Centre for Environment's most recent graduate alumni (March and June 2010)

Monday, July 26, 2010 11:07:53 AM



The Centre for Environment congratulates the following alumni who have convocated in March or June 2010, after completing a graduate program offered by the Centre. Titles of their research papers or theses are included.  For previous graduate alumni, please visit: http://www.environment.utoronto.ca/Research/GraduateResearch.aspx.

For information on collaborative programs: http://www.environment.utoronto.ca/Graduate/Programs.aspx

For information on M.Env.Sc. program, please visit: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~envsci/menvsci/ 
(Please note that as of 2010-11, this program is no longer a Centre for Environment program.  It is now at the Dept. of Physical and Environmental Sciences, U of T Scarborough.)

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES COLLABORATIVE PROGRAM (CFE ES):
Rachel Alexander, M.A., June 2010, OISE/UT (Adult Education, Community Development and Counselling Psychology)/CFE ES; supervisor: Jennifer Sumner, AE.  Connecting with the Global Garment Industry: Can Ethical Consumption Promote Sustainability? 

Craig Butt, Ph.D., June 2010, Chemistry/CFE ES; supervisors: Scott Mabury, Derek Muir, Chemistry. Understanding Sources of Perfluorinated Acids to Biological Systems. 

Rachelle Campigotto, M.Ed., June 2010, OISE/UT (Sociology and Equity Studies)/CFE ES; supervisor: Margrit Eichler, SESE.  Farmers' Markets and their Practices Concerning Income, Privilege and Race: A Case Study of Wychwood Artscape Barns in Toronto. 

Caroline Amy Cross, M.Ed., March 2010, OISE/UT UT (Adult Education, Community Development and Counselling Psychology)/CFE ES; supervisor: J. Gary Knowles, AE. The Birth of a Co-op.

Jessica D'eon, Ph.D., June 2010, Chemistry/CFE ES; supervisors: Scott Mabury, Chemistry. Exploring Sources of Human and Environmental Fluorochemical Contamination. 

Tyler Hunt
, MA, June 2010, Geography/CFE ES; supervisor: Virginia Maclaren, Geography. Big wind in small town Ontario: Residents' opinions and perceptions of the Wolfe Island Wind Farm, Frontenac County. 

Carol Lue, M.Sc.Pl., June 2010, Geography Program in Planning/CFE-ES; supervisor: Michael Bunce, Social Sciences, UT Scarborough.  The Role of Ecosystem Services Markets in Caribbean Tourism Planning: An Assessment based on the Global Carbon Market and Jamaica.

Mark Poos, Ph.D., June 2010, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology/CFE ES; supervisor: Donald A. Jackson, EEB. Conservation by Consensus: Reducing Uncertainty from Methodological Choices in Conservation-Based Models.

Catherine Robin, Ph.D., June 2010, Physics/Geology/CFE ES; supervisor: Robert Bailey, Physics. Diapirism on Venus and the Early Earth and The thermal effect of fluid flows in AECL's [Atomic Energy of Canada Limited] Tunnel Sealing Experiment. 

Kathleen Romatowski, M.A., June 2010, Geography/CFE ES; supervisor: Scott Prudham, Geography.  Niagara's Local Food Action Plan: New Responses to Old Problems - Forging a Path to Food System Sustainability. 

Eliana Trinaistic, M.I.St., June 2010, Information/CFE ES; supervisor: Matt Ratto, Information. A Library Sustainability Paradigm: An Alternative. 

Anne Marie Wetter, M.Ed., June 2010, OISE/UT (Adult Education, Community Development & Counselling Psychology)/CFE ES; supervisor: Jennifer Sumner, Adult Ed.  Report Providing Recommendations for REEP Energy Saving Renovation Workshop.

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ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH COLLABORATIVE PROGRAM (CFE EH):
Darren Correia
, M.H.Sc., June 2010, Public Health/CFE EH; Coursework program in Occupational and Environmental Health.

Nita Chauduri, Ph.D., March 2010, OISE/UT (Adult Education, Community Development & Counselling Psychology)/CFE EH; supervisor: Donald Cole, Public Health Sciences.  Participatory Action Research For Environmental Health Among Senegalese Peri-Urban Farmers. 

Erika Jermé, M.Sc.Pl., June 2010, Geography's Program in Planning/CFE EH; supervisor: Sarah Wakefield, Geography.  Growing a Just Garden: Environmental Justice and the Development of a Community Garden Policy for Hamilton, Ontario. 

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M.ENV.SC PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM:
(Please note that as of 2010-11, this program is no longer a Centre for Environment program.  It is now at the Dept. of Physical and Environmental Sciences, U of T Scarborough.)

Research Option:
Ibrar Ahmed Khan, M.Env.Sc., June 2010, supervisor: Maria Dittrich.  Role of pH, ionic strength and temperature on cadmium adsorption on cyanobacteria.

Monir Hossain, M.Env.Sc., March 2010, supervisor: George Arhonditsis.  Elucidation of Ecosystem Attributes using Ecopath with Ecosim (EWE): Application to an oligotrophic lake in Hokkaido, Japan.

Yuko Shimoda, M.Env.Sc., June 2010, supervisor: George Arhonditsis. Our Current Understanding of Lake Ecosystem Response to Climate Change:  What Have We Really Learned from the North Temperate Deep Lakes?

Internship Option:
The following March and June 2010 alumni completed internships at: AMEC Earth and Environmental, Mississauga; Bangladesh Unnayan Parisad, Bangladesh; Envirotech Associates Ltd., Ancaster; Jackie Lee Talent Management, Toronto; Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Toronto; Ontario Power Generation, Pickering; or Toronto Zoo, Toronto.
Convocated March 2010: Melissa Evers, Haruka Shoji, Quentin Stossel;
Convocated June 2010:  Soo Hyun Chae, Anthony DeSilva-Wijeyeratne, Georgina Kaltenecker, Christopher Murray, Jennifer Owen, Ashish Sarker.