Researcher Profiles

Researcher Profile: CSFS Associate Sean Smukler

Researcher Profile: CSFS Associate Sean Smukler

Researcher Profile: CSFS Associate Sean Smukler UBC Associate Professor of Applied Biology in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and Soil Science Junior Chair in the department of Agriculture and the Environment. What is your current research project and what is it all about? My lab, the Sustainable Agriculture Lab, works on helping farmers […]
Researcher Profile: Adrien Kroese, Former International Research Student

Researcher Profile: Adrien Kroese, Former International Research Student

Researcher Profile: Adrien Kroese, Former International Research Student MSc Organic Agriculture at Wageningen University & ISARA-Lyon What is your research project, and what is it all about? My research is about measuring sustainability. What is a sustainable farm? What are sustainable practices? Is what we picture as a sustainable farm actually sustainable? What has that […]
Researcher Profile: Leonard Foster, Professor

Researcher Profile: Leonard Foster, Professor

Researcher Profile: CSFS Associate Leonard Foster Professorin Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine What is your research project and what is it all about? It’s not really one project but a series of projects looking at how honey bees respond to pests and pathogens. We’re studying a number of different pests and pathogens and […]
Researcher Profile: Hughie Jones, Former PhD Candidate

Researcher Profile: Hughie Jones, Former PhD Candidate

Researcher Profile: Hughie Jones, Former PhD Candidate Dr. Jones is now a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability – Ecohydrology Lab with CSFS Associate Dr. Mark Johnson What is your title? I’m a PhD student research assistant with the Biometeorology and Soil Physics Group. What is your research project and what […]
Researcher Profile: Alexandra Lyon, Former CSFS Postdoctoral Fellow

Researcher Profile: Alexandra Lyon, Former CSFS Postdoctoral Fellow

Researcher Profile: Alexandra Lyon, Former CSFS Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Lyon is now Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University How did you get into this field of research? I see agriculture and the food system as one of the ways that people have a large influence on the environment. I hope […]
Researcher Profile: Gabriel Maltais-Landry, Former Postdoctoral Researcher

Researcher Profile: Gabriel Maltais-Landry, Former Postdoctoral Researcher

Researcher Profile: Gabriel Maltais-Landry, Former CSFS Postdoctoral Researcher Now Assistant Professor, Sustainable Nutrient Management Systems, University of Florida What drew you to UBC Farm and the CSFS? I’m process oriented and I like to understand the mechanisms of why things work the way they do. That’s often easier to do on a research farm than […]
Researcher Profile: Craig Borowiak, Former Visiting Researcher

Researcher Profile: Craig Borowiak, Former Visiting Researcher

Researcher Profile: Craig Borowiak, Former Visiting Researcher Associate Professor, Haverford College in Philadelphia What is the focus of your research? I am an associate professor and chair of the political science department at Haverford College in Philadelphia. I study alternative political economies and for the past eight years have been focusing my studies on what […]
Researcher Profile: Lisa Powell, Former CSFS Postdoctoral Fellow

Researcher Profile: Lisa Powell, Former CSFS Postdoctoral Fellow

Researcher Profile: Lisa Powell, Former CSFS Postdoctoral Fellow Current Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Sweet Briar College What is your title? I am a postdoctoral researcher jointly appointed at UBC in the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems and at the University of the Fraser Valley. What does your research with the Centre for Sustainable Food […]