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  • Bill Arnott

    Author, poet, songwriter Bill Arnott is the bestselling author of Gone Viking: A Travel... read more

  • Farnaz Badiee

    An SFU graduate, Farnaz is a lifelong learner and a scholar. She has a multidisciplinary background... read more

  • Mark Battersby

    Dr. Mark Battersby teaches at Capilano University and is endlessly curious about humans and the... read more

  • Alan Belk

    A philosopher and fully paid-up member of the precariat, Alan has taught ethics, critical thinking,... read more

  • Keith Caspell

     A resident of Burnaby, Keith is an optician by profession, but he is also an amateur history... read more

  • Angela Clarke

    Dr. Angela Clarke holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies from UBC specializing in Italian... read more

  • Gary Cleave

    Gary's quest for the truth began in earnest when he became an SFU student in 1966. After graduating... read more

  • Reema Faris

    Reema Faris successfully defended her MA in Graduate Liberal Studies at Simon Fraser University... read more

  • Brian Fraser

    Brian Fraser is lead provocateur of Jazzthink, where he uses the wit, wisdom and workings of jazz... read more

  • David Kaufman

    Dr. David Kaufman served for seven years as Director, Learning & Instructional Development... read more

  • Liubov (Luba) Kudryavtseva

    Liubov (Luba) Kudryavtseva is the editor-in-chief and founder of Carousel Publishing. A former... read more

  • Christopher Ludwig

    Christopher Ludwig is a highly accomplished composer, producer, flutist and poet. He is also the... read more

  • Jim Lyall

    Jim is an itinerant, rational, R&D engineer with and interest in reconciling the human... read more

  • Randall MacKinnon

    Randall MacKinnon, the SENIORSage for MackINNOVATION, has served in various roles and positions for... read more

  • Marilyn Medén

    In retirement from teaching, Marilyn has been able to explore her creative side, publishing a... read more

  • Ben Mejilla

    Ben is a long-time resident of Richmond who is semi-retired from a career in accounting, personal... read more

  • Michael Picard

    Michael Picard is an instructor at SFU and in Douglas College's Department of Philosophy and... read more

  • Aman Saini

    The most you can ever possibly come to know is nothing but yourself. The lifelong learning Aman... read more

  • Daniel Sanderson

    Daniel is the Founder and CEO of planksip®, which has a registered Canadian trademark describing a... read more

  • Manav Sekhri

    Manav Sekhri learned a lot of formal economic theory while at university. After graduating he... read more

  • Mark Stewart

    Mark Stewart is an educator and elementary school teacher in Vancouver. Aside from education he is... read more

  • Will Tesler

    Will Tesler has a PhD in underwater acoustics and has worked with the Pacific Biological Station in... read more