• 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 »
  • Ayesha Jain

    Ayesha Jain

    Master of Science in Textiles & Clothing (Course based) Supervisor: Dr. Rachel McQueen  Read More »
  • Chelsea Rutkowski

    Chelsea Rutkowski

    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 »
  • Elena Kosareva

    Elena Kosareva

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Jane Batcheller Thesis working title: Examination of the influence of moisture on the heat transmission performance of fibres and fabrics used in the wildland firefighters’ protective clothing systems. Every year during the spring-summer fire season, […]  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 »
  • Graciela Morales Delgado

    Graciela Morales Delgado

    Master of Science in Family Ecology & Practice (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Deanna Williamson I am studying parents’ perceptions and explanations of their child’s emotional and behavioural problems.  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 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Kim Bates

    Kim Bates

    Master of Arts in Material Culture Studies (Thesis Based) Supervisor: Dr. Arlene Oak Research topic: Quilting as a making process and how story comes to be embedded within a quilt  Read More »
  • Lara Pinchbeck

    Lara Pinchbeck

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Dr. Megan Strickfaden Research area: Material Culture: environments for people with invisible disAbilities Publications or other research contributions:  “Pinchbeck, L. with residents at Lifestyle Options, Edmonton. (premiere: 2019) House Friendly. Strickfaden, M. (director), Barrett, A. (art […]  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 (Interdisciplinary 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 The purpose of my research is to gain a […]  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 the fabric used in fire protective fabric The area of the research corresponds to current issues encountered with protective clothing against heat and flame, which include […]  Read More »
  • Natasha Pigford

    Natasha Pigford

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

    Doctor of Philosophy Supervisor: Drs. Arlene Oak and 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 people engage with and make sense of fictional […]  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 »
  • 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 »
  • Yanchi Mou

    Yanchi Mou

    Master of Science in Family Ecology & Practice (Thesis based) Supervisor: Dr. Deanna Williamson Research area: How family processes assist South Asian and Chinese immigrant families manage challenges and stressors in their daily life.  Read More »