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.

Jodie Crocker

Graphic Designer, Student Communications Services

Heart full of optimism; head full of Seinfeld references; mug full of Earl Grey. Catch me collaborating with my team, investing in creative students or buried in an illustration project.

Connections to UBC

Published: June 2019


Sue Frohlick

Sue Frohlick

Professor of Anthropology and Gender and Women’s Studies; Head of Community, Culture and Global Studies, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, UBCO

Feminist anthropologist, ardent ethnographer. Inspired by fieldwork with students. Brings chocolate to meetings. Can’t believe how fun paddleboarding is. Grateful guest on Syilx territory.

Connections to UBC

Published: October 2019

Philippe Roberge

Philippe Roberge

Alumnus, 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 advisor, 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