People profiles

Faculty members

Susan Elliott

Professor, Geography and Environmental Management

Dr. Susan Elliott is a health geographer whose primary area of research focuses on relationships between environment and health, broadly defined...

Jennifer Dean

Associate Professor

Jennifer Dean is an associate professor in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo. Her research interests include...

Leia Minaker

Associate Professor, School of Planning

Leia Minaker is an associate professor in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo and an Affiliated Scientist at the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact...

Research Coordinator

Anne Burgoyne

Research coordinator

Anne Burgoyne is the research coordinator for the GoHelP lab. She is interested in research to support global environmental and social sustainability goals, including understanding health inequities faced by women and older persons to support policies and actions...

Postdoctoral Fellows

Abraham Nunbogu

Postdoctoral Fellow

Abraham Marshall Nunbogu completed his PhD in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo...

Graduate students

Ellen Gregg

PhD Student

Ellen is a PhD student in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo. She is a Registered Dietitian and has a background in public health nutrition...

Shawna O'Hearn

PhD Candidate

Shawna O’Hearn is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management focusing her research on the experience of aging in the workplace...

Emily Shantz

PhD Candidate

Emily is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo, and Research Assistant in the GoHelP lab...

Keely Stenberg

PhD Student

Keely Stenberg is a PhD student in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo. While completing her undergraduate program...

Marta Veenhof

PhD Student

Marta has obtained a Master of Digital Experience Innovation from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor of Arts...

Marilyn Cameron is an MA Planning student in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer Dean...

Tara Chen

PhD Student, Geography and Environmental Management

Tara Chen is a PhD student in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo...

Cornelius Dassah

PhD Student, Geography and Environmental Management

Cornelius Dassah is a PhD student in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo...

Jon Franchetto

MA Student

Jon Franchetto is a Master of Arts student in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, supervised by Dr. Leia Minaker...

Gaurang is an MA student in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo. He has a Bachelors in Urban Planning from the School of Planning...

Ryan Lok

PhD Student, School of Planning

Ryan is a PhD in Planning student under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer Dean in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo...

Gwenyth McCarthy

MES Student

Gwenyth McCarthy is an MES student in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, under the supervision of Dr. Leia Minaker. Her research interests...

Amanda Morielli

MES Student

Amanda Morielli is pursuing a Masters of Environmental Studies in Planning at the University of Waterloo. Her research interests include...

Cynthia is a master’s student in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Land Management from the University for Development Studies, Ghana. Cynthia is a professional surveyor and a member of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors.

Lindsay Nooren

MES Student

Lindsay is a first-year master’s student in the MES planning program at the University of Waterloo. She recently graduated from McMaster University in honours...

Graham Richards

MES Student

Graham is a second-year MES student within the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer Dean...

Joy Tigchelaar

MA Student

Joy Tigchelaar is a MA in Planning student in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, under the supervision of Dr. Leia Minaker...

Undergraduate students

Satveer Kaur Dhillon

Undergraduate Student, Volunteer Research Assistant

Satveer Dhillon is a Health Studies undergraduate student in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Waterloo...