Faculty with Wildlife and Fisheries Interests

The Wildlife and Fisheries program draws on courses from a number of disciplines, but is housed in the Ecosystem Science and Management program.  Faculty from this program who have an interest in Wildlife and Fisheries and who teach the core courses include:

  • Erin Baerwald
    MSc and PhD University of Calgary
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone: 250-960-5664
    Office: 8-206

    Areas of expertise: Animal behaviour, bat biology, conservation biology, ecology, migration biology

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  • Heather Bryan
    PhD University of Calgary
    • Assistant Professor
    Phone: 250-960-5861
    Office: 8-306

    Areas of expertise: Wildlife, conservation, predator-prey interactions, carnivores, mammals, disease ecology, ecophysiology, wildlife health, wildlife ecology, conservation physiology

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  • Dr. Russ Dawson
    PhD (University of Saskatchewan)
    • Professor
    Phone: 250-960-6068

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  • Dr. Dezene Huber
    PhD. (Simon Fraser University), BSc (University of Calgary)
    • Professor
    • ESM Undergraduate Coordinator
    Phone: 250-960-5119
    Email: huber@unbc.ca
    Office: 8-147

    Areas of expertise: Insects, beetles, forest pest management, pheromones, chemical ecology, ecology

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  • 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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  • Eduardo Martins
    PhD and MSc Universidade Estadual de Campinas
    • Associate Professor
    Phone: 250-960-5855

    Areas of expertise: fish ecology, thermal ecology, movement ecology, population dynamics

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  • Dr. Ken Otter
    PhD, MSc (Queen's University), BSc (University of British Columbia)
    • Professor
    • Chair, Ecosystem Science and Management
    • 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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  • Lisa Poririer
    PhD Simon Fraser University, MPM (Master of Pest Management) Simon Fraser University, Board Certified Entomologist
    • Professor
    Phone: 250-960-6124
    Office: 8-143

    Areas of expertise: Entomology, forest insects, behavioural ecology, biodiversity

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  • Roy Rea
    PhD Ecology (Norwegian University of Life Sciences - 2014), Doctor Philosophiae Thesis, MSc Biology (UNBC - 1999), BSc (California State University, Stanislaus - 1992)
    • Senior Laboratory Instructor
    Phone: 250-960-5833

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  • Dr. Mark Shrimpton
    PhD (UBC)
    • Professor
    Phone: 250-960-5991

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