Faculty and Research



James Conolly, Ph.D. (London)
Human palaeoecology, population dynamics and cultural change, settlement and landscape archaeology, lithic technology, geographical information systems and science, spatial and analytical statistics.


Business Administration


Ayman El-Amir, Ph.D.

Sheldene Simola, Ph.D.
Behavioral ethics, organizational behavior, clinical and consulting psychology, psychometric theory, multivariate statistics



Marcel Dorken, PhD.

Evolutionary Biology.



DavidEllis , Ph.D. (Toronto)
Analytical and organic techniques including spectroscopy, chromatography, computational chemistry, synthesis and modelling.

Igor Svishchev, Ph.D. (Moscow)
Molecular simulations and physical environmental chemistry

Computing and Information Systems

Sabine McConnell , Ph.D. (Queen's)
Data Mining, Astronomical data analysis, Parallel Computing, Big Data.
Richard T. Hurley, Ph.D. (Waterloo)
Performance of Resource Management Strategies
Brian G. Patrick, Ph.D. (McGill)
Parallel Job Scheduling
Wenying Feng, Ph.D. (Glasgow)
Modeling of Computer System and Networks


Bruce Cater, Ph.D. (York)
applied microeconomics, applied econometrics


Cheryl McKenna Neuman, Ph.D. (Queen's)
Surficial and Boundary Layer Controls of Particle Transport
Raul Ponce-Hernandez, D.Phil. (Oxford)
Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing and Spatial Modeliling.





Hugh Elton, Ph.D.
Settlement and landscape archaeology, geographical information systems, military history


Kenzu Abdella, Ph.D. (Western)
Atmospheric Modelling
Wenying Feng, Ph.D. (Glasgow)
Difference and Differential Equations
Marco Pollanen, Ph.D. (Toronto)
Mathematical Finance, Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods





Michael Hickson, Ph.D.

Physics and Astronomy

Bill Atkinson, Ph.D. (McMaster)
Condensed Matter Theory and Computation
Dave Patton, Ph.D. (UVic)
Modelling of Galaxy Evolution
Ralph Shiell, Ph.D (University of Newcastle)
Atomic, molecular and optical physics: Dynamics of weakly-bound system
Rachel Wortis, Ph.D (Illinois)
Condensed Matter Theory


Michael Chan-Reynolds , Ph.D. (Waterloo)
Utilization of  Environment in everyday situations
Rory Coughlan , Ph.D. (UVic)
Health communication / prejudice and bullying
Teresa L. DeCicco, Ph.D. (York)
Personality, health, health and dreams, self and identity
Nancie Im-Bolter , Ph.D. (York)
Language and Cognitive Functioning

Mowei Liu , Ph.D. (Western)

Social Development from a Cultural Perspective

James D.A. Parker, Ph.D. (York)
Emotion and Health
Kevin Ross Peters, Ph.D. (UBC)
Sleep and memory; Aging and cognition
Elaine Scharfe, Ph.D. (Simon Fraser)
Adult attachment; parent-child relationships; family relationships; influence of relationships on health
Carlyle Taylor Smith, Ph.D. (Waterloo)
Research into the relationship between sleep states and memory processes

Brenda Smith-Chant, Ph,D. (Carleton)

Development and acquisition of basic
cognitive skills.

Laura J. Summerfeldt, Ph.D. (York)
Personality & Psychopathology