Faculty and Researchers

Dr Marie Auger-Méthé
Dr David Rosen
Dr Andrew W. Trites

Research Associates
Dr Mei Sato

Adjunct Professors
Dr  John Ford
Dr Jane Watson
Dr  Marty Haulena
Dr  Stephen Raverty
Dr  Michael Grigg

Students &  Research Questions

Post Doctoral Fellows

Sarah Fortune
How adaptable are bowhead and North Atlantic right whales to environmental change?

Jérôme Spitz

PhD Candidates 

Benjamin Nelson
Multi-species modeling of predator/prey interactions between pinnipeds and Pacific salmon in the Strait of Georgia.


Rachel Neuenhoff
Using a multispecies population dynamics model approach to determine to what extent gray seal predation impacts Atlantic cod fishery recovery.  Also, I’ll be exploring management options that mitigate predation effect


Rhea  Storlund
Exploring how pinniped cardiovascular anatomy and physiology relates to diving ability



Ron Togunov
Looking at the foraging patterns of Arctic marine mammals in stochastic and changing environments. How habitat variability and anthropogenic climate change affect the foraging efficiency of beluga whales, narwhals, and polar bears.

MSc Students

Julia Adelsheim – MSc

rheaSelina Agbayani – MSc IRES
Modelling gray whale migration routes and foraging habitat in the face of climate change

Ana Pozas – MSc


Research Assistants
Brianna Cairns
Johanna Fee
Rob Marshall

Administration & Support
Pamela Rosenbaum
Renee La Roi


Over thirty students have graduated since 1996.  Click on alumni to see our list of graduates and their research.