I earned undergraduate degrees from the University of Western Ontario and the University of Windsor, a Masters degree from McGill University and a D.Phil. from Oxford University.
I am a Full Professor in the School of Environmental Studies, Director of Canada's Waste Flow. I am also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
My research and teaching interests span the areas of science studies, environmental studies, and knowledge mobilization.
I have supervised over fifty graduate students researching a wide range of topics.