Madhur Anand

Madhur Anand

Professor, University of Guelph

Madhur Anand, professor in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph, is an ecologist with broad research interests in natural and human-induced changes in terrestrial ecosystems at local and global scales and their implications for sustainability.

Chris Bauch

Chris Bauch

Professor, University of Waterloo

Chris Bauch is a professor of applied mathematics at the University of Waterloo. He studies epidemiological and ecological systems with a particular emphasis on evaluating interventions such as vaccines. He is particularly interested in coupling models of human behaviour with models of disease dynamics or ecological dynamics.

Mark Crowley

Mark Crowley

Assistant professor, University of Waterloo

Mark Crowley is an assistant professor in the Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence group in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

Peter Deadman

Peter Deadman

Professor, University of Waterloo

Peter Deadman is a professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Waterloo. He received his PhD in 1997 from the School of Renewable Natural Resources at the University of Arizona, Tucson.

Keith Hipel

Keith Hipel

Professor, University of Waterloo; President, Academy of Science, Royal Society of Canada; Senior fellow, Centre of International Governance; Fellow, Balsillie School of International Affairs

Keith Hipel is university professor of systems design engineering at the University of Waterloo where he is co-ordinator of the conflict analysis group.

Thomas Homer-Dixon

Thomas Homer-Dixon

Professor, Balsillie School of International Affairs and Founding member

Thomas Homer-Dixon, WICI founding director, is the Centre for International Governence Innocation [CIGI] Chair in Global Systems at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Canada, and professor in faculties of Environment and Arts at the University of Waterloo.

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Sharon Kirkpatrick

Associate Professor, University of Waterloo

Sharon Kirkpatrick, PhD, is a nutritionist and associate professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems. Kirkpatrick’s current research focuses mainly on advancing methodologies for assessing diet and understanding the complexities, including multidimensionality and dynamism, in dietary patterns.

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Dawn Parker

WICI Director, Professor, University of Waterloo - School of Planning


Dawn Parker ,  WICI Director, is a Professor in the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Canada. Her research focuses on the development of fine-scale models that link the drivers of land-use change and their socioeconomic and ecological impacts, with completed and ongoing projects on organic agriculture in California’s Central Valley,

Stephen Quilley

Stephen Quilley

Associate professor, University of Waterloo

Stephen Quilley, WICI director of development, is an associate professor in social innovation generation and the Department of Environment and Resource Studies in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo.

Vanessa Schweizer

Vanessa Schweizer

Assistant professor, University of Waterloo

Vanessa Schweizer is an assistant professor in knowledge integration at the University of Waterloo. She applies approaches for understanding complex systems to socio-economic scenarios in the context of climate change.

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Paul Thagard

Professor, University of Waterloo

Paul Thagard is a philosopher, cognitive scientist, and author of many interdisciplinary books. He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo, where he founded and directed the Cognitive Science Program. He is a graduate of the Universities of Saskatchewan, Cambridge, Toronto (PhD in philosophy) and Michigan (MS in computer science). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Cognitive Science Society, and the Association for Psychological Science.

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