Our Team

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Faculty

BC 0834Dr. Jeffrey Masuda, Director
Canada Research Chair in Environmental Health Equity
Professor
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
School of Environmental Studies (cross-appointed)
Department of Geography and Planning (cross-appointed)
Cultural Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (affiliate faculty)
Dr. Elijah Bisung, Associate Director
Assistant Professor
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
H-Castleden-2017-300x300Dr. Heather Castleden, Senior Associate
Canada Research Chair in Reconciling Relations for Health, Environments, and Communities
Associate Professor
Department of Geography and Planning
School of Environmental Studies (cross-appointed)
Cultural Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (affiliate faculty)

 

Support

robert-huffRobert Huff
Web & Media Consultant

 

PhD Students

 Florence A. Dery
PhD Candidate Health Promotion
Topic: Access to water, sanitation & hygiene, women empowerment, and health outcomes in low income countries
 Meshack Achore
PhD Candidate Health Promotion
Topic: Direct and indirect cost of adult-onset systemic lupus erythematosus

 

Master’s Students

(Progga) Adiba Mir
MSc Health Promotion
Topic: Mental Health, immigration, and displacement

Megan Fleming
MSc Health Promotion
Topic: Natural disasters, risk perception, and psychosocial wellbeing

Abby Wilson
MSc Health Promotion
Topic: Rural youth mental health, health policy, youth advocacy
Fariha Tabassum
MA Sociocultural Studies of Health and Illness
Topic: Colonial Medicine
Aaron Bailey
MSc Health Promotion
Topic: The Right to Remain, Alcohol Policy, Harm Reduction, Housing

Erica Shardlow
MSc Health Promotion
Topic: Climate action, Indigenous health and knowledge systems, youth leadership
Emily Bell
MSc Health Promotion
Topic: Climate change, psychosocial health, youth activism

 

Undergraduate Students

Kayla Melbourne
Third Year Student, BA (Honours) Health Studies
Topic: The Right to Remain, archival research, and public health
Sarah Mallen
Third Year Student, BA (Honours) Health Studies Major, Minor in Environmental Studies
Topic: The Right to Remain, disability studies, accessibility, housing
Haley Cotnam
Fourth Year Student, BA (Honours) Health Studies Major, Minor in Global Development Studies
Topic: Media Analysis of Post-War SROs in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside