Adjunct Faculty

Faculty Adjunct Faculty Emeritus Faculty Research Scientists PhD Students MSc Students Staff



John A. Ayer, Consultant and MERC Associate Director, BSc MSc Carleton, PhD Ottawa; Precambrian geology. Appointment July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2028.

Christopher Beckett-Brown, PhD, Surficial Geochemist Ontario Geological Survey. Appointment July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2028. 

David Broughton, PhD, Colorado School of Mines, MSc and BSc University of Waterloo; Economic geology. Appointment July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2028.

David Burrows, retired from Vale Ltd (former Chief Geologist); PhD University of Toronto, MSc University of Toronto, B.A.(III)  Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Precambrian geology, economic geology. Appointment January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2023.

Michelle DeWolfe, Mount Royal University; BSc St Mary’s University, MSc PhD Laurentian University; Volcanology, ore deposits. Appointment January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2025.

George Gao, Ontario Geological Survey; BSc Xinjiang University, MSc Chinese Academy of Sciences, PhD Cambridge; Quaternary geology, sedimentology. Appointment July 2013 – June 2024.

Harold Gibson, Harquail School of Earth Sciences; Professor Emeritus; Economic geology, volcanology. Appointment July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2026.

Mark D. Hannington, FRSC, Professor and Goldcorp Chair, University of Ottawa / GEOMAR, University of Kiel; BSc Queen’s, MSc PhD Toronto; Economic geology. Appointment July 1, 1999 – December 31, 2024.

Rasmus Haugaard, Metal Earth Research Associate, Laurentian University; PhD University of Alberta, MSc and BSc, University of Copenhagen; Economic geology. Appointment July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2028.

Graham Hill, Institute of Geophysics of the CAS, Prague, Czech Republic; PhD Monash University, MSc University of Alaska at Fairbanks, BSc University of British Columbia; Geophysics. Appointment January 1, 2020 – June 30 2024.

Michel G. Houlé, Geological Survey of Canada, BSc MSc Laval PhD Ottawa; Economic geology. Appointment July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2024.

Mark Jessell, Centre for Exploration Targeting at The University of Western Australia; Professor and Western Australian Fellow. Appointment  January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2025. 

Taus Jørgensen, Metal Earth Research Associate, Laurentian University, PhD Laurentian University, MSc and BSc University of Copenhagen; Exploration geochemistry, economic geology, metamorphic petrology. Appointment July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2028.

Alan King, Consultant; BSc Toronto, MSc Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia; Exploration Geophysics. Appointment July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2028.

Carl Michael Lesher, Harquail School of Earth Sciences Professor Emeritus. Appointment July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2026. 

Robert Lodge, Associate Professor, Geology, University of Wisconsin Eau Clair. Appointment July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2025. 

Philip Lypaczewski, Lead Hyperspectral Researcher, College of the North Atlantic. Appointment July 2022 – June 2027.

Robert B. MacNaughton, Geological Survey of Canada (Natural Resources Canada), Calgary office. Regional geology, stratigraphy, and applied paleontology; focussed on the Proterozoic and Cambrian tectonostratigraphic evolution of northern Mainland Canada. Appointment July 1, 2020 – Jun 30, 2025.

Patrick Mercier-Langevin, Geological Survey of Canada; PhD Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique – Centre Eau, Terre et Environnement (INRS-ETE), Québec, MSc Earth Sciences - Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC), B. Ing. Geological Engineering – Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC); Economic geology, VMS deposits. Appointment January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2028.

Nadia Mykytczuk, CEO/President MIRARCO, Executive Director Goodman School of Mines at MIRARCO - Mining Innovation Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation. Appointment July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2024.

Juan Carlos Ordóñez Calderón, PhD PGeo, Senior Manager, Resource Geochemistry, Kinross Gold Corporation, Geochemistry and Applied Data Analytics. Appointment July 1, 2015  June 30, 2025.

Edward F. Pattison, Consultant; BSc MSc McGill University; Economic geology. Appointment July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2024.

Stephen J. Piercey, Altius-NSERC Industrial Research Chair, Memorial University; Exploration geochemistry, economic geology. Appointment July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2027.

François Robert, Independent consultant at FR Geo-consult. Appointment July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2028.

David B. Snyder, Geological Survey of Canada (now retired), consultant. Appointment July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2027.

Gregory M. Stott, Consultant; BSc McMaster, MSc Waterloo, PhD Toronto; Precambrian tectonics. Appointment July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2024.

Philips C. Thurston, Adjunct Professor (in-house) at Laurentian University; AB Rutgers University, MA Bryn Mawr College, PhD Western Precambrian geology. Appointment July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2027.