Alumni

2016

Erin Duffy

Erin Duffy

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Research: Understanding the impacts of corporate community investment
Brock supervisor: Dr. Danuta de Grosbois
Co-op: Public Affairs Coordinator, ArcelorMittal DoFasco
Previous degree(s) and institutions attended: BA, Tourism and Environment, Brock University

Brodie Hague

Brodie Hague

Scheme B: Thesis
Research: The use of remote sensing to map and monitor coastal dune vegetation change at Southampton, Ontario
Brock supervisor: Dr. Marilyne Jollineau
Previous degree(s) and institutions attended: BA (Honours) Geography, Brock University;  BEd, Brock University

Sarah Holmes

Sarah Holmes

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Research: Participatory GIS in enhancing community engagement and interest in local sustainability issues
Brock supervisor: Dr. Marilyne Jollineau
Co-op: Sustainability Position, Niagara Region
Previous degree(s) and institutions attended: BA (Honours) Geography, Brock University; Post-Graduate Diploma in GIS-GM (Geographic Information Systems – Geospatial Management), Niagara College

Christine Janzen

Christine Janzen

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Research: Sustainability education in Ontario high schools: perspectives from science and geography teachers
Brock supervisor: Dr. Liette Vasseur
Co-op: Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Previous degree(s) and institutions attended: BSc (Honours) Biological Sciences, Western University/Brock University; BEd, Western University

Katrina Krevins

Katrina Krevins

Scheme B: Thesis
Research: Exploring aquatic ecosystem restoration in relation to social-ecological resilience
Brock supervisor: Dr. Ryan Plummer
Previous degree(s) and institutions attended: Ecosystem Restoration Graduate Certificate, Niagara College; BA (Honours) Tourism and Environment, Brock University

Samantha Morris

Samantha Morris

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Research: Visualising climate change in Canada
Brock supervisor: Dr. Gary Pickering
Co-op: Communications Assistant, Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Previous degree(s) and institutions attended: BA (Honours) Tourism and Environment, Brock University

Samantha Stea

Samantha Stea

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Research: Using message framing to reduce the environmental impacts of animal agriculture
Brock supervisor: Dr. Gary Pickering
Co-op: Government of the Northwest Territories
Previous degree(s) and institutions attended: BA, Tourism and Environment, Brock University

2017

Brittany Friesman

Brittany Friesman

Scheme A: Co-op and MRP

Research: Food Security, Local Food Systems
Supervisor: Dr. Wendee Kubik
Co-op: Assistant Policy Analyst, Ministry of Transportation’s Environmental Policy Office

Previous degree(s) and institutions attended: BA (Honours), Sociology with a concentration in Critical Animal Studies, Brock University

Kelly Gibson

Kelly Gibson

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Research: Organic farming and public policy
Brock supervisor: Dr. Liette Vasseur
Co-op: Employment Inventory Data Specialist, Niagara Region, Planning and Development
Previous degree(s) and institutions attended: BA (Honours) Political Science, Brock University

Natalie Gillis

Natalie Gillis

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Research: Understanding how corporations communicate their Corporate Social Responsibility
Brock supervisor: Dr. Danuta de Grosbois
Co-op: Jr. Communications Officer, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
Previous degree(s) and Institutions: BA (Honours) Environmental Studies, Mount Allison University (Sackville, NB)

Amanda Palumbo

Amanda Palumbo

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Research: Food security, sustainable agriculture, and their relationship to tourism in Nicaragua
Brock supervisor: Dr. Liette Vasseur
Co-op: Sustainability Intern, Aqua Wellness Resort, Emerald Coast, Nicaragua
Previous degree(s) and institutions attended: BA (Honours) in French and Spanish, Queen’s University; BEd in Geography and Languages, Queen’s University

Katie Perrin

Katie Perrin

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Research: Canada’s environmental policies (past, present and future) in relation to other countries
Supervisor: Dr. Diane Dupont
Co-op: Regulations Policy Coordinator, North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority
Previous degrees(s) and institution attended: BA, Environmental Studies and Economics, Laurentian University

Kelsey Scarfone

Kelsey Scarfone

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op

Research: Corporate social responsibility and water stewardship
Brock supervisor: Dr. Danuta de Grosbois
Co-op: Program Coordinator, Water First

Previous degree(s) and institutions attended: BA, Environmental Studies, Laurentian University

Rebecca White

Rebecca White

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Research: Corporate Sustainability, Sustainable Tourism
Brock supervisor: Dr. Danuta de Grosbois
Previous degree(s) and institutions attended: BA, Tourism and Environment, Brock University

2018

Meghan Birbeck

Meghan Birbeck

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Research: Understanding how corporations communicate their Corporate Social Responsibility
Brock supervisor: Dr. Danuta de Grosbois
Co-op: Jr. Communications Officer, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
Previous degree(s) and Institutions: BA (Honours) Environmental Studies, Mount Allison University (Sackville, NB)

Lydia Collas

Lydia Collas

Scheme B: Thesis

Research: Investigating why farmers choose to adopt or reject different agricultural technologies/practices
Brock supervisor: Dr. Liette Vasseur

Previous degree and institutions attended: BA (Honours) Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge
Hometown: Guernsey, UK

Nicholas Fischer

Nicholas Fischer

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op

Research: Understanding the impacts of Ontario land use policy on agricultural viability in the Regional Municipality of Niagara
Brock supervisor: Dr. Tim Heinmiller
Co-op: Assistant Policy Analyst, Ministry of Transportation

Previous degree and institutions attended: BA (Honours) International Development Studies and Political Studies, Trent University
Hometown: Walkerton, ON

2019

Tasnuva Afreen

Tasnuva Afreen

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op

Research: Investigating the role of public transport in achieving a more sustainable society
Brock supervisor: Dr. Christopher Fullerton

Previous degree and institutions attended: BA (Honours) Child Health, Brock University
Hometown: Fort Erie, ON

Leaya Amey

Leaya Amey

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Plummer
Research: Water governance in corporate settings and improving corporations environmental initiatives
Previous degree and institution attended: Communication Studies (BA Hons.), Wilfrid Laurier University, ON
Hometown: Kingston, ON

Lyn Brown

Lyn Brown

Scheme B: Thesis
Supervisor: Dr. Liette Vasseur
Research: “An Analysis of Invasive Species Management in the Niagara Region of Ontario, Canada: Establishment of a Database to Improve Knowledge Sharing”
Previous degree and institution attended: Animal Behaviour (BSc.), Western University, ON
Hometown: Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON

Alison Feist

Alison Feist

Scheme B: Thesis
Research: “Dissecting Collaboration in Environmental Management and Governance: Examining Qualities, Outcomes, and Relationships”
Brock supervisor: Dr. Ryan Plummer
Previous degree and institutions attended: BA (Honours) Geography, University of Guelph
Hometown: Stoney Creek, ON

Ben House

Benjamin House

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Supervisor: Dr. Chris Fullerton
Research: Tourism impacts and local development
Previous degree and institution attended: Environment and Resource Studies (B.Env.Sc. Hons.), University of Waterloo, ON
Hometown: Waterloo, ON

Sylvia Hussein

Sylvia Hussein

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Supervisor: Dr. Diane Dupont & Dr. Francine McCarthy
Research: Water quality and associated health impacts
Previous degree and institution attended: Economics and Information studies, University of Ghana
Hometown: Accra, Ghana

Emilie Jobin Poirier

Emilie Jobin Poirier

Scheme B: Thesis
Research: Understanding Canadian winegrowers’ perceptions of climate change and their implications for adaptation behaviours
Supervisors: Dr. Gary Pickering and Dr. Ryan Plummer
Previous degree and institution attended: Certificate in Grape and Wine Technology, Brock University, ON; Nutrition (BSc.), Laval University, QC
Hometown: Québec City, QC

Yuka Kataoka

Yuka Kataoka

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Supervisor: Dr. Julia Baird
Research: Water resource management and resilience study
Previous degree and institution attended: Organic chemistry major, Osaka Kyoiku University, Japan
Hometown: Osaka, Japan

Zach MacMillan

Zach MacMillan

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Supervisor: Dr. Chris Fullerton
Research: Sustainable city building, public transportation, and complete streets.
Previous degree and institution attended:Environmental History and Human Geography (BA Hons.), McMaster University, ON
Hometown: St. Catharines, ON

Angela Mallette

Angela Mallette

Scheme B: Thesis
Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Plummer
Research: Perceptions of outcomes and decision making
Previous degree and institution attended: Biology (BSc.), Bishop’s University, QC; Secondary Education (BEd.), Bishop’s University, QC
Hometown: Newmarket, ON

Salima Medouar

Salima Medouar

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Supervisor: Dr. Liette Vasseur
Research: Investigating rural-urban integration in ecosystem governance
Co-op: Research Associate, Fisherwick Collaborations Inc.
Previous degree and institution attended: Anthropology and Sociology, Concordia University, QC.
Hometown: Montreal, QC

Jessica Williams

Jessica Williams

Scheme A: MRP and Co-op
Research: Understanding the linkages between industrial scale agriculture and climate change
Brock supervisor: Dr. Liette Vasseur
Co-op: Research Assistant, Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Charlottetown, PEI
Previous degree and institutions attended: BA Environmental Studies and Science and Technology Studies, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB
Hometown: Clinton, PEI