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Faisal Khamis
BS (University of Baghdad), MS (University of Baghdad), PhD (National University of Malaysia)
Electives

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6312
Email:
faisal.khamis@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. Faisal Khamis has taught at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2019. He has been a professional educator for 29 years, where he has engaged in teaching, research, and university and community service. He is an Associate Professor of Statistics, and throughout his career has taught approximately 20 different courses at various undergraduate and graduate levels at universities and colleges worldwide. Dr. Khamis is a graduate of Baghdad University where he received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. Degrees in Statistics in 1992 and 1995 respectively. He received his Ph.D. in Statistics from the National University of Malaysia in 2008. In 2019, he obtained the certificate of Internationally Trained Professional Co-operative Education Program from Brian J. Fleming Learning Centre, Canada. He was recognized in the first five percent of academic evaluation levels in the 2017/18 academic year at the Al Ain University of Science and Technology. Dr. Khamis is an Accredited Professional Statistician awarded by the American Statistical Association (ASA) and Statistical Society of Canada (SSC). He is an expert at the League of Arab States in the field of Population and Development. He is a professionally active Chartered Statistician and a Chartered Scientist awarded by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) and a Chartered Scientist awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), UK. He is a Consultant in Statistics, as per the directory of the RSS. He is also a Certified Data Scientist awarded by the Data Science Central, USA. He has published 30 research papers in various internationally refereed journals and has delivered approximately 20 presentations at international conferences in the fields of Applied Multivariate Statistics, Mortality, Social Science, Economics, and Spatial and Temporal Statistics. Dr. Khamis is currently an Editor-in-chief, Associate Editor, and Reviewer for approximately 40 international journals. He is a Certified Publons Academy Peer Reviewer, UK. He is a member of more than 30 professional associations and societies, such as ASA, RSS, Statistical Society of Canada, and International Statistical Institute. 


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Prince Khan

Business

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6221
Email:
prince.khan@guelphhumber.ca

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Jamie Killingsworth

Media and Communication Studies, Justice Studies

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416-798-1331 ext. 6087
Email:
jamie.killingsworth@guelphhumber.ca

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Alice Kim
BSc (University of Toronto), MA (University of Toronto), PhD (University of Toronto)
Psychology

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6071
Email:
alice.kim2@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. Alice Kim has taught at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2019. Dr. Kim’s background is in experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience. She teaches a variety of Psychology courses, including cognition, biological psychology, introduction to psychology, and research methods. Dr. Kim’s research is focused on factors that impact students’ learning trajectories, including student engagement, experiential education, and application of cognitive learning principles in course design. Much of Dr. Kim’s research also explores student-faculty partnerships that foster the co-creation of learning and teaching. Outside of higher education, Alice also partners with colleagues in industry on projects related to workplace learning.


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Gregory Klages
BA (University of Guelph), MA (University of Guelph), PhD (York University)
Business, Community Social Services, Early Childhood Studies, Electives, Justice Studies, Media and Communication Studies

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6087
Email:
gregory.klages@guelphhumber.ca

Gregory Klages has taught at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2009. His research focuses on 20th-century Canadian cultural and political history. Klages’ research on Canadian cultural policy has appeared in the anthology Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens (Humber, 2017), the Asian Journal of Canadian Studies, Canadian Historical Review, and Saskatchewan History. Klages is also the author of The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction (Dundurn, 2016), which has appeared on the National Post bestseller list for Canadian non-fiction, and the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s list of Best Books of 2016. His work on Tom Thomson has also appeared in the anthology Archives & Canadian Narratives (Fernwood, 2011), and in the American Journal of Canadian Studies. In 2007-8, Klages served as Research Director for “Death On A Painted Lake: The Tom Thomson Tragedy,” a book-length web site produced by the international award-winning Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History project.


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Brent Koritko

Business

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6221
Email:
brent.koritko@guelphhumber.ca

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James Kuo
BFA (Pratt Institute), MFA (School of Visual Arts), CGD, RGD
Media and Communication Studies

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6087
Email:
james.kuo@guelphhumber.ca

James Kuo has been teaching in the Media Studies program at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2019. In addition to his responsibilities as a design educator, James is a professional graphic design practitioner with experience in corporate visual identity, design management, design production, digital and visual communications, graphic design, photography, typography, user experience, and user interface designs on both digital and print media. James completed his BFA in Communications Design at the Pratt Institute in New York with an emphasis on Graphic Design and Art Direction, and an MFA in Design from the School of Visual Arts, New York. His award-winning work has been published in Designedge Canada, Print, Communication Arts and Graphic Design USA. James is registered and certified with the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada and a member of the Board of Directors for the Evaluation and Certification Committee of the Association of Registered Graphic Designers in Canada.


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Danielle LaGrone
BA (Queen's University), MA (University of Alberta)
Electives

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6312
Email:
danielle.lagrone@guelphhumber.ca

Danielle LaGrone has been teaching at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2018. Her area of research is the history of religion, with an emphasis on Asian religions and women/gender in religion, including editing a collection of research in Women and Religion (Routledge, 2009). LaGrone ran one of GH’s study abroad trips to Japan in 2019. She has taught both in-class and online classes over the past 15 years. In online education, she has spent years learning how to design courses that increase student experience and allow for the development of skills and exploration of new ideas.


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Matthew LaGrone
BA (University of Alabama), MA (Florida State University), PhD (University of Toronto)
Program Head Electives

Location:
GH208E
Phone:
416-798-1331 ext. 6231
Email:
matthew.lagrone@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. Matthew LaGrone joined the University of Guelph-Humber in 2013 and is the Assistant Program Head, Electives. Upon completing his PhD at the University of Toronto, Dr. LaGrone held a three-year post-doctoral position at the University of Delaware, and then returned to the University of Toronto for a one-year post-doc. His research has focused on modern Judaism and Jewish-Christian-Muslim interfaith relations. He has taught courses in religion, literature, philosophy, and the social sciences. Presently, he and a team of Guelph-Humber research assistants are completing a study of religiosity among undergraduate students. 


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Hang Lai
BSc (Vietnam National University), MSc (Hanoi Institute of Mathematics)
Business

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416-798-1331 ext. 6221
Email:
hang.lai@guelphhumber.ca

Hang Lai has been teaching Statistics and Quantitative Methods at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2008. From 1991 to 2000, Lai was a full-time mathematics and statistics lecturer at the Hanoi University of Finance and accounting in Vietnam (now Academy of Finance, Hanoi). She received a B.Sc. in mathematics from Vietnam National University, Hanoi in 1990, and a M.Sc. from the Hanoi Institute of Mathematics in 1999. She also obtained an additional master’s degree in applied statistics from York University in 2008. Besides teaching at the University of Guelph-Humber, she also teaches courses in mathematics and statistics at Humber College and Sheridan College. Lai is currently working on her PhD in statistics at York University. Her research interests are data analysis and statistical model selection.


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