Dr. Linda Campbell

Dr. Linda Campbell, wearing a tan suit, black blouse and sitting among green plants


Member, Board of Trustees


  • Ph.D., Biology, University of Waterloo
  • M.S., Biological Sciences, University of Alberta
  • B.S., Zoology, University of Alberta (with honors)

Short Biography

As an aquatic environmental scientist, Dr. Campbell studies contaminants in the environment and freshwater food web interactions across Canada and around the world, including sub-Saharan Africa, China and South America. Campbell has published over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles, presented over 150 papers at conferences across the world, and has been invited to multiple organizations and universities to share her research.

Campbell is on the Canadian Hearing Society's Provincial Board of Directors, having been on the executive committee, recently completed a term as the chair of the governance committee, and was on the 2014-2015 Chief Executive Officer search committee. She previously served on the Board of Directors of the Halifax Regional Affiliate of the Society of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Nova Scotians (SDHHNS), and presided over the International Association of Great Lakes Research Board. Dr. Campbell sits on the Senate of Saint Mary's University.

Campbell holds a Senior Research Fellow as a professor at Saint Mary's University in Nova Scotia, Canada. Prior to her current job, she was a tenured faculty member who held a prestigious Canada Research Chair award at Queen's University's School of Environmental Studies and Department of Biology. She has supervised over 50 research theses by graduate and undergraduate students at both universities.

Campbell holds a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Waterloo, a master's degree in biological sciences and an honors bachelor of science degree in zoology, both from the University of Alberta.