Contact Our Team

Our researchers are sought after leaders in community-based research, knowledge mobilization, and the scholarship of engagement.  Our researchers and research assistants play a key role in ensuring the progress of our partnerships and projects. Their experience is drawn from various faculties across the University of Alberta. We strive to provide innovative experiential-based learning opportunities for our graduate students and new leadership opportunities for our staff.  Our current staff are listed below.

 Name Title Email Telephone
Tatjana Alvadj
Research Coordinator
Rob Buschmann Research Associate 780-492-4367
Jason Daniels Evaluation and Research Associate / Specialist 780-492-6332
Surma Das EPE Research Coordinator 780-492-4409
Karen Edwards
Chelsea Freeborn Graduate Research Assistant  
Rebecca Gokiert
Associate Director, Research & Evaluation in Early
Childhood Education 780-492-6297
Marilyn Hawirko
Centre Administrator 780-492-6177
Shelly Jun Research Coordinator 780-248-1979
Bethan Kingsley
Research Associate 780-492-4409
Nick Lesyk Graduate Research Assistant  
Maria Mayan
Associate Director, Research & Evaluation in Poverty 780-492-9209
Teresa Mejia Project Coordinator 780-492-5048
Kirstyn Morley Research Assistant  
Sarah Scott
Research Assistant
 ischa Taylor Graduate Research Assistant  
Julia Tran Grocery Run Coordinator 780-217-5449
Stanley Varnhagen Faculty Services Officer 780-492-3641
Emma Wallace Research Assistant  
Sennait Yohannes Community Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator 780-492-7022