Susane Havelka – English and French
Ph.D in the Department of Architecture
Research/topics: She is identifying new types of Inuit construction and working with them on finding more sustainable housing solutions.
susane.havelka [at] mail.mcgill.ca
Paul Brassard – French and English
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, and Division of Clinical Epidemiology, MUHC
Research/topics: Cancer and Infectious diseases epidemiology. He worked with aboriginal communities of the Quebec Arctic.
paul.brassard [at] mcgill.ca
Harriet V. Kuhnlein – Ensligh
Emerita Professor from the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition
Research/topics: She recently chaired an assessment for the Council of Canadian Academies on food security for northern Aboriginal Peoples.
Harriet.v.kuhnlein [at] mcgill.ca
Gary Pekeles – English
Director of the Northern and Native Child Health Program and associate professor of pediatrics
Research/topics: The primary focus of his program is on providing specialized tertiary care to children in Inuit, Cree and Mohawk communities in Quebec as well as continuing professional development for nurses and family physicians in those communities.
Gary.pekeles [at] muhc.mcgill.ca
Mary Ellen Macdonald – English
Assistant Professor, Division of Oral Health and Society, Faculty of Dentistry
Research/topics: Her sustained as well as evolving anthropological program of research focuses on two vulnerable populations with urgent health needs: 1) Aboriginal peoples, especially focused on access to primary care (including palliative care and oral health), and 2) palliative care patients and their families, especially focused on bereavement, non‐cancer patients, and socio‐moral understandings of medicalized dying and the ‘good death’ in Canada.
mary.macdonald [at] mcgill.ca
James Gates –
Director of the McGill Health Network office of the RUIS McGill
Research/topics: Clinical care provided to the adult citizens of the North
james.gates [at] muhc.mcgill.ca
Anne Andermann – English and French
Associate Professor at McGill in Family Medicine and Regional Medical Officer for First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
Research/topics: Public health
anne.andermann [at] gmail.com
Carmen Sicilia – English and French (HAS PHOTOS)
Director of Career and Professionnal development at the School of Continuing Studies.
Research/topics: She is behind the Education for First Nations and Inuit program. Info on the program: https://mcgill.ca/continuingstudies/programs-and-courses/education-1/faculty-education-continuing-education/education-first-nations-and-
carmen.sicilia [at] mcgill.ca
Donna-Lee Smith – English
Faculty Lecturer in Education
Research/topics: Literacy (children’s books & short stories in Indigenous languages)
donnalee.smith [at] mcgill.ca
Steven Jordan – English
Associate Professor and Chair (interim) of Dept of Integrated Studies in Education
Research/topics: He worked with the Cree and Naskapi population.
steven.jordan [at] mcgill.ca
Catherine P. Gros – English and French
Assistant Professor, Ingram School of Nursing
Research/topics: Nursing education and research for the development and practice of collaborative, strengths-based, family centered health care. Education and development of frontline care providers for the James Bay Cree, with a focus on nurses and Community Health Representatives.
Catherine.gros [at] mcgill.ca
Bruno Tremblay – English and French (HAS PHOTOS)
Associate Professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Research/topics: study of the fresh water and heat budget of the Arctic Ocean and its effect on the density driven ocean circulation; The future of the perennial sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean. He also studies precipitations in the Hudson Bay and its impact on the polar bear survival and the efficiency of Hydro-Québec.
bruno.tremblay [at] mcgill.ca
Wayne Pollard – English only
Professor Department of Geography
Science Director of the McGill Subarctic and Arctic Research Stations
Research/topics: Permafrost, Polar Landscape Dynamics, Arctic Climate Change.
wayne.pollard [at] mcgill.ca
Richard Janda – English and French
Associate professor at the Faculty of Law
Research/topics: His expertise covers environmental law and economic regulation. Op-ed in the Globe and Mail on the North: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/our-north-pole-claim-is-all-about-oil-not-saving-the-environment/article15982171/
Richard.janda [at] mcgill.ca
Andrew Gonzalez - English/French
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Biodiversity Science, Department of Biology
Research/topics: Biodiversity, ecosystems, conservation
andrew.gonzalez [at] mcgill.ca
James Ford – English
Associate Professor in the Department of Geography
Research/topics: He leads the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group. He worked on projects focusing on Indigenous peoples and climate change (with a major focus on the Arctic).
james.ford [at] mcgill.ca
Sylvie De Blois – English and French
Interim Director of the School of Environment
Research/topics: biodiversity and climate change.
sylvie.deblois [at] mcgill.ca
Jeff Mackenzie – English
Professor at the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Research/topics: Arctic hydrogeology and permafrost issues.
jeffrey.mckenzie [at] mcgill.ca
George Wenzel – English
Professor at the Department of Geography
Research/topics: Inuit-Eskimo Society and Culture. He has been working in Nunavik for over 20 years and the main focus of his present research is food insecurity.
george.wenzel [at] mcgill.ca
Sébastien Jodoin – English and French
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law
Research/topics: His expertise covers public policy and governance, environmental law policy and human rights. He can also comment on a sustainable development of the North.
Sebastien.jodoin-pilon [at] mcgill.ca
Roussos Dimitrakopoulos – English and Greek
Professor at the Department of Mining and Materials Engineering
Research/topics: Sustainable mineral resource development under uncertainty.
NSerc video about Prof. Dimitrakopoulos’ work http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Media-Media/2minutes-2minutes/Roussos-Roussos_eng.asp
Roussos.Dimitrakopoulos [at] mcgill.ca