Teaching Faculty #34

General Information

Academic History

B.Sc. in Biology from Queen’s University
M.Sc. in Botany from University of British Columbia

Contact Information

Email
rwilson@biodiversity.ubc.ca

Teaching Information

Teaching Interests

As an ecology instructor and lab coordinator, I endeavour to inspire interest and excitement about the natural world. Ecology is a complex discipline that encapsulates numerous processes occurring at a variety of scales. This makes for a diverse learning experience, but also provides unique challenges for undergraduate students to navigate. Accordingly, I cultivate an upbeat and open-minded environment in the classroom, where learning can happen collaboratively. I also emphasize the importance of building critical thinking and analytical skills, within and beyond the classroom.

Courses Taught/Teaching

BIOL 230 (Fundamentals of Ecology) & BIOL 306 (Advanced Ecology)

GEOB 407 (Vegetation Dynamics: Disturbance, Climate and Human Impacts)