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Elizabeth Martin

Early Childhood Studies

Location:
GH308
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6302
Email:
elizabeth.martin-pierce@guelphhumber.ca

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Nikki Martyn
BA (University of Toronto), MEd (University of Toronto), EdD (University of Toronto)
Program Head Early Childhood Studies

Location:
GH308D
Phone:
416-798-1331 ext. 6349
Email:
nikki.martyn@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. Nikki Martyn has been the Program Head of Early Childhood Studies at the University of Guelph-Humber (UofGH) since 2015 and is also the Adjunct Professor at the University of Guelph. Dr. Martyn holds a Doctorate in Early Childhood Education and Child Psychology from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. She has taught in a number of Universities across Canada and has received the Student Appreciation Award from Humber College for her work at the University in 2014. Prior to joining the University, Dr. Martyn worked in children’s mental health for over 15 years and has a background in both clinical child psychology and early childhood education, with a specific expertise in infant mental health. Dr. Martyn developed an innovative therapeutic early learning centre and private primary school in Toronto, specializing in understanding and working with the whole child.


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Jaylen McCurbin
BBA (University of Guelph), CPA
Business

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6221
Email:
jaylen.mccurbin@guelphhumber.ca

Jaylen McCurbin has been teaching at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2021. McCurbin is an alumnus of the Business program at the University of Guelph-Humber. During his time at the University, McCurbin received multiple case competition awards, most notably 1st place at DECA U Provincials and 2nd place at the Wharton Consulting Competition in Philadelphia, USA. After completing his degree, he worked across Canada for almost five years between Newfoundland and Alberta in the oil & gas sector, while completing his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. He then moved back to Toronto where he currently works for Wajax in their Financial Planning & Analysis group. Some of his key career assignments include supporting the final project phases of an offshore drilling platform in Newfoundland and leading business planning initiatives for a mining operation in Fort McMurray. McCurbin is excited to share his industry experiences to help students prepare for their professional lives.


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Shereen McFarlane

Early Childhood Studies, Community Social Services

Location:
GH204
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6313
Email:
shereen.mcfarlane@guelphhumber

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Tom Mckaig
BA (University of Ottawa)
Business

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416-798-1331 ext. 6221
Email:
tom.mckaig@guelphhumber.ca

Thomas McKaig has been teaching at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2005. McKaig earned his Diplôme for his thesis on Canada–EEC Trade Relations and Certificat, majoring in International Relations and minoring in European Economics at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques  of the Université de Strasbourg. He earned his honours BA in political science from the University of Ottawa. He has worked with clients in the Middle East, Africa, East and West Europe, Central Asia, and North, Central, and South America in the English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Russian languages. He has served as executive in residence at the University of Tennessee. In 2017, McKaig was awarded an Office of the Provost Study and Development Fellowship (Guelph), "On the Ground Business information in Latin America" and, was the convocation speaker for Guelph-Humber's graduating Business classes. Previously, he was a recipient of its Faculty/Staff Mentoring Award. McKaig has held executive international marketing and business development positions with the Royal Canadian Mint for its Gold Maple Leaf Bullion Coin programme, Bullion Management Group, and the World Gold Council. He has also served on boards of directors.


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Assata McKenzie

Kinesiology

Location:
GH308
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6308
Email:
assata.mckenzie@guelphhumber.ca

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Justin Medak
BBA (Wilfrid Laurier University), PMP, CA, CPA, MBA (McMaster University)
Assistant Program Head Business

Location:
GH208M
Phone:
416-798-1331 ext. 6045
Email:
justin.medak@guelphhumber.ca

Justin Medak began teaching at the University of Guelph-Humber in January 2012. In April 2013, he became the Assistant Program Head of Business, providing administrative and academic guidance within the program. Medak’s responsibilities include supporting Admissions, Student Life and Career Services, sitting on various committees, managing external relationships as well as guiding a number of student clubs and societies.

During the 2015/2016 academic year, Medak received the Faculty/Staff Mentoring Award. The award was established as a way for graduating students to recognize faculty/staff for their mentorship and support of undergraduate students. Medak prepares students to compete in undergraduate business case competitions. Teams that Medak coached have all represented the University externally and won top prizes. They include: placing second in 2014 at the Wharton Undergraduate Consulting Competition; winning the 3rd spot in 2016 at the Harvard International Consulting Case competition;  a 3rd place in 2016 at the Dalhousie Ethics in Action; First prize in 2016 at the University of Vermont Family Enterprise Case Competition and first prize in 2017 at the Collaboration Challenge.


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Rajesh Mehta

Business

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6221
Email:
rajesh.mehta@guelphhumber.ca

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Aida Memisevic

Business

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6221
Email:
aida.memisevic@guelphhumber.ca

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Aziz Memon
BComm (University of Bombay), MBA (McMaster University), CMC
Business

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6221
Email:
aziz.memon@guelphhumber.ca

Aziz Memon has been an instructor in the Business program at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2016. Memon is the CMO and head of Marketing Practice at FARBER, a business advisory firm. He has worked in Canada and across Asia and the MENA region helping marketers understand and engage their customers, build brands, strengthen equity, generate leads, build loyalty and achieve top-line targets across diverse business sectors. In Canada, he held senior roles at Bates Canada and Grey Worldwide. Menom was also a partner at Monsoon Communications and president at Bob’s Your Uncle. In Asia, he was CMO at a mortgage finance company, COO at Bates PanGulf, where he also established Healthworld, the MENA region’s first specialized healthcare Marcom company. Memom has won several International marketing awards for creative and strategy, and has been published in the CMO council journal. He is currently writing a book and working on a passion project. Memom teaches because he believes education eliminates poverty, opens minds and ignites creativity.


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