Langara College's experts directory provides media sources direct contact with our internal knowledge.


Arts

Kathryn Shaw

Artistic Director, Studio 58 (Theatre Arts)

Phone (w): 604.323.5493
Email: kshaw@langara.ca

Expertise

Theatre Training, Acting, Directing for Theatre, Theatre, Performance Trends

Keywords

Theatre Training, Acting, Directing for Theatre, Theatre, Performance, Performance Trends, Drama, Comedy

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Business

David Amos

MBA

Marketing Instructor, Langara School of Management

Phone (c): 604.230.3338
Email: damos@langara.ca
LinkedIn

Expertise

Background in luxury goods, wine, retail, Millennial and Generation Z, Consumer Behavior

Keywords

Luxury goods Marketing, Retail Marketing, Wine, Wine Marketing, Wine Brands, Millennials, Generation Z, Consumer Behavior

Deland Jessop

MBA

Instructor, Langara School of Management

Phone (c): 604.339.4224
Email: djessop@langara.ca
LinkedIn

Expertise

Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance, Public Speaking, General Marketing and Sales

Keywords

Entrepreneurship, Dragons Den, Public Speaking, Personal Finance, Investing, Marketing, Sales

Stephanie Koonar

BA, MBA

InstructorAssistant Chair, External Relations, Langara School of Management

Phone (w): 604.323.5957
Email: skoonar@langara.ca
Twitter
LinkedIn

Expertise

Marketing, Advertising, Business Educations, Careers, Public Relations, Non-profit Management Education, Sponsorship, Event Marketing, Marketing Communications, Market Research, Experiential Learning, Work-integrated Learning, Applied Learning, College

Keywords

Business, Management, Social Media, Public Relations, Marketing Communications, Communication, Youth, Leadership, Business Association, Board of Trade, Leaders of Tomorrow Program, Mentorship, Career Exploration,Finding your Passion, Compassionate Careers, Non-profit Management Education, Sponsorship, Event Marketing, Market Research, Experiential Learning, Work-integrated Learning, Applied Learning, College

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Continuing Studies

Daniel Thorpe

Dean, Continuing Studies

Phone (w): 604.323.5888
Email: dthorpe@langara.ca
LinkedIn

Expertise

Continuing Studies, Lifelong Learning, Adult Learning; Education marking, Educational Leadership and Administration, Educational Technology

Keywords

Continuing Studies, Lifelong Learning, Adult Learning; Education marking, Educational Leadership and Administration, Educational Technology

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Humanities and Social Sciences

Frances Bula

Masters Communications

Instructor, Journalism Department

Phone (w): 604.323.5876
Email: fbula@langara.ca
Twitter
LinkedIn

Expertise

Journalism, Storytelling, Copy Editing, Politics, Social Media, Blogging, Media Relations, News Writing, Featured Articles, History of Canadian Journalism, Civic Politics, City Planning, Urban Issues

Keywords

Journalism, Storytelling, Editing, Politics, Social Media, Blogging, Media Relations, News Writing, Featured Articles, Articles, Media, News, City Planning, Urban Issues

Stanley A. Copp

Ph.D

Instructor, Sociology and Anthropology Department

Phone (w): 604.469.1206
Phone (c): 604.788.4276
Email: scopp@langara.ca
LinkedIn

Expertise

Archaeology (pre-contact/prehistoric and historic), British Columbia Archaeology (pre-contact/prehistoric and historic), Forensic Archaeology, Conflict Archaeology, Human Evolution, Cultural Issues (anthropology), Prehistoric Art

Keywords

Paleoanthropology, Aboriginal Archaeology, Indigenous Archaeology, Rock Art

Peter G. Prontzos

Langara Faculty Emeritus, Political Science Department

Phone (c): 604.418.2299
Email: pprontzos@langara.ca
LinkedIn

Expertise

Political Economy (both domestic and international), Political Psychology, Democracy, Peace and Conflict Studies, Social Movements, and Media

Keywords

International Relations, Health Policy, Environment, Canadian Politics (local, provincial, and federal), Poverty and Inequality, Social Justice, Greece, Media, International Conflict, Globalization

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Health

Ruth Lamb

RN. MScN, Ph.D, CBHS

Health and Human Services Coordinator , Continuing Studies

Phone (w): 604.872.3472
Email: rlamb@langara.ca

Expertise

Primary Prevention in Health Care, Health Promotion, Complementary Health Care, Consciousness-Based Mind-Body Strategies for Health, Vicarious Trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Resilience, Integrative Health Care.

Keywords

Primary Prevention in Health Care; Health Promotion, Complementary Health Care, Consciousness-Based Mind-Body Strategies for Health, Vicarious Trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Resilience, Integrative Health Care, Health, Care, Stress, Disorder, Trauma.

Dr. Rebecca Ledger

Animal Behavior and Welfare Scientist/Instructor, Continuing Studies

Phone (w): 604.569.9663
Email: info@pet-welfare.com
Twitter
LinkedIn

Expertise

Animal Welfare, Animal Behavior, Cats and Dogs, Professional Dog Walking, Animal Law, Dog bites, Animal Control, Rescue Shelters, Animal Cruelty Investigations

Keywords

Animal Welfare, Animal Behavior, Cats, Dogs, Professional Dog Walking, Pet, Pet Care, Animal Law, Dog bites, Rescue shelters, Cruelty Investigations, Animal Rescue

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Science and Technology

Dr. Kenneth Naumann

Departments of Biology and Health Sciences

Phone (w): 604.323.5239
Email: kennethnaumann@langara.ca

Expertise

Social Insects (ants, honey bees, wasps, etc.), Insect Ecology, Complementary and alternative medicine (from an evidence-based point of view), Paleontology

Keywords

Ant, Fire Ant, Myrmica, Entomology, Insect Ecology, Honey Bee, Apis mellifera, Complementary Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Paleontology

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Student Services

Jake McCallum

BHK, B.Ed., M.Sc.

Director, Athletics and Intramurals Department

Phone (w): 604.323.5421
Email: jmccallum@langara.ca
LinkedIn

Expertise

Langara athletics and intramurals, athletic Participation and Eligibility

Keywords

Athletics, PACWEST, Intramurals, CCAA, Sports, Basketball, Soccer, Coaching, Collegiate Athletics, Eligibility, Vancouver Sports

Ajay Patel

Masters in Human Kinetics

Associate Vice-President, International and External Development

Phone (w): 604.323.5454
Email: apatel@langara.ca

Expertise

International Education, Higher Education, Health Science, Kinesiology, Sport Event Coordination, Sports Event Planning, Strategic Planning

Keywords

International Education, International Student, Higher Education, Health, Health Science, Human Kinetics, Kinesiology, Sports, Sport Event, Strategic Planning

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