Graduate Students

Current MAEP Students

Oluwaseyi Awosiyan

Oluwaseyi Awosiyan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Entrepreneurship from Osun State University, Nigeria, and a certificate for a short course on “Leading Change through […]

Laura Stern

Laura Stern is a current graduate student at the Environmental Policy Institute of Grenfell Campus, Memorial University. She holds a BA in Honours Environment, Resources and […]

Marcel Clift

Marcel Clift is based out of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Prior to joining the Master of Environmental Policy program, Marcel completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in […]

Paige Percy

Paige Percy (she/her) is from and currently based out of Toledo, Ontario. Prior to joining the Master of Environmental Policy Program, Paige completed her Bachelor of […]

Tasha Olekshy

Tasha Olekshy comes to the MA Environmental Policy program with a Diploma in Environmental Technology and a Bachelor of Science Degree (Biology) from universities in Victoria, […]

Michelle Saunders

Michelle Saunders is an Inuk woman from Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador. After completing her BSc in Biology (Ecology and Conservation) through Memorial University in 2018, Michelle […]

Naznin Sultana

Naznin Sultana, originally from Bangladesh. Now, doing Master’s as well as working as a Research Assistant in Environmental Policy Institute at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of […]

Tithy Dev

Tithy Dev is from Bangladesh, a graduate student at the Environmental Policy Institute of Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland. She holds a bachelor’s degree and […]

Skylar Skinner

Skylar Skinner is from Ramea, an island on the south coast of Newfoundland. He has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Grenfell Campus of Memorial […]

Amanda D. Affram

Amanda D. Affram is from Ghana, West Africa. She has a Bachelors’s degree in Geography and Resource Development with Psychology from the University of Ghana. After […]

Samantha Young

My name is Samantha Young and I am a Thesis based student in the Environmental Policy Masters program here at Grenfell. A large amount of my […]

Ali Mujahid

Ali Mujahid is from Lahore, Pakistan. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management with Law from the University of London. He has extensive experience working […]

Genevieve Blankson

Genevieve Kuntu Blankson is from Ghana, West Africa. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Development Planning from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), […]

Jackie Bauman

Jackie-Ray Bauman is a current graduate student at the Environmental Policy Institute of Grenfell Campus, Memorial University. Prior to this, she graduated with a BA in […]

Rasheed Ature

Rasheed was born and raised in Walewale, Northern Ghana. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Development Planning from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, […]

Edward Asante

Edward Asante is a Ghanaian with a bachelors degree in Land Economy from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. He is currently […]

Anastasia Addai

Anastasia Addai is from Ghana, West Africa. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Education (Geography) from the Catholic University College of Ghana, and currently pursuing her […]

Tasrick Araf

Tasrick Araf is from Bangladesh, a Master’s student at the Environmental Policy Institution, Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree […]

Ignatius Yankey

Mr. Ignatius K. Yankey is a recipient of my awards and distinctions. He was recently awarded the Dr. Noreen Golfman Graduate Fellowship, Memorial University of Newfoundland, […]

Lukas Bosch

Lukas Bosch, originally from New Brunswick, but having lived in almost every province across Canada, now calls Newfoundland and Labrador home while he is finishing his […]

Mohammad Nazrul Islam

Mohammad Nazrul Islam is a graduate of the Master of Arts degree in Environmental Policy from Memorial University, Grenfell Campus, and completed his undergraduate degree in Sociology […]

Rumbidzai Kanyangarara

Rumbi was born and raised in Zimbabwe. She graduated with a BSc in Environmental Science (Chemistry) with a focus on aquatic and analytical chemistry from Grenfell […]

Juan Pablo Castellanos Gonzalez

I am from Queretaro, Mexico and completed my Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Finances at Universidad Marista de Queretaro. After graduating, I received funding from […]

Alumni

Dr. Amy Hudson

Dr. Amy Hudson recently completed her PhD in the Interdisciplinary Program at Memorial University. She has a BA from Memorial and a MA from the University of […]

Brady Reid

Brady recently completed the Master of Arts in Environmental Policy program at Grenfell Campus, working in collaboration with the community of Ewipkek (Flat Bay). Currently, Brady […]

Robin Pianosi

Robin began at Memorial University in 2019. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Ottawa: an Honors BSSc with a specialization in Conflict Studies […]

Majd Kurzom

Palestinian MAEP Graduate, Currently working as a research assistant within several Memorial University Projects and an entrepreneur. “Goals are dreams with deadlines”

Stephen Hextall

Stephen Hextall graduated with a BA in Geography from Vancouver Island University before moving to Newfoundland and is a graduate of the Master of Arts in […]

Abdul-Latif Alhassan

2019 Mandela Washington Fellow (MWF) and African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholar, Abdul-Latif Alhassan, is a Project Management Consultant and the Executive Director of Civil Society […]

Gihangange Willy Benson

Gihangange Willy Benson is from Rwanda, East Africa. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics and Agri-business from the former National University of Rwanda (2013), […]

Roshayne Mendis

Roshayna completed a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Marketing in Sri Lanka, a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka, and […]

Choyon Kumar Saha

Choyon, a Bangladeshi, obtained Bachelor and Master degrees in Sociology from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2007 and 2008 respectively. He is also an alumnus of […]

Dipika Majumder

Dipika Majumder is from Bangladesh and received a Bachelor of Social Science and Master of Social Science degree in Economics from the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, […]

Rashida Mohammed Uthman

Rashidatu Mohammed Uthman is from Ghana, West Africa. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography & Resource Development with Information Studies from the University of Ghana, […]

Richard Nyiawung

Richard Nyiawung graduated with his MA in Environmental Policy at the Environmental Policy Institute in 2018. He was born and raised in the coastal city of […]

Jason Dicker

Jason Dicker is an Inuk form Nain, Nunatsiavut. In 2014, after completing a technical diploma in Northern Natural Resources in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Jason moved to […]

Abdul-Rahim Abdulai

Abdul-Rahim graduated with his Master of Arts in Environmental Policy in 2018. Born in Tamale, the capital of Northern region in Ghana, he had his basic […]

Ayotunde Omosule

Ayotunde graduated in 2018 with his Master of Arts in Environmental Policy at the Environmental Policy Institute, Grenfell Campus, MUN. Ayotunde is a seasoned legal practitioner […]

Mohammad Nazrul Islam

Mohammad Nazrul Islam is a graduate of the Master of Arts degree in Environmental Policy from Memorial University, Grenfell Campus, and completed his undergraduate degree in Sociology […]

Trishita Mondal

Trishita Mondal is from Bangladesh, was born near a village of the world largest Mangrove forest-Sundarban and basically, she is an Agriculturist. In 2014, she has […]

ABM Enamol Hassan

A B M Enamol Hassan graduated 2018 with a Masters of Arts in Environmental Policy Institute (EPI) at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), Canada, […]

Shem Evans

Originally from St. John's on the provinces east coast, Shem has been apart of the Grenfell Campus community for the past 12 years. After completing a B.A […]

Michelle Gosse

Michelle Gosse is a Newfoundland native and a graduate of the Master of Arts degree in Environmental Policy from Memorial University, Grenfell Campus.  Her thesis research […]

Vincent Kuuteryiri Chireh

Vincent, a Ghanaian, graduated with a MA in Environmental Policy at the Environmental Policy Institute in 2018. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography […]

Dr. Brennan Lowery

Brennan is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana and is a recent newcomer to Newfoundland. An interdisciplinary researcher, Brennan is working in the Environmental Policy Institute, the […]

Bryson Perrin

Bryson is an MA in Environmental Policy graduate who started at Memorial University in the fall of 2016. Originally from Oakville, Ontario, he did his undergraduate […]

Obafemi Okusipe

Obafemi Okusipe is a trained and skilled professional in the built environment. He received the B.Sc (Hons) degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Obafemi Awolowo […]

Saumya Pandey

Saumya is a graduate of the Master of Arts in Environmental Policy from Memorial University, Grenfell Campus. She has an undergraduate degree in Life Sciences from […]

Tsai Allen

Tsai is a graduate of the Master of Arts in Environmental Policy from Memorial University, Grenfell Campus She has an undergraduate degree in Operations Management from […]

Maria Makowska

Maria grew up in British Columbia, where she was introduced to nature and the outdoors at a very early age. She initially pursued an outdoor guiding […]

Meghan Faught

Meghan’s interest in environmental policy stems from her love of the ocean. Although she grew up in Northern Ontario, she has spent parts of her life […]

Leanna Butters

Leanna Butters was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. She completed her B.A. (Hons) at the University of Toronto with a double major in Architectural Studies […]

Seth Eledi

Seth is from Ghana, West Africa. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History in 2009 from the University of Ghana and […]

Stephen Holisko

Stephen is a Master's candidate conducting research in watershed management policy from regional, community-based perspectives. He completed his undergraduate studies at Concordia University in history and […]

Mengjiao Li

Mengjiao Li is from northwestern China. In 2014, she graduated from Xi’an Jiaotong University with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Knowing that environmental issues are always […]

William Dennis

I grew up in in the Bay of Islands, and finished my B.Sc in Biology from Acadia University in 1993.  I worked for about 10 years […]

Nick Mercer

Nick Mercer is originally a native of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Nick moved to Western Newfoundland in 2010 to pursue an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies. Upon completion […]

Nafis Karim

Coming from an interdisciplinary background, Nafis is currently working with biomass bioenergy in Newfoundland and Labrador as well as the potential of Canada's forests to contribute […]

Rebecca Brushett

Be the change that you wish to see in the world- Mahatma Gandhi In 2006, Rebecca Brushett received her B.Sc in marine biology from Dalhousie University. […]

Dylan Odd

Dylan Odd enrolled in the Master of Arts, Environmental Policy program at the Environmental Policy Institute in September 2014. He travelled to Grenfell Campus to pursue […]

Yingzhong Diao

I am Yingzhong Diao from Guangzhou, China.  My interest in Environmental Policy dates back to my youth. I realized that how the environmental policy has serious impact […]

Abayomi Ogayemi

Abayomi Ogayemi (LL.M, LL.B, and BL) joined the Environmental Policy Institute in Memorial University as a graduate student in September 2014. This decision was consequent upon […]

Abul Fozol Muhammod Zakaria

I am Abul Fozol Muhammond Zakaria, from Bangladesh.  I have completed both a Bachelor of Social Science and  Masters of Social Sciences in Anthropology from Shahjalal […]

Ernest Nwanguma

Born in Cameroon from Nigerian Parents, Ernest holds a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Environmental and Resource Management from Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany. He […]

Jannatul Islam

I am from Dhaka, Bangladesh.  In 2010 I completed my MSc in Business and Management from the University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.  I have also secured […]

Temitope Onifade

I am Temitope Onifade from Nigeria. I graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Nigeria, in 2009,  and a Master of Laws […]

Benjamin Dosu Jr.

I am Benjamin Dosu Jnr from Ghana, West Africa.  I have my Bachelor's degree in Development Planning from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology […]

Sarah Minnes

Sarah is a first year Interdisciplinary PhD student, studying geography, environmental policy, environmental studies and environmental science. Her PhD research is exploring the role that source water protection can play […]

Elias Mahmud Dipu

“Path walker, there is no path. You must make the path as you walk”. (Antonio Machado, Spanish Poet) I graduated with a Masters in International Relations, […]

Muktadir Boksh

My name is F.I.M. Muktadir Boksh and I am from Bangladesh. I have Bachelor and Master’s degree in Economics. I worked as Research Associate for one […]

Kelicia Letlow-Peroune

“Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.” Jonathan Swift I am a firm believer in justice and […]

Theresa Lightfoot

Theresa (TJ) Lightfoot, my family is from Elsipogtog First Nation and Nova Scotia. I have an undergraduate degree in Native Studies and Psychology from St. Thomas University […]

Jeana MacLeod

Growing up in Cape Breton Jeana was never too far from Western Newfoundland, but her time in Corner Brook has been her first trip to the […]

Liam Miller

I am from Halifax, Nova Scotia and completed my Bachelor of Science at Dalhousie University in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Economics. I have worked […]

Candice Ramalho

Candice hails from Listowel, ON and will be entering her second year of the Master of Arts in Environmental Policy (MAEP). In 2012 she graduated from […]

Carolyn Fox

Graduated: Fall 2013 Supervisor: Michael van Zyll de Jong Research Paper: Implementing Forest Certification on Newfoundland and Labrador Crown Lands: An Evaluation of Government and Industry […]

Sanja Schuelke

Sanja is from Bretten, Germany and graduated with a MA in Environmental Policy at Memorial University’s Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook. She also graduated from the […]

Current Affiliated PhD Alumni