Lecturer

Christine Barbeau head shot

519-888-4567, ext. 33061
cbarbeau@uwaterloo.ca
Environment 2, room 2028

Christine Barbeau is a lecturer in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo. She teaches undergraduate courses throughout the year but focuses her time on teaching the spring block field courses within the department. Her approach to teaching is focused on student-centred learning with the goal of promoting curiosity in her students, allowing them to think critically and inspire innovative solutions to build a better future.

Christine is a doctoral graduate from the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo. Christine’s research background has focused on the social and ecological challenges and opportunities of climate change for First Nations living in the Canadian subarctic. She has researched the opportunity of using agroforestry systems to promote ecologically and socially sustainable local food systems in First Nation communities in subarctic Ontario. Further, Christine’s research has contributed to the development of a web-based informatics tool that can help reduce the challenges associated with bush travel in the subarctic due to rapidly changing climatic conditions.

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo