GSA Council Members
A MSc. student working in Biology. He completed his BSc in Biological Sciences with a Liberal Education minor and an Undergraduate Honours Thesis at the University of Lethbridge.
VP Academic & Student Life
A MSc. Student in Biological Sciences that is working to enhance the academic and student life experience for graduate students.
VP Finance & Services
Pursuing a MSc in Neuroscience under the supervision of Dr. Robbin Gibb. Her end goal is to help to integrate the fields of education and neuroscience, with the hope of promoting system-wide change in the K-12 system that acknowledges neuroscientific understandings.
A Ph.D. student in the faculty of health sciences. She studies Indigenous peoples’ experiences accessing healthcare services in southern Alberta and the role of policy and the healthcare system in shaping their experiences.
A Ph.D. student in Dr. Steve Wiseman’s lab studying the effects of minor structural changes on the toxicity of common environmental pollutants known as PAHs.
A Ph.D. candidate at the Faculty of Health Sciences, with research focused on 'Fall-related psychological concerns in older adults'. She joined the GSAC in 2022 where she serves as the Student Parent Representation.
A 3rd year Ph.D. candidate studying ecology in the McCune Lab. She works with plant species atrisk including the endangered wood-poppy. She loves being in nature, and her mission is to support fellow graduate students in the natural sciences while also encouraging everyone to get outside!
A Ph.D. candidate in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department at the University of Lethbridge. Her research area is about colour-preserving automorphisms of Cayley graphs.
Sexual Health and Violence Awareness
Fatemeh Salehi Shahrabi
Fatemeh has extensive experience as a social worker in non-profit organizations dealing with women living with HIV/AIDS. Largely involved in campaigns to raise public awareness about HIV and other STIs.
A PhD candidate in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge. He has worked as a teaching assistant in his faculty, a research assistant at the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy, UNIWeb supports staff at the Office of Research and Innovation and a volunteer for the English Language Partnership program.
Co-operative Education Representative
An MSc. student with a major in Health Sciences at the Faculty of Health Science. She studies the “Intersectional Factors Influencing the Development of Depression among West African Immigrant Women in Southern Alberta.
Adnan Aftab is a 3rd year PhD candidate working in a broad field of renewable energy, including electric grid integration and development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).
He wants to help create a more welcoming and helpful atmosphere for all graduate students by encouraging cooperation, providing assistance, and actively advocating for their interests.
A PhD student in the CSPT program. He is a review manager at the University of Lethbridge Journal Incubator and research assistant at the Jarislowsky Chair in Trust and Political Leadership. Frank is a member of different professional bodies such as the Association of Computers and Humanities where he unifies his expertise to contribute to the field of digital humanities and computer-human interactions.
A K M Iftekhar Khalid
A Ph.D. student in Cultural, Social, and Political Thought (CSPT), housed at the Humanities Innovative Lab, Department of English, is studying artificial intelligence and the English language as postcolonial tools in the global south.
Fine Arts Representative
A Master of Arts in Music student from the Faculty of Fine Arts, under the supervision of Dr. Monique Giroux. His research focuses on ethnography studies in music, with a special interest in the musical traditions and expressions of African diaspora communities in Canada.
Dhillon School of Business Representative
An MSc. Student in Management – Accounting. A young professional in financial reporting, taxation, and Business Analytics, working to enhance professional and academic graduate students’ lives through detailed information.
Vacant Council Positions
We have some open positions in the GSA council.
- Social Science
- Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion
- Disability & Accommodated Learning
- Indigenous Co-Operative Education
- Calgary Campus