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

Instructor, Mechanical Engineering
Instructor, 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
Instructor, 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
Senior Instructor, EOAS, Chair of Vantage One Science Program
Instructor, Engineering (UBCO)
Sessional Lecturer, Engineering
Lecturer, ECON
604.827.1594
emrul.hasan@ubc.ca
Instructor, Physics
Instructor, Chemistry
Lecturer, AEP (Arts)
604.827.5994
won.kim@ubc.ca
Senior Instructor, Math
Lecturer, AEP (Science)
Lecturer, AEP (Arts/Management)
Instructor, Psychology, Chair of Vantage One Arts Program
Lecturer, AEP (Science)
Instructor, Sociology & Associate Chair, Arts
Lecturer, AEP (Engineering)
Lecturer, AEP (Science)
Senior Instructor, Geography
Lecturer, AEP (Arts and Science) (Sept. - April 2020)
Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
Sessional Lecturer, AEP Science (Sept-Dec 2019)
Sessional Lecturer, Chemistry (Sept.- Dec., 2019)
Instructor, Chemical & Biological Engineering, Chair of Vantage One Engineering Program
Lecturer, AEP (Engineering)
604.827.2585
john.pringle@ubc.ca
Senior Instructor, CHBE & Mech
Senior Instructor, ASRW
Sessional Lecturer, Political Science (Sept.- Dec., 2019)
Instructor, Physics, Acting Academic Director
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)
Instructor, 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)
Instructor, History
604.827.1636
pheroze@mail.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
Lecturer, Psychology
604-822-1183
ezysk@psych.ubc.ca

Find Staff

Coordinator, Student Academic & Development Services
604.827.3731
sarah.baik@ubc.ca
Academic Advisor, Science
604.827.2605
wendy.brett@ubc.ca
Administrative Assistant
Academic Advisor, Arts
Academic Advisor, Applied Science
604 827 3761
tina.chan@ubc.ca
Academic Advising Manager
604-827-2069
atul.gadhia@ubc.ca
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
604-827-0303
larissa.ho@ubc.ca
Manager, Marketing
604.827.3755
sukh.jhangri@ubc.ca
Associate Academic Advisor, Applied Science
604.827.3761
jennie.jiang@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