Recent Graduates and Theses
For the Period: October - May 2009

OCTOBER, 2009

Graduate: BLEHO, Barbara
Thesis Title: Passerine Relationships with Habitat Heterogeneity and Grazing at Multiple Scales in Northern Mixed-Grass Prairie [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Nicola Koper

Graduate: BONAM, Rathan
Thesis Title: Understanding Waste from a Climate Change Perspective: Municipal Solid Waste Management in Canada [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Shirley Thompson

Graduate: CLARK, Jeffrey
Thesis Title: Classifying Winter Habitat and Assessing Genetic Characteristics for Woodland Caribou in the North Interlake Region of Manitoba [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Micheline Manseau

Graduate: DURAN, Sandra
Thesis Title: An Assessment of the Relative Importance of Wildlife Management Areas to the Conservation of Grassland Songbirds in South-Western Manitoba [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Nicola Koper

Graduate: LUSK, Jennifer
Thesis Title: The Effects of Grazing on Songbird Nesting Success in Grasslands National Park of Canada [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Nicola Koper

Graduate: NAYAR, Roxann
Thesis Title: The Sea Urchin Fishery in Grenada: A Case Study of Social-Ecological Networks [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Iain Davidson-Hunt

Graduate: ROBINSON, Lance - Ph.D.
Thesis Title: Participatory Development and the Capacity of Gabra Pastoralist Communities to Influence Resilience [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Fikret Berkes

Graduate: TARNOCZI, Tyler
Thesis Title: Climate Change in the Prairie Agro-ecosystem: Information Exchange and Producer-level Learning [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Fikret Berkes

Graduate: WHITE, Krystle
Thesis Title: Songbird Diversity and Habitat Use in Response to Burning on Grazed and Ungrazed Mixed-Grass Prairie [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Nicola Koper

MAY, 2009

Graduate: ANDERSON, Kristina
Thesis Title: Policy Approach to Adverse Well Interference from the Cumulative Withdrawal by Domestic Wells in the Winnipeg Capital Region [pdf]
Advisor: Prof. Thomas Henley

Graduate: DE RUYCK, Christopher
Thesis Title: Northern Saw-whet Owls: Migration and Population Trends in Manitoba [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Nicola Koper

Graduate: DYKE, Casidhe
Thesis Title: Spatial and Temporal Characterization of Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) Calving Habitat in the Boreal Plains and Boreal Shield Ecozones of Manitoba and Saskatchewan [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Micheline Manseau

Graduate: GLADSTONE, Crista
Thesis Title: Reduced Forest Activity at The Pas, Manitoba: Attitudes Towards Long-Term Sustainability [pdf]
Advisor: Prof. Thomas Henley

Graduate: HOSTETLER, Glen
Thesis Title: Linking the Communicative Turns in Democracy, Learning, Planning, and Resource Management: Toward a Conceptual Framework for Environmental Planning and Decision Making [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. John Sinclair

Graduate: IDROBO MEDINA, Carlos Julian
Thesis Title: The Pangnirtung Inuit and the Greenland Shark [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Fikret Berkes

Graduate: IMRIE, Devin
Thesis Title: Inuit Knowledge and Adaptations to Sea Ice Change in the Belcher Islands, Nunavut [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Micheline Manseau

Graduate: IRWIN, Lindsay
Thesis Title: The Politics of Pork: Achieving Inclusive Decision Making Through Public Participation in Rural Manitoba [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. John Sinclair

Graduate: JOHANSSON, Karin (St. John's College)
Thesis Title: Inuit Safety Culture and its Potential Influence on Management Practices in Auyuittuq National Park, Nunavut [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Micheline Manseau

Graduate: KRUAHONGS, Wannasorn
Thesis Title: Community Participation in Tsunami Disaster Responses and Recovery in Thailand [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. John Sinclair

Graduate: MYERS, Peter
Thesis Title: Farmer Responses to Weather Shocks and Stresses in Manitoba: A Resilience Approach [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Fikret Berkes

Graduate: NAJJAR, Dina
Thesis Title: Learning through Farmer Field Schools: A Case Study of the Taita Hills, Kenya [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. John Sinclair

Graduate: PRADHAN, Upendra (St. Paul's College)
Thesis Title: Sustainable Solid Waste Management in a Mountain Ecosystem: Darjeeling, West Bengal, India [pdf]
Advisor: Prof. Thomas Henley

Graduate: RICHARDSON, Kristyn
Thesis Title: A Gendered Perspective of Learning and Representation in Forest Management Advisory Committees in Canada [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. John Sinclair

Graduate: SMITH, Graham
Thesis Title: Extreme Environmental Events Induced by Climate Change: Communicating Risk with Rural Communities in the Canadian Prairies [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. C. Emdad Haque

Graduate: THOMPSON, Lindsay
Thesis Title: Creating a Culturally Relevant Environmental Management System for a Métis Workplace [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Shirley Thompson