Geography 477 (Field Studies in Physical Geography) students, myself and Dan Smith in front of Bridge Glacier. 

My role as an Assistant Teaching Professor at UVic (Department of Geography) is primarily on program delivery, supporting student learning and discovery in Physical Geography and Geomatics, with an emphasis on Field School learning. Prior to coming to Victoria, I taught courses at the University of Manitoba and Brandon University.

The following is a list of courses I have taught over the last few years and/or are part of my current appointment.

Introductory Undergraduate courses (1st and 2nd year)

  • Introduction to Physical Geography
  • Introduction to Maps and GIS
  • Computer Cartography
  • Weather and Climate

Upper Level Undergraduate courses (3rd year)

  • Cartography
  • Coastal Meteorology Field School (Tofino, BC)
  • Disaster Management and Community Resilience
  • Geocaching
  • GIS Analysis
  • Global Environmental Change and the Human Response
  • Hydrology
  • Mountain Meteorology Field School (Mt. Washington, BC)

 Advanced Undergraduate (4th year) and Graduate Courses

  • Exploring Hydrological Processes: from Theory to Practice  Field School (Flores Island, Ahousat, BC)
  • Field Studies in Coastal and Marine Resources Field School (Flores Island, Ahousat, BC)
  • From Microclimate to Climate Change  Field School (Flores Island, Ahousat, BC) (co-lecturer with Dr. Johan Feddema)
  • Global Climate Change  Cross-Listed as Graduate Level Course
  • Spatial Analysis and Spatial statistics  Cross-Listed as Graduate Level Course



Geography 370 (Hydrology) and Geography 371 (Water Resource Management) students (along with myself!) on Rithet Creek Weir at the Sooke Reservoir learning about water monitoring in the CRD. (Photo from UVic Photo Services) 

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