Alumni of the CWE
Where are they now?

A sample of careers pursued by some of CWE's former researchers...

Guillermo Fernandez, who completed his PhD in April 2005, is a faculty member at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mazatlan.

James Burns, former MSc student, is now a PhD student in James Thomson's lab in the Department of Zoology at the University of Toronto.

Dr. James Dale, a post-doc at CWE from 2003-2005, is Senior Lecturer in Ecology at Massey University in New Zealand.

Russell Bradley , an MSc graduate of the CWE, is employed doing seabird research in the San Francisco area, at the Point Reyes Bird Observatory.

Matthew Evans has been teaching at ecology and conservation biology at Mount Allison University since completing his PhD in April 2003.

Greg Robertson, who completed his PhD at SFU, is now employed as a research scientist at Canadian Wildlife Service in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Dr. Brett Sandercock, who completed his PhD at SFU, is now an Assistant Professor at Kansas State University.

Pippa Shepherd, who completed her PhD at SFU, is now the BC/Yukon species-at-risk coordinator for Parks Canada.

Dr. Chris Guglielmo, who completed his PhD at SFU with Dr. Tony Williams, is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Western Ontario.

Cecilia Lougheed, an MSc graduate of CWE, is a Scientific Project Officer at the Canadian Wildlife Service in Ottawa, specializing on species at risk.

Debbie Van de Wetering, who completed her MSc at SFU, is now employed at CWS in Whitehorse, Yukon.

Ross Vennesland, who did his MSc degree at the CWE, is now employed as a regional Species at Risk Recovery Specialist at Parks Canada in Vancouver.

Cyndi Smith, former MSc student at CWE, is employed as a Park Ranger at Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta.

Dr. Roxana Torres, who did a postdoc with CWE, is now on faculty at UNAM in Mexico City.

Barbara Ganter, former PhD student, now works at the National Environment Research Institute in Ronde, Denmark.

Updated January 5, 2012

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Former graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with CWE

Where are they now?

(In no particular order, a sample of careers pursued by some of CWE's former researchers...)

Guillermo Fernandez, who completed his PhD in April 2005, is a research associate with the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network, located at the Manomet Centre for Conservation Science.

BriAnne Addison, who finished her MSc at the end of 2004, has entered a PhD program with Dr. Bob Ricklefs at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

James Burns, former MSc student, is now a PhD student in James Thomson's lab in the Department of Zoology at the University of Toronto.

Dr. James Dale, a post-doc at CWE from 2003-2005, has taken a research position at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen, Germany.

Russell Bradley , an MSc graduate of the CWE, is employed doing seabird research in the San Francisco area, at the Point Reyes Bird Observatory.

Matthew Evans has been teaching at ecology and conservation biology at Mount Allison University since completing his PhD in April 2003.

Greg Robertson, who completed his PhD at SFU, is now employed as a research scientist at Canadian Wildlife Service in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Dr. Brett Sandercock, who completed his PhD at SFU, is now an Assistant Professor at Kansas State University.

Pippa Shepherd, who completed her PhD at SFU, is now the BC/Yukon species-at-risk coordinator for Parks Canada.

Dr. Chris Guglielmo, who completed his PhD at SFU with Dr. Tony Williams, is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Montana.

Cecilia Lougheed, an MSc graduate of CWE, is a Scientific Project Officer at the Canadian Wildlife Service in Ottawa, specializing on species at risk.

Debbie Van de Wetering, who completed her MSc at SFU, is now employed at CWS in Whitehorse, Yukon.

Ross Vennesland, who did his MSc degree at the CWE, is now employed as a regional Species at Risk Recovery Biologist with the BC Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection in Surrey.

Cyndi Smith, former MSc student at CWE, is employed as a Park Ranger at Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta.

Dr. Roxana Torres, who did a postdoc with CWE, is now on faculty at UNAM in Mexico City.

Barbara Ganter, former PhD student, now works at the National Environment Research Institute in Ronde, Denmark.

Updated 29/09/2005