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BGS Institute: Associate Directors

Kathreen Ruckstuhl, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
BI447, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4
tel: (403) 220-8776
kruckstu@ucalgary.ca

Dr. Kathreen Ruckstuhl is the Associate Director of the BGS with her primary role in the operation of the R.B. Miller Station. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary with numerous projects within the BGS. Her research program focuses on ungulate social systems and foraging ecology. Her work includes both applied and fundamental research. She has focused her research mainly on solving the enigma of sexual segregation in ungulates.

 

 

Yvonne Martin , PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Geography
ES330, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4
tel: (403) 220-6197
ymartin@ucalgary.ca

Dr. Yvonne Martin is an Associate Director of the BGS, assisting in the operation, maintenance, and strategic planning of the Institute. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Calgary and has numerous projects within the BGS. Her research program focuses on drainage basin geomorphology and its interactions with ecology and hydrology, utilizing both field and modeling approaches. To date, she has focused her research at the BGS on post-wildfire geomorphic response and the interactions between tree population dynamics and geomorphological processes.