Dr. Glynnis Hood, Professor (Environmental Science)
B.A., University of Victoria
M.Sc., University of Northern British Columbia
Ph.D., University of Alberta

Dr. Hood teaches many courses in Environmental Studies. Her research areas include freshwater ecology, wildlife management, and parks and protected areas.

Email: glynnis.hood@ualberta.ca
Personal website: http://www.ualberta.ca/augustana/about-us/academic-staff/glynnis-hood/

Dr. Glen Hvenegaard, Professor (Geography)
B.Sc., University of Alberta
M.Sc., University of Alberta
Ph.D., University of Victoria

Dr. Hvenegaard's research interests include environmental interpretation, protected areas, ecotourism, bird biogeography, and rural sustainability.

Email: glen.hvenegaard@ualberta.ca
Personal website: https://www.ualberta.ca/augustana/about-us/academic-staff/glen-hvenegaard

Portrait of Greg KingDr. Greg King -- Assistant Professor (Environmental Science)
B.Sc., Carleton University
M.Sc., Carleton University
Ph.D., Universitat Bern

Dr. King's research interests include dendrochronology, forest ecology, urban ecology and northern ecosystems.

Email: gking@ualberta.ca

Morten Asfeldt -- Associate Professor (Physical Education)

B.A., University of Alberta
M.A., University of Alberta
M.Sc., Mankato State University, Minnesota
Research interests: outdoor pursuits, leadership, experiential education
Email: morten.asfeldt@ualberta.ca

Doris-AudetDr. Doris Audet, Associate Professor (Biology)
B.Sc., University of Quebec, Chicoutimi
M.Sc., Carleton University
Ph.D., York University

Dr. Audet teaches in the areas of vertebrate biology, animal behaviour, and interdisciplinary studies. Her research areas include physiological ecology and the behaviour of bats.

Email: doris.audet@ualberta.ca

Dr. Lars K. Hallstrom
Professor (Political Studies) & Director, Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities

B.A.,University of Calgary (Political Science)
M.A., Purdue University (Political Science)
Ph.D. Purdue University (Political Science)

Lars Hallstrom teaches in the areas of public policy, environmental politics, comparative politics and international relations. His research has included publications and research grants for topics such as wetland mitigation, the social determinants of health, rural development, environmental policy in the EU and watershed management.

Contact | Personal website | ACSRC website

Roxanne HardeRoxanne Harde, Professor (English); Associate Dean Research; SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University

B.A. High Honours, University of Saskatchewan
M.A., University of Saskatchewan
Ph.D., Queen's University

Office: Forum 2-156
Phone: 780.679.1579
Email: rharde@ualberta.ca

A McCalla University Professor, Roxanne researches and teaches American literature and culture, focusing on popular culture, women's writing and children's and Indigenous literatures. Her most recent books are The Embodied Child, co-edited with Lydia Kokkola (Routledge, 2017), Walking the Line: Country Music Lyricists and American Culture, co-edited with Thomas Alan Holmes (Lexington, 2013). Roxanne recently held the Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair at Vanderbilt, working on a project entitled, "Still Searching: Singer-Songwriters, Americana Dreams."

Dr. Kierstin Hatt, Associate Professor
B.A., Psychology, Carleton University, 1991
M.A., International Development Studies, Saint Mary's University Halifax, 1993
Ph.D., Sociology, McGill University, 2001

Kierstin's recent courses have involved introductory sociology, social anthropology, sociology of global development, sex, gender and society, and environmental sociology. Her past and current research interests, are multi/inter/trans-disciplinary. In sociology, her core areas are development, gender and environment. She also has an interest in midwifery, travelling and sea kayaking.

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    Dr. Varghese Manaloor, Associate Professor

    B.Sc., Birsa Agricultural University (India)
    M.Sc., Birsa Agricultural University (India)
    Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan

    I began teaching at Augustana in 1996. Courses I have taught include applied microeconomics, econometrics, statistics for business and economics, environmental economics, and ethics in business and economics. Recently, I have been involved in the Augustana field experience program of tours to India. In 2003, I was appointed to the John P. Tandberg Chair in Economics at Augustana. My research interests are focused on environmental and development economics, policy and conservation issues. A current research project involves assessing the economic consequences of green house gas emissions in the agricultural sector.

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    Portrait of Elizabeth McGinitieElizabeth McGinitie, Assistant Professor, Chemistry

    B.Sc., Saint Francis Xavier University

    Ph.D., University of Alberta

    Dr. McGinitie teaches general, physical, and inorganic chemistry courses. Her research focuses on developing immobilized catalytic systems for use in the continuous-flow production of industrially relevant materials. Her hobbies include reading, swimming and needlework.

    Email: elizabeth.mcginitie@ualberta.ca

    Dr. Anne McIntosh, Assistant Professor (Biology)
    B.Sc. (Honours), University of British Columbia
    M.Sc., Oregon State University
    Ph.D., University of Alberta

    Dr. McIntosh teaches in the areas of plant biology, biological diversity, and ecology. Her research focuses on recovery of forested and grassland ecosystems after both natural and anthropogenic disturbance.

    Phone: 780-679-1198
    Email: anne.mcintosh@ualberta.ca

    Sean E. Moore, Associate Professor of Psychology

    B.A., Wilfrid Laurier
    Ph.D., University of Alberta

    I am a social-cultural psychologist and my primary interest is in examining the causes and consequences of human emotions. In studying the causes of emotions, I often look at how cultural values impact perceived happiness and life satisfaction. When looking at the consequences of emotions, I conduct research examining how moods affect people's attitudes and thinking about social issues.

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    Dr. Daniel Sims, Assistant Professor of History
    B.A. Concordia University College of Alberta (Concordia University of Edmonton)
    M.A. University of Alberta
    Ph.D. University of Alberta

    Daniel Sims teaches Canadian history with a focus on British Columbia, the West, the North, and Indigenous peoples. He is particularly interested in native-newcomer relations, economic development, the environment, and identity. Currently he is working a book on the impacts of the W.A.C. Bennett Dam and Williston Lake reservoir on the Tsek'ehne of Northern British Columbia as well as a new research project on failed developments in the Finlay-Parsnip watershed. Daniel is a member of the Tsay Keh Dene First Nation in northern British Columbia and has worked not only with his own nation, but also with the two other Tsek'ehne nations of Kwadacha and McLeod Lake.

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    Dr. Janet Wesselius, Associate Professor (Philosophy)

    Ph.D. (Free University of Amsterdam)
    M.Phil.F. (Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto)
    B.A. First Class Honours (University of Alberta)

    Dr. Wesselius's research mainly focuses on feminist epistemology & philosophy of science and environmental theory. She has also taught courses in Women's Studies and Religious Studies previous to joining the Augustana Faculty. She is the recipient of the William Hardy Alexander Award for Excellence in Sessional Teaching for 2006 and the Faculty of Arts Sessional Instructor Teaching Award for 2006, as well as the Augustana Faculty Teaching Award for 2010 and the 2010 Augustana Teaching Award for the Support of Information Literacy.

    Dr. Joseph R. Wiebe, Assistant Professor (Religion)

    B.Th., Canadian Mennonite University
    M.T.S., Duke University
    Ph.D., McMaster University


    Joseph Wiebe teaches introductory courses in Religious Studies, Religion and Ecology, and Ethics. Wiebe's 2017 book, The Place of Imagination, is a critical reading of Wendell Berry's fiction that emphasizes the role of imagination in community and environmental ethics. His ongoing research interest is on the influence of settler colonialism on environmental imagination and religious identity.