Professor of Marine Conservation and Ecotoxicology, Simon Fraser University

Dr. Bendell is a Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science. She has for the past 30 years studied how anthropogenic impacts alter ecosystem structure and function and the consequences of such impacts on ecosystem and human health. Her research has taken her to the Albertan Tar Sands, the mines of Indonesia, the freshwater lakes and wetlands of Ontario and the intertidal regions of coastal British Columbia. She teaches Ecotoxicology and Biology and tries to instill in her students a sense of urgency as to why we must all work together to mend our planet.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Marine Conservation and Ecotoxicology, Simon Fraser University

Education

  • 1990 
    University of Toronto, PhD Ecology and Chemistry