Advisory Board

Appointed by the Board of Directors, the Advisory Board provides strategic advice to and helps to promote E4D’s work.

Nathalie Des Rosiers

Nathalie Des Rosiers was appointed as Dean of the Common Law section at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law in 2013. Prior to that she was the Executive Director and General Counsel of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, a national organization that acts as a watchdog for the protection of human rights and civil liberties in Canada. Professor Des Rosiers has previous served as Interim Vice-President - Governance for the University of Ottawa (2008-2009), Dean of the Civil Law Section, University of Ottawa (2004-2008), President of the Law Commissison of Canada (2000-2004). She has received many honours, including the Order of Canada in 2013, the Order of Ontario in 2012, a Honourary Doctorate from the UCL (Université catholique de Louvain) in Belgium in 2012 and was named one of Canada's 25 most influential lawyers in both 2011 and 2012.

Joshua Greenberg

Josh Greenberg (PhD, McMaster) is Associate Professor of Communication at Carleton University and is currently Associate Director in the School of Journalism and Communication. He is cross-appointed in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and is the lead investigator of the Communication, Risk and Public Health Research Group. Before joining the School of Journalism and Communication he was a SSHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton.

Sally Otto

Sarah (Sally) P. Otto (PhD, Stanford University) is a CRC Professor (Tier 1) at the Department of Zoology and Director of the Biodiversity Research Centre at the University of British Columbia. She is known for her theoretical studies investigating how biological systems evolve. Using mathematical modeling and experimental evolution, Dr. Otto's research into the evolutionary forces leading to biological diversity has resulted in over 150 publications and a book. Otto has served as founding member and Secretary of the Canadian Society of Ecology and Evolution, Vice President of the Society for the Study of Evolution, the American Society of Naturalists, and the European Society of Evolutionary Biology, Council member for the Society for the Study of Evolution and the American Genetic Association, and member of several editorial boards. Her awards include a MacArthur Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a McDowell Award for Excellence in Research (UBC), a Steacie Fellowship (Natural Sciences and Research Council; Canada), and the Steacie Prize (National Research Council, Canada).

John Stone

John M.R. Stone (PhD, Reading University, UK) is currently an Adjunct Research Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Carleton University and a Vice-Chair of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Dr. Stone came to Canada as a post-doctoral researcher in 1969, working under Gerhard Herzberg at the National Research Council. In 1972, he joined the Public Service of Canada assuming increasing responsibilities first at the Ministry of State for Science and Technology, and later in the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, the National Research Council's Bureau of International Affairs and finally Environment Canada, until his retirement in 2005. He has represented Canada in a number of  international forums including the NATO Science Committee, the UN/ECE Senior Advisors on Science and Technology, and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.