Nawrin, Tania

Supervisor: Dr. Iain Davidson-Hunt

MNRM Practicum: Ogimaawabiitong Kenora Chiefs Advisory (KCA) Youth and Family Wellness Camp Plant Biodiversity Project {PDF}


Khan, Sabbir

Supervisor:  Dr. C. Emdad Haque

MNRM Thesis: The Role of Innovation and Adaptation Technologies in Climate Change-Induced Disaster Risk Reduction: Enhancing Resilience in Satkhira Communities of Bangladesh {PDF}


Onyeneke, Chima

Supervisor: Dr. Shirley Thompson

MNRM Thesis: Mining Impact and Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas {PDF}


Shehab, M. Kamruzzaman

Supervisor: Dr. C. Emdad Haque

MNRM Thesis: Experience and perceptions of climate change-related hazards, and the dynamics of technology-based adaptations in water use in Bangladesh: The case of Satkhira communities {PDF}


Velsink, Alexandra

Supervisor: Dr. John Sinclair

MNRM Thesis: ‘There is no such place as away’: Residential deconstruction as a method for waste diversion in Canada’s built environment {PDF}


Zaman, Jobaed

Supervisor: Dr. C. Emdad Haque

MNRM Thesis: Local Level Flood Management, Risk, Risk Reduction, and coping and adapting in the Red River Valley, Manitoba, Canada. {PDF}


Graduate: Bahuaud, Shannon

MNRM Practicum: 


Graduate: Boryen, Marika

MNRM Practicum: Exploring the Potential of Upcycling Craft Brewers Spent Grain in Winnipeg, MB

Advisor:  Davidson-Hunt, Iain

Graduate: Jowett, Murray

MNRM Practicum: Value Chain Discovery of Canadian Participatory Plant Breeders

Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain

Graduate: Adams, Christopher

MNRM Thesis: An Aerial View of the Shoreline: Using Remotely Piloted Aircraft to Map Vegetation in Netley-Libau Marsh and Compare Plant Assemblages Across an Exposure Gradient

Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: Adegun, Ajarat

MNRM Thesis: The relationship between higher rates of COVID-19 and infrastructure on First Nations Reserves in Manitoba

Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

Graduate: Alpert, Johanna

MNRM Thesis: Effects of intermittent noise from oil well infrastructure on abundance and nesting success of grassland songbirds

Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: Ammann-Lanthier, Laurence

MNRM Thesis: Alternative Food Practices for Climate Futures: Listening to the Voices of Young Adults in the Canadian Southeastern Prairie Region

Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain

Graduate: Araujo, Alexander

MNRM Thesis: Impacts of Restoration: Assessing Resource Selection by Reintroduced Plains Bison in Banff National Park and their Influence on Birds

Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: Cadger Maclean, Chantal

MNRM Thesis: What is Wild? Framing “wild” in the context of wildlife conservation in Canada

Advisor: Sinclair, John

Graduate: Sutcliffe, Lee

MNRM Thesis: Impacts of oil well drilling noise on parental care and nestling condition of chestnut collared longspurs (Calcarius ornatus)

Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: De Ruyck, Chris

PhD Thesis: The Life-Cycle, Diet, and Seasonal Movement Patterns of Land- Birds on the Island of Grenada, and the Contribution of Diverse Small-Scale Farming to Maintaining Bird Diversity and Abundance on Small Tropical Islands.

Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: Duthie-Kannikkatt, Kaitlyn

PhD Thesis: Cultivating Seed Sovereignty in Tarija, Bolivia

Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain

Graduate: Landivar, Natalia

PhD Thesis: Agrarian extractivism and land struggles in Guayas province, Ecuador:
A Feminist Political Ecology analysis

Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain

Graduate: Ledesma, Maria Lira

PhD Thesis: Indigenous communities and global markets: the commoditization of artisanal mezcal from Oaxaca, Mexico

Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain


Graduate: Amani, Rojin

Thesis: Public and stakeholder involvement in forest governance: rethinking the forest advisory committee approach in Canada

Advisor: Sinclair, John

Graduate: Bagamery, Michael

Thesis: Studying the Effects of Carbon Prices on Sustainable Development in British Columbia


Graduate: Brandenbarg, Claire

Thesis: Climate change, transformative learning, and social action: An exploration of adult climate activists in Manitoba, Canada


Graduate: Buckmire, Zoya

Thesis: Understanding Grenada’s Mangroves: Zonation, Plasticity, and the Potential for Restoration


Graduate: Dueck, Simon

Thesis: The role of project-based impact assessment in considering the
impacts of resource development related Arctic shipping


Graduate: Gibb, Kathryn

Practicum: Implementation of a Bird Banding Program at Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre in Southern Manitoba


Graduate: Ince, Danielle

Thesis: Using underwater images to sample and determine trends in lateralization and group counts when beluga calves and juveniles are present


Graduate: Mustafa, Sadia

Thesis: Patterns and Determinants of Consumers’ Preferences and Demand for Fruits and Vegetables in Bangladesh


Graduate: Oni, Babajide

Thesis: Mino Bimaadiziwin Homebuilder Program's Impact on Sustainable Livelihoods Among Youth In Garden Hill and Wasagamack First Nations: An Evaluative Study

Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

Graduate: Biswal, Rajib - PhD

Thesis: Actioning sustainability through next generation community-based environmental assessment

Advisor: Sinclair, John

Graduate: Wheeler, Mya - PhD

Thesis: The Place of Oil in Manitoba: A Critical Place Inquiry


October 2021

May 2021

Graduate:  ASSUAH, Anderson – Ph.D. 
Thesis: Examining the Role of and Potential for Indigenous and Social Learning through Community-Based Solid Waste Management in Canadian First Nation Communities
Advisor: Sinclair, John

Graduate:  AZAD, MD. Abul Kalam
Thesis: The Role of Social Learning in Enhancing Community Resilience and Recovery from Flash Floods in Sunamganj, Bangladesh
Advisor: Haque, Emdad 

Graduate:  DILAY, Ariane
Thesis: Protected area planning and management in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh, India: A case study of environmental justice and learning for biodiversity conservation
Advisor: Sinclair, John 

Graduate:  HILL, Stewart – Ph.D. 
Thesis: The Autoethnography of an Ininiw from God's Lake, Manitoba, Canada: First Nation Water Governance Flows from Sacred Indigenous Relationships, Responsibilities and Rights to Aski
Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

Graduate:  JANZEN, Aaron
Thesis: Learning and the Production of Environmentality in Community Forestry in British Columbia
Advisor: Sinclair, John 

Graduate:  MUHAJARINE, Hannah
Thesis: Passing Things Down: the Meaning of Traditional Food for Resurgence and Resilience in Wabaseemoong Independent Nations
Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain 

Graduate:  NEWALL, Scott
Thesis: Understanding the Need for and Implications of Climate Change Based Environmental Assessment in Canada
Advisor: Sinclair, John 

Graduate:  RODRIGUEZ VALENCIA, Mariana – Ph.D. 
Thesis: The Dynamic Use of Biodiversity Richness in the Bribri Indigenous Territory [pdf]
Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain

Graduate:  UDDIN, Mohammad Salim – Ph.D. 
Thesis: Disaster Governance, Livelihood Recovery and Resilience: The Case of Recent Cyclones and Coastal Communities of Bangladesh
Advisor: Haque, Emdad

October 2020

Graduate: ADDAE-WIREKO, Emmanuella
Thesis: Learning for Biocultural Design: Community Kitchens as Innovation Spaces for Small-Scale Food Production in Manitoba [pdf]
Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain

Graduate: PETERSON, Débora – Ph.D.
Thesis: Local and Traditional Knowledge to Improve Community-Based Conservation in Protected Areas in Paraty [pdf]
Advisor: Berkes, Fikret
Co-Advisor: Hanazaki, Natalia

Graduate: WALDINGER, Jessica
Thesis: Anthropogenic Noise and Noise-adjusted Signals Influence Territorial-defense Behaviours of Male Baird’s Sparrows (Centronyx bairdii) [pdf]
Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain

May 2020

Graduate: BERGEN, Nicholas*
Thesis: Examining the Impact of Observer Skill and Survey Methods on the Effects of Citizen Science Monitoring Programs in Grenada [pdf]
Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: GHERA, Gurmeet*
Thesis: Community-Based Micro-Hydro Development in Northern India-Benefits Beyond Lighting? [pdf]
Advisor: Sinclair, John

Graduate: HASAN, Tawfiq Md.*
Thesis: Building on Indigenous Capacity: Opportunities for Capacity Building through Post-Secondary Education in Wasagamack First Nation [pdf]
Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

Graduate: ISLAM, Sabrina – Ph.D.
Thesis: The Threat of Dengue Fever in Bangladesh: Factors of Dengue Vector Adbundance, Productivity, and the Role of Knowledge and Attitude in Disease Control in Dhaka, Bangladesh [pdf]
Advisor: Haque, Emdad

Graduate: REMPEL, Zachary*
Thesis: An Ethno-Ornithology of Wabaseemoong Independent Nations [pdf]
Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain

Graduate: SOLADEMI, Folarin*
Thesis: Environmental Study of Mission Industrial Area and South St. Boniface, Winnipeg, Canada [pdf]
Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

Graduate: WILLIAMS, Ramon
Thesis: Distribution, Diversity, Abundance and Richness of Grenadian Terrestrial Birds, including Endemic and Restricted-Range Species [pdf]
Advisor: Koper, Nicola
*As at February 2020

October 2019

Graduate: ALMUDI, Tiago – Ph.D.
Thesis: Water up to our necks: learning and responses to hydroclimatic variability in Brazilian Amazon floodplain communities [pdf]
Advisor: Sinclair, John

Graduate: BACKER, Justine
Thesis: Contributions to Sustainability Practices of Faith Communities in Canada: The Roles of Learning, Action and Faith [pdf]
Advisor: Sinclair, John

Graduate: CAMPBELL, Ezra
Thesis: Status and Distribution of Diurnal Raptors on the Island of Grenada: Grenada Hook-Billed Kite (Chondrohierax uncinatus mirus) and Antillean Broad-Winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus antillarum) [pdf]
Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: HEATHCOTE, Alexandra
Thesis: Effects of Oil Infrastructure and Associated Noise on the Stress Physiology, Growth and Development of an Altricial Grassland Songbird Nestling [pdf]
Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: JANZEN, Adam
Thesis: Building Bridges in the Backcountry: A Case Study of Design in the Headwaters Region of the Oldman Watershed [pdf]
Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain

Graduate: PARKER, Lynnea
Thesis: Public Views Towards Black Bears and Bear Smart Messaging in a Rural Context [pdf]
Advisor: Campbell, Michael

Graduate: SOBOWALE, Omotuyole Regina
Thesis: River Restoration in Nairobi, Kenya: Exploring Public Participation and Learning Outcomes [pdf]
Advisor: Sinclair, John

May 2019

Graduate: APPAH, Nana*
Thesis: Assessing the Impact of Coastal Resort Tourism on Tourism Participation Among the Locals in Hopkins Village, Belize [pdf]
Advisor: Campbell, Michael

Graduate: DES BRISAY, Paulson*
Thesis: Effects of Oil Development on Habitat Quality and Its Perception by Mixed-Grass Prairie Songbirds [pdf]
Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: HOQUE, AM Rezwanul*
Thesis: Waakia’ligan: Community Voices on Housing at Garden Hill First Nation, Manitoba [pdf]
Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

Graduate: LEITE, Marta* – Ph.D.
Thesis: Bridging Multi-Level Resilience and Wellbeing: A Study of Small-Scale Fisher Responses to Change in Southeast Brazil [pdf]
Advisor: Berkes, Fikret

Graduate: MICHNIK, Kaylee*
Thesis: Reclamation, Participation and Self-Determination: Land-Based Learning and Community Gardening and Farming in Garden Hill First Nation [pdf]
Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

Graduate: OH, Hyunjoo
Thesis: Opportunities for Promoting the Recycling of Gypsum Board from Construction, Renovation, and Demolition in Manitoba [pdf]
Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain

Graduate: ROSA, Patricia – Ph.D.
Thesis: Experimental Playback Study Investigating Effects of Oil Infrastructure Noise on Migratory Grassland Songbirds [pdf]
Advisor: Berkes, Fikret

Graduate: RYALL, Emily*
Thesis: Local Involvement in Marine Conservation, Motivating Factors, and the Potential for Co-Management in Koh Lipe, Thailand [pdf]
Advisor: Berkes, Fikret

Graduate: SUZUKI, Kaoru*
Thesis: Interface the Land: Nature-Based Performance Art [pdf]
Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

Graduate: ULRICH, Kurtis*
Thesis: Prescribed Fire and Design: Two Biocultural Design Case Studies from Northwestern Ontario [pdf]
Advisor: Davidson-Hunt, Iain

Graduate: WOJTUSZEWSKA, Veronica
Thesis: On the Importance of Language: Reclaiming Indigenous Place Names at Wasagamack First Nation, Manitoba, Canada [pdf]
Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

*As at February 2019

October 2018

Graduate: CHIMELLO DE OLIVEIRA, Luiz – Ph. D.
Thesis: The Perceptions of Social-Ecological Changes in Tarituba, a Coastal Village in Southeastern Brazil [pdf]
Advisor: Campbell, Michael
Co-Advisor: Begossi, Alpina

Graduate: ARMSTRONG-PRITTY, Pepper-Mackena
Thesis: Indigenizing the Healthy Built and Social Environment: A Public Health Case Study of O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation (OPCN) [pdf]
Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

Graduate: DOHAN, Rosemary
Thesis: Policy Paucity? Oil Development and Habitat Conservation in Manitoba [pdf]
Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: FERDOUS, Farjana
Thesis: Flooded Forest and Livelihoods of the Local Community in Jamalganj, Bangladesh: Lessons Learned from Swamp Forest Restoration in Sunamganj (SFRS) Project [pdf]
Advisor: Haque, Emdad

Graduate: SMITH, Amy
Thesis: Developing a Framework for End-of-Life Vehicle Recycling in Northern Manitoba [pdf]
Advisor: Sinclair, John

Graduate: THAPA, Keshab
Thesis: Indigenous Land Rights and Indigenous Land Use Planning: Exploring the Relevance and Significance of Wasagamack First Nation, Northern Manitoba, Canada [pdf]
Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

May 2018

Graduate: BAJWA, Sukhmanbir* (St. John's College)
Thesis: Industry Stewardship Programs for Waste Management in Manitoba, Canada: An Evaluation [pdf]
Advisor: Haque, Emdad

Graduate: BOCKSTAEL, Erika – Ph.D.
Thesis: Critical Capacity Development towards Inclusive and Participatory Governance of Coastal Resources in Paraty, Brazil [pdf]
Advisor: Berkes, Fikret

Graduate: DUPRE, Ian Michael*
Thesis: Exploring Environmental Place Attachment of Tourists and Caicara in Paraty, Brazil [pdf]
Advisor: Campbell, Michael

Graduate: HOSTETLER, Glen – Ph.D.
Thesis: Conceptualizing Natural Resource and Environmental Management as Deliberative Democratic Practice: Land Use Planning on the East Side of Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, 2000 – 2013 [pdf]
Advisor: Sinclair, Andrew John

Graduate: KAMAL, Asfia Gulrukh (St. John's College) – Ph.D.
Thesis: A Recipe for Change Reclamation of Indigenous Food Sovereignty in 0-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation [pdf]
Advisor: McLachlan, Stéphane Co-Advisor: Haque, Emdad

Graduate: MOULTON, Laurel – Ph.D.
Thesis: Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) Habitat Selection, Mating Behaviour, and Population Viability in a Fragmented Landscape at the Northern Range Limit [pdf]
Advisor: Koper, Nicola Co-Advisor: Artuso, Christian

Graduate: OLYNYK, Marika*
Thesis: Effects of Habitat Loss, Fragmentations, and Alteration On Wild Bees and Pollination Services in Fragmented Manitoba Grasslands [pdf]
Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: SIKDER, Md Sowayib*
Thesis: Disaster and Emergency Management (DEM) Policy Shifts, And Learning in Manitoba, Canada [pdf]
Advisor: Haque, Emdad

Graduate: STEPANIUK, Jeffray – Ph.D.
Thesis: Applying Modified Participatory Video and Popular Education to Improve Environmental Science Learning in Northern Manitoba [pdf]
Advisor: McLachlan, Stéphane Co-Advisor: Haque, Emdad

October 2017

Graduate: DENNIS, Patricia
Thesis: The Roles of Strategic Environmental Assessment and Learning in Planning for Successful Community-Based Solid Waste Management in Kenya [pdf]
Advisor: Sinclair, John

Graduate: ENSLOW, Chelsea
Thesis: Human Disturbance, Host Dispersal, and Hybridization Influence Blood Parasite Communities in a Threatened Songbird Species: The Golden-Winged Warbler (Vermivora Chrysoptera) [pdf]
Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: GEEBU, Raghavender
Thesis: Analyzing the Geographical Impact of Water Control Structures and the 2011 “Super Flood” of Manitoba on Lake St. Martin First Nation using Historical Aerial Photos, Light Detection and Ranging Data, and Geographical Information System [pdf]
Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

Graduate: NG, Christoph
Thesis: Proximity to Conventional Oil and Gas Development is Associated with Reduced Parental Care in Chestnut-collared Longspurs (Calcarius ornatus) [pdf]
Advisor: Koper, Nicola

Graduate: OKOROSOBO, Tosan
Thesis: Building Livelihood and Food Security through Social Enterprise: A Case Study of Garden Hill First Nation Community in Manitoba, Canada [pdf]
Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

Graduate: PROKOPANKO, Erin
Thesis: Could Bigger be Better? Patch Size and Simulated Conspecific Cues in Manitoba’s Tall-grass Prairie [pdf]
Advisor: Koper, Nicola

May 2017

Graduate: ANDRONAK, Brett
Thesis: Achieving Next Generation Environmental Impact Assessment Follow-up and Monitoring [pdf]
Advisor: Sinclair, John

Graduate: DAS, Malay*
Thesis: Rebuilding Food Security in Garden Hill First Nation Community: Local Food Production in a Northern Remote Community [pdf]
Advisor: Thompson, Shirley

Graduate: ISLAM, Durdana* – Ph.D.
Thesis: Indigenous Fisheries and Food Security Norway House Cree Nation, Manitoba, Canada [pdf]
Advisor: Berkes, Fikret
Co-Advisor: Haque, Emdad

Graduate: ROOBAN, Anne
Thesis: Growing Socioeconomic Sustainability through Community-Based Forest Management in British Columbia [pdf]
Advisor: Sinclair, John

Graduate: POLFUS, Jean* – Ph.D.
Thesis: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Describing Biological Diversity [pdf]
Advisor: Manseau, Micheline

Graduate: SADIQ, Somia
Thesis: Understanding and Implementing Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) in the Context of Indigenous Peoples in Canada [pdf]
Advisor: Sinclair, John

Graduate: TURNER, Katherine* – Ph.D.
Thesis: Feeding Local Economies: Bolivia’s Edible Biocultural Heritage and Rural Territorial Development [pdf]
Advisor: Davidson, Hunt, Iain

*As of February 2017