Students

Adelsheim, Julia
Program: M.Sc., OCF
Supervisor: David Rosen


Agbayani, Selina
Program: MSc, RES
Thesis: Bioenergetic requirements of migrating eastern North Pacific grey whales in the face of climate change
Supervisor: Andrew Trites


Anyang, Adepa
Program: M.Sc., OCF
Supervisor: William Cheung


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


BenHasan, Abdulrahman
Program: PhD, OCF
Thesis: On seasonality, fisheries, and management with a focus on the Arabian Gulf.
Supervisor: Villy Christensen


Benoit, Natalie
Program: MSc, OCF
Thesis: Using environmental DNA (eDNA) to monitor outmigrating juvenile Pacific salmon
Supervisor: Brian Hunt


Bofarull Oddo, Matias
Program: PhD, OCF
Thesis:
Supervisor: Villy Christensen


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


Cannon, Sara
Program: PhD, Geography
Thesis: Coral reef management across the Micronesia region of the Pacific Ocean
Supervisor: Simon Donner


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


Couture, Fanny
Program: PhD, OCF
Thesis: Connecting preys and specialized predator population dynamics: the case of Southern Resident Killer Whales
Supervisor: Villy Christensen


De la Puente, Santiago
Program: PhD, OCF
Thesis: Integrating ecological-economic models as a tool to operationalize ecosystem-based fisheries management
Supervisor: Villy Christensen


Efford, Meaghan
Program: PhD, OCF
Thesis: Ecological modelling and archaeological investigations into pre-contact (AD 1792) Tsleil-Waututh diets in Burrard Inlet
Supervisor: Villy Christensen


Egorova, Yulia
Program: PhD, Oceanography
Thesis: Global distribution and biomass of the mesopelagic Mesozooplankton and Micronekton community
Supervisor(s): Evgeny Pakhomov, William Cheung


Emry, Sandra
Program: Ph.D., Zoology
Thesis: Multiple stressor effects on foundation species of algae
Supervisor: Christopher Harley


Fladmark, Vanessa
Program: MSc, Oceanography
Thesis: Juvenile pink and chum salmon feeding ecology in coastal British Columbia
Supervisor(s): Evgeny Pakhomov, Brian Hunt


Florko, Katie
Program: PhD, OCF
Thesis: Effects of trophic interactions and climate change on the space use of an Arctic marine mesopredator
Supervisor: Marie Auger-Méthé


Foucault, Stephanie
Program: MSc, OCF
Thesis: The creation of a global cost of fishing in the high seas database to identify the socio-economic costs and the global distribution of costs for high seas fisheries
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


Graham, Caroline
Program: MSc, OCF
Thesis: A compilation and meta-analysis of salmon diet data during warm and cool phases in the North Pacific Ocean
Supervisor: Brian Hunt


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


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


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


Henriquez, Vania
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis:
Supervisor: Murdoch McAllister


Hesketh, Amelia
Program: PhD, Zoology
Supervisor: Christopher Harley


Hicks, Adam
Program: MSc, OCF
Thesis:
Supervisor: Amanda Vincent


Jang, Hanbyeol
Program: PhD, OCF
Supervisor: Murdoch McAllister


Jonas, Isaac
Program: MA, RES
Thesis: Estimating the economic benefits of Marine Protected Areas in the Northern Shelf Bioregion
Supervisor: Rashid Sumaila


Justrabo, Charity
Program: M.Sc., OCF
Supervisor: William Cheung


Kim, HongSik
Program: Ph.D., OCF
Thesis: Economic impacts of ocean deoxygenation on global fisheries
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 Abarzúa, Carolina
Program: M.Sc., RES
Thesis: The distribution pattern of two small pelagic fish in the upwelling coast of Chile and the influence of environmental factors
Supervisor: Villy Christensen


Lerner, Jacob
Program: Ph.D. Oceanography
Supervisor: Brian Hunt


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


Lueskow, Florian
Program: PhD, EOAS
Thesis: Long-term trends in gelatinous zooplankton populations and effects on other trophic levels in Northeast Pacific pelagic food webs
Supervisor: Evgeny Pakhomov


Mangar, Roshni
Program: MSc, OCF
Thesis: Understanding the fishers to change the fishery: who is involved in bottom trawl fisheries in Asia, and why?
Supervisor: Amanda Vincent


McMullen, Karly
Program: M.Sc., OCF
Thesis: The Galápagos Penguin as the “canary in the coal mine”: Investigating microplastics in Galápagos’ waters, microplastic bioaccumulation in the Galápagos Penguin via food web modeling, and Ecuadorian mangrove community perceptions on plastic pollution
Supervisor: Juan Jose Alava and Evgeny Pakhomov


Mejaes, Barbara Ann
Program: MSc, RES
Thesis: Aquaculture subsidies
Supervisor: Rashid Sumaila


Nelson, Benjamin
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Multi-species modeling of predator/prey interactions between pinnipeds and Pacific salmon in the Strait of Georgia
Supervisor(s): 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


Oldford, Greig
Program: PhD, OCF
Thesis: Environmental and ecological productivity patterns of the Salish Sea: trends, impacts, projections
Supervisor: Villy Christensen


Oleynik, Haley
Program: Ph.D., OCF
Supervisor: Murdoch McAllister


Palacios-Abrantes, Juliano
Program: PhD, Zoology
Thesis: Management of transboundary fish stocks in North America under climate change: Impacts and adaptation
Supervisor: William Cheung


Pata, Patrick
Program: PhD, EOAS
Thesis:
Supervisor: Brian Hunt


Pozas, Ana
Program: M.Sc., OCF
Thesis: Investigating the diet quality of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) in the Gulf of California, Mexico and Southern California, USA
Supervisor: David Rosen


Ramirez, Samantha
Program: M.Sc., OCF
Thesis: Modelling the spatial and temporal risk of hypoxia in Salish sucker and Coho salmon streams in the lower Fraser Valley
Supervisor: Jordan Rosenfeld


Relano-Ecija, Veronica
Program: PhD
Supervisor: Daniel Pauly


Schaub, Jessica
Program: MSc, EOAS
Thesis: Trophic ecology of moon jellyfish (Aurelia spp.)
Supervisor: Brian Hunt


Smith, Thomas
Program: MSc, OCF
Supervisor(s): Jordan Rosenfeld, Brian Hunt


Sora, Kristen
Program: PhD, OCF
Supervisor: William Cheung


Soszynski, Ambre
Program: PhD, OCF
Thesis: End-to-end ecological modelling of evolutionary dynamics on the West Coast of Canada under exploitation and climate change
Supervisor: William Cheung


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


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


Talloni-Alvarez, Nicolás
Program: PhD, RES
Thesis: Climate change impact on the economics of Canada’s fisheries
Supervisor: Rashid Sumaila


Togunuov, Ron
Program: Ph.D., Zoology
Thesis: Behaviour-specific habitat selection models of Arctic marine mammals in stochastic and changing environments
Supervisor: Marie Auger-Méthé


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


Urcelay, Alejandra
Program: RES
Thesis:
Supervisor: Simon Donner


Wong, Joanna
Program: MSc, OCF
Thesis: Understanding Arctic tern migration strategies to inform conservation
Supervisor(s): Marie Auger-Méthé, Mark Mallory (Acadia U)


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


Zhai, Lu
Program:
Thesis:
Supervisor: Daniel Pauly


Zinn, Katie
Program: MSc, Zoology
Thesis: Effects of flow, water quality, and hypoxia on endangered Salish Sucker and coho salmon
Supervisor(s): Jordan Rosenfeld, Eric Taylor