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 rob.buschmann@ualberta.ca 780-492-4367
Jason Daniels Evaluation and Research Associate / Specialist jdaniels@ualberta.ca 780-492-6332
Surma Das EPE Research Coordinator surma@ualberta.ca 780-492-4409
Karen Edwards
Chelsea Freeborn Graduate Research Assistant cerutkow@ualberta.ca  
Rebecca Gokiert
Associate Director, Research & Evaluation in Early
Childhood Education
rgokiert@ualberta.ca 780-492-6297
Marilyn Hawirko
Centre Administrator
mhawirko@ualberta.ca 780-492-6177
Shelly Jun Research Coordinator sjun1@ualberta.ca 780-248-1979
Bethan Kingsley
Research Associate
bkingsle@ualberta.ca 780-492-4409
Pauline MacPherson Research Assistant pharwood@ualberta.ca  
Maria Mayan
Associate Director, Research & Evaluation in Poverty
mmayan@ualberta.ca 780-492-9209
Teresa Mejia Project Coordinator tmejia@ualberta.ca 780-492-5048
Kirstyn Morley Research Assistant krmorley@ualberta.ca  
Sarah Scott
Research Assistant
Julia Tran Grocery Run Coordinator julia4@ualberta.ca 780-983-1994
Stanley Varnhagen Faculty Services Officer sjv1@ualberta.ca 780-492-3641
Sennait Yohannes Community Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator sennait@ualberta.ca