Our People

To learn more about the faculty's specific research areas, please consult their profile pages or go to our research section to search by research category.

We have over 100 technical staff supporting the school at any given time.  We have listed here permanent technical staff that work for the school.  Additional technical staff tied to research programs, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows can be found by using the University of Guelph directory.


Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 53333

Email: wfcheung@uoguelph.ca

Office: Graham Hall

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Assistant Professor

Email: schiblow@uoguelph.ca

Keywords: Indigenous knowledge systems, Indigenous law, Indigenous governance, women's knowledge, water

Headshot of Dr. Veluchamy Chitraichamy

Email: chitraiv@uoguelph.ca

Office: 101, Agronomy Building, Ridgetown

Keywords: Organic wastes utilization, bioenergy, anaerobic digestion, pre-treatment of lignocellulose material, biogas

MES Graduate Student

Email: cholj@uoguelph.ca

Assistant Professor / Department of Geography

Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 53498

Email: jcockbur@uoguelph.ca

MSc Graduate Student

Phone: 519-674-1500 x63133

Email: coombsc@uoguelph.ca


Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 53769

Email: costal@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey

Assistant Professor / Department of Integrative Biology

Email: cottenie@uoguelph.ca

MSc Graduate Student

Email: ndai@uoguelph.ca

Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 824-4120 X53926

Email: kdaoust@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey

Post Doctoral Fellow

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 52064

Email: mdashtba@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey

Purchasing clerk

Phone: 519-824-4120 Ext. 52514 

Email: ldavie03@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall Room 261

Associate Professor / Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics

Email: bdeaton@uoguelph.ca

Portrait of Dr. Catherine Dieleman. She is wearing a hat, sunglasses, a pink scarf and a blue shirt and is standing next to a waterway

Assistant Professor

Email: cdielema@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall Room 220

Keywords: Organic soil biogeochemistry, ecosystem ecology, northern disturbance regimes, carbon quantity and quality, boreal forest resilience, peatlands

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Retired Professor / Director, Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52555 Room: ECBL 1213

Email: mdixon@uoguelph.ca

Office: E.C. Bovey

Keywords: controlled environments, life support, space exploration

Web Developer

Phone: (519) 836-5677

Email: doana@uoguelph.ca

Post Doctoral Fellow

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 52514

Email: kjdong@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey

M.Sc. student

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 54293

Email: cduits@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

MSc Graduate Student

Phone: 705-949-2301 x 3145

Email: adukes@uoguelph.ca

Office: Algoma University - Essar Convergence Center

Graduate Students

Phone: (519 824-4120 Ext.54851

Email: cdunets@uoguelph.ca

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Professor, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Microbiology of Agro-ecosystems

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.58088 Room: ALEX 306

Email: dunfield@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Keywords: environmental microbiology, microbial ecology, soil microbiology, bioremediation

M.Sc. student

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 53926

Email: Dutkiewd@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey

PhD.LRS Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 52458

Email: eeichelm@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Graduate Student, School of Environmental Sciences

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 53946

Email: bevans02@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey


Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.53017

Email: levans@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

MSc Grad Student

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.

Email: levans03@uoguelph.ca

Aaron has long blonde hair falling to one side, is wearing a plaid shirt and holding a collection of pinned insects

Phone: + 1 519-994-2992

Email: fairweaa@uoguelph.ca

Keywords: ecotoxicology, entomology, ecology, myrmecology, Science Communication

Email: sfatholo@uoguelph.ca

Keywords: digital soil mapping, remote sensing, soil moisture modeling

MSc.LRS Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 54266

Email: tfestin@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

MSc.ENVB Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 54294

Email: jgaiero@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey


Phone: (519( 824-4120 Ext. 54372

Email: gashouth@uoguelph.ca

Office: Graham Hall