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OUR PEOPLE

UBC VANTAGE ONE 
FACULTY & STAFF

The faculty who teach in the Vantage One program hold appointments in the UBC Faculties of Arts, Science, Applied Science, and Management, or directly at UBC Vantage College. They include five Killam Teaching Prize winners (2018 Anka Lekhi and Kayli Johnson, 2017 Brett Gilley, 2013 Joanne Fox, 2012 Fok-Shuen Leung) and bring extensive scholarly and teaching experience. Many of our faculty have international teaching experience, and speak other languages in addition to English (including Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Korean, Mandarin, Persian, Serbian, and Spanish).

Find Faculty

Assistant Professor of Teaching, Mecahanical Engineering (Chair, APSC)
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Computer Science
Lecturer, AEP (Engineering)
604.827.5053
alys.avalos@ubc.ca
Associate Professor, Math
604.822.4065
sbach@math.ubc.ca
Lecturer, Chemical & Biological Engineering
Associate Professor of Teaching, VANT 149 (May- July, 2020)
Lecturer, Vantage College and Botany
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Engineering (UBCO)
Associate Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering
604.822.1243
naoko.ellis@ubc.ca
Lecturer, AEP (Science)
Principal
604.827.0339
joanne.fox@ubc.ca
Associate Professor of Teaching, EOS
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Engineering (UBCO)
Sessional Lecturer, Engineering
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Physics (Chair, Science)
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Chemistry (On Leave)
Lecturer, AEP (Arts)
604.827.5994
won.kim@ubc.ca
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Chemistry
Associate Professor of Teaching, Math
Lecturer, AEP (Science)
Lecturer, AEP (Arts/Management)
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Psychology (Chair, Arts) (July 2020 to Dec 2020)
Lecturer, AEP (Science)
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Sociology (Associate Chair, Arts) (Jan 2021 - June 2021)
Lecturer, AEP (Engineering)
Lecturer, AEP (Science)
Associate Professor of Teaching, Geography
Lecturer, AEP (Arts and Science) (Sept. - April 2020)
Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
Sessional Lecturer, AEP Science (Sept-Dec 2019)
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Computer Science
Sessional Lecturer, Chemistry (Sept.- Dec., 2019)
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Political Science (On Leave)
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Chem & Biological Engineering
Lecturer, AEP (Engineering)
604.827.2585
john.pringle@ubc.ca
Associate Professor of Teaching, CHBE & Mech
Senior Instructor, ASRW
Sessional Lecturer, Political Science (Sept.- Dec., 2019)
Associate Professor of Teaching, Physics
Lecturer, Engineering
604-822-2563
jonatan@cs.ubc.ca
Sessional Lecturer, Arts (Jan.- July, 2020)
Sessional Lecturer, History (Jan.- Apr., 2020)
Lecturer, AEP (Arts)
604.827.2600
amber.shaw@ubc.ca
Sessional Lecturer, AEP (Sept.- Apr., 2020)
Assistant Professor of Teaching, ASRW/English
604.822.5247
katja.thieme@ubc.ca
Lecturer, AEP (Arts)
604.827.2581
brett.todd@ubc.ca
Sessional Lecturer, Political Science (Jan.- Apr., 2020)
Assistant Professor of Teaching, History (On Leave)
604.827.1636
pheroze@mail.ubc.ca
Lecturer, AEP (Arts)
Director, Academic English Program
604.827.3764
sandra.zappa@ubc.ca
Lecturer, Psychology

Find Staff

Coordinator, Student Academic & Development Services
604.827.3731
sarah.baik@ubc.ca
Registered Psychologist
Academic Advisor, Science
604.827.2605
wendy.brett@ubc.ca
Administrative Assistant (On Leave)
Academic Advisor, Arts
Academic Advisor, Applied Science (On Leave)
604 827 3761
tina.chan@ubc.ca
Academic Advising Manager
604-827-2069
atul.gadhia@ubc.ca
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Manager, Marketing & Recruitment
604.827.3755
sukh.jhangri@ubc.ca
Associate Academic Advisor, Applied Science
604.827.3761
jennie.jiang@ubc.ca
Administrative Assistant
604.827.0337
linda.le@ubc.ca
Operations Administrator
Director, Business Development & Operations
Registered Psychologist
Chemistry Lab Program Manager
AV Technician
604.314.4776
oscar.tsiu@ubc.ca
Curriculum Manager