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Wilfrid Laurier University Office of Research Services
October 23, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence
Dr. Jane Rutherford

Dr. Jane Rutherford

Associate Professor, Biology
Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Biology

Contact Information
Email: jrutherford@wlu.ca
Phone: 519 884-1970 ext.2500
Fax: 519-746-0677
Office Location: N3021D

Languages Spoken

English

Academic Background

BSc University of Waterloo 1975, MSc University of Waterloo 1978, PhD University of Toronto 1984

Biography

Teaches:   BI301 Global Ecology and Biogeography (Fall 2014), BI405 Community Ecology (Fall 2014), BI309 Population Ecology (Winter 2015)
Research: Factors affecting the structure of benthic invertebrate communities in streams, especially the Grand River, from Belwood Conservation Area (Shand Dam) to West Montrose (covered bridge).
Academic Advising: UG Academic Advisor since 2009. All Biology majors should touch base with me at least once a year to ensure that program requirements are being met. Appointments can be booked by contacting Sharon Chin-Cheong in the Main Biology Office. All Biology majors should download the appropriate program outline these are found at:
http://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=4&p=13017





Additional Information

Office Hours for Fall Term (2014) Courses: To be announced

Office Hours for Academic Advising:  Please contact Sharon Chin-Cheong (schin@wlu.ca, or bioundergrad@wlu.ca, or EXT. 2189) in the Biology Office (N3022B) to book an appointment. Academic advising hours for program advice vary throughout the Fall and Winter Terms, depending on my teaching schedule. In the summer, I do meet with students, with blocks of time set aside for advising. Sharon keeps track of my availability and books all my appointments.