Available Supervisors and Graduate Coordinators

Supervisors

For a complete list of faculty members and their areas of research and teaching expertise, please visit the program's website by selecting the appropriate academic department. Some departmental websites will include a list of supervisors and their potential and developing research opportunities.

Graduate Coordinators & Administrative Assistants

Graduate Coordinators are listed below in bold.
 
For Graduate Coordinator & Administrative Assistant contact information, please use the Lakehead University Directory
 
 

Biology

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Kam Leung
Administrative Assistant: Stephanie Skavinski 
Administrative Assistant: Eleanor Maunula

Biotechnology - (Doctoral)

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Wely Floriano
Program Facilitator/International Student Liaison: Dr. Brenda Magajna

Business

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. David Richards
Graduate Studies Analyst: Colin Kutchyera
Administrative Assistant: Morna Toderash

Chemistry

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Robert Mawhinney
Administrative Assistant: Robbie Buffington

Chemistry and Materials Science (Doctoral)

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Robert Mawhinney
Administrative Assistant: Robbie Buffington

Computer Science 

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Vijay Mago
Administrative Assistant: Karen Romito

Economics

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Bakhtiar Moazzami (July 2017 - )
Administrative Assistant: Jennifer McKee

Education

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Paul Berger (until December 31, 2018)
Acting Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Christina van Barneveld (January 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019)
Administrative Assistant: Bonnie MacDonald

Engineering

Chemical (Doctoral)
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Sudip Rakshit
 
Civil (Masters)
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Osama Salem
 
Civil (Doctoral)
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Yanglin Gong

Electrical and Computer (Masters)
Acting Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Salama Ikki (July 1, 2018 - )
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Carlos Christoffersen

Electrical and Computer (Doctoral)
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Abdelhamid Tayebi

Environmental
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Siamak Elyasi

Mechanical (Masters)
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Kefu Liu
 
Mechanical (Doctoral)
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Wilson Wang
 
Software (Doctoral)
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Rachid Benlamri

Engineering Administrative Assistant: Laura Parker

English

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Rachel Warburton
Administrative Assistant: Cindy Haggerty

Environmental Studies - (formerly Northern Environments and Cultures)

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Martha Dowsley
Administrative Assistant: Jennifer McKee

Geology

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Shannon Zurevinski
Administrative Assistant: Kristine Carey

Gerontology

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Lindsay Galway 
Administrative Assistant: Katie Berube

Health Sciences

Director: Dr. Lynn Martin
Administrative Assistant: Katie Berube

Master of Health Sciences
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Lindsay Galway

Master of Public Health
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Helle Moller

Master of Public Health with Specialization in Nursing
Master of Public Health with Specialization in Nursing with Nurse Practitioner Electives
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Karen McQueen

History

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Ronald Harpelle
Administrative Assistant: Gail Fikis

Kinesiology

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Erin Pearson 
Administrative Assistant: Sandra Blackburn

Mathematical Sciences

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Greg Lee
Administrative Assistant: Robbie Buffington

Natural Resources Management

Masters
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Brian McLaren

Doctoral
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Jian Wang

Administrative Assistant: Eva Scollie

Northern Environments and Cultures (MES.NECU) - see Environmental Studies

Physics

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Gautam Das
Administrative Assistant: Kristine Carey

Psychology

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Gordon Hayman
Administrative Assistant: Heather Suslyk

Social Justice

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Kristin Burnett
Administrative Assistant: 

Social Work

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Keith Brownlee (January 2018 - )
Administrative Assistant: Madge Chan
Administrative Assistant in Orillia: Lynda Kerr

Sociology

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Jianye Liu
Administrative Assistant: Karen Woychyshyn

Women's Studies

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Jennifer Roth
Administrative Assistant: