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Dave BordenDavid Borden
Job: Upper School economics teacher
Academic Background: BAH (Queen’s University), B.Ed. (Queen’s University)
International Teaching Experience: Taylor’s University College, Subang Jaya, Malaysia (2008 to 2009)
Biography: My favourite book is True North: A Journey Into Unexplored Wilderness because I love canoeing, camping and Canada. I enjoy reading fiction, history and my weekly subscription to The Economist. I run the Outdoors Club and coach cross-country running at UCC.


alanchan2016img_8529caleytaylorAlan Chan
Current Title: Upper School economics teacher
Academic Background: B.A. (Carleton University), B.Ed. (OISE), M.A. (University of Toronto)
Work Experience: I taught in the Toronto District School Board for one year before joining UCC.
Biography: I’m the faculty adviser for UCC’s annual World Affairs Conference. I enjoy playing video games, volleyball and badminton. I’m extremely passionate about economics and I’m known for integrating the iPad into my lessons and being exceptionally loud in the classroom.


MattGriemIMG_8891CaleyTaylor_webMatt Griem
Current Title:
Head of the Economics Department
Academic Background: H.B.A. (Trent University), M.A. (University of Toronto), B.Ed. (OISE/UT)
Work Experience: Prior to joining the College, I was a Senior Economist for the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and a Senior Policy Analyst for the Ministry of the Environment.
Biography: I have been teaching at UCC since 2006. I teach Higher Level Economics at the Year 11 and Year 12 levels, and specialize in using cooperative learning and simulations to engage students in my classes. I am the faculty adviser for the Model United Nations club, which is ranked as one of the top Model United Nations teams in North America. I also advise the students who organize the Ontario Model United Nations, a yearly conference that welcomes hundreds of students from across Canada to UCC.