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McGill-STRI-NEO program contacts


If you are interested by NEO but have questions, we can help you. First, remember that a key step in seeking admission in NEO is to identify an appropriate research advisor. The participating faculty and their research projects can be found here. Contact the professors directly to see if they would be interested in accepting you as a graduate student.

For general questions about the McGill University Undergraduate Studies, Panama Field Study Semester, McGill University NEO program, courses offered in Panama, annual research symposium, questions about field work and equipment, housing while in Panama, and the Panamanian Tutorial Program:


NEOProgram [at] si [dot] edu (STRI-NEO Program)
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Roosevelt Avenue, Edificio Tupper 401
Balboa, Ancon
Panama, Republic of Panama
Tel.: 507-212-8225
Fax: 507-212-8148

For information on any particular McGill University Graduate Department, contact directly the appropriate graduate coordinator:

  • Anthropology: olga [dot] harmazy [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Olga Harmazy)
  • Biology: ancil [dot] gittens [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Ancil Gittens)
  • Bioresource Engineering: lise [dot] grant [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Lise Grant)
  • Geography: grad [dot] geog [at] mcgill [dot] ca (graduate Geography)
  • Natural Resource Sciences: info [dot] nrs [at] mcgill [dot] ca (information Natural Resource Sciences)
  • Plant Science: carolyn [dot] bowes [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Carolyn Bowes)
  • Political Science: graduate [dot] polisci [at] mcgill [dot] ca (graduate Political Science)