Staff & Faculty

Humanities & Social Sciences


Daniel Maya

Instructor

BATI (University of Antioquia), MA (University of Poitier), Certified Teacher (Quebec Ministry of Education)

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Dominic DiCarlo

Instructor

BA (Montreal), Diploma, MA, PhD (Concordia)

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Grace Kim

Instructor

BEd (SFU), PDP Cert (SFU), BA (SFU) MEd (UBC)

Kathy Fitzpatrick

Instructor

Keith Preston

Humanities & Social Sciences Dept. Head, Instructor

BSc Hons, M. Phil (New University of Ulster), PhD (Simon Fraser), Certificate of Education (New University of Ulster)

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Linda Bao

Director of Chinese Relations, Academic Counsellor, Instructor

BA (Guangzhou University of Foreign Languages), MA (British Columbia)

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Mark Cernigoj

Instructor

BA (Hons), MA (British Columbia), TESL

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Mika Sudo

Instructor

BA (Aoyama Gakuin University- Japan), Teaching Certificate (UBC)

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Shannon Page

Instructor

Sonia Chhabra Iga

Science Dept. Head (High school), Instructor

BSc (Simon Fraser), MA (School of Oriental and African Studies, London), Teacher Certificate Program (Simon Fraser)

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Wayne Podrouzek

Instructor

BCS, Bsc Hons (Mt. St. Vincent's), MA, PhD (Simon Fraser)

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Jalissa Schmidt

Instructor

MA (SFU) BA (UBC)

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Maria Petrucci

Instructor

Ph.D (UBC) MA (UBC) BA (UBC)

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Lewis Cheng

Instructor

Ph.D (Peking University) BA (Peking University)

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Business


Amanda Koning

Instructor

CPA, CGA, BComm (BC)

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Chuck Konrad

Department Head

BComm (BC), CPA, CA

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Keith Preston

Humanities & Social Sciences Dept. Head, Instructor

BSc Hons, M. Phil (New University of Ulster), PhD (Simon Fraser), Certificate of Education (New University of Ulster)

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Maryanne Cliche

Instructor

Computer Science


Anne Dawson

Computer Science Dept. Head, Instructor

BSc Hons (Salford), MSc (Bradford), PhD (Salford), Certificate of Education (Huddersfield)

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Arpanjot Sidhu

Instructor

MSc, BTech.

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Kongwen (Frank) Zhang

Instructor

PhD (York University), MSc (York University), BASc (York University)

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Megan O’Connor

Instructor

MSc (Simon Fraser University) BSc (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

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Nadine Turner

Instructor

MSc (University of Portsmouth) BA (University of London)

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Randy Stewart

Instructor

BA (Simon Fraser), Teaching Certificate (Independent Schools Branch)

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Rita Ester

Instructor

MA (TU Dortmund)

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Payam Valadkhan

Instructor

BSc (Iran) MSc (SFU) PhD (SFU)

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Liaqat Ali

Instructor

PhD (SFU) MSc (Athabasca University) MBA (University of Fredericton)

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English


Alex Ferguson

English Studies Dept. Head, Instructor

BEd Hons (Manchester), CELTA (Cambridge),TESL Canada Certificate

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Bruce Lord

Instructor

BA Hons (Simon Fraser); MA (Trent)

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Bruce MacDonald

Instructor

BA (UVIC) MA (UBC)

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Dylan Godwin

Instructor

BA (UBC) MA (University of California)

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Janet Jones

Instructor

A.O.C.A. (Ontario College of Art), BA (UBC), MFA (USASK)

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Lorenzo Tomescu

Instructor

MH (SFU) BA (SFU)

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Mercedes Eng

Instructor

BA, MA (Simon Fraser)

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Sook Kong

English Dept. Head, Instructor

BA Hons, BA (Singapore), MA (UBC)

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Joseph Thomas

Instructor

MA (University of Toronto) BA (Concordia University) TESL (Victoria)

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Suzy Phillips

Instructor

MA (Edinburgh) TEFL (Edinburgh)

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Bea Oertel

Instructor

B.Ed (SFU) MA (Germany) TEFL Certificate

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Michael Loncaric

Instuctor

MA (SFU) BA (SFU)

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Sam Wiebe

Instructor

MA (SFU)

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Economics


Aaron Friedland

Instructor

MA (UBC)

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Eduardo Azmitia

Instructor

BA (Simon Fraser), MA (UBC)

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Edward Choi

Instructor

BA (Simon Fraser), BSc (UBC), MA (Waterloo)

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Holy Aminadoki

Instructor

MA (Simon Fraser University) BA (University of Manitoba)

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Martina Sze

Instructor

MA (Toronto), BA (McGill)

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Mohammad Fakhrabadi

Instructor

MA (Simon Fraser)

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Randy Liu

Sonya Plater

Economics Dept. Head, Instructor

BA Hons, MA (Simon Fraser)

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William Shen

Instructor

BEd (UBC), MA (University of Toronto), BBA (SFU)

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Kojo Budu Laryea

Instructor

MA (SFU) MPhil (Ghana) BA (Ghana)

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Firoozeh Kolahi

Instructor

MBA (SFU)

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Sam Viavant

Instructor

MA (UBC) BA (Montana)

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Math / Statistics


Aliakbar Seyedfarshi

Instructor

MSc (Portsmouth University), BSc (Greenwich University), TESL, Teaching Certificate (British Columbia)

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Edward Wong

Instructor

BASc, PEng, Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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Erich Durnberger

Instructor

BSc (Vienna), PhD (Simon Fraser)

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Gera Belchev

Math / Statistics Dept. Head, Instructor

BSc (Sofia), MSc, MA for Teachers (Michigan State)

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Gleb Glebov

Instructor

MSc (SFU)

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Janusz Chrzanowski

Instructor

MSc, PhD (Wroclaw University)

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Ketki Pendharkar

Instructor

BA, MA (India), Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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Lucien Lapierre

Instructor

BSc (TRU) MSc (SFU)

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Mahsa Faizrahnemoon

Instructor

PhD (Ireland) MSc (Sweden) BSc (Iran)

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Scott Pai

Instructor

BSc (National Chiao Tung University), MSc (Iowa), PhD (Texas at Dallas)

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Vijaykumar Singh

Instructor

PhD (University College Dublin) MSc (Chennai Mathematical Institute, India) BSc (Mumbai University, India)

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Saeed Faraji

Instructor

PhD (Ottawa)

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Sciences


Amanda Gronotte

Instructor

BSc (Simon Fraser University), MSc (Simon Fraser University)

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Janusz Chrzanowski

Instructor

MSc, PhD (Wroclaw University)

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Tracy Xu

Lab Assistant

BSc (China), Diploma in Food Technology (BCIT)

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Raymond Wang

Instructor

Sheenam Girdhar

Instructor

PhD (India) BSc (India) MSc (India) BEd (India) PIDP (VCC) Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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Samita Chowdhary

Instructor

PhD (India) MSc (India) BSc (India)

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Math & Science


Aliakbar Seyedfarshi

Instructor

MSc (Portsmouth University), BSc (Greenwich University), TESL, Teaching Certificate (British Columbia)

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Charles Huang

Academic Counsellor, Instructor

BSc, BEd Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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Edward Wong

Instructor

BASc, PEng, Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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Sonia Chhabra Iga

Science Dept. Head (High school), Instructor

BSc (Simon Fraser), MA (School of Oriental and African Studies, London), Teacher Certificate Program (Simon Fraser)

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Tracy Xu

Lab Assistant

BSc (China), Diploma in Food Technology (BCIT)

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Sheenam Girdhar

Instructor

PhD (India) BSc (India) MSc (India) BEd (India) PIDP (VCC) Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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Social Sciences


Alex Ferguson

English Studies Dept. Head, Instructor

BEd Hons (Manchester), CELTA (Cambridge),TESL Canada Certificate

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Audrey McDougall

Instructor

BA (Simon Fraser), TESL

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Barbara Hart

Instructor

BA (UBC), Teacher Certificate Program (Simon Fraser), TESL Canada Certificate

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Bibiana Chai

Fine Arts Dept. Head, Instructor

BA (Singapore), TESL, Teacher Certificate Program (Auckland)

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Constance Doucette

Instructor

BEd, ESL Methodology Qualification (British Columbia)

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Grace Kim

Instructor

BEd (SFU), PDP Cert (SFU), BA (SFU) MEd (UBC)

Nicole Baxter

Instructor

BEd Hons (Victoria)

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Bea Oertel

Instructor

B.Ed (SFU) MA (Germany) TEFL Certificate

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Afrina Khan

Instructor

M.A (SFU), B.A (Bangladesh), Diploma in TESOL

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Alex Ferguson

English Studies Dept. Head, Instructor

BEd Hons (Manchester), CELTA (Cambridge),TESL Canada Certificate

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Anna Stooke

Instructor

M.Ed (SFU), BA (UVIC)

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Barbara Hart

Instructor

BA (UBC), Teacher Certificate Program (Simon Fraser), TESL Canada Certificate

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Brittany Hopkin

Instructor

BA (MRU), TEFL

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Constance Doucette

Instructor

BEd, ESL Methodology Qualification (British Columbia)

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Dale Johnson

Instructor

BA, Post Baccalaureate Diploma (British Columbia), TESL (VCC)

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Grace Kim

Instructor

BEd (SFU), PDP Cert (SFU), BA (SFU) MEd (UBC)

Jeffrey Jones

Instructor

MA (University of Birmingham) BA (University of Lethbridge)

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Juan Cortez

Instructor

BA (Colombia), CELTA

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Mark Cernigoj

Instructor

BA (Hons), MA (British Columbia), TESL

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Marina Chekunova

Instructor

BA (Hons), MA (UBC), TESL

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Nicole Baxter

Instructor

BEd Hons (Victoria)

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Patrick Best

Instructor

BA (Simon Fraser), TESL

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Rebecca Lee

Instructor

BA, TESL Qualification, Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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Sonia Chhabra Iga

Science Dept. Head (High school), Instructor

BSc (Simon Fraser), MA (School of Oriental and African Studies, London), Teacher Certificate Program (Simon Fraser)

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Sun Hye Kim

Instructor

BA, CTEFLA/RSA (Cambridge), TESL (Canada)

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Wai Ma

Instructor

BA, Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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Bea Oertel

Instructor

B.Ed (SFU) MA (Germany) TEFL Certificate

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Laura Ciconte

Instructor

BA (Regina) TESL Certificate

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Simon Savage

Instructor

TESOL (VCC) PDP (SFU) BA (SFU)

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Administration


Chris Rands

Vice-Principal, Academic Counsellor

Kaylene Donaldson

Chief Financial Officer

Tom Tait

President

Will Eckford

Principal, Vice President, Academic

Office Admin


Eve Eckford

Homestay Coordinator

Helen Liu

Admissions, Administrative Assistant

Jeanette Underdahl

Library Assistant, Bookstore Manager

Jocelyn Hebeler

Registrar, Office Manager

Kelsey Mugridge

Admissions, Administrative Assistant

Marie Chen

Student Account's Assistant

Mikayla Balletta

Admissions, Administrative Assistant

Melissa Faraguna

Library Assistant

Melita O’Neill

Director of International Marketing, Homestay

Sandy Chow

Marketing Communications Specialist, Graphic Designer

Seline Chao

Admissions, Administrative Assistant

Serena Zeng

Admissions, Administrative Assistant

IT


Eugene Evers

Desktop and Network Support

Russell Smith

Computer Lab Assistant

Linda Bao

Director of Chinese Relations, Academic Counsellor, Instructor

BA (Guangzhou University of Foreign Languages), MA (British Columbia)

Mail 1 (778) 895 5323

Joie Marin

Head Academic Counsellor

BA (Simon Fraser)

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Diana Wright

Academic Counsellor, International Marketing

Michael Williams

Academic Counsellor

BEd (Simon Fraser), BA (Idaho), TESOL

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Charles Huang

Academic Counsellor, Instructor

BSc, BEd Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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