Our People

Thomas, Jaison

Postdoctoral Fellow
Phone: 
519-824-4120 ext. 56181
Office: 
Hutt 139
Specialization: 

Ensemble Data Assimilation. [Working with Dr. Aaron Berg]

van Esch, Faythe

Administrative Assistant
Phone: 
519-824-4120 ext 56720
Office: 
Main Office Hutt

Wall, Jeffrey

Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD. Cornell University Department of Natural Resources
Phone: 
607-252-6579
Specialization: 

Dr. Jeffrey Wall specializes in advancing ethnoecological methods and theories which bring the environmental values of distinct cultures and traditions into meaningful conversation with each other. He has focused on threatened culturally significant landscapes in numerous countries in the Near East, Central Asia and North America.   

Yang, Wanhong

Professor
PhD, University of Illinois, 2000
Phone: 
519-824-4120 ext. 53090
Specialization: 

GIS and spatial analysis;  Agri-environmental management; Integrated economic-hydrologic modelling of agricultural conservation practices.

Youdelis, Megan

Postdoctoral Fellow
Specialization: 

Dr. Megan Youdelis specializes in the political ecology of conservation, with research experience in Canada and Thailand.  Her current work explores Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas as decolonial tools for reconciliation and land and water protection within broader colonial-capitalist contexts, and the extent to which international policy enables or constrains Indigenous-led conservation.