Chris Avis

Chris Avis
Chair and Instructor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
Camosun College

MSc - Earth and Ocean Sciences (2007), PhD - Earth and Ocean Sciences (2012)

Chris teaches Physics courses at Camosun College where he draws on his background in SEOS to introduce examples from oceanography, climatology and geophysics into his lectures. He also currently serves as the department chair and works with faculty and administration staff to timetable courses, budgets for equipment and classes and advises students on their academic career path.

I was very fortunate that UVic gave me the opportunity to teach classes and labs while I was completing my graduate work. I discovered a real passion for teaching which provided invaluable experience that led me to my current career!