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Justin Barker

Academic Address:

Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
University of Windsor
Windsor Ontario Canada N9B 3P4
ph. (519) 253-3000 ext. 3572 (office), 2734 (lab)
fax. (519) 971-3616



  • 2017-present: MSc Candidate, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, University of Windsor, Windsor Ontario, Canada. Supervisor: Dr. Hugh MacIsaac.

  • 2011-2015: BSc (Hons). Zoology (with Distinction), Minor in Mathematical Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

    Thesis: Modelling of Density-Dependent Diffusion and Logistic Growth Effects on Spatial Patterns of a Single Species Population



Relevant Work Experience:

  • 2017: Terrestrial Biologist, Natural Resource Solutions Inc., Waterloo, ON

  •  2016-2017: Research Biologist, Aquatic Research and Monitoring Division, Ministry of Natural Resources, Trent University, Peterborough, ON

  • 2016: Assistant Forest Health Specialist, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Peterborough, ON



  • Chu, C., J. Barker, L. Gutowsky and D. de Kerckhove. 2018. A conceptual management framework for multiple stressor interactions in freshwater lakes and rivers. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Science and Research Branch, Peterborough, ON. Climate Change Research Report CCRR-47. 25 p. + append


  • 2018 A.R. and E.G. Ferris Award 

  • 2018-2019 GLIER WFCU Environmental Science Award 

  • 2016 MNRF Appreciation in Motion Award

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