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Community, Culture and Global Studies Faculty

Anthropology: Hugo De Burgos / Lindsay Der / Michael Evans /  Susan Frohlick / David Geary / Christine Schreyer / John Wagner

Gender and Women's Studies: Susan Frohlick / Ilya Parkins

Geography: Lawrence Berg / Jon Corbett / Miriam Grant / Kevin Hanna / Bernard Momer / Donna Senese / Carlos Teixeira

Indigenous Studies: Jeannette Armstrong / Margo Tamez / Greg Younging


Anthropology

HUGO DE BURGOS
Senior Instructor, ANTHROPOLOGY
ANTH Academic Advisor

WEBSITE

hugo.deburgos@ubc.ca
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250.807.9328

 

Dr. Hugo De BurgosPhD University of Alberta
MA University of Toronto
BA McGill University

RESEARCH: Cross cultural psychiatry; applied medical anthropology; Central American Indigenous medicine and identity; social inequality and health; visual anthropology 

TEACHING:
Medical anthropology; Indigenous medicine and identity; Peoples of Mesoamerica; Social Inequality and health

LINDSAY DER
Assistant Professor without review, ANTHROPOLOGY

WEBSITE

lindsay.der@ubc.ca
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250.807.8791

Lindsay DerBA The University of British Columbia
MA Stanford University
PhD Standford University

RESEARCH:Human-Animal Relationships, Ritual and Symbolism, Social Inequality, Social Organization, Middle Eastern Archaeology, Archaeology and Ethics, Public Archaeology, Natural & Cultural Heritage, Digital Methodologies, Iconography, Prehistory

TEACHING: Archaeological theory, Anthropological Archaeology, Cultural Heritage

MICHAEL EVANS
Professor,
ANTHROPOLOGY
Associate Dean Research, Graduate and Post-doctoral Studies, IRVING K. BARBER SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

WEBSITE

michael.evans@ubc.ca
ASC 448
250.807.9401

Dr. Michael EvansBA University of Victoria
PhD McMaster University

RESEARCH: urban Aboriginal Issues; Métis history and contemporary issues; Tonga,Trans-national migration and globalization; Regional Food Systems; Indigenous methodologies; Participatory action research; Community based research; and Island studies

TEACHING: globalization and Indigenous peoples

SUSAN FROHLICK
Professor, ANTHROPOLOGY
Professor, GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES

DEPARTMENT HEAD

WEBSITE

sue.frohlick@ubc.ca
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250.807.8525

Susan Frohlickv2MA Simon Fraser University
PhD York University

RESEARCH: mobility, subjectivity, space, gender and sexuality; transnational intimacies; immigration; tourism and travel; youth and youthhood; community-based research; urban and transnational anthropology; heterosexuality; ethnography

TEACHING:
ethnography; masculinities; contemporary issues in cultural anthropology

DAVID GEARY
Assistant Professor,
ANTHROPOLOGY

WEBSITE

david.geary@ubc.ca
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250.807.8165

David Geary 2PhD University of British Columbia
MA Carleton University
BA Simon Fraser University

RESEARCH: religion, transnationalism, diaspora; the spatial politics of UNESCO World Heritage; tourism imaginaries and urban redevelopment; Buddhism, modernity and South Asia

TEACHING: cultural anthropology, ethnographic fieldwork, religion and globalization, critical tourism studies, India

CHRISTINE SCHREYER
Associate Professor, ANTHROPOLOGY
Graduate Program Coordinator

WEBSITE

christine.schreyer@ubc.ca
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250.807.9314
@C_Schreyer

Dr. Christine SchreyerMA University of Western Ontario
PhD University of Alberta

RESEARCH: linguistic anthropology; First Nations language and culture; land claims and Aboriginal Title; ethnolinguistics, ethnohistory, social memory, oral history, landscape and traditional land use studies; works with First Nations communities on language issues such as language maintenance and revitalization of endangered languages

TEACHING: linguistic anthropology; language documentation and revitalization

JOHN WAGNER
Associate Professor, ANTHROPOLOGY

WEBSITE

john.wagner@ubc.ca
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250.807.9318

John Wagner2MA University of Victoria
PhD McGill University

RESEARCH: environmental anthropology; political ecology; water, food security and food sovereignty, local ecological knowledge, conservation and development, language documentation, Okanagan Valley, Columbia River Basin, Papua New Guinea.

TEACHING:
environmental anthropology; political ecology; development; anthropological theory, research methods.

Gender and Women's Studies

SUSAN FROHLICK
Professor, ANTHROPOLOGY
Professor, GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES

DEPARTMENT HEAD

WEBSITE

sue.frohlick@ubc.ca
ART 267
250.807.8525

Susan Frohlickv2MA Simon Fraser University
PhD York University

RESEARCH: mobility, subjectivity, space, gender and sexuality; transnational intimacies; immigration; tourism and travel; youth and youthhood; community-based research; urban and transnational anthropology; heterosexuality; ethnography

TEACHING:
ethnography; masculinities; contemporary issues in cultural anthropology

ILYA PARKINS
Associate Professor, GENDER & WOMEN'S STUDIES

Department Associate Head
GWST Academic Advisor

WEBSITE

ilya.parkins@ubc.ca
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250.807.9625

 
Dr. Ilya ParkinsPhD York University

RESEARCH: feminist theories, especially epistemologies; history and theory of fashion; theories of modernity and early twentieth-century cultural formations; femininities

 

TEACHING: concepts of sex and gender; embodiment; feminist theories

Geography

LAWRENCE BERG
Professor, GEOGRAPHY

WEBSITE

lawrence.berg@ubc.ca
ART 368D
250.807.9392

Lawrence Berg2BA (dist.), MA University of Victoria
DPhil University of Waikato, New Zealand

RESEARCH: critical studies of neoliberalism; geographies of academic knowledge production; place and the politics of identity; postcoloniality; white supremacy

TEACHING:
critical cultural geographies; place and the politics of identity; qualitative research

JON CORBETT
Associate Professor, GEOGRAPHY

WEBSITE

jon.corbett@ubc.ca
ART 368B
250.807.9348

Jon CorbettMSc University of Oxford, UK
PhD University of Victoria

RESEARCH: geography; ethnobiology; cartography; exploration, facilitation and promotion of community and ecosystem-based models of land and resource use in communities in Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines and British Columbia, Canada

TEACHING: resource management policy and practice; the history of environmental thought; cartography and society

MIRIAM GRANT
Professor, GEOGRAPHY

Vice Provost and Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, COLLEGE OF GRADUATE STUDIES

miriam.grant@ubc.ca
EME 2121
250.807.8249

Miriam GrantPhD Queen's University 
MA University of Windsor
BA (Honours) Queen's University

RESEARCH: linkages between urban food security and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa; low-income rental housing in Zimbabwe; transnational Zimbabweans; gendered aspects of caregiving for TB and HIV/AIDS patients in Zimbabwe; social and economic vulnerabilities for urban youth in Zimbabwe

KEVIN HANNA
Associate Professor, GEOGRAPHY

WEBSITE
RESEARCH WEBSITE 

kevin.hanna@ubc.ca
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250.807.9265

Kevin Hanna2PhD University of Toronto
MA University of Toronto
BA University of British Columbia

RESEARCH:  Environmental impact assessment, integrated resource and environmental management, climate change adaptation policy, natural resources policy in Canada and Northern Europe, European Union environmental policy

TEACHING: Environmental impact assessment, natural resources management policy and practice, sustainability practice and theory

BERNARD MOMER
Associate Professor, GEOGRAPHY
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Teaching, Learning and Curriculum, IRVING K. BARBER SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

WEBSITE

bernard.momer@ubc.ca
ASC 450
250.807.9406

Dr. Bernard MomerMA University of Ottawa

RESEARCH: urban cultural geography; urban planning; sustainability of cities; morphogenesis; geography of wine; the role of local culture in urban planning and sustainability in mid-size cities; changing landscapes of wine producing regions in Canada

TEACHING: urban geography; urban planning; cultural geography

DONNA SENESE
Associate Professor, GEOGRAPHY
GEOG Academic Advisor

WEBSITE

donna.senese@ubc.ca
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250.807.9372

Dr. Donna SeneseMA Wilfrid Laurier University
PhD University of Waterloo

RESEARCH: tourism, parks and protected areas; landscapes of wine: ecumene, iconography and cultural diffusion; wine, food and agriculture; commodified conceptions of rurality, hazards, gender and vulnerability; regional analysis of geographic dimensions of tourism and recreation

TEACHING: tourism, wine and recreation geographies; research strategies

CARLOS TEIXEIRA
Professor, GEOGRAPHY

WEBSITE

carlos.teixeira@ubc.ca
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250.807.9313

Dr. Carlos TeixeiraMSc Universite du Quebec
PhD York University

RESEARCH: urban and social geography with emphasis on migration processes; community formation, housing and neighbourhood change; ethnic entrepreneurship and the social structure of Canadian cities; gentrification; racialization in the city; class segregation; urban form

TEACHING: research methodology; global processes and environments; population; housing

Indigenous Studies

JEANNETTE ARMSTRONG
Assistant Professor, INDIGENOUS STUDIES

jeannette.armstrong@ubc.ca
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250.807.8813

Jeannette ArmstrongBFA University of Victoria
Doctoral Candidate University of Greifswald, Germany

RESEARCH: Indigenous philosophies; Okanagan Syilx thought and environmental ethics coded into Syilx literatures

TEACHING: indigenous perspectives; traditional ecological methodologies

MARGO TAMEZ
Associate Professor, INDIGENOUS STUDIES
INDG Academic Advisor

WEBSITE

margo.tamez@ubc.ca
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250.807.9837

Margo Tamez3MFA Arizona State University
PhD Washington State University

RESEARCH: Ndé consciousness of time, place, and homeland; Indigenous women’s consciousness of land-based relations in Kónitsąąíí gokíyaa (Lipan Apache country); Indigenous consciousness along the Río Grande River; Indigenous Peoples & Human Rights; Borders; Militarization; Memory; Indigenous decolonial concepts; Self-Determination; Transitional Justice; the Poetics of Indigenous Movements.

TEACHING: Indigenous perspectives of history, colonization and decolonization; Indigenous decolonial thought on governance and self-determination; Indigenous women’s consciousness and activism; Indigenous poetics of resistance and transformation

GREGORY YOUNGING
Assistant Professor, INDIGENOUS STUDIES

WEBSITE

gregory.younging@ubc.ca
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250.807.9622

Dr. Greg YoungingMA Carleton University
PhD University of British Columbia

RESEARCH: traditional knowledge; Indigenous rights; United Nations; intellectual property rights; Indigenous literatures; Indigenous arts

TEACHING: Indigenous rights and traditional knowledge issues in Canada and the UN  


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