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.

Camille Rousseau

Student, PhD Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Education, UBC Okanagan

Loves working with dogs and children. Swimmer. Likes a nice meal with friends or doing a puzzle after a long day.

Connections to UBC

Published: July 2020


Leonardo Moutinho Caffarello

Leonardo Moutinho Caffarello

Student, Physics Major, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science, UBC Okanagan

Space nerd who wants to help humanity reach Mars and beyond. Dungeon master. Seeking a life of great stories.

Connections to UBC

Published: October 2020

Emily Murphy

Emily Murphy

Assistant Professor, English and Cultural Studies, Digital Humanities, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

Research interests span 20th-century literature and media, women’s writing, and psychiatric history.

Connections to UBC

Published: October 2020

Eric Skalij

Eric Skalij

Marketing Communications Specialist, Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Always hunting for a story to tell. Bibliophile, tea drinker, music lover. Advocate for Vancouver’s rainy days.

Connections to UBC

Published: May 2020


Adam Eisenbarth

Adam Eisenbarth

Digital Marketing Lead, University Relations, UBC Okanagan

Journalism plans veered into a marketing career. Always up for a good sports talk or discussion on the latest news.

Connections to UBC

Published: July 2020

Alana Wright

Alana Wright

Academic Advisor, Advising & Involvement Centre, UBC Okanagan

Previous nomadic traveller from Trinidad & Tobago. Loves wilderness atop a mountain or amidst a coral reef.

Connections to UBC

Published: July 2020

Alanna Vernon

Alanna Vernon

Associate Director, Ceremonies and Events, UBC Okanagan

Collaborative leader. Keeper of academic traditions and protocol. Avid cross-country skier. Okanagan wine lover. Addicted to murder mysteries.

Connections to UBC

Published: July 2020


Anthony Dodds

Anthony Dodds

Student Recruiter/Advisor, Student Recruitment and Advising, UBC Okanagan

Trail runner and newbie mountain biker. Embraces the Okanagan lifestyle. Kauai regular.

Connections to UBC

Published: July 2020

Francis ( fʁɑ̃sis or fʁɑ̃sIs ) Langevin

Francis ( fʁɑ̃sis or fʁɑ̃sIs ) Langevin

Instructor, Languages and World Literatures, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, UBC Okanagan

Québécois happily transplanted in the Okanagan. Likes to organize things and get people to collaborate. Curious and willing to help.

Connections to UBC

Published: July 2020

Logan Tarasoff

Logan Tarasoff

Student, MASc in Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science, UBC Okanagan

Student, researcher and lab instructor. Commonwealth powerlifting champion. Loves food and Star Trek. Looking to bring intelligent systems to new and traditional industries alike.

Connections to UBC

Published: July 2020