• Amanda Jurgens

    Amanda Jurgens

    Master of Arts in Material Culture Studies (Thesis Based) Supervisor: Dr. Arlene Oak  Read More »
  • Andrew Magnaye

    Andrew Magnaye

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Janet Fast Dissertation Title: Caring Beyond Borders: Transnational Family Caregiving in Canada “What led me to pursuing a PhD in aging and care research was the intimate memories I have being raised by my grandmother […]  Read More »
  • Anil Kumar

    Anil Kumar

    Master of Science in Textiles & Clothing (Course based) Supervisor: Dr. Rachel McQueen Research topic: Sustainability in the apparel industry – Based on Material, recycling & reuse.  Read More »
  • Anita Amir Labonno

    Anita Amir Labonno

    Master of Science in Textiles & Clothing (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Patricia Dolez Thesis title: Self-decontamination of Personal Protective Clothing using nano finish My thesis is focused on optimizing finish formulation and condition of application to have a robust N-halamine-based […]  Read More »
  • Chelsea Freeborn

    Chelsea Freeborn

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Rebecca Gokiert  Read More »
  • Choong Kim

    Choong Kim

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Janet Fast  Read More »
  • Diana Yehia

    Diana Yehia

    Master of Science in Textiles & Clothing (Thesis based) Supervisors: Dr. Jane Batcheller & Dr. Patricia Dolez Thesis topic: Investigation of Support Fabrics for Graphene-Based End-of-Life Sensors for Fire Protective Garments  Read More »
  • Elahe Ghanbarian

    Elahe Ghanbarian

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Matt Johnson Research Area: Health and psychological well-being, couple well-being, Intimate relationships and quantitative research methods.  Read More »
  • Elena Kosareva

    Elena Kosareva

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Jane Batcheller Thesis working title: Development of wildland firefighters protective clothing systems with improved thermal insulation properties. Wildland firefighters risk their health to prevent fires from spreading by performing fatiguing activities (e.g., felling trees, removing […]  Read More »
  • Emma Carr

    Emma Carr

    Master of Arts in Material Culture (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Anne Bissonnette  Read More »
  • Emma Drebit

    Emma Drebit

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Adam Galovan Research Area: I will be focusing on couples relationships.  Read More »
  • Ikra Iftekhar Shuvo

    Ikra Iftekhar Shuvo

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Patricia Dolez Thesis Title: Development of testing & quality control methods for wearable smart electronic textiles (e-textiles). From the invention and commercialization points of view, the world of the textile industry has been undergoing revolutionary […]  Read More »
  • Jamie MacDonald

    Jamie MacDonald

    Master of Science in Family Ecology & Practice (Thesis) Supervisor: Dr. Janet Fast Research interest:  I am interested in all aspects of life related to aging; however, looking for ways to combat ageism and loneliness/isolation among seniors are my passion […]  Read More »
  • Jennifer Beaudette

    Jennifer Beaudette

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Rachel McQueen Research Area: Have you ever had sportswear that develops an odour you can’t seem to get rid of? My research will focus on understanding why these odours develop. If we can find ways […]  Read More »
  • Jennifer Kowton

    Jennifer Kowton

    Master of Arts in Material Culture (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Arlene Oak & Dr. Julia Petrov Publications and other research contributions: McQueen, R., Kowton, J., & Degenstein, L. (2020). Smell and sustainability: Can odour shorten the life span of clothing? […]  Read More »
  • Jessica Kennedy

    Jessica Kennedy

    Master of Arts in Material Culture (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Megan Strickfaden My research focuses on human relationships to material objects, namely the clothing we wear. I am exploring slow fashion and sustainable fashion practices through the lens of (new) […]  Read More »
  • Jill Thomson

    Jill Thomson

    Master of Arts in Material Culture (Course based) Supervisor: Dr. Megan Strickfaden Research topic: Visual Artist – Completing a series of Urban Garden paintings I have been writing about my own making process and examining my paintings as Material Culture. Publications […]  Read More »
  • Jonathan Lai

    Jonathan Lai

    Master of Science in Aging (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Janet Fast Thesis title: The Risks of Workplace Ageism for an Ageing Labour Force Ageism in the workplace is a complex phenomenon that encompasses prejudices, acts of age discrimination, and cognitive biases […]  Read More »
  • Josephine Bolaji

    Josephine Bolaji

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Patricia Dolez Dissertation title: Multidisciplinary approach to bra development for enhanced product performance and improved comfort. The existing mass-manufacture of bras no longer fits in today’s world because not everyone fits; and more importantly, the […]  Read More »
  • Karen Fraser

    Karen Fraser

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Arlene Oak  Read More »
  • Karly Coleman

    Karly Coleman

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Arlene Oak Dissertation Title: Developing and debating bicycle lanes: People, streets, and talk. City streets can become contested spaces when new types of material infrastructures, such as bike lanes, are retrofitted into them. I examine public […]  Read More »
  • Kelty Heck

    Kelty Heck

    Master of Science in Family Ecology & Practice (Course-based) Supervisor: Dr. Matt Johnson  Read More »
  • Kim Bates

    Kim Bates

    Master of Arts in Material Culture Studies (Thesis Based) Supervisor: Dr. Arlene Oak Research topic: Through a case study of quilt documentary projects in Alberta my research is exploring how such projects can capture and record aspects of history and crafting […]  Read More »
  • Lara Pinchbeck

    Lara Pinchbeck

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Megan Strickfaden Thesis title: ‘Nothing About Us, Without Us’: A Case Study to explore how this slogan is realized for folks with complex disabilities This case study is an exploration of the contribution people living […]  Read More »
  • Laura Cadrain

    Laura Cadrain

    Master of Science in Family Ecology & Practice (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Rhonda Breitkreuz Research area: Women and Policy  Read More »
  • Laura Fuchs

    Laura Fuchs

    Master of Science in Family Ecology & Practice (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Adam Galovan Thesis topic: Supporting Quality and Longevity in Alberta Family Day Homes My primary research goal is to describe the challenges that prevent day home providers from […]  Read More »
  • Laura Munevar-Ortiz

    Laura Munevar-Ortiz

    Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D. in Human Ecology & Chemical and Materials Engineering Supervisors: Dr. Patricia Dolez & Dr. John Nychka Thesis Title: Aging of moisture barriers used in firefighter’s protective clothing Moisture management is critical within firefighters‘ turnout gear because […]  Read More »
  • Lauren Degenstein

    Lauren Degenstein

    Master of Science in Textiles & Clothing Supervisor: Dr. Rachel McQueen Dissertation Title: Integrating product stewardship into the clothing and textile industry: A New Zealand case study My research focuses on environmental sustainability within the clothing and textile industry, particularly […]  Read More »
  • Malcolm Stielow

    Malcolm Stielow

    Master of Arts in Material Culture (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Megan Strickfaden  Read More »
  • McKenna Oleksuik

    McKenna Oleksuik

    Master of Science in Family Ecology & Practice (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Adam Galovan  Read More »
  • Md Rashedul Islam

    Md Rashedul Islam

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Patricia Dolez Thesis Title: Thermophysiological Comfort Modeling of Textiles  Read More »
  • Md. Saiful Hoque

    Md. Saiful Hoque

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Patricia Dolez Thesis (working) Title: Predicting the end-of-life of fire-protective fabrics The area of the research corresponds to current issues encountered with protective clothing against heat and flame, which include materials aging, lack of comfort, […]  Read More »
  • Nadeesha Samaraweera

    Nadeesha Samaraweera

    Master of Science in Textiles & Clothing (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Patricia Dolez Research: Moisture sensor- End-of-life sensors for fire protective fabrics research project  Read More »
  • Orsolya Welch

    Orsolya Welch

    Master of Arts in Material Culture (Course based) Supervisors: Dr. Megan Strickfaden & Dr. Janet Fast Research topic: Design’s Role in Care Environments My research examines how design contributes to the positive and negative experiences of residents and individuals connected with […]  Read More »
  • Patricia Jabonero Escobar

    Patricia Jabonero Escobar

    Master of Science in Family Ecology & Practice (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Deanna Williamson Research area: Childhood development, and Family Studies.  Read More »
  • Patricia Siferd

    Patricia Siferd

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Julia Petrov Dissertation Title: “This little collection of rubbish”: A Biography of Lady Charlotte’s Fans Fans have been used globally for over 5000 years for practical reasons, like winnowing grain or signaling military personnel. They […]  Read More »
  • Qi Wang

    Qi Wang

    Master of Arts in Material Culture (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Anne Bissonnette  Read More »
  • Rachel Munk

    Rachel Munk

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Adam Galovan Research Area: My research is focused on couple relationships – particularly what makes relationships meaningful and fulfilling. I am also interested in individual characteristics or processes, such as emotion regulation and identity development, and […]  Read More »
  • Razak Oduro

    Razak Oduro

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Deanna Williamson Dissertation Title: Organizing against poverty in Edmonton: A critical ethnographic study of EndPovertyEdmonton (EPE) Movement. My research examines antipoverty efforts and social movement-building approach of EndPovertyEdmonton (EPE) to eliminate poverty in Edmonton. In […]  Read More »
  • René Arredondo Campos

    René Arredondo Campos

    Master of Science in Textiles & Clothing (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Rachel McQueen Thesis title: Pollutants uptake by textile microfibres in aquatic ecosystems Microfibres released during laundering have the potential to absorb pollutants present in urban wastewater and transport them […]  Read More »
  • Robyn Stobbs

    Robyn Stobbs

    Interdisciplinary PhD in Human Ecology and Library and Information Studies Supervisor: Dr. Arlene Oak and Dr. Dinesh Rathi Dissertation title: (Im)material Worlds: An Exploration of Information and Materiality in World-Building for Tabletop Roleplaying Games My PhD research looks at how […]  Read More »
  • Sabrina Marsha

    Sabrina Marsha

    Master of Science in Textiles & Clothing (Thesis based) Supervisors: Dr. Rachel McQueen & Dr. Patricia Dolez  Read More »
  • Sabrina Mussieux

    Sabrina Mussieux

    Master of Science in Family Ecology & Practice (Course-based) Supervisor: Dr. Deanna Williamson  Read More »
  • Scarlett Papin

    Scarlett Papin

    Master of Science in Family Ecology & Practice (Course based) Supervisor: Dr. Deanna Williamson  Read More »
  • Shakil Mahmud

    Shakil Mahmud

    Master of Science in Textiles & Clothing (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Patricia Dolez Thesis title: Development of testing & quality control methods for e-textiles The global e-textiles business revenue is growing in an accelerated pattern and many e-textile products are […]  Read More »
  • Shanika Donalds

    Shanika Donalds

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Janet Fast  Read More »
  • Shiva Kiaras

    Shiva Kiaras

    Master of Science in Family Ecology & Practice (Thesis Based) Supervisor: Dr. Pushpanjali Dashora  Read More »
  • Skylar Brown

    Skylar Brown

    Master of Science in Textiles & Clothing (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Rachel McQueen  Read More »
  • Victoria Bleeks

    Victoria Bleeks

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Janet Fast  Read More »
  • Wenran Li

    Wenran Li

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Matt Johnson Research Area: Intimate relationships, quantitative research methods.  Read More »
  • Yanchi Mou

    Yanchi Mou

    Master of Science in Family Ecology & Practice (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Deanna Williamson Research area: The Everyday Life Experiences of Chinese Immigrant Families with Young Children  Read More »