Former Trainees

Post-doctoral Fellows

Bimadoshka Pucan (2019). Postdoctoral fellow, Western University, Department of Geography. 

Marylynn Steckley
(2016). Postdoctoral fellow, Western University, Department of Geography. Indigenous health and food environments.

Hannah Tait Neufeld (2015) Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, Western University, Department of Geography. “A generational and historical exploration of traditional food practices and dietary change among First Nation communities in Southern Ontario.”

Michael Morrison (2013). CIHR Postdoctoral Fellow, Western University Psychology. A Psychosocial Approach to Fostering Improved Mental Health Among Aboriginal Canadians

Paul Mkandawire (2012). Postdoctoral Fellow, Western University, Department of Geography. First Nations Perceptions of the health impact of living near a solid waste facility

PhD

Cindy Smithers Graeme (2017) Ph.D. Western University, Department of Geography. Thesis title: Rekindling the Flame: An Exploration of the Relationship between Health, Place and Identity among young First Nations men in London Ontario

Josh Tobias (2015) PhD. Western University, Department of Geography. “We are the land:”: Researching environmental repossession with Anishinabe Elders.”

Julie George (2012). Ph.D. Western University Sociology. IPV and the Social Determinants of Aboriginal Peoples' Health.*Co-supervised

Masters          

Laura Peach (2018). MA. Western University, Department of Geography.   The Indigenous Food and Medicine Garden: Practicing Food Sovereignty on Campus.

Kathleen Mikraszewicz
(2018). MA. Western University, Department of Geography. Modern canoe journies and Indigenous Peoples: Reclamation of Cultural practices.

Kyla English
(2014). MSc. Western University, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.  Cultural occupations among First Nations Children. *Co-supervised

Kassandra Kulmann (2012). MA. Western University, Department of Geography. "We should be listening to our Elders": Evaluation of Transfer of Indigenous Knowledge between Anishinabe Youth and Elders.

Katie Big-Canoe
(2011). MA. Western University, Department of Geography. Indigenous Knowledge, Social Relationships, and Health: Community-Based Participatory Research with Anishinabe Youth at Pic River First Nation.

Sara Finkelstein
(2010). MSc. Western University, Health Sciences.  Exploring Formal Dementia Care in the Aboriginal Community from South-western Ontario: A Grounded Theory Study. *Co-supervised

Josh Tobias (2010). MA.  Western University, Department of Geography. The Hepatitis B epidemic in Ghana's upper West: searching for policy alternatives.*Co-supervised

Undergraduate

Razan Mohamed (2021). Honours BA, Western University, Department of Geography and Environment. "Coming into Caring Professions: Understanding the Place-Based Meanings, Practices, and Perspectives of Indigenous Practitioners".

Veronica Reitmeier (2020). Honours BA, Western University, Department of Geography. "Relationships are at the heart of good research": Exploring Relational Accountability in Indigenous Health Training Environments in Ontario.

Juan Patino Otalvaro (2019). Honours BA, Western University, Department of Geography. 

Chantal Francoeur (2018). Honours BA, Western University, Department of Geography. A Global Review in Indigenous Cartography: Historical Developments, Geographic Spread, and Modern-Day Applications.

Robert Stefanelli
(2014). Honours BA, Western University Geography/ Criminology. Addressing the Disparity in Access to Safe Drinking Water for Aboriginal Canadians: A Review of the literature.

Danielle Tessaro (2011). Honours BA. Western University, Department of Geography. Health impacts of extractive resource industries on Indigenous communities in the Americas: A systematic review.

Rob Watson
(2011). Honours BA. Western University, Department of Geography. Socioeconomic status and food sources among First Nations in London, Ontario.

Lauren Coyle (2009). Honours BA. Western University, Department of Geography. Exploring Access to Social Support in the School Environment Among Aboriginal Youth in Ottawa, Ontario: A Community Based Study.