Current Students

Advani, Sahir
Program: PhD, RES
Thesis: The effect of differing cultural and historical origins on the valuation of fish resources and marine ecosystems by fishing communities
Supervisor: Tony Pitcher


Agbayani, Selina
Program: MSc, RES
Thesis:
Supervisor: Andrew Trites


Angkiriwang, Patricia
Program: MSc, Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: William Cheung


Ang, Melanie
Program: MSc, RES
Thesis: (Supervisor: William Cheung)


Beaty, Fiona
Program: Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: Christopher Harley


Bendriem, Nathan
Program: MSc, RES
Thesis: Looking at the potential economic costs and benefits of improved production of Coho Salmon land-based aquaculture in British Columbia
Supervisor: Rashid Sumaila


BenHasan, Abdulrahman
Program: MSc, RES
Thesis:
Supervisor: Villy Christensen


Bornarel, Virginie
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: William Cheung


Cannon, Sara
Program: PhD, Geography
Thesis: Understanding the relationships between local human activities and coral reef health in the Republic of the Marshall Islands
Supervisor: Simon Donner


Cashion, Timothy
Program: PhD, RES
Thesis: Quantifying Fishing Firms Exposure to Overfished Stocks
Supervisor: Rashid Sumaila


Chudnow, Rachel
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: Murdoch McAllister


Chui, Casey
Program: Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: Andrew Trites


Clarke, Tayler
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: William Cheung


De la Puente, Santiago
Program: PhD, RES
Thesis: Management Strategy Evaluation of Peruvian Fisheries
Supervisor: Villy Christensen


Dier-McComb, Sarah
Program: MSc
Thesis:
Supervisor: Marie Auger-Méthé


Edwards, Danielle
Program: PhD, RMES
Thesis: Fishing fleet dynamics and fisheries management policy evaluation for the BC small boat groundfish fleet
Supervisor: Murdoch McAllister


Egorova, Yulia
Program: PhD, Oceanography
Thesis:
Supervisor: Evgeny Pakhomov


Fladmark, Vanessa
Program: MSc, Oceanography
Thesis:
Supervisor: Evgeny Pakhomov


Florko, Katie
Program: PhD, RES
Thesis:
Supervisor: Marie Auger-Méthé


Fortune, Sarah
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Diet, energetics and foraging behaviour of bowhead whales in the Eastern Canadian Arctic with implications of environmental change
Supervisor: Andrew Trites


Gillespie, Kyle
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Accounting for the other 95% of marine animal diversity: Including marine invertebrates in marine protected area science and fisheries management
Supervisor: Amanda Vincent


Gonzalez Espinosa, Pedro
Program: PhD Geography
Thesis:
Supervisor: Simon Donner


Greenberg, Aaron
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Dungeness crab fisheries
Supervisor: Murdoch McAllister


Gryba, Rowenna
Program: PhD, ISGP
Supervisor: Marie Auger-Méthé


Harper, Sarah
Program: PhD, RMES
Thesis: Gender and fisheries: from local to global economic benefits and their distribution
Supervisor: Rashid Sumaila


Hawkshaw, Mike
Program: MSc, Zoology
Thesis: Juvenile Northern pikeminnow dynamics
Supervisor: Carl Walters


Hawkshaw, Sarah
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Evaluating management strategies for the salmon troll fishery on the West Coast of Vancouver Island
Supervisor: Murdoch McAllister


James, Samantha
Program: MSc, Oceanography
Thesis: Feeding ecology of juvenile salmon in the Discovery Islands and Johnstone Strait
Supervisor: Evgeny Pakhomov and Brian Hunt


Jonas, Isaac
Program: PhD, RES
Thesis:
Supervisor: Rashid Sumaila


Khalfallah, Myriam
Program: PhD, RES
Thesis: Fisheries Management and Sustainability Indicators in Southern Mediterranean and Arab Countries
Supervisor: Daniel Pauly


Kim, Hong Sik
Program: PhD, RES
Supervisor: Rashid Sumaila


Konecny, Cassandra
Program: Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: Christopher Harley


Kuzmenko, Yuliya
Program: PhD, Oceanography
Thesis:
Supervisor: Evgeny Pakhomov


Kwong, Lian
Program: PhD
Thesis:
Supervisor: Evgeny Pakhomov


Lang, Carolina
Program: MSc, RES
Supervisor: Villy Christensen


Li, Xinru
Program: PhD, Geography
Thesis:
Supervisor: Simon Donner


Licandeo, Roberto
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: Steve Martell


Louton, Rachel
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Develop simulation evaluations of alternative management regimes for shrimp fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico
Supervisor: Murdoch McAllister


Lueskow, Florian
Program: PhD, EOAS
Supervisor: Evgeny Pakhomov


Maharaj, Ravi
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Shedding light on the future of tropical reef fisheries under climate change 
Supervisor: William Cheung


Nelson, Benjamin
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Multi-species modeling of predator/prey interactions between pinnipeds and Pacific salmon in the Strait of Georgia
Supervisors: Andrew Trites, Murdoch McAllister


Neuenhoff, Rachel
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Determining if and how grey seals limit cod recovery in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence
Supervisors: Andrew Trites, Murdoch McAllister


Nonis, Alyssa
Supervisors: Jordan Rosenfeld


Oldford, Greig
Program: PhD, RES
Supervisor: Villy Christensen


Oyinlola, Muhammed
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: The implication of climate change and ocean acidification  on global seafood production from aquaculture
Supervisor: William Cheung


Palacios-Abrantes, Juliano
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: William Cheung


Purdy, Aaron
Program: MSc, Zoology
Thesis: What are the physiological effects of increased foraging effort in Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatas)?
Supervisor: David Rosen


Schaub, Jessica
Program: MSc, EOAS
Supervisor: Brian Hunt


Schjins, Rebecca
Program: MSc, Zoology
Supervisor: Daniel Pauly


Sherker, Zach
Program: MSc, Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: Andrew Trites


Smith, Thomas
Program: MSc, EOAS
Supervisors: Jordan Rosenfeld, Brian Hunt


Storlund, Rhea
Program: MSc, Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: Andrew Trites


Stump, Emilie
Program: MSc, Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: Sara Otto


Summers, Heather
Program: MSc
Thesis:
Supervisor: Simon Donner


Surma, Szymon
Program: PhD, RMES
Thesis: The role of Pacific herring in Northeast Pacific trophodynamics
Supervisor: Tony Pitcher


Tai, Travis
Program: PhD
Thesis:
Supervisor: William Cheung & Rashid Sumaila


Talloni-Alvarez, Nicolás
Program: PhD, RMES
Thesis: Climate Change impacts on the economics of Canadian and Chilean fisheries.
Supervisor: Rashid Sumaila


Togunuov, Ron
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: Marie Auger-Méthé


Vaidyanathan, Tanvi
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Implications of trawl fisheries on bycatch species and their habitats
Supervisor: Amanda Vincent


Witter, Allison
Program: PhD, RMES
Thesis: Economic viability and socio-ecological impacts of the community supported fishery (CSF) model
Supervisor: Rashid Sumaila


Wong, Joanna
Program: MSc, RMES
Supervisor: Marie Auger-Méthé


Woodruff, Patricia
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Evaluating ecosystem trade-offs in highly managed systems
Supervisor: Villy Christensen


Wynes, Seth (Christopher)
Program: PhD, Geography
Thesis:
Supervisor: Simon Donner


Yin, Xueying
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Resilience in social-ecological systems
Supervisor: William Cheung


Zhang, Xiong
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Conservation Prioritization and Ecology of Rare and Threatened Marine Fishes under Human Pressures
Supervisor: Amanda Vincent


Zinn, Katie
Supervisor: Jordan Rosenfeld