The Northern Studies program is an initiative of several academic units on campus. For an initial term of four years it is housed in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (DGES). The faculty and staff associated with the program are from six units.
The Program Supervisor is Dr Chris Burn. The Chair of DGES is Professor Scott Mitchell. The Administrator of DGES is Natalie Pressburger. The program is overseen by an Executive Committee and a faculty board. The Executive Committee deals with admissions, student progress, course instructors, and matters that arise between meetings of the Board.
Members of the Northern Studies Faculty are:
Associate Professor, Department of Earth Sciences and Associate Director, Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre
Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Climate Change Impacts/Adaptation in Northern Canada
Associate Professor, Graduate Studies Program Supervisor and Student Advisor, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Associate Professor, Undergraduate Supervisor and Student Advisor, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Associate Professor and Graduate Supervisor, MA Sustainable Energy Policy in the School of Public Policy & Administration
Assistant Professor - Cross Appointed: Environmental Science; Geography and Environmental Studies