Professor, Teaching Stream
Education: M.Sc., University of Toronto, 1983
Location: Downtown (St. George) Earth Sciences Building (ES)
Office: ESC 3045C
Corey was the EEB Associate Chair (Undergraduate) from the department’s inception in July 2006 to December 2016, and a course coordinator for introductory biology for over 30 years (BIO110Y, 1983 to 1990; BIO150Y, 1990 to 2010; BIO120H, 2011 to 2014; BIO220H, 2012 and 2013). Corey currently teaches EEB388H Diversity of Mammals, and taught EEB204H Diversity of Living Organisms, a course for non-science students, for five years. He founded and directs the U of T National Biology Competition, an annual competition for high school students held across Canada each April; over 120,000 students have participated since 1995. In 2005, Corey created the Faculty of Arts and Science’s First-Year Learning Communities Program (FLC or “flick”), which helps entering students make a meaningful connection to their university. He has received several awards for his teaching and service to students including the Faculty of Arts and Science’s Outstanding Teaching Award, the U of T Alumni Association’s Joan E. Foley Quality of Student Experience Award, a National Technology Innovation Award, the University of Toronto’s highest teaching honour, the President's Teaching Award, and the Province of Ontario’s Leadership in Faculty Teaching (LIFT) Award.