Graduate Students

Current MAEP Students

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 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 […]

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

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 is an Environmental Policy student who began at Memorial University in 2019. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Ottawa: an Honors BSSc […]

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 is a graduate student in the Masters of Environmental Policy Program. He graduated with a BA in Geography from Vancouver Island University before moving […]

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

Roshayne Mendis is a Master’s student at the Environmental Policy Institute at Grenfell Campus. She also works as a Research Assistant at Grenfell Campus. Last summer […]

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. […]

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 Master’s student at the Environmental Policy Institute, Grenfell Campus in Memorial University of Newfoundland, and completed his undergraduate degree in Sociology […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 (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 […]

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 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

Amy Hudson

Amy Hudson is a PhD candidate in the Interdisciplinary Program at Memorial University. She has a BA from Memorial and a MA from the University of […]

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 […]