MCL Our Faculty and Advisors

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TEACHING FACULTY

Dr. Robin Roth
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Associate Professor of Geography; Graduate Coordinator of MCL Program; Principal Investigator on the Conservation Through Reconciliation Partnership
Specializations: political ecology, conservation policy and practice, Indigenous led conservation

Dr. Faisal Moola
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Associate Professor
Specializations: Forest conservation and management, ecology and ethnoecology of plants, environmental policy, Indigenous-led conservation

Dr. Noella Gray
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Associate Professor; Graduate Coordinator of Geography
Specializations: political ecology, marine resource management and conservation, large marine protected areas

Dr. Jennifer Silver
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Associate Professor
Specializations: fisheries, aquaculture, international ocean conservation, media and technology in environmental governance

Dr. Eric Nost
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Assistant Professor
Specializations: political ecology, environmental planning, markets, web-mapping, wetlands, agro-food systems

Elder Dr. Larry McDermott
Organization: Plenty Canada
Positions: Guest faculty
Specializations: Indigenous knowledge systems, tree marking, land claims, Indigenous partnerships

Dr. Jamie Gruman
Department: Management
Positions: Professor, Research Fellow
Specializations: Organizational leadership, management, organizational behaviour, leadership development

Mary Granskou
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Leadership advisor, previous Kinross Chair in Environmental Governance
Specializations: leadership development, professional growth, partnership innovation, government relations, environment and sustainability


FACULTY COMMITTEE

Dr. Robin Roth
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Associate Professor of Geography; Graduate Coordinator of MCL Program; Principal Investigator on the Conservation Through Reconciliation Partnership
Specializations: political ecology, conservation policy and practice, Indigenous led conservation

Dr. Faisal Moola
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Associate Professor
Specializations: Forest conservation and management, ecology and ethnoecology of plants, environmental policy, Indigenous-led conservation

Dr. Noella Gray
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Associate Professor; Graduate Coordinator of Geography
Specializations: political ecology, marine resource management and conservation, large marine protected areas

Dr. Jennifer Silver
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Associate Professor
Specializations: fisheries, aquaculture, international ocean conservation, media and technology in environmental governance

Dr. Eric Nost
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Assistant Professor
Specializations: political ecology, environmental planning, markets, web-mapping, wetlands, agro-food systems

Dr. Wanhong Yang
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Professor and Department Chair
Specializations: GIS, agri-environmental management, integrated economic-hydrologic modelling of agricultural conservation practices

Dr. Ben Bradshaw
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Associate Professor, Assistant Vice President (Graduate Studies)
Specializations: environmental governance

Dr. Phil Loring
Department: Geography, Environment and Geomatics
Positions: Associate Professor, Arrell Chair in Food, Policy and Society
Specializations: Food security and sovereignty, community sustainability, environmental change


ADVISORY BOARD

Bryan Gilvesy
Affiliation: CEO of ALUS (Alternate Land Use Services)

Justina Ray
Affiliation: President & Senior Scientist of WCS Canada

Andrew Kett
Affiliation: Senior Manager, Education and Outreach, Credit Valley Conservation Authority

Brad Steinberg
Affiliation: Program Area Manager, Ontario Parks

Don Carruthers Den Hoed
Affiliation: Senior Fellow and Manager, Canadian Parks Collective for Innovation and Leadership

James Snider
Affiliation: Director of Research, WWF Canada

Larry McDermott
Affiliation: Executive Director, Plenty Canada

Eli Enns
Affiliation: President Iisaak Olam Foundation 

Lisa McLaughlin
Affiliation:
Vice President of Conservation Planning and Policy, Nature Conservancy of Canada