumentary filmmaker, disability advocate, disability arts promoterDocumentary film; Women in media; Images of women; Palestine-Israel dialogue; Disability art; Disability rights.
Jennifer KlenzInstructorGenetics, ecology, evolution, ecological footprint, climate change
Susan KnabeAssistant Professor, Women's Studies and Feminist Research, Western UniversityGender and popular culture, sexuality and the media, gender and knowledge production in the sciences and social sciences, gender and medicalization
Nancy KocovskiAssociate Professorsocial anxiety, shyness
Ingrid KolsterenMember, City of Vancouver's Women's Advisory CommitteeWomen in the workplace
Anna Korwin-KowalewskaInstructor, Department of Languages & Cultures, Mount Royal UniversityCultural Anthropology, Sociology of the Family, Anthropology of Gender, Process of Change in Islam I teach Islam- current issues at UoC),process of Change in Eastern Europe, Multicultural Teaching, Cross-Cultural Management
Stephanie KowalKnowledge Translation CoordinatorVaccination of pregnant women and children, vaccination in immigrant communities, gene therapy clinical trials for eye disease, pediatric clinical trials, mental health on university campuses
Fiona KozaBusiness and Human Rights Campaigner, Amnesty InternationalCorporate accountability, business and human rights, extractive industries (mining, oil and gas), climate change
Michele KramerPresidentPrecarious employment, collective bargaining, contract faculty
Lisa KramerProfessorFinance, investing, behavioural finance, behavioural economics, investor psychology, investor decisions, consumer decisions, animal rights
Claudia KrebsSenior Instructor, Cellular and Psychological Sciences, University of British Columbia Body donation; medical education; anatomy
Chantelle KrishPublic relations manager, YWCA VancouverAdvocacy, media relations, issues management, Aboriginal affairs, campaign management, social media relations
Rada Krnjaja-HoweProgram Coordinator, Calgary Immigrant Women's AssociationCivic Education; Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections; Human Rights; International Development
Carolyn KrugResource Specialist, KEYS Community Employment CentreInclusion, students with disabilities, collaboration of services, innovation in service delivery, navigating government funding, case management, program develpment
Iryna KryvoruchkoAssistant ProfessorOperation of charitable foundations; tax incentives for charitable organizations/foundations; charitable giving in Canada; tax policy
Deborah KurraschAssistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Genetics, University of CalgaryNeuroendocrinology and fetal programming, consequences of environmental insults on neurodevelopment, importance of basic science research to understand human disease, hypothalamic development and function, obesity and its underlying etiology, zebrafish and/or rodents as model organism of human disease
Jennifer La TrobeManaging Director, All-A-Board Youth VenturesSocial enterprise, homeless youth
Shauna LabmanPhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, University of British ColumbiaRefugees, immigration, refugee resettlement, refugee law, private sponsorship, government assisted refugees, UNHCR
Deena LaddCoordinator, Workers' Action CentreLabour, women's issues, new immigrants, migrant workers, immigration, labour market policy, non-profit community sector, poverty and low wage workers, community building, women and labour, precarious employment
Charlene LafreniereDirector of Institutional Advancement, University College of the NorthMunicipal politics;, Urban Aboriginal Strategy; Northern issues,community development; Leadership
Courtney LaidlerPublic Affairs, Ensight CanadaEvents, Public Affairs, Journalism
Delphine LarrousseSenior Program OfficerCommunication for development, information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D), food security, agriculture, intercultural communication, knowledge translation, research uptake, Latin America
Sonia LawrenceAssociate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law SchoolFeminism and Law, Gender and Law, Race and Law, Equality, Charter equality jurisprudence, Representation of women and minorities in the legal profession and on the bench, judges and gender, legal education, racial equality, poverty, diversity
Sarah LeBlancExecutive Director, Regroupement féministe du Nouveau-BrunswickWomen's issues, women and politics, women and the media, women and the economy, women and governance, women and governement finances and budgets, abortion rights.
Natacha LecoursProgram OfficerNon-communicable disease prevention (research, policies, and programs)
Pélagie LefebvreProgram OfficerAfrican Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Women in STEM (in Africa), Adaptation to climate change, Canada and low and middle income countries research collaborations
Jacqueline LeightonProfessor & ChairEducational assessment, educational achievement, standardized tests, high stakes tests, emotions during testing
Nan LiAssistant professorFirm's competition for talent, social network, the impact of new technology on corporate disclosure
Kristina LlewellynDr.Education; Canadian history; women's history; women and work; youth political engagement; restorative justice; reconciliation; oral history
Hazel LloystPresident, Lloyst Consulting Inc.Planned giving, major gifts, capital campaigns, volunteer management & training, stewardship, special events
Michelle LobchukAssociate ProfessorFamily caregiver wellness, empathic communication, stigmatizing attitudes
Lindsay LoomerCommunications Officer, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie UniversityStrategic communications, project management, branding and identity, legal academic writing
Stella LordBoard Member, YWCA HalifaxStatus of women, welfare system, social services, poverty reduction approaches, food security, effects of climate change on vulnerable populations (nationally and internationally)
Veronica Loureiro-RodriguezAssistant Professor, Department of French, Spanish and Italian, University of ManitobaSociolinguistics, bilingualism, code-switching, minority languages, language attitudes, language maintenance in bilingual contexts, hip hop
Kathleen LumsdenLawyer, Serbu & LumsdenReal estate: purchase, sale, mortgages, migration, title transfer; Estate Planning: wills, power of attorney, living wills, advance directive; Probate
Jennifer Lynes Associate Professor and Director of the Environment and Business program, University of Waterloo School of EnvironmentGreen marketing, social marketing, residential energy conservation behaviour, engaging youth in environmental issues, green/social entrepreneurship and innovation, corporate greening
Maureen MacDonaldProfessorExercise, cardiovascular health, cardiac rehabiliation, high intensity interval training
Heather MacDougallAssociate ProfessorHealth policy, vaccination, immunization, MMR, vaccine hesitancy, Medicare, pandemics, H1N1, 1918 Spanish Influenza, anti-vaxxers, vaccines, SARS, MERS
Angella MacEwenEconomistPrecarious work
Constance MacIntoshDirector, Health Law Institute, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie UniversityAboriginal public health, immigration and human rights, refugees and human rights, immigration health risks, water on First Nation reserves
Cheryl MacIsaacProgram Manager, Adsum for Women and ChildrenWomen and homelessness, women and housing, women and poverty
Jenna MacKayResearcherViolence against women; LGBT issues; mental health
Christine MacKenzieProfessor Emerita, Biomedical physiology and Kinesiology, Simon Fraser UniversityPsychomotor brain behaviour, human factors, human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, grasping, remote manipulation, technology in healthcare
Daphne MacnaughtonPrincipal owner, DLM & Associates, Educational Consultants Ltd.Issues in public education, effects of poverty on school-aged children, early childhood education, literacy development, negative impact of competition on motivation of young children, developing ecological literacy with young children & their families.
Barb MacQuarrieCommunity Director, Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women, Western UniversityViolence against women
Merrin MacraeAssociate ProfessorAgriculture, water quality, tile drainage, runoff, phosphorus, best management practices
Laura MadokoroPhD Candidate, Department of History, University of British ColumbiaRefugees, immigration, Canadian history, archives, access to information, Chinese immigration, cold war, heritage
Anne Marie MadziakConsultant, Southern Ontario Library ServiceLibrary/information science
Joanne MageeAssociate Professor of Income Tax Law, York UniversityTax
Nehraz MahmudPhD Candidate, Memorial University of NewfoundlandSocial anthropology, women's rights, South Asia, inheritance, gender, religion
Minelle MahtaniAssociate Professor, Department of Geography and Journalism, University of Toronto, Scarborough Race, mixed race, race and journalism, equity at the university, feminist geography
Maureen MaloneyProfessor, Department of Political Science, Simon Fraser UniversityInternational human rights, public policy, peace building, conflict resolution
Carolyn MamchurProfessor, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser UniversityProfessional development, creative processes, transformative learning archetypes and character development, writing fiction and screen plays
Wendy ManchurProgram OfficerExpertise in agriculture, food security, research-for-development, community development, natural resource management, rural livelihoods, research capacity strengthening, and monitoring and evaluation
Jennifer MarchbankAssociate Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Simon Fraser UniversityLGBTQ youth suicide - It Gets Better/Rick Mercer rant to have gay celebrities declare themselves, gendered based violence, domestic violence/honour killings, childcare
Patricia MarinoAssociate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of WaterlooEthics, moral relativism, moral objectivity, pluralism, moral reasoning, sexual ethics, sexual objectification, pornography, prostitution, moral assumptions of economics
Melissa MarschkeAssociate Professor, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa Fish; Livelihoods; Sustainability; Resource governance; Community-based management; Southeast Asia
Melissa MarschkeAssociate Professor, School of International Development & Global Studies, University of OttawaFisheries and aquaculture in Southeast Asia, Certification of fisheries or aquaculture species, Environmental change, Community-based resource management / co-management, Environment and development issues
Elizabeth MarshallAssistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser UniversityChildren's and young adult literature, popular culture, media and youth, gender and schooling, girls and girlhood
Joan M. MartinAssistant Professor of Developmental Psychology, University of VictoriaDevelopmental psychology
Donna MartinAssistant Professor, Faculty of NursingFirst Nations health,community health,social justice, health equity, health promotion
Kristina MartinSenior Manager of CommunicationsUpcoming federal election
Maxine MatilpiInstructor, First Nation Studies, Vancouver Island UniversityMissing and murdered indigenous women, continued colonialism in Canada
Cara MaurerAssistant Professor, Organizational Behavior and Business, Western UniversityOrganizational learning and diversity, impact of culture on firm strategy
Mina MawaniPresident and CEOChronic illness, Crohn's and Colitis issues, health policy
Charlotte McCallumNurse PractitionerNurse practitioners, public health care system sustainability, health effects of non-ionizing radiation or wireless technological devices, reducing exposure to radiating wireless devices, importance of Bill C-648, importance of the 'precautionary principle' for government regulation of food/drugs/toxins/radiation/environment re: health
Erin McCallumPhD StudentInvasive species, contaminated environments, animal behaviour, fish biology, ecology, conservation
Velma McCollPrincipal, Earnscliffe Strategy GroupEnergy, environment, green technologies.
Shazia McCormickDirector, Employee ExperienceCommunity development, employee engagement, leadership
Trish McCourtDirector, Mommy ConnectionsSocial work, community services, health, poverty, housing, homelessness, social justice, parenting, families, children, childcare, child care, early child development
Annie McEwenPost-doctoral fellowSocial policy, child poverty, family policy, child policy, child benefits, poverty reduction, poverty, inequality
Sharon McGowanAssociate Professor, Department of Theatre and Film, University of British Columbia Film and television production, production and direction of documentaries
Janis McKenzieHead, Information and Instruction, Simon Fraser University LibraryIntellectual freedom, libraries, campus and community radio, independent media, social media, zines
Trish McLarenAssistant Professor, Business Technology ManagementManagement/business education, innovation in Canada, gender in the workplace, organizational change, organizational culture
Janet McLaughlinAssistant ProfessorMigrant farm workers’ health and safety, health care and workers’ compensation access, Autism therapies, Autism’s impacts on families
Carolyn McLeodAssociate Professor, Philosophy and Women's Studies, Western UniversityPhilosophy, ethics, bioethics, and feminist theory
Josephine McMurrayAssistant ProfessorHealth informatics/technology, Health policy, Patient experience improvement, Electronic health information exchange/interoperability, Hospital and ealth system performance measurement
Margot McNameeSenior Nurse Advisor, Canadian Nurses AssociationNursing ethics, nursing informatics, electronic health records, specialty nursing, regulation of nurses, internationally educated nurses, access to nursing information and support tools
Fiona McNeillAssociate Vice-President and Professor, Faculty of Science, McMaster UniversityHeavy metal exposure from the environment; health effects (especially on women and children) of lead, cadmium, fluoride, arsenic; radiation effects; radiation detection and measurement; undergraduate and graduate education; role of university research in economic development
Laurie McNeillInstructor I and Co-Chair, Coordinated Arts Program, University of British ColumbiaUses of social media; life stories; memoir; autobiography; value of an Arts degree; student success at university; collaborative learning and teaching; learning outcomes; enriched educational experiences in higher education
Jennifer McWhirterPhD CandidateVisual portrayal of women in the media, beauty ideals, especially as they connect to health issues (e.g., skin and breast cancer), skin cancer/tanning information in popular media, sun/indoor tanning (dangers, reasons for, etc.), importance of clear communication when sharing health information, impact of images on attitudes/behaviours
Maria MedvedAssociate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of ManitobaLife with brain injury, coming to terms with illness, dealing with physical trauma
Melody MendonçaAdvocacy ManagerPublic policies that adress food security and malnutrition, food policy, global hunger, advocating for support to small-scale farmers, coordinating projects in food security
Malini MenonWi-fi in schools, wireless technology (cell towers/smart meters/wi-fi) safety and health effects
Erin MichalakAssociate Professor, Clinical & Behavioural Neurosciences University of British Columbia Mood & Anxiety Disorders
Kyla MilneAdaptation Specialist, Nova Scotia EnvironmentClimate Change Adaptation: resilience of communities to sea-level rise and storm surge; assessing the possible impacts of climate change on human, natural and built systems.
Brooke MilneAssociate ProfessorArchaeology, arctic culture-history, heritage resource management, Nunavut, climate change and archaeology, stone tool technology, remote sensing technologies in archaeology, provenance research
Giovanna MingarelliPrincipal, Mingarelli & Co. Women in politics, youth voting, crowdsourcing, action branding
Dr. Haideh MoghissiProfessor and Trudeau Fellow, York UniversityGender and Islam, Middle East politics and culture, Islamic fundamentalism and gender politics
Nalini MohabirCaribbean diaspora in Canada, racism, higher education
Dr. Bessma MomaniAssociate Professor/Senior Fellow, Department of Political Science, University of WaterlooArab spring, middle east politics and economies, IMF
Cathy MondlockProfessor, Department of Psychology, Brock UniversityFace recognition; recognizing emotions; own-race recognition advantage; children's ability to recognize faces; recognizing senior citizens; face attractiveness; eye-witness testimony
Elizabeth Monier-WilliamsMarketing and Communications Manager, MaRS InnovationSocial media; Strategic communications; Blogging; PR; Digital strategy; Digital marketing; Start-up marketing; Public speaking
Lorraine MoorePresident, Accelerate Success Group Inc.Change management; organizational transformation; leadership; succession planning; talent management; oil and gas; energy; financial services; banking; personal finance; building personal wealth; Information Technology; Information Services; personal transformation; personal development; leading by example; coaching; management consulting; gender issues in corporations; governance; strategy; due diligence; M&A (mergers and acquisitions); asset management; leading innovation and change
Sherri Moore-ArbourDirector of Communications, BC School Trustees AssociationWomen in politics, school board politics and education, governance, violence against women
Catherine MorrisAdjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, University of VictoriaDispute resolution, peace studies, international human rights, religion and peacebuilding
Brenda MorrisonAssistant Professor, Criminology, Simon Fraser UniversityRestorative justice as it applies to our institutions (corrections, police, courts, family and child welfare, education) and communities
Aimée MorrisonAssociate ProfessorInternet, web, Facebook, Twitter, blog, selfie, culture, autobiography online, memes
Janet MosherAssociate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law SchoolAccess to justice, violence against women, particularly in their intimate relationships, the intersections of poverty and violence, legal ethics, women and homelessness
Laura Moss Associate Professor, Department of English, University of British ColumbiaCanadian literature; postcolonial theories; African literature
Lindsay MossmanWomen's Human Rights Campaigner, Amnesty InternationalGender and conflict, women’s human rights, international human rights, maternal health
Lucie MoussuDirector/Associate ProfessorPublic speaking, teaching, event/conference management
Nancy MucklowWriter/Editor, Michael Grass HouseGreen economics and politics, autism spectrum disorders
Tiffany Muller MyrdahlRuth Wynn Woodward Junior ChairInclusive cities, equity and inclusion, LGBTQ, transit safety, creative city policy
Carmela MurdoccaAssistant Professor of Sociology, York UniversityRace, gender and the law; multiculturalism; historical injustice and reconciliation/reparation; law and social change
Meghan MurphyCo-host, co-producer, writer, blogger, The F Word Media CollectiveFeminism, radio, writing, media, film, social networking, online activism
Catherine MurrayChair, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, Simon Fraser UniversityWomen and politics, gender and political communications, women and the city
Jacqueline MurrayProfessor of History and Director of First-Year Seminars, University of GuelphHistorical perspectives on sex, gender, sexuality, masculinity, marriage, celibacy, medieval history/background/roots of contemporary issues & institutions, post-secondary education, student engagement, active learning
Dr. Catherine Murton-StoehrInstructor, Department of History, Nipissing UniversityFirst Nations history, Anishinabe history, Ojibway history, deconlonization, residential schools, treaties, Indian affairs, Indian policy
Kate MurzinHIV & Aging Initiatives LeadHIV, seniors
Roxanne MykitiukAssociate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law SchoolAssisted reproduction, genetic discrimination, disability law, family law, determination of legal parenthood, disability rights, reproductive rights, health law, law and the body, gender and the law, children and the law, bioethics
Dorit NaamanAlliance Atlantis Professor of Film and Media, Queen's UniversityDocumentary genres; post colonial criticism; feminist film criticism; media representations of war and terror; filmmaking; editing; Israel- Palestine
Andrea NemtinPresident/CEO Inspirit Foundation Pluralism; Canadian Pluralism; Beliefs; Interfaith
Sarah NevillePrincipalDiversity, communication, gender balance, girls and media, boys and media, teacher education and media, experiential learning, learning and arts
Catherine Newell KellyDirector, Centre for Extended LearningOnline learning (management, administration, models), current Ministry and COU initiatives related to online learning
Michelle Nilson
Nuelle NovikAssistant Professor, Faculty of Social WorkRural and Remote Social Work Practice; Rural Seniors Aging in Place; Seniors and Mental Health; Mental Health; Palliative Care; Bereavement Care and Grief Support; Seniors and Food Security
Christine O'FallonResearcherImpact of gratitude expectations on women living in poverty; gratitude and poverty; affordable housing for women; victim blaming; barriers to employment; equitable policy-making in cities; gendered transit issues; community dialogues
Daniela O'NeillProfessor, University of Waterloo Centre for Child StudiesLanguage development in typical children, assessment of early language delay, narrative development (storytelling/story comprehension), cognition/thinking in toddler and preschool children, play, autism
Jenna OlenderManager, Writing & Study Skills ServicesStudent development, student success, higher education, academic writing, academic integrity, writing centres, study skills, learning support, interdisciplinary education, teaching and learning
Marcia OliverAssistant ProfessorInternational development, HIV/AIDS and development in Uganda, Christian Right and sexual rights, Anti-Homosexuality Bill and sexual rights activism in Uganda, U.S. Global AIDS policy under George W. Bush, civil society in Uganda
Valerie OosterveldAssistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Western UniversityInternational criminal law
Katie OppenVolunteer Writer, Ecology OttawaScience writing, political writing, women's issues
Barbara OrserProfessor, Telfer School of Management, University of OttawaSmall business, women entrepreneurs, enterprise growth, small business policy
Kathleen O’GradyResearch Associate, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia UniversityParenting special needs child, autism, media and political strategy, health policy
Laura ParkerDr.Astronomy, cosmology, women in STEM
Amanda ParriagResearch consultant, Amanda Parriag & AssociatesPublic policy research, research design, focus groups, polling
Kim PateExecutive Director, Coalition of Elizabeth Fry SocietiesCriminal justice, women in conflict with the law, prisons, criminalization of the mentally ill, human rights
Marina PavlovicAssistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of OttawaDispute resolution, conflict of laws, law and technology, policy regulation, consumer protection
Lali PawaProgram Coordinator, Justice Education SocietySouth Asian and/or immigrant community in Canada
Barbara PayneOwner, Information TimeSafety code 6, electrosmog, cell phone radiation, cell towers health concerns, wifi in schools, smart meters, wireless, electrosensitivity, cordless phones
Martha PaynterRegistry Manager, NS Department fo Health & WellnessReproductive rights, maternity care, abortion, surgery, access to health care, determinants of health, women's health, birth doula, fitness, volunteerism, breastfeeding, reproductive choice, feminism, health care funding, health economics, health research, newborn screening, wait times for specialty services, wait times for surgery
Anna PazdzierskiExecutive Director, Nova House Inc. & Manitoba Association of Women's SheltersDomestic violence, violence against women, family violence
Wendy PearsonAssistant Professor, Department of Women's Studies & Feminist Research, Western UniversitySame-sex marriage (gay marriage in the US), proposition 8, the "It Gets Better" campaign, the private members' bill on gender identity and equality (Bill C-37).
Nancy PeckfordExecutive Director, Equal Voicewomen in politics, economic security of women
Maria PelusoProfessorWomen and politics, women and poverty, human rights, employment equity, labour rights, federalism
Cristina PerissinottoAssociate Professor, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, University of OttawaUtopia, Renaissance Studies, Italian Studies, poetry, literature, philosophy.
Georgia Perona-WrightAssistant Professor, Microbiologyinfectious diseases, influenza, parasite infections, immunology vaccines, vaccine theory, women in science
Isabelle PerreaultVice President, Digital Transformation, Stratford Managers CorporationDigital transformation, digital business, digital maturity, business transformation, digital strategy, digital leadership, digital economy, digital disruption, peer-to-peer economy, social media strategy and governance, Internet of Things, emerging technology, data, mobile, social, web, customer engagement
Jennifer PerrinChild and Youth WorkerChild and youth volunteerism
Andrina PerryAdministrative and Communications Coordinator, First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy CoalitionChildren and women's poverty, the role of government in poverty alleviation, public policy advocacy, living wage, child care (access and affordability)
Jaya PeruvembaFaculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, University of OttawaGender diversity, ethnic media and social identity, globalization and postcolonial theory
Gyllian PhillipsAssociate Professor English StudiesValue of university study and research, especially in the humanities; labour issues, especially in the university sector; university governance
Michelle PidgeonAssociate ProfessorIndigenization and higher education, Aboriginal student recruitment and retention, indigenous research methodologies
Emma PierardAssistant ProfessorHealth expenditures, Canadian health care system, Consequences of population aging on health care
Emmanuelle PiérardAssociate Professorhealth economics; health care costs; mortality; mental health
Michele Piercey-NormoreProfessor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of ManitobaResearch on lichen chemical ecology; natural products in fungi; population genetics of lichen fungi and algae; undergraduate student research
Dante M. PirouzAssistant Professor, Richard Ivey School of Business, Western UniversityAddictive consumption, consumer well-being, advertising, consumer behavior, vulnerable consumers
Kathryn PlaisanceAssistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of WaterlooPhilosophy of science, philosophy of biology, philosophy of psychology, behavioral genetics, public understanding of science, interdisciplinarity and interactional expertise.
Gaelle PlanchenaultAssistant Professor, French Linguistics and Cinema at Simon Fraser UniversityLanguage, attitude, linguistic ideology in films, French as a second language (acquisition, motivation, attitudes)
Shayna PlautResearch FellowInternational human rights, refugee/migrant issues in Europe and North America, Roma communities, media portrayal of refugees, migrants, Indigenous people and other marginalized communities, and human rights education
Yaroslava PolosinaResearch Associate, Faculty of Science, Simon Fraser UniversityMolecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, genetic, biology.
Jessica PolzerAssistant Professor, Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research, Western UniversitySociology of health and illness
Eva PomeroyAssistant ProfessorWork-family balance, work-family integration, shifting relationship between work and family lives
Wendy PorchDisability Specialist and Education CoordinatorDisability issues (policy, income supports, programs), accessibility episodic disabilities (income supports, employment, policy, programs)
Michelle PorterDirectorAging, physical activity and exercise, driving and aging
Elaine PowerAssociate Professor, School of Kinesiology & Health Studies, Queen's UniversityFood banks, hunger, food security, food insecurity, poverty in Canada
Debra Pozega OsburnPhDCommunications and community-building, communications and culture, community engagement, institutional branding
Tamarah PrevostCampaign Assistant, Justice Education SocietyGender inequality, violence against women, human rights
Pattie PrymaAssociate Professor, School of Nursing, Mount Royal UniversityNursing, mental health, interpersonal violence, women's issues.
Lynnette PurdaProfessor, Queen's School of Business, Queen's UniversityCorporate finance, corporate governance, credit ratings
Poonam PuriAssociate Dean, Research, Graduate Studies and Institutional Relations, Osgoode Hall Law SchoolCorporate law, securities law, and corporate governance
Christine Qiong WuProfessor, University of Manitoba Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering , University of ManitobaMechanical engineering, theoretical mechanics, automotive engineering,robotics, biomechanics, computer modeling, simulation
Joanna QuinnAssociate Professor and Director, Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconciliation, Western UniversityJustice, post-conflict reconstruction
Milena RadzikowskaAssociate Professor, Faculty of Communication Studies, Mount Royal UniversityDesign, visualization, interaction design, large-text visualization, rich-prospect browsing, feminist HCI
Meredith RalstonProfessor, Department of Women's Studies, Mount Saint Vincent UniversityProstitution, sex work, sex tourism, Philippines, Gambia, homeless women, barriers to women in politics, women's rights as human rights
Lola RaminskyFounding Director, Avenue Road Arts School, Beyond the Box™Creative thinking; value of arts based learning; value of musical training in non-musical settings
Norma Ramos, Esq.Executive Director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women Commercial sexual exploitation, prostitution, and sex trafficking
Juliana RamsayProfessor, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Queen's UniversityMicrobial degradation of organic contaminants, production of bioplastics from reneweable resources
Katherine ReedProject Coordinator, Antigonish Women's Resource CentreSingle parenting, affordable housing, poverty, economic justice, social policy, gender equality, history of social policy in Canada, social determinants of health, feminism in Canada
Gail ReganVice Chair, Cara OperationsCorporate governance
Carolyn RenAssociate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Lab-on-a-Chip Technology, Faculty of Engineering, University of WaterlooMicrofluidics, Lab-on-a-Chip, disease diagnosis, water quality control, protein analysis, cell sorting and counting
Jennifer ReynoldsPresident, Women in Capital MarketsWomen in Capital Markets, Advocacy for women in senior leadership roles, Advocacy for women on boards
Barb RileyExecutive DirectorCancer prevention, population and public health, chronic disease prevention, evaluation of health programs and policies
Wendy RobbinsProfessorCanadian literature, women in academia, women writers, representations of professors in Canadian literature, academic biography and autobiography
Kim RobertsProfessor, Department of Psychology, Wilfred Laurier University Children's memory; Children's learning/education; Children in the legal system; Children's understanding of time; Children's learning from the internet and school; Children's eyewitness memory; Child witnesses
Nobina RobinsonCEO, Polytechnics CanadaCanadian Higher Education, Innovation, R&D, business innovation, Canadian Foreign Policy (hemispheric issues), Canada-Cuba relations, General public policy
Janine RogersProfessorLiterature, poetry, literature and science, medieval literature, humanities, liberal arts, cultural history of eagles and other birds and animals
Janet RonskyProfessor, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculties of Engineering and Kinesiology Joint Appt, University of CalgaryBiomedical engineering, biomedical devices, bioengineering technology development, technology innovation, biomechanics, medical imaging, osteoarthritis and joint mechanics, knee injuries and knee mechanics, joint helath status, knee imaging, gait mechanics, biomaterials, science and innovation
Hilary RoseAssoc. ProfessorSame-sex marriage, aging population, parenting, LGBTQ youth suicide, gender stereotypes, bullying, family policy
Ann RosenfieldExecutive DirectorCharity, giving, philanthropy, nonprofit, not-for-profit, donations, charitable giving, governance, ethics, management, fundraising, international charity, American charity
Stephanie RossAssociate ProfessorLabour relations, unions, public sector unions, collective bargaining, strikes, labour politics, manufacturing job loss
Brenda Rossow-KimballProfessor of KinesiologyIntellectual disability and group homes; adapted physical activity; health promotion; empowerment; self-determination
Kate RosstierAssistant ProfessorHistory of Huronia Regional Centre and institutionalization of intellectually disabled people; Use of art (particularly theatre) within research; Use of creative methods within medical and public health education; Teaching the social determinants of health; Neoliberalism's impact on research and higher education
Maria RotundoProfessorFactors to consider in assessing employee job performance, how to conceptualize employee performance behaviors including discretionary behaviors
Josette RousselSenior Nurse Advisor, Canadian Nurses AssociationNursing, health system, access to care, interprofessional team, Nurse practitioners role and value,Clinical nurse specialist role and value, nursing practice
Rakhi RupareliaAssistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of OttawaTorts, criminal law, critical race theory and feminist legal theory
Michelle RuppPrincipal, Lighthouse Leadership Ltd.Leadership, women in business, volunteer engagement
Louisa RussellFeminist Anti Violence Worker, Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's ShelterPolice responses to violence against women, sexual assault
Heather RussellAssociate Professor, School of Nursing, Mount Royal UniversityWomen's health, cardiac health, women's cardiac health, discourse analysis, hermeneutic phenomenology, adult critical care, cardiovascular care
Ellen RussellAssistant ProfessorPublic finance, labour market policy, financial regulation, general economic issues
Cathy RyanProfessor, Department of Geoscience, University of CalgaryWater quality, hydrogeology, agricultural impacts on water quality
Madelaine SaginurExecutive Director, University of Ottawa Tech Law (CLTS)Research ethics, bioethics, genetics and law
Eva SajooResearch Associate, Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures, Simon Fraser University Islam/Muslims, Gender, Education and Development, Citizenship
Jennifer SalahubSenior Program Officerurban violence, urban safety, gender equality, cities, Canadian international development policy
Dina SalhaProfessor, Department of Communications, University of OttawaInternational communication, politics and media content, propaganda, persuasion and public opinion
Alicia SamuelCentre & Projects Coordinator, Sexual Assault Centre LondonCompassion fatigue, field traumatology
Christine SaulnierNovia Scotia Director, Canadian Centre for Policy AlternativesWomen and politics, Nova Scotia politics, Poverty, Income Inequality
Sarah ScanlonPublic Education and Outreach Coordinator, Sexual Assault Centre LondonSexual violence and education
Teresa ScassaProfessor and Canada Research Chair in Information Law, Faculty of Law, University of OttawaTrademark law/droit des marques de commerce, internet law/droit de l’internet, copyright law/droit d’auteur, privacy law/droit à la vie privée, law and technology/droit et technologie
Tanya SchaapPh.D. Student and Instructor Deaprtment of English, University of CalgaryAcademics, English, literature, culture, universities, film, Post 9/11 fiction/film, trauma theory, women and war, Post traumatic Stress Disorder, lifestyle, city, urban culture, pedagogy, women in academics, working women, motherhood, balance.
Tammy SchirleAssociate ProfessorTax policy, child benefits, employment, unemployment, retirement, gender wage gap
Lise Schofield
Jill ScottAssociate Professor / Head, Department of German, Queen's UniversityConflict resolution, cultural responses to conflict, forgiveness, reconciliation, apology, transitional justice, literature and law, literature and human rights, the role of culture in quasi-judicial processes, public mourning, the politics of grief, Aboriginal cultures, German culture and history, poetry and poetics
Dayna Nadine ScottAssociate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law SchoolEnvironmental law and policy, environmental justice, gender and environment, women's health, chemicals policy, precautionary principle, pollution and environmental health
Steffanie ScottAssociate Professor, University of WaterlooAgricultural & food system sustainability, local food economy, organic and ecological food production, environment-development issues, small-scale producers, rural livelihoods, international development, Vietnam, China, and Canada
Jamie ScottProfessor Immunology and the immune system, the immune response to HIV infection, HIV vaccines, antibodies and their structure, function and genetics
Sara SeckAssistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Western UniversityHuman rights, sustainability, Canada, global mining, home state responsibility for environmental harm
Pamela SeedsClinical Lecturer and Psychologist (Supervised Practice)Child development; Developmental psychopathology; Mental health issues in children, adolescents, and adults; Parenting strategies; Depression, anxiety, life stress, thinking processes, mood issues, self-harm/cutting, suicide, ADHD, behaviour problems, conduct disorder, learning disabilities,
Jana SeijtsLecturer, Richard Ivey School of Business, Western UniversityProfessional and technical writing, cross-cultural communications, writing theory and pedagogy, presentation skills training, effective presentations, corporate education and training, corporate communications
Alison SekulerProf Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour; Assoc VP and Dean Graduate Studies, McMaster University Higher education; Visual perception; Aging & vision/brain/attention/driving; Perceptual learning; Neural plasticity, face and motion perception; Cognitive neuroscience; Internationalization; Future of the phd; Career & professional development training; Utility of social networks (especially Google+); Liberal arts, science literacy and outreach
Nil SendilIntern - CommunicationsSocial movements, Digital organizing, Online (civic) engagement
Ozlem SensoyAssistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser UniversityCritical media literacy, cultural studies, popular culture, equity in education, students of Middle Eastern heritage
Christabelle SethnaAssociate ProfessorSes education, contraception, abortion, feminist history, women's rights, reproductive justice, sexual and reproductive health
Ruhiya SewardInformation & communication technologies, cyber space governance, digital rights, open data/data analytics, development, gender and development, social movements, activism, international relations, politics, indigenous rights
Leslie ShadeAssociate Professor Communications, Concordia University Media reform, ICT policy, ethics of communication technologies, youth and the internet, feminist media studies
Elizabeth SheehyProfessor, Faculty of Law, University of OttawaCriminal law, self-defence, sexual assault law
Geeta ShekerDirector, Initiative for Women in BusinessAdvancing Women in Business, Diversity, Unconscious Biases, Women's Career Advancement, Internationally Educated Professional, Unwritten Rules, Business case for diversity ancient women, Professional development, Sponsorship/mentorship
Michelle SilverAssistant ProfessorWork identity & retirement, retirement & financial insecurity, later life transitions, health information seeking behaviors, attitudes toward aging, physical literacy, exercise & chronic conditions
Penelope SimonsAssociate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of OttawaCorporate human rights accountability, human rights and international investment law
Madelaine SimpkinStudentLack of affordable childcare
Romanda SimpsonMentoring Coordinator, ISSofBCYouth engagement, community development, facilitation, workshop and curriculum development, immigrant services, career services, environmental awareness and engagement
Nicole SlaunwhiteExecutive Director, Dalhousie Student Advocacy Service (DSAS), Dalhousie UniversityStudent advocacy, Pro Bono Students Canada, law student, service learning, social justice, access to justice
Irene SmithExecutive Director, Avalon Sexual Assault CentreViolence against women, community development
Marla SokolowskiUniversity Professor and Academic Director of the Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development, University of TorontoImportance of early child development; Gene-environment interaction; Deterministic thinking; individual genomes
Carolyn SparreyAssistant Professor, School of Engineering Science, Simon Fraser UniversityHuman injury analysis, accident reconstruction, head injury thresholds, head injury, spinal injury prevention.
Martine SpenceProfessor, Telfer School of Management, University of OttawaMarketing, human resources
Michelle StackAssociate Professor, Coordinator Educational Administration and Leadership, University of British ColumbiaEducational policy; Canadian K-12 policy; Social media and youth; Media education; Social media and bullying; Schools and technology; Educational leadership; Education and knowledge transfer
Tricia StadnykAssistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of ManitobaHydrology; water resources; flooding; water supply; climate change
Sheryl Staub-FrenchAssociate ProfessorBuilding Information Modeling, Integrated Project Delivery, Women in Engineering
Jenn StephensonAssociate Professor, Queen's University Drama DepartmentCanadian drama and theatre, metatheatre, autobiography, performativity, dramaturgy, solo performance, puppetry
Erin SteuterSociology professorNews media ownership, news media bias, Irving family media in New Brunswick, terrorism and the news media
Jackie StevensCoordinator, Community/Legal Education and Training, Avalon Sexual Assault CentreFront line support & crisis intervention, policy development/implementation, individual & social justice advocacy, gender inequality, sexual violence
Michelle StewartAssistant Professor, Justice Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of ReginaSocial justice, policing practices in Canada, Crime Bill, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, therapeutic justice, immigration justice.
Jayne StoylesExecutive DirectorRecent Supreme Court case for Zahra Kazemi torture
Anna-Lee StraatmanManager, Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women, Western UniversityViolence against women, trauma issues
Maria StrackAssociate Professor, Department of Geography, University of CalgaryPeatland restoration; reclamation following oil sands extraction; wetland greenhouse gas exchangesoil carbon and climate change
Kerrie StrathyDivision Head, Lifelong Learning CentreAboriginal Grandmothers Caring for Grandchildren; Lifelong Learning and why it is important; Volunteering - its contribution to society and value to health and well-being of older adults; Needs and interests of older learners; Retirement planning issues and programs
Florentine StrzelczykProfessor and Department Head, Deparment of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies, Universiity of CalgaryGermany today, multiculturalism in Germany today, racism in Germany, Third Reich and its legacy worldwide, Third Reich, Fascist Propaganda films, Hollywood's infatuation with the Third Reich
Carla SuarezPhD Candidate, Dalhousie UniversityCivilian protection during war; child and youth combatants; justice and reconciliation after mass violence; South Sudan; Northern Uganda; Peru; Guatemala; ethnographic research; humanitarianism; sexual violence during war;gender and conflict; maritime piracy off Somalia; Responsibility to Protect document.
Fiona SudburyDirector of Care, Broadmead Care SocietyLong term care, elder care, dementia care
Constance L. SugiyamaCorporate Director, LawyerLegal profession and law firm management, workplace diversity and inclusion, corporate governance, securities law and regulation, healthcare and electronic health records, Japanese-Canadian community
Aara SuksiAssociate Professor & Chair, Classical Studies, Western UniversityClassics, Greek literature
Leora SwartzmanAssociate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Psychology, Western UniversityHealth psychology
Sarah SymonsActing Director, Integrated Science Program, McMaster University Innovative teaching methods; Interdisciplinary science programs; Integrating research into undergraduate courses; Ancient Egyptian astronomy
Wendy TaylorAssociate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Experimental Particle Physics, York UniversityExperimental particle physics; Higgs boson; magnetic monopoles; big science,;importance of funding pure research; general physics; women in science; women in academia; academy
Sarah TeetzelAssistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of ManitobaApplied ethics, sport ethics, philosophy of sport, Olympic studies, doping, gender and sport
Handan TezelVice-Dean and Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of OttawaAbsorbent membranes for gas separations, carbon capture, energy storage for solar energy and excess thermal energy applications, environmental engineering, nanomaterials, bio-ethanol production, sustainable development
Melanee ThomasPost-Doctoral Fellow, Political Science, Queen's UniversityPublic opinion and elections, gender/women and politics, Canadian politics, Alberta politics
Dena ThomasMPH Student U of W and volunteer, Save the Mothers and Helping Hands Street MissionMaternal health in developing countries; Access to care; Health inequities in Canada; Preventative health; Cardiovascular disease and obesity
Patricia ThompsonSenior Advisor
Pat ThompsonSenior AdvisorNon-profit leadership
Jane ThompsonFounderWomen combining paid work and motherhood
Kerrie ThornhillDoctoral Candidate, Oxford UniversitySexual violence, gender-based violence, violence against women, feminism, post-conflict development, Africa, Liberia
Erin TolleyTrudeau Scholar and PhD CandidateCanadian politics, electoral representation of women and minorities, immigration, citizenship and multiculturalism policy, media, public opinion, and political communication
Jane TolmieProfessor, Deaprtment of Gender Studies, Queen's UniversityFeminism, gender studies, comics, sequential art, theatre, sexual politics of popular culture, anti-racism, women's literature and performance, gender performance
Helene Tomusiak-DonahueAgeism, primary care networks, alternative funding plans
Heather TrajanoAssistant ProfessorBiofuel production, bioethanol use, food vs. fuel, life cycle analysis
Sylvie TraphanVice President, Surrey Youth AllianceHomophobia awareness, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, LGBTQ youth
Valerie TriggsAssistant ProfessorSignificance of arts education
Alexandra TsePR Department Coordinator, CJSF 90.1 FMMedia democracy, Asian-Canadian student issues, the 1989 Montreal Massacre, women's issues, minority representations in the media
Irene Tsepnopoulos-ElhaimerExecutive Director, Women Aainst Violence Against Women Rape Crisis CentreViolence against women, sexual assault, cultural and media deconstruction, critique and analysis, feminist theory, politics, budgets and finance, not-for-profit organizations
Frances TuerAssistant ProfessorGeneration z, diversity
Fatimah TuggarAssistant Professor of Contemporary Issues of RepresentationVisual art, representation, art theory and criticism, cultural studies, media, digital and interactive technologies, feminism, interdisciplinary studies, black studies, diaspora
Jennifer TupperAssociate Dean, Faculty Development & Human Resources, University of ReginaCitizenship education; treaty education; indigenizing curriculum; faculty renewal; treaty education.
Calla TurnbullGreen Shine Program Coordinator, KEYS Job Centre d'emploiEmployment skills for at risk youth, environmental science and international development, environmental communications
Dr. Lori TurnbullAssociate Professor of Political Science, Dalhousie UniversityParliamentary governance, political ethics, elections/election campaigns, electoral systems, Nova Scotia politics
Suzanne TyasAssociate ProfessorAlzheimer's disease, aging populations
Rebecca UlrichRespectED Provincial Manager, Canadian Red CrossChild abuse, youth maltreatment, bullying & harassment, youth dating violence
Ann-Marie UrbanAssistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Regina Registered Nurses' work in acute care hospitals, how RNs are discussed in the media how the conditions of acute care hospitals create work for RNs
Halia Valladares MontemayorChair and Associate Professor, Bissett School of Business, Mount Royal UniversityInternational Business, Global Supply Chain Management, Leadership experience in multinational corporations, Leadership in Post Secondary, CIPT designation.
Jana VamosiAssistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of CalgaryEcosystem function of biodiversity; conservation; food security; extinction
Aritha van HerkProfessor, AOE, FRSC, D.Can.L. (Hon.)Literature and the arts, culture in contemporary life, history in relation to the present
Brenda Van TighemVTALS Coordinator TVP, Mount Royal UniversityPhysical activity and health for all, the need for facilties in calgary, womens rights and issues in sport in Canada, adult literacy challenges and solutions
Alejandra Vargas GarciaProgram Officerknowledge management, women's empowerment issues and human trafficking
Christl VerduynProfessor/Director (English/Canadian Studies)Canadian women's writing, multicultural writing in Canada, Canadian literary criticism
Amanda VincentProfessorMarine conservation, marine protected areas, threatened species, international conservation agreements, marine ecology, seahorses and pipefishes, community-based coastal management
Dr. Ashley WaddingtonContraception Advice, Research and Education Fellow, Queens University Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyFamily planning, birth control, contraception, adolescent (teen) pregnancy, adolescent (teen) contraception, adolescent (teen) pregnancy prevention, women's health
Heather WalmsleyBanting Fellow & Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia Technology, culture and society; ethnographic and narrative methodologies; bioethics; media; deliberative democracy; public engagement with science; knowledge mobilisation and public scholarship
Margaret Walton-RobertsAssociate ProfessorImmigration, Health care worker mobility, Indian immigration, Internationally educated nurses, International students, local immigrant settlement
Wendy WardAssociate Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Kinesiology, Brock UniversityNutrition and bone health (osteoporosis); nutrition and oral health; flaxseed and health (menopause, aging); soy and bone health
Cindy WardPhD 2nd Year, Wilfred Laurier University Female body image; Pluralistic ignorance; In-group favouratism; Resistance to social change
Dr. Ellen WarnerSunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, University of TorontoBreast cancer
Catherine WarrenPresident, FanTrust Entertainment StrategiesMedia, digital media, corporate strategy, leadership, media activism, business humour, innovation
Nadine WathenAssociate Professor, Information & Media Studies, Western UniversityViolence against women and children, women’s health information seeking and decision-making, health information use and info(r)mediation, knowledge translation & exchange
Diane WattPhD candidate, Faculty of Education, University of OttawaMedia representation of Muslim women
Mary WellsProfessor and Associate Dean of Outreach, Faculty of Engineering, University of WaterlooMaterials, Manufacturing, Process modelling, Light weighting of cars, functional materials
Stephanie WhitneyResearch AssistantSustainability reporting (corporate), social marketing as a tool for influencing sustainable behaviour, consumerism's impact on sustainability
Dr. Christiane WilkeAssociate Professor, Department of Law and Legal Studies, Carleton University Human rights (international), political violence, commemorations (of war, genocide, political violence), German politics, German history, transitional justice, Truth and Reconciliation Commissions, political transitions, international law
Kathryn WilkinsAdvocate/Counsellor, London Abused Women's CentreBullying in the schools, lack of accountability in our systems, woman abuse, feminism, raising gay children, gay teen suicide, migrant farm worker issues
Lori WilkinsonAssociate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, University of ManitobaImmigration, citizenship, demography, refugees, racism, discrimination, sociology, social problems, policy and government, university students
Erin WilkinsonAssistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of ManitobaLinguistics, signed languages, cognitive-functional linguistics, language typology
Erin WilliamsExecutive Director, OCTEVAWViolence against women
Lori WilliamsAssociate Professor, Faculty of Political Studies, Mount Royal UniversityPolitics - provincial, federal and municipal, Women & politics, law and business, The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, The Canadian Constitution, Homelessness, Biomedial ethics
Susan WilsonSexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program Coordinator, Avalon CentreSexual assault, forensic nursing
Anne WilsonProfessorHuman psychology of climate change, sticking to goals/resolutions (eg health, exercise), discrimination and inequality (eg homophobia, sexism, anti-Muslim sentiment), media beauty standards and body image, beliefs about moral change/criminal rehabilitation
Joanna WilsonAssociate ProfessorAquatic toxicology, chemicals in the environment, fish
Martina WiltschkoAssociate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of British ColumbiaSyntax; Grammar; First Nations Languages; Fieldwork; Theoretical linguistics; Categorization; Blackfoot; Algonquian; Halkomelem; Salish
Katrin WittigPhD Candidate, University of MontrealPolitical Science, International Relations, International Security, Comparative Politics, Conflict Resolution, Peacebuilding, African Affairs, Democratization, Development, International Justice
Joanne WoodProfessorRomantic relationships, self-esteem, personality in relationships
Ellen WoodsworthExternal ChairWomen's rights, LGTBQ rights, municipal issues, electoral reform, women and cities, senior's issues
Ariana YaftaliCommunity Health Facilitator, Mount Carmel ClinicCommunity outreach, conflict resolution, community development, refugee issues, women's issue and human rights
Azadeh Yamini-HamedaniAssistant Professor, World Literature Program, Simon Fraser UniversityWorld literature German literature and philosophy Persian literature women in 20th century Iran
Tammy YatesHIV in the Canadian workplace, HIV stigma and discrimination
Minlei YeAssistant ProfessorAuditing standards, audit quality, joint audits
Shelley YeoDirector Transitional and Community Programs, Women's Community HouseViolence against women, women's studies
Jennifer YessisScientistHealthy school communities, evaluations in healthy school communities
Carrie YodanisAssociate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of British ColumbiaGender; inequality; marriage
Hilary YoungProfessor, Faculty of Law, University of New BrunswickDefamation law, tort law, health law, assisted suicide
Linda Young Manager, Learning System Services at Fanshawe CollegeCommunity mobilizing, Ontario sex laws, gender expression bill, Irene Mathyssen bill - fairness for women, local politicians, hate crimes
Joanne YoungExecutive Director, Kingston Interval HouseViolence against women, effects of violence on children, family homelessness, effects of homelessness on children
Stephanie YoungProfessorGreywater reclamation; water and wastewater treatment process design and optimization; sludge treatment; biological wastewater treatment process modelling
Kim Young MilaniDirector, The Circle Women's Centre, Brescia University CollegeFeminist spirituality & activism, religious studies, Celtic studies
Baharak YousefiHead, Fraser Library, Simon Fraser UniversityLibraries in communities, scholarly and open access publishing
Haniyeh YousofpourConsultantLeadership, diversity management, social intelligence, project management, negotiation, organizational behaviour, human resource management, process improvement, employee relation, employee motivation, employee commitment
Vanessa YuIntegrated Research & Communications Consultant, vyIT/Food ForwardHealth, refugee mental health, urban agriculture farm & garden projects, food security/sovereignty/justice, Chinese-Canadian community development & civic engagement
Meng YuPhD CandidateImmigration, mental health, religious participation
Mayssam ZaarouraProgram OfficerMiddle East and North Africa conflict, Political settlements, Libya political crisis, Iraq war, Palestinian refugees, Syrian refugee crisis, Safe and inclusive cities, Youth violence and radicalization, Radicalization, North Africa, Sahel, Forced migration, displacement, Women, peace, and conflict, Women's political participation
Lei ZhangAsistant ProfessorNon-destructive Testing; Ultrasonic Testing; Pipeline Inspection; Embedded System Desgin
Jue ZhangEconomics, immigration
Kirsten ZickfeldAssistant Professor, Geography, Simon Fraser UniversityClimate change
Shelley ZuckermanExecutive Director, North York Community HouseManaging nonprofits, building strong neighborhoods, issues facing newcomers to Canda, social innovation