Christopher Buddle

Dean of Students (McGill University); Professor

514-398-4990  |  Lyman Entomological Museum, Centennial Centre  |  Website  Teaching snapshot
Dean of Students: Brown Building, Room 4100, 3600 McTavish St


BSc (University of Guelph)
PhD (University of Alberta)

Short Bio

Chris Buddle has been working at McGill since 2002, in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences at McGill’s Macdonald Campus. His research program is focused on the biodiversity and community ecology of insects and spiders, with an emphasis on Arctic systems. He has long been involved with academic programs and administration in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, most recently teaching field biology and ecology in the Environmental Biology Program, and holding the position as Associate Dean (Student Affairs).  Chris was appointed Dean of Students at McGill, on 1 August 2016, for a five-year term. 

Awards and Recognitions

C. Gordon Hewitt Award – Excellence in Entomology in Canada (awarded by the Entomological Society of Canada)
2008. Macdonald Campus Award for Teaching Excellence
Desire2Learn Teaching Innovation Award, awarded by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Active Affiliations

Member, Terrestrial Expert Monitoring Group, Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program, Arctic systems

Research Interests

The natural history, biodiversity and biology of insects and spiders.

Current Research

The structure of arthropod-based food-webs on the Arctic tundra.
Ecological monitoring of arthropods in Nunavut.
The community structure of mosquitoes at and near the Morgan Arboretum.


View a list of current publications