SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

The Scientific Advisory Board includes many of the world’s senior experts in the analysis of complex systems, along with outstanding researchers from universities in British Columbia and across Canada. The Institute consults these board members regularly and on occasion bring them to the University individually to advise Institute researchers and administrators.

Brian Belcher

Professor, Canada Research Chair, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Royal Roads University, Canada

Steven Bernstein

Professor, Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada; Co-Director, Environmental Governance Lab, Canada

Michael Byers

Canada Research Chair, Global Politics and International Law, University of British Columbia, Canada

Angela Carter

Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Waterloo, Canada

Robin Cox

Professor, Disaster and Emergency Management, Royal Roads University, Canada; Director, ResilienceByDesign Lab, Canada

Ann Dale

Professor and Canada Research Chair, School of Environment and Sustainability, Royal Roads University, Canada

Rod Dobell

Professor Emeritus, Public Policy, University of Victoria, Canada; Senior Research Associate, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria, Canada

J. Doyne Farmer

Director, Complexity Economics programme, Institute for New Economic Thinking, Oxford Martin School, UK; Professor, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, UK

Diane T. Finegood

Professor and Fellow, Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Trevor Hancock

Professor and Senior Scholar, Public Health and Social Policy, University of Victoria, Canada

Dirk Helbing

Professor, Computation Social Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Affiliate professor, Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft, The Netherlands

Matt Hoffman

Professor, Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada; Co-Director, Environmental Governance Lab, Canada

Jonathan Leader Maynard

Lecturer, International Politics, King’s College, London, UK

Matto Mildenberger

Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh

Co-Director, Cambridge Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER), University of Cambridge, UK

Ted Parson

Dan and Rae Emmett Professor of Environmental Law and Faculty Co-Director, Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Marten Scheffer

Professor, Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands

Oliver Schmidtke

Professor, History, Political Science, University of Victoria, Canada; Director, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria, Canada

Vanessa Schweizer

Assistant Professor, Knowledge Integration, University of Waterloo, Canada

Lee Smolin

Senior faculty member, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada

Will Steffen

Emeritus Professor, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University; Senior Research Fellow, Stockholm Resilience Institute, Sweden

Leah Stokes

Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Jennifer Welsh

Professor; Canada 150 Research Chair in Global Governance and Security, McGill University, Canada

Frances Westley

JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation, University of Waterloo, Canada