Graduate Students

  • Joshua Barrett is a Master’s Candidate in the Department of Geography at Memorial University, where he is working with the On the Move Partnership as he looks at community impacts in Newfoundland and Labrador’s nickel processing sector.
  • Leanna Butters is a Master’s Candidate in Environmental Policy in the Environmental Policy Institute at Memorial University’s Grenfell Campus, where she is researching how employment mobility impacts land use planning.
  • Ken Carter is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Geography at Memorial University, where he is researching the applicability of innovation models in rural regions.
  • Vincent Kuuteryiri Chireh is a Master’s Candidate at the Environmental Policy Institute, Grenfell Campus doing research on regional approaches to drinking water management.
  • Conor Curtis is a Master’s Candidate in Environmental Policy in the Environmental Policy Institute at Memorial University’s Grenfell Campus, where he is researching climate change and social justice.
  • Seth Bomangsaan Eledi is a Master’s Candidate in Environmental Policy in the Environmental Policy Institute at Memorial University’s Grenfell Campus, where he is researching environmental stewardship and community development.
  • Sharon Halfyard is an Interdisciplinary PhD Candidate at Memorial University, where she is researching the connection between educators and rural development in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Steve Holisko is a Master’s Candidate in Environmental Policy in the Environmental Policy Institute at Memorial University’s Grenfell Campus, where he is researching watershed management in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Mohammed Nazrul Islam is a Master’s Candidate at the Environmental Policy Institute, Grenfell Campus with research on renewable energy and rural community resilience.
  • Rumbidzai Kanyangarara is a Master’s Candidate at the Environmental Policy Institute, Grenfell Campus conducting research on collaborative water governance in the community of Burgeo, NL.
  • Sherine Khattab is an Interdisciplinary PhD Candidate at Memorial University, where she is researching the gender division of employment mobility.
  • Brennan Lowery is an Interdisciplinary PhD Candidate at Memorial University, based at Grenfell Campus, where he is researching the role of sustainability indicators in participatory governance in rural communities and regions.
  • Sarah Minnes is an Interdisciplinary PhD Candidate at Memorial University, where she is researching new governance structures for improved source water protection in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Raïsa Mirza is a Master’s Candidate in the Department of Geography at Memorial University, where she is researching conservation and regional development within the Philippines.
  • Ayotunde Omosule is a Master’s Candidate in Environmental Policy in the Environmental Policy Institute at Memorial University’s Grenfell Campus, where he is researching how Indigenous communities are resolving their water challenges.