Staff & Faculty

Humanities & Social Sciences


Linda Bao

Director of Chinese Relations, Academic Counsellor, Instructor

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

Mail 1 (778) 895 5323

Catherine Carnrite

Instructor

MA (Simon Fraser), BA (University of Calgary), TEFL Certficate

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Mark Cernigoj

Instructor

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

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Lewis Cheng

Instructor

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

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Sonia Chhabra Iga

Languages Dept. Head (UT), Instructor

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

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Dominic DiCarlo

Instructor

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

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Kathy Fitzpatrick

Instructor

MA (Simon Fraser University)

Chris Hyland

Instructor

BA (UBC), BEd (UBC), Ph.D (University of Calgary), MA (University of New Brunswick)

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Grace Kim

Instructor

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

Jeremy Matthew

Instructor

PhD (London) MA (New Zealand) BA (New Zealand)

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Daniel Maya

Instructor

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

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Shannon Page

Instructor

MA (University of Toronto)

Maria Petrucci

Instructor

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

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Wayne Podrouzek

Instructor

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

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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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Jalissa Schmidt

Instructor

MA (Simon Fraser) BA (UBC)

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Mika Sudo

Instructor

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

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Business


Eduardo Azmitia

Instructor

BA (Simon Fraser), MA (UBC)

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Maryanne Cliche

Instructor

BA (Laval University), MA (Tours and Sherbrooke University)

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Mohammad Fakhrabadi

Instructor

MA (Simon Fraser)

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Amanda Koning

Instructor

CPA, CGA, BComm (BC)

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Chuck Konrad

Department Head

BComm (BC), CPA, CA

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Sonya Plater

Economics Dept. Head, Instructor

BA Hons, MA (Simon Fraser)

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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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Randy Stewart

Instructor

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

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Computer Science


Liaqat Ali

Instructor

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

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Anne Dawson

Computer Science Dept. Head, Instructor

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

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Rita Ester

Instructor

MA (TU Dortmund)

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Megan O’Connor

Instructor

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

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Arpanjot Sidhu

Instructor

MSc (SCIT), BTech. (SCIT)

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Randy Stewart

Instructor

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

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Nadine Turner

Instructor

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

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Payam Valadkhan

Instructor

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

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Kongwen (Frank) Zhang

Instructor

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

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English


Mercedes Eng

Instructor

BA, MA (Simon Fraser)

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Alex Ferguson

English Studies Dept. Head, Instructor

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

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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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Sook Kong

English Dept. Head, Instructor

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

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Bruce Lord

Instructor

BA Hons (Simon Fraser); MA (Trent)

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Michael Loncaric

Instuctor

MA, BA (Simon Fraser)

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Bruce MacDonald

Instructor

BA (UVIC) MA (UBC)

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Bea Oertel

Instructor

B.Ed (Simon Fraser) MA (Germany) TEFL Certificate

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Suzy Phillips

Instructor

MA (Edinburgh) TEFL (Edinburgh)

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Lorenzo Tomescu

Instructor

MA (Simon Fraser University), BA (Simon Fraser University)

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Joseph Thomas

Instructor

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

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Sam Wiebe

Instructor

MA (SFU)

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Economics


Holy Aminadoki

Instructor

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

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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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Mohammad Fakhrabadi

Instructor

MA (Simon Fraser)

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Kojo Budu Laryea

Instructor

MA (Simon Fraser) MPhil (Ghana) BA (Ghana)

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Randy Liu

Instructor

MSc (University of British Columbia)

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Firoozeh Kolahi

Instructor

MBA (Simon Fraser)

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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 (Simon Fraser University)

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Martina Sze

Instructor

MA (Toronto), BA (McGill)

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Sam Viavant

Instructor

MA (UBC) BA (Montana)

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Math / Statistics


Gera Belchev

Math / Statistics Dept. Head, Instructor

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

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Janusz Chrzanowski

Instructor

MSc, PhD (Wroclaw University)

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Erich Durnberger

Instructor

BSc (Vienna), PhD (Simon Fraser)

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Mahsa Faizrahnemoon

Instructor

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

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Saeed Faraji

Instructor

PhD (Ottawa)

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Gleb Glebov

Instructor

MSc (Simon Fraser)

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Lucien Lapierre

Instructor

BSc (TRU), MSc (Simon Fraser)

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Scott Pai

Instructor

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

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Ketki Pendharkar

Instructor

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

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Aliakbar Seyedfarshi

Instructor

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

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Vijaykumar Singh

Instructor

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

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Edward Wong

Science Dept. Head, Instructor

BASc, PEng, Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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Sciences


Janusz Chrzanowski

Instructor

MSc, PhD (Wroclaw University)

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Samita Chowdhary

Instructor

PhD (University of Jammu), MSc (University of Jammu), BSc (University of Jammu)

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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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Amanda Gronotte

Instructor

BSc (Simon Fraser), MSc (Simon Fraser)

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Raymond Wang

Instructor

MSc (University of British Columbia)

Tracy Xu

Lab Assistant

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

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Math & Science


Sonia Chhabra Iga

Languages Dept. Head (UT), Instructor

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

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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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Charles Huang

Academic Counsellor, Instructor

BSc, BEd Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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Aliakbar Seyedfarshi

Instructor

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

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Edward Wong

Science Dept. Head, Instructor

BASc, PEng, Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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Tracy Xu

Lab Assistant

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

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Social Sciences


Nicole Baxter

Instructor

BEd Hons (Victoria)

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Bibiana Chai

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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Alex Ferguson

English Studies Dept. Head, Instructor

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

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Barbara Hart

Instructor

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

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Grace Kim

Instructor

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

Audrey McDougall

Fine Arts Dept. Head, Instructor

BA (Simon Fraser), TESL

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Bea Oertel

Instructor

B.Ed (Simon Fraser) MA (Germany) TEFL Certificate

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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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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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Sonia Chhabra Iga

Languages Dept. Head (UT), Instructor

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

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Juan Cortez

Instructor

BA (Colombia), CELTA

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Laura Ciconte

Instructor

BA (Regina), TESL Certificate

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Constance Doucette

Instructor

BEd, ESL Methodology Qualification (British Columbia)

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Alex Ferguson

English Studies Dept. Head, Instructor

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

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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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Dale Johnson

Instructor

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

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Jeffrey Jones

Instructor

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

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Afrina Khan

Instructor

M.A (Simon Fraser), B.A (Bangladesh), Diploma in TESOL

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Grace Kim

Instructor

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

Sun Hye Kim

Instructor

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

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Rebecca Lee

Instructor

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

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Wai Ma

Instructor

BA, Teacher Certificate Program (British Columbia)

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Bea Oertel

Instructor

B.Ed (Simon Fraser) MA (Germany) TEFL Certificate

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Simon Savage

Instructor

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

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Anna Stooke

Instructor

M.Ed (SFU), BA (UVIC)

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Administration


Tom Tait

President

Will Eckford

Principal, Vice President

Chris Rands

Vice-Principal, Academic Counsellor

Kaylene Donaldson

Chief Financial Officer

Office Admin


Jocelyn Hebeler

Registrar, Office Manager

Seline Chao

Admissions, Administrative Assistant

Marie Chen

Student Accounts Assistant

Sandy Chow

Marketing Communications Specialist, Graphic Designer

Eve Eckford

Homestay Coordinator

Melissa Faraguna

Library Assistant

Emily Kehoe

Admissions, Administrative Assistant

Helen Liu

Admissions, Administrative Assistant

Kelsey Mugridge

Admissions, Administrative Assistant

Melita O’Neill

Director of International Marketing, Homestay

Jennie Dawon Park

Admissions, Administrative Assistant

Jeanette Underdahl

Library Assistant, Bookstore Manager

Janel Watson

Admissions, Administrative Assistant

Diana Wright

Academic Counsellor, International Marketing

Serena Zeng

Admissions, Administrative Assistant

IT


Eugene Evers

Desktop and Network Support

Russell Smith

Computer Lab Assistant

Joie Marin

Head Academic Counsellor

BA (Simon Fraser)

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Linda Bao

Director of Chinese Relations, Academic Counsellor, Instructor

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

Mail 1 (778) 895 5323

Michael Williams

Academic Counsellor

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

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Eve Eckford

Homestay Coordinator

Diana Wright

Academic Counsellor, International Marketing