People of UBC

UBC’s unique personality comes from the people that study, teach, work, and live in its community. Every individual contributes to what sets us apart. In this series, we invite you to meet the people of UBC.

Adam Schubel

Staff, Communications and Government Relations Officer, Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal, UBC Okanagan

Public policy enthusiast, speech writer and fan of all things B.C. Turning a love of politics, current affairs and the Okanagan into a living.

Connections to UBC

Published: April 2019


Philippe Roberge

Philippe Roberge

Student, Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Conservation with a Global Perspectives major, Faculty of Forestry

Passionate about science communication, photo-videography, rock music and hitchhiking. Always planning the next adventure and always looking to connect!

Connections to UBC

Published: September 2019

Alirod Ameri

Alirod Ameri

Student, Faculty of Science, BSc Biology

Biology student with a passion for photography. Always excited to explore new paths, whether as a residence adviser, Beaty Biodiversity Museum work-learn student or graphic design coordinator for the Student Leadership Conference.

Connections to UBC

Published: September 2019

Arielle Lynn

Arielle Lynn

Student, UBC Sauder School of Business, Bachelor of Commerce program with finance specialization

Portfolio Management Foundation fund manager, student ambassador and Storm the Wall enthusiast. Can be found exploring Vancouver, doing bunny yoga, eating Rain or Shine ice cream or talking about the stock market.

Connections to UBC

Published: September 2019


Haley Seven Deers

Haley Seven Deers

Student, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Anthropology and History major, UBC Okanagan

Indigenous student. Recipient of Centennial Scholars Award. Passionate about learning; curious about the world. Loves horses, reading, travelling and meeting new people.

Connections to UBC

Published: September 2019

Anirban (Jojo) Das

Anirban (Jojo) Das

Student, Biology, Faculty of Applied Science

Firm believer that walls are meant for climbing instead of keeping people apart. Fascinated by biological systems and photography. Usually spending time just planning the next adventure.

Connections to UBC

Published: August 2019

Alina Chalanuchpong

Alina Chalanuchpong

Student, Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Science

Residence advisor and undergraduate researcher. Enjoys petting dogs and snowboarding, but not at the same time. Home is the Land of Smiles — Thailand.

Connections to UBC

Published: August 2019


Carlos Teixeira

Carlos Teixeira

Professor, Geography, Community, Culture and Global Studies, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, UBC Okanagan

Research interests include urban and social geography, with emphasis on migration studies, community formation, housing and neighbourhood change and ethnic entrepreneurship.

Connections to UBC

Published: August 2019

Jebet O’Reilly

Jebet O’Reilly

Student, Political Science, Faculty of Arts

Student Ambassador with a passion for creating community and supporting arts and culture. Lover of everything B.C. has to offer, from mountains and beaches to brunch and craft beer.

Connections to UBC

Published: August 2019

Carrie Jenkins

Carrie Jenkins

Professor, Philosophy, Faculty of Arts

Philosopher/writer. Working on love and madness, meaning and magic. Poking at the blurry bits where they intersect. Fascinated by the tarot. Cat person, dog person, confused by opposites.

Connections to UBC

Published: July 2019