Staff and Trainees

Joe-Felix Bienentreu

PhD Student in Biology

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Project: Community dynamics and disease transmission

Colleen Bobbie

MSc Student

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Project: Microbiome composition with correlates to immune function in a wild mammal (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)

Sean Boyle

PhD Student in Biology

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Project: A road to conservation: A multi-taxa approach to understanding the effects of roads on wildlife, management strategies, and conservation along roads

Donnell Gasbarrini

MSc Student

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Project: Murder mystery at Misery Bay: Investigating the causes of a mass mortality of species at risk turtles

Jennifer Harvey

MA Student; Instructor at Laurentian's School of Architecture

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Project: Landscaping and the role of nature in Ontario’s Residential Schools

Geoffrey Hughes

MSc Student

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Project: Navigating the thermal landscape: Thermal ecology of Wood Turtles in the north.

Matthew Keevil

PhD Student in Biology

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Project: Dispersal of snapping turtles and painted turtles: A comparative investigation of a cryptic life history trait

Michelle Lawrence

MSc Student

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Project: Sperm morphometrics and inbreeding in captive zoo populations

Sophie LeBlanc

Research Assistant; MA Student (IHPST) at U. Toronto

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Kaila Levola

MA Student

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Project: The wilderness (re)-framed

Hannah McCurdy-Adams

MSc Student; OGS Scholar

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Project: Anthropogenic influences on chronic stress and patterns of nest predation in freshwater turtles.

Kirstan McMillan

PhD Student in Biology

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Project: Environmental drivers of amphibian disease.

Tanis Mercer

CEEEC Coordinator and NOHFC Intern

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Project: NOHFC Internship Program

Kevin Pigeau

BA Student and Research Assistant

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David Peña-Guzmán

Post-doctoral Fellow

Website: http://laurentian.academia.edu/DavidPenaGuzman

Project: Ethics of Ecological Research

David Peña-Guzmán is a SSHRC-funded Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Laurentian University’s Department of Philosophy and with CEEEC. His doctoral studies at Emory University focused on the philosophy of science, social theory, and the history of Western philosophy, and was conducted under the supervision of Dr. Cynthia Willett.

 

Ariel Porty

MSc Student

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Project: Investigating the ecology of Coxiella burnetii at the livestock/wildlife interface

Sean Soderman

MA Student

Website: http://www.soderman.ca

Project: Nietzsche's play and animals

CEEEC’s first MA student, Sean has an Honours BA in Philosophy. His thesis, which is being conducted under the supervision of Gillian Crozier and Brett Buchanan, critically investigates notions of play and animals in Nietzsche’s philosophy. Sean also serves as CEEEC’s video technician and editor.

Emmett Turkington

Humanities MA Student

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Project: Blubbering on: Whale agency in whale narratives

Madison Acker

MSc Student

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Project: Chronic stress and the conservation of endangered mammals

Krista Shofstall

MSc Student

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Project: Analyses of the decline of the American mink (Neovison vison) in Ontario via harvest data, environmental data, and genetic introgression