Conservation Science and Practice Faculty

  • Chris Johnson
    BSc University of Victoria, PhD University of Northern BC
    • Professor, Landscape Conservation and Management
    Phone: 250-960-5357
    Office: 8-330

    Areas of expertise: caribou, conservation, cumulative impacts, ecological thresholds, endangered species

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  • Philip Mullins
    PhD, MA, BA, HBOR
    • Associate Professor, Wildland Conservation and Recreation
    Phone: 250-960-5509
    Office: 8-244

    Areas of expertise: Outdoor recreation, outdoor education, adventure education, adventure, expeditions, wilderness, travel, tourism, skill, environmental ethics, recreation management, experiential education, experiential learning, mobilities, phenomenology, hermeneutics, qualitative research methodologies.

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  • Dr. Ken Otter
    PhD Queen's University, MSc Queen's University, BSc University of British Columbia
    • Professor (On Sabbatical)
    • Chair, Ecosystem Science and Management
    • Acting Co-Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Phone: 250-960-5019
    Office: 8-341

    Areas of expertise: Animal communication, reproductive strategies, behavioural ecology, avian ecology, urban & disturbance ecology

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  • PhD University of Queensland, Australia
    • Professor, Landscape Conservation and Management
    • FRBC West Fraser Growth and Yield Research Chair
    Phone: 250-960-0134
    Office: 8-334

    Areas of expertise: Conservation Science and Practice

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  • Jennifer Wigglesworth
    PhD (Queen's University), MA (University of Ottawa), BSc (University of Ottawa)
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone: 250-960-5659
    Office: Teaching Lab 8-244

    Areas of expertise: Outdoor recreation and sport, gender, place names, sociocultural studies, settler colonialism, tourism, rock climbing, adventure, experiential learning, intersectional feminism, qualitative research methodologies, theories of embodiment, sex-integrated physical cultures.

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  • Pamela Wright
    PhD and MSc (Ohio State University), BSc Biology and Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation, Honours (Lakehead University)
    • Professor, Wildland Conservation and Recreation
    Phone: 250-960-6353
    Office: Teaching Lab 8-248

    Areas of expertise: Conservation science, protected areas, parks, ecological integrity.

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