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.

Jannik Eikenaar

Sessional Lecturer, School of Engineering, UBC Okanagan

Lecturer, English and Communication, fostering critical thinking and engagement.

Connections to UBC

Published: December 2017


Carlos Ordonez

Carlos Ordonez

International Student Advisor, International Student Development

A person in constant evolution who loves learning. Polyglot. Alive. Vibrant. Passionate. Forth-ward thinker. Creative Innovator. Relationship Builder. Public Speaker. Performer. D&I. RCIC. Future father. Gratitude. Faith&Trust in God.

Connections to UBC

Published: January 2017

Constance Crompton

Constance Crompton

Assistant Professor, Critical Studies, UBC Okanagan

Assistant Prof of Digital Humanities. Humanities Data Lab director. Using history & computers to work out how we got here, so we’ll be informed when we decide where to go next.

Connections to UBC

Published: January 2017

Matt Dolf

Matt Dolf

UBC Wellbeing Director, Office of the Vice-President, Students

Working to promote our human and ecological wellbeing. PhD Candidate in the School of Kinesiology. Avid reader, tennis player, nature lover, trilingual, and proud husband and father.

Connections to UBC

Published: January 2017


Samia Khan

Samia Khan

Student, B.A. Psychology Major, Law and Society Minor, Faculty of Arts

Obsessed with how powerful our minds are. Curious about people and the world. Perpetually talking, drinking coffee, and searching for cool earrings. Big believer of following your own path.

Connections to UBC

Published: January 2017

Darren Dahl

Darren Dahl

Senior Associate Dean, Faculty & Director of the Robert H. Lee Graduate School, Professor, Marketing and Behavioural Science Division, Sauder School of Business

Consumer behavior researcher and creative educator. Passionate about graduate business education and providing insight into life’s little curiosities.

Connections to UBC

Published: December 2016

Kelly Fosbery

Kelly Fosbery

Aboriginal Program Administrator, Aboriginal Programs & Services, UBC Okanagan

UBC-O Alumna, Aboriginal Student Advisor, Westbank First Nation Member, Reader+Writer (English Major), #AboriginalAccessStudies, connecting Aboriginal students with the campus, connecting the campus with the Syilx (Okanagan) Nation

Connections to UBC

Published: December 2016


Miguel A. Rozo

Miguel A. Rozo

UBC Alumnus, Faculty of Arts, International Relations Major

Former Arts Co-op student, current UBC Rotaract President, seawall biking aficionado. Passionate about change and social entrepreneurship. Founder of innovation hub IdeasXchange, started through the UBC Community and Liu IR Institute grants.

Connections to UBC

Published: December 2016

Stacey Simpson

Stacey Simpson

International Student Coordinator, Faculty of Science

The ‘gladvocator’ (gladiator advocator) of international and refugee undergraduate students. Flips between the healing aspects of good food and wine and the esoteric arts. Loves travel and having a friend in every port.

Connections to UBC

Published: December 2016

Alysha Connor

Alysha Connor

Student, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Education

UBC runs in my blood… UBC Kinesiology major, Co-op student, and the great-great-great granddaughter of Frank Fairchild Wesbrook (the first president of UBC). Living out the family legacy. Proud to be a part of UBC and hope to use my education to make a difference in the lives of others!

Connections to UBC

Published: November 2016