Victoria is currently a lecturer and sessional faculty member at the University of Windsor in both CMF and Computer Science, respectively, where she teaches graduate-level students about technical communications, professionalization, and emerging technologies. As well, she is a consultant/researcher with WEtech Alliance and WINCan. Prior to this, she held numerous roles as faculty and in administration in universities and colleges in Canada and the United States and she led national education strategies for organizations in the non-profit sector. Dr. Abboud earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Wayne State University and is a proud Lancer, having earned two bachelor’s degrees at UWindsor.
Nick Baker is the Director of the Office of Open Learning at the University of Windsor. He has been teaching and researching about online, open, and technology-enabled teaching and learning for two decades. He is a strong advocate for accessible education for all learners, and the power of Open Educational Practices to help achieve that. He is the Chair of the Ontario Universities’ Council on eLearning, a director on the board of eCampus Ontario, and an award winning educator and leader in Canada and Australia, most recently receiving an Award for Excellence from the Ontario Minister of Colleges and Universities for his work in helping universities transition to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Arief Kartolo is a PhD candidate in the Applied Social Psychology program at the University of Windsor. His research focuses on the impact of intercultural and intergroup conflicts; specifically, on the impact and interventions to mitigate the negative effects of stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination in the workplace. He has published numerous articles with a wide range of topics, including the investigation of organizational culture on perceived discrimination, empirical assessment on the uses of social media on Indigenous activism, and creation of a burnout measure. In addition to his academic work, he has written many blog posts and provided consultation services to advocate for the inclusion and well-being of employees in the workplace.
Tranum Kaur is a faculty and Master of Medical Biotechnology (MMB) program coordinator at the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, University of Windsor. She has been teaching undergraduate and graduate students since 2006. Dr. Kaur is a recipient of several prestigious awards including Excellence in Mentoring (2018), Roger Thibert Teaching Excellence (2017), and Dean of Science Recognition (2015) Award.
A Learning Specialist in the Department of Integrative Biology in the Faculty of Science at the University of Windsor, Dr. Tanya Noel teaches undergraduate microbiology courses, provides academic advising, and is involved in various educational projects. A microbiologist by training, her current interests include effective and inclusive teaching/learning in science, microbiology misconceptions, open educational resources, and academic advising. She was honoured to receive the 2008 University Wide Teaching Award (under 10 years) at York University, the 2014, 2015, and 2020 University of Windsor Science Society “Excellence in Instruction Award”, the 2016 Roger Thibert Teaching Excellence Award in Science, and the 2017 Outreach and Engagement Award in the Faculty of Science at the University of Windsor. She is a founding member of the Canadian Society for Microbiologists Committee on Microbiology Undergraduate Education (CSM CMUE), and oCUBE (Open Consortium of Undergraduate Biology Educators).
Pascale Chapdelaine is Associate Professor at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law. Her research looks at the interaction between intellectual property, property and contracts, as well as consumer and privacy law, as they relate to emerging technologies, business processes, media and platforms. Pascale Chapdelaine has held teaching and fellowship appointments at different Universities worldwide, including the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society (Germany), the K.U. Leuven Faculty of Law (Belgium), the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law (OIPRC, St-Peter’s College), the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, and the Faculty of Law at the University of Otago (New Zealand).
Prior to joining the Faculty of Law in 2014, Pascale Chapdelaine practised law for over fourteen years as Vice-President and legal counsel at Bell Canada and BCE Inc. in intellectual property and commercial law, and as associate at the Montreal-based law firm Lavery de Billy in corporate, commercial and securities law. She holds an L.L.B.& B.C.L. from Mc Gill University Faculty of Law, an LL.M from the K.U. Leuven Faculty of Law (Belgium) and a Ph.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. She is called to the Bar of Ontario and le Barreau du Québec.
Brandon Sabourin is a sessional instructor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Windsor. He teaches courses in digital technology, digital literacies, and instructional technology. Brandon is also completing a PhD in Educational Studies exploring the connections between sessional instructors’ approaches to teaching and opportunities for educational development. Brandon maintains an active research portfolio of projects related to the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), student partnerships, effective assessment and feedback, and digital technology integration.
Dr. Randy Bowers is an associate professor in Mechanical, Automotive & Materials Engineering, University of Windsor. He is currently providing services as Associate Dean, Academic. Randy has authored and co-authored multiple peer-reviewed scientific papers and presented works at many national and International conferences. He contributions have acclaimed recognition from honourable subject experts around the world. He is actively associated with different societies and academies and his academic career is decorated with several reputed awards and funding. His research interests include Steel & welding in support of North American industry & infrastructure, Engineering education.
Dr. Stagner is the Undergraduate Programs Coordinator within the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Windsor. In this role, she works with faculty members to document students’ achievement of the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) Graduate Attributes for continuous improvement activities and CEAB accreditation. Dr. Stagner has performed detailed curriculum mapping of course learning outcomes within the undergraduate Engineering programs at the University of Windsor. She also teaches undergraduate Engineering courses and is involved in various teaching and learning projects within the Faculty.