2011    PhD Science, Applied Mathematics, University of New Brunswick
2005    Bachelor of Science, Mathematics (Honours), University of Cape Breton

Teaching Experience

January 2018 – Present         Yukon College (Science, Business, Academic Skills and Development)
October 2017 – June 2018     Yukon Government, Department of Education
March 2015 – June 2015        Yukon College (Climate Change)
September 2014 – December 2014   Yukon College (Renewable Resources)
February 2014 – February 2017        Yukon College (Yukon Research Centre)
September 2006 – December 2006   University of New Brunswick

Professional Experience

October 2014 – April 2017      Data Scientist and Math Modeller
Private Business Consultant, Yukon

August 2015 – March 2017     Research Analyst
Yukon Government Bureau of Statistics, Yukon

May 2015 – May 2016            Salmon Population Evaluation Research Associate
Yukon Research Centre, Yukon

January 2015 – April 2015      Research Associate
YG Executive Council Office, Yukon

January 2014 – June 2014     Energy Efficiency Data Scientist
Yukon Research Centre, Yukon

June 2011 – April 2012          Math Modeler (Fish Populations/Invasive Species)
Queen’s University and Department of Fisheries and Oceans

May 2012 – April 2013                       Math Modeler (Cancer Burden)
Universities of BC and Ottawa and BC Cancer Agency


2017    “Extended fisheries recovery timelines in a changing environment.” Gregory L. Britten, Michael Dowd, Lisa Kanary, Boris Worm. Nature Communications 8

2016    “Assessing eDNA as a Tool to Evaluate Chinook Salmon Distribution in Yukon Territory.” Jared Hobbs, Lisa Kanary. Technology Innovation, Yukon Research Centre, Yukon College, 16pp.

2014    “Modeling the dynamics of invasion and control of competing green crab genotypes.” Lisa Kanary, Jeff Musgrave, Rebecca C. Tyson, Andrea Locke and Frithjof Lutscher. Theoretical Ecology.

2011    “Predicting larval dispersal of the vase tunicate Ciona intestinalis in a Prince Edward Island estuary using a matrix population model.” Lisa Kanary, Andrea Locke, James Watmough, Joël Chassé, Daniel Bourque, André Nadeau, and J. M. Hanson. Aquatic Invasions 6, no. 4

2010    “Evaluating the effectiveness of SCUBA-based visual searches for an invasive tunicate, Ciona intestinalis, in a Prince Edward Island estuary.” Lisa Kanary, Andrea Locke, and James Watmough. Aquatic Invasions 5, no. 1

Academic and Professional Presentations

2012    British Columbia Cancer Agency and University of British Columbia Research and Collaboration Symposium, Organizer, Kelowna, BC
2010    Atlantic Math Biology Workshop, Fredericton, New Brunswick
2010    CMS (Canadian Mathematical Society) Annual Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick
2010    University of Ottawa Rivers 2010, PEI, Ottawa, Ontario
2010    Woods Hole Sea Squirt 2010 Conference, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
2009    Atlantic Mathematical Biology Workshop (Dalhousie University), Halifax, Nova Scotia
2009    International Conference of Aquatic Invasive Species, Montreal, Quebec
2009    University of New Brunswick Biology Department Seminars, Fredericton, New Brunswick
2009    Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Moncton, New Brunswick
2009    Math Teacher Professional Development Day, Fredericton, New Brunswick

Professional Qualifications

2017    TechYukon Startup Checkpoint Event (Learn How to Pitch a Product)
2015    Crucial Conversations Training (Vital Smarts, Yukon)
2015    First Nations Land Claims 101 (Yukon)
2012    Introduction to Bayesian Inference in Fishery Science (ICES, Denmark)
2012    Women in Science Mentoring Program (UBC, British Columbia)
2011    Becoming Leaders: Introduction to Leadership Skills & Strategies (CCWSETT, BC)
2011    Introduction to Project Management (BCCA, British Columbia)


2007    NSERC Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship (IPS)
2006    Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC)
2006    Canada Study Grant for Women Pursuing Doctoral Studies