Student Kudos

Congratulations to the Forestry graduate students who have been recognized for outstanding accomplishments in the 2019/20 academic year!

Best Doctoral Dissertation Award 2019

Tristan GoodbodyTristan Goodbody (supervisor: Nicholas Coops)
“Assessing the role of digital aerial photogrammetry for characterizing forest structure and enhancing forest inventories”

 
 
 
 

Best Master’s Thesis Award 2019

Ricardo PelaiRicardo Pelai (supervisors: Shannon Hagerman and Rob Kozak)
“Whose expertise counts? Assisted migration and the politics of knowledge”
 
 
 
 
 

 

Jordan L. Burke Memorial Award in Forestry (Best Graduate TA Award)

This is the inaugural year for the award, made available through an endowment established by friends, family and colleagues in memory of Jordan L. Burke (1982-2019). This award recognizes Faculty of Forestry graduate students who have demonstrated a passion for teaching in their roles as Teaching Assistants. Our TA winners reflect Jordan’s legacy as an enthusiastic and encouraging instructor as well as outstanding contributions to teaching and learning.

Kathleen Coupland (First Place)

Kathleen Coupland Congratulations to PhD student Kathleen Coupland for being the 1st place winner of the 2019-2020 Faculty of Forestry’s Jordan L. Burke Memorial Award in Forestry (Best Graduate TA Award). Kathleen is a gifted, and natural teacher. Several course instructors, undergraduate, and graduate students as well as fellow Teaching Assistants supported her nomination.
 

Stefanie Lane (Second Place)

Stefanie Lane Congratulations to MSc student Stefanie Lane for being the 2nd place winner of the 2019-2020 Faculty of Forestry’s Jordan L. Burke Memorial Award in Forestry (Best Graduate TA Award). Stefanie has a unique proactive teaching style that effectively bridges the gap between students and instructors. Several course instructors and undergraduate students supported her nomination.