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Adjunct Faculty


Nicholas Arndt, Emeritus Professor Institute des Sciences de la Terre (ISTerre), University Grenoble Alpes, France; President of Sisprobe
(current appointment Jul 2017 - Jun 2022)


John A Ayer, Consultant and MERC Associate Director, BSc MSc Carleton, PhD Ottawa;
Precambrian geology (current appointment Jul 2013 - Jun 2018)


David Broughton, PhD Colorado School of Mines, MSc and BSc University of Waterloo;
Economic geology (current appointment July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2023)


David Burrows, Vale Ltd; PhD University of Toronto, MSc University of Toronto, B.A.(III)  Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Precambrian geology, economic geology (appointment January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2023).


Natalie Caciagli, Barrick Gold Corporation; PhD University of Toronto, MSc University of California, Los Angeles, BSc University of Toronto; Exploration geochemistry, geostatistics, machine learning, mineralogy (current appointment January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2023)


Juan Carlos Ordóñez Calderón, PhD PGeo, Senior Manager, Resource Geochemistry, Kinross Gold Corporation, Geochemistry and Applied Data Analytics
(current appointment July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025)


Michelle DeWolfe, Mount Royal University; BSc St Mary’s University, MSc PhD Laurentian University;
Volcanology, ore deposits (current appointment Jan 2016 - Dec 2020)


Catharine EG Farrow, CEO of TMAC Resources Inc; BSc Mount Allison, MSc Acadia, PhD Carleton;
Mineralogy, exploration geology (current appointment June 2013-July 2018)


George Gao, Ontario Geological Survey; BSc Xinjiang University, MSc Chinese Academy of Sciences, PhD Cambridge;
Quaternary geology, sedimentology (current appointment Jul 2013 - Jun 2018)


Mark D Hannington, FRSC, Professor and Goldcorp Chair, University of Ottawa / GEOMAR, University of Kiel; BSc Queen’s, MSc PhD Toronto;
Economic geology (current appointment Jul 2020 - Jun 2025)


Rasmus Haugaard, Metal Earth Research Associate, Laurentian University; PhD University of Alberta, MSc and BSc, University of Copenhagen;
Economic geology (current appointment Jul 1, 2018 – June 30, 2023)


Graham Hill, Institute of Geophysics of the CAS, Prague, Czech Republic; PhD Monash University, MSc University of Alaska at Fairbanks, BSc University of British Columbia;
Geophysics (current appointment Jan 2020 - Jun 2024)


Michel G Houlé, Geological Survey of Canada, BSc MSc Laval PhD Ottawa;
Economic geology (current appointment Jul 2013 - Jun 2018)


Taus Jørgensen, Metal Earth Research Associate, Laurentian University, PhD Laurentian University, MSc and BSc University of Copenhagen;
Exploration geochemistry, economic geology, metamorphic petrology (current appointment Jul 1, 2018 – June 30, 2023)


Alan King, Consultant; BSc Toronto, MSc Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia;
Exploration Geophysics (current appointment Jul 2013 - Jun 2018)


Robert B. MacNaughton, Geological Survey of Canada (Natural Resources Canada), Calgary office
Regional geology, stratigraphy, and applied paleontology; focussed on the Proterozoic and Cambrian tectonostratigraphic evolution of northern Mainland Canada (current appointment Jul 2020 - Jun 2025)


Peter C Lightfoot, Vale Ltd; BA Oxford, MSc Toronto, PhD Open University;
Exploration Geochemistry (current appointment Jul 2013 - Jun 2018)


Patrick Mercier-Langevin, Geological Survey of Canada; PhD Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique – Centre Eau, Terre et Environnement (INRS-ETE), Québec, MSc Earth Sciences - Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC), B. Ing. Geological Engineering – Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC);
Economic geology, VMS deposits (current appointment January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2023)


Brendan Murphy, Department of Earth Sciences, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia;
(current appointment Jul 2016-Jun 2021)


Edward F Pattison, Consultant; BSc MSc McGill University;
Economic geology (current appointment Jul 2018 - Jun 2024)


Jan Peter, Central Canada Division, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa; 
Economic geology (current appointment Jul 2017-Jun 2022)


Stephen J Piercey, Altius-NSERC Industrial Research Chair, Memorial University;
Exploration geochemistry, economic geology (current appointment Jul 2017 - Jun 2022)


Iain Samson, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Windsor;
(current appointment Jul 2016-Jun 2021)


David B Snyder, Consultant, retired from the Geological Survey of Canada; 
(current appointment Jul 2017-Jun 2022)


Gregory M Stott, Consultant; BSc McMaster, MSc Waterloo, PhD Toronto;
Precambrian tectonics (current appointment Jul 2018 - Jun 2024)


Philips C Thurston, Adjunct Professor (in-house) at Laurentian University; AB Rutgers University, MA Bryn Mawr College, PhD Western
Precambrian geology (current appointment Jul 2017 - Jun 2022)

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