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)


Allegue, Hassen
Program: MSc, Zoology
Thesis: Habitat use and foraging behavior of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) in the Strait of Georgia (Supervisor: Andrew Trites)


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


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, Madeline
Program: MSc, Zoology
Thesis: The who, what, and where of global shark catch: the Mediterranean and Black Seas (Supervisor: Daniel Pauly)


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


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)


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


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)


Fujii, Iwao
Program: MSc, Zoology
Thesis: (Supervisor: Amanda Vincent)


Gibson, Darah
Program: MSc, RMES
Thesis: Defining small- and large-scale fisheries in British Columbia using a number of social, economic and environmental indicators (Supervisor: Rashid Sumaila)


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)


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


Haman, Katherine
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Land-to-sea flow of terrestrially sourced parasites impact marine mammal health in coastal ecosystems (Supervisor: Andrew Trites)


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)


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


Kuo, Ting-Chun
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Managements, economics, and conservation of marine fishes influenced by international trade regulations (Supervisor: Amanda Vincent)


Kwong, Lian
Program: MSc, Biological Oceanography
Thesis: (Supervisor: Evgeny Pakhomov)


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)


Mahara, Natalie
Program: MSc, Biological Oceanography
Zooplankton community composition in high productivity and low productivity regions in coastal British Columbia (Supervisor: Evgeny Pakhomov)


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


Manning, Clayton
Program: MSc, Zoology
Thesis: Community structure and seahorse abundance in Southeast Asia (Supervisor: Amanda Vincent)


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)


Obradovich, Shannon
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Using bottom longlines in the assessment of long-lived, demersal reef species: a case study of British Columbia inshore rockfish (Supervisor: Murdoch McAllister)


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: (Supervisor: David Rosen)


Scott, Jeff
Program: MSc, RMES
Thesis: Mapping the information-sharing network of the US Atlantic pelagic longline fleet (Supervisor: Tony Pitcher)


Selgrath, Jennifer
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Ecosystem resilience in coastal fishing grounds (Supervisor: Amanda Vincent)


Singleton, Rebecca
Program: PhD, RMES
Innovative funding mechanisms for marine protected areas (Supervisor: Rashid Sumaila)


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


Stump, Emilie
Program: MSc, Zoology
Thesis: (Supervisor: Amanda Vincent)


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


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)


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


Wor, Catarina
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Management strategies for migratory and transboundary fish stocks (Supervisors: Murdoch McAllister,Steve Martell)


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)