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

Sessional Lecturer, Science
Instructor, Mechanical Engineering
604.822.2937
abello@mech.ubc.ca
Instructor, Computer Science
604.822.4912
meghana@cs.ubc.ca
Lecturer, AEP (Engineering)
604.827.5053
alys.avalos@ubc.ca
Sessional Lecturer, Science
Shirin Boroushaki
Math 100, Vantage only
Sessional Lecturer, Chemistry
Sessional Lecturer, ASRW
Instructor, Engineering (UBCO)
Instructor, Engineering (UBCO)
Lecturer, AEP (Science)
Principal
604.827.0339
joanne.fox@ubc.ca
Senior Instructor, EOAS, Chair of Vantage One Science Program
604.827.2619
bgilley@eoas.ubc.ca
Instructor, Engineering (UBCO)
Sessional Lecturer, Arts
Senior Instructor, Physics
604.827.2633
joss@phas.ubc.ca
Instructor, Chemistry
Lecturer, AEP (Arts/Management)
604.827.5994
won.kim@ubc.ca
Instructor, Chemistry (ON LEAVE)
Senior Instructor, Math
604.822.3038
fsl@math.ubc.ca
Lecturer, AEP (Science)
Lecturer, AEP (Arts/Management)
Instructor, Psychology, Chair of Vantage One Arts Program
Instructor, Sociology
Lecturer, AEP (Engineering)
Sessional Lecturer, Arts
Senior Instructor, Geography
Lecturer, AEP (ON LEAVE)
Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
Instructor, Science
Greta Perris
Lecturer, AEP
Instructor, Political Science
Instructor, Chemical & Biological Engineering, Chair of Vantage One Engineering Program
Lecturer, AEP (Applied Sciences)
604.827.2585
john.pringle@ubc.ca
Senior Instructor, CHBE & Mech, ON LEAVE
Acting Academic Director, Senior Instructor, ASRW
604.827.3765
jackie.rea@ubc.ca
Sessional Lecturer, Political Science
Lecturer, AEP, Chair of Vantage One Management Program
Instructor, Physics
Academic Director (on leave)
Lecturer, AEP (Arts)
604.827.2600
amber.shaw@ubc.ca
Sessional Lecturer, AEP/Arts
Sessional Lecturer, Science
Instructor, ASRW/English
604.822.5247
katja.thieme@ubc.ca
Lecturer, AEP (Arts)
604.827.2581
brett.todd@ubc.ca
Lecturer, AEP (Arts)
Director, Academic English Program
604.827.3764
sandra.zappa@ubc.ca
Lecturer, Management (UBCO)
250.807.9947
eric.zvaniga@ubc.ca

Find Staff

Coordinator, Student Academic & Development Services
604.827.3731
sarah.baik@ubc.ca
International Student Advisor, Science
604.827.2605
wendy.brett@ubc.ca
Administrative Assistant
Associate Advisor Arts Advising & Vantage College
Associate Academic Advisor, Applied Science
604.827.3761
tina.chan@ubc.ca
Larissa Ho
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
604-827-0303
larissa.ho@ubc.ca
Manager, Marketing
604.827.3755
sukh.jhangri@ubc.ca
Director, Business Development & Operations
Registered Psychologist
604.822.3811
Chemistry Lab Program Manager
AV Technician
604.314.4776
oscar.tsiu@ubc.ca
Curriculum Manager