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Faculty & staff


The Department of Economics general office is in the Business and Economics Building (BEC) 360. We're open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


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Dr. Christopher Auld

Associate professor Economics

Office: BEC 348 250-721-8537

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Dr. Paola Beneras P.

Assistant teaching professor Economics

Office: BEC 376 250-721-8542

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Dr. Pascal Courty

Professor Economics

Office: BEC 340 250-721-8544

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Dr. Marco Cozzi

Associate teaching professor Economics

Office: BEC 368 250-721-6535

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Dr. Martin Farnham

Associate professor; graduate advisor Economics

Office: BEC 354 250-472-4422

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Dr. Donn Feir

Associate professor Economics

Office: BEC 380 250-721-8533

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Dr. Vasco Gabriel

Professor; chair Economics

Office: BEC 360 250-721-8532

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Dr. Rob Gillezeau

Assistant professor Economics

Office: BEC 374 250-472-5948

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Dr. Elisabeth Gugl

Associate professor; associate chair Economics

Office: BEC 384 250-721-8538

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Mr. Stephen E. Hume

Associate teaching professor Economics

Office: BEC 386 250-472-4424

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Dr. Emma Hutchinson

Assistant professor Economics

Office: BEC 344 250-472-4412

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Dr. Peter W. Kennedy

Professor Economics

Office: BEC 366 250-721-8530

Dr. Alok Kumar

Dr. Alok Kumar

Professor Economics

Office: BEC 334 250-721-8543

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Dr. Felix Pretis

Associate professor Economics

Office: BEC 388 250-721-6520

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Dr. Daniel Rondeau

Professor Economics

Office: BEC 342 250-472-4423

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Dr. Nilanjana Roy

Associate professor Economics

Office: BEC 364 250-472-4417

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Dr. Colette Salemi

Assistant professor Economics

Office: BEC 372 250-472-4956

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Dr. Herbert Schuetze

Associate professor Economics

Office: BEC 338 250-721-8541

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Dr. Paul Schure

Professor Economics

Office: BEC 336 250-721-8535

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Dr. David Scoones

Associate professor Economics

Office: BEC 378 250-721-6198

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Dr. Kenneth G. Stewart

Professor; acting undergraduate advisor Economics

Office: BEC 352 250-721-8534

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Dr. G. Cornelis van Kooten

Professor Economics

Office: BEC 330 250-721-8539

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Dr. Graham M. Voss

Professor Economics

Office: BEC 370 250-721-8545

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Dr. Tao Wang

Assistant professor Economics

Office: BEC 392 250-721-6482

Linda Welling

Dr. Linda A. Welling

Associate professor Economics

Office: BEC 346 250-721-8546

Dr. Chris Willmore

Dr. Chris Willmore

Associate teaching professor Economics

Office: BEC 390 250-853-3667

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Dr. Justin Wiltshire

Assistant professor Economics

Office: BEC 394 250-853-3917

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Dr. Ke Xu

Associate professor Economics

Office: BEC 382 250-721-6484

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Dr. Lijun Zhang

Associate teaching professor Economics

Office: BEC 332 250-721-6483


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Brooklynn Comish-Trimble

Senior Academic Coordinator, Undergraduate Advisor, Sessional Lecturer Economics

Brooklynn Comish-Trimble received her MA in economics from the University of Victoria. Her research interests include health economics and public economics. She is passionate about the best practices for learning and teaching.

Office: BEC 306

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Isaac Earl

Graduate Program Assistant Economics

As the Gradaute Program Assistant, I work closely with the graduate advisor, current and prospective students of the graduate programs. I provide administrative assistance in monitering students' progress during their studies, scheduling defenses and exams, registration/admission requirements, and departmental/university regulations.

Office: BEC 360 250-472-4409

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Kali Moon

Administrative Assistant Economics

As the first point of contact for the department, I answer and direct general departmental inquiries and provide assistance with undergraduate student registration and program information. I am responsible for distributing departmental communication and providing administrative support to faculty, staff, administrators, and visitors to the department.

Office: BEC 360 250-472-4410

Charlene Toews

Charlene Toews

Administrative Officer Economics

As Administrative Officer, I provide financial management of departmental resources, create course timetables, manage and supervise office staff, and act as hiring manager for sessional instructors, TAs and staff.

Office: BEC 360b 250-721-6197

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Abby Winograd

Assistant to the Chair Economics

As Assistant to the Chair, I provide administrative support to the Chair and coordinate the administrative functions of the general office, including for faculty appointments/reappointments and leaves, as well as undergraduate course registration and deferred exams.

Office: BEC 360 250-721-8532

Natasha Jamal, economics co-op coordinator

Linda Voss, REPA office, research assistant to Dr. van Kooten

Adjunct professors

Knick Harley, adjunct professor

Jill Horwitz, adjunct professor

John Janmaat, adjunct associate professor

Richard Martin, adjunct assistant professor

Alan Mehlenbacher, adjunct assistant professor

Bradley Stennes, adjunct associate professor

Lili Sun, adjunct assistant professor



Jen Baggs, associate professor, Gustavson School of Business
BEC 248

Limited Term Faculty

Post-Doctoral Fellows

2023-24 Sessional Lecturers

Contact us

Mailing Address:
Department of Economics
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2

Canada Courier or In-Person Address:
Department of Economics
University of Victoria
BEC 360
3800 Finnerty Road (Ring Road)
Victoria, BC V8P 5C2

General Inquiries:
Phone: 250-472-4410
Registration - Prerequisite Inquiries:

Economics Co-op Program:
Co-op Coordinator:
Natasha Jamal
Phone: 250-721-8969
Office: Cornett Building - B138

Career Educator:
Richard Myers
Phone: 250-472-4286
Office: Campus Services Building, Room 110

Graduate Program:
Graduate Program Assistant:
Isaac Earl
Phone: 250-472-4409
Graduate Advisor:
Dr. Martin Farnham
Phone: 250-472-4422

Undergraduate Program:
Undergraduate Advisor (In Department):
Brooklynn Comish-Trimble

Honours advisors:
Drs. Graham Voss & Donn Feir

Social Sciences Advising Centre

Department of Economics (ECON)


Group/Position Name Telephone Office Email
Administrative Assistant Kali Moon 250-472-4410 BEC 360
Assistant to the Chair Abby Winograd 250-721-8532 BEC 360
Graduate Program Assistant Isaac Earl 250-472-4409 BEC 360
Administrative Officer Charlene Toews 250-721-6197 BEC 360b
Chair Vasco Gabriel 250-721-8531 BEC 360
Associate Chair Elisabeth Gugl 250-721-8538 BEC 384
Undergraduate Advisor Brooklynn Comish-Trimble   BEC 306
Graduate Advisor Martin Farnham 250-472-4422 BEC 354
Senior Academic Coordinator Brooklynn Comish-Trimble   BEC 306
Co-op Coordinator Natasha Jamal 250-721-8969
Co-op Secretary Linda Marley 250-721-8689 COR B138