Graduate Students

Current MAEP Students

Choyon Kumar Saha

Choyon, a Bangladeshi, is a MA student of two-year thesis route program in Environmenal Policy Institute (EPI) at Grenfell Campus of Memorial University. He obtained Bachelor […]

Dipika Majumder

Dipika Majumder is from Bangladesh and currently pursuing her thesis-based MA in Environmental Policy at Environmental Policy Institute (EPI) of Memorial University, Canada. She received Bachelor […]

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. […]

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 […]

Mohammad Nazrul Islam

Mohammad Nazrul Islam is a Master’s student at the Environmental Policy Institute, Grenfell Campus in Memorial University of Newfoundland, 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 […]

Trishita Mondal

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

Michelle Gosse

Michelle Gosse is a Newfoundland Native and current MAEP Candidate (Thesis stream) researching forestry innovation and regional development. She has undergraduate degree in Social Cultural Studies […]

Chelsea Fleming

Chelsea Fleming is originally from Cambridge, Ontario although spent time living in Alberta in between academic terms while completing her undergraduate degree at the University of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bryson Perrin

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

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 Master of Arts Candidate in the research paper stream at the Environmental Policy Institute, Grenfell Campus. She has an undergraduate degree in Life Sciences […]

Tsai Allen

Tsai is Master of Arts Candidate in the thesis stream at the Environmental Policy Institute, 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 was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto in architecture (design) and history and graduated in […]

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 (B.A.) enrolled in the Master of Arts – Environmental Policy program at the Environmental Policy Institute in September 2014.  He joined the program to […]

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 […]

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 is a graduate student in Environmental Policy at Memorial University’s Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook. She graduated from the University […]

Current Affiliated PhD Students

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 […]