People

Ana Elia Ramon Hidalgo, Ph.D. Student, Forestry, The University of British Columbia
– social capital, gender and empowerment, Volta Region of Ghana, community-based ecotourism

Cate May Burton, B.Ed. Student; Ph.D. Student, Social Justice Institute, The University of British Columbia
– critical theory, decolonial and critical race theory, Indigenous-settler relations

Claudia Paez Varas,, MSc candidate, Integrated Studies in Land and Food Systems, The University of British Columbia
– food security, women within indigenous communities, Peru

Corin de Freitas, Ph.D. Student, Department of Geography, The University of British Columbia
– water governance and politics, political ecology, Brazil

Cynthia MorinvilleMA Student, Institute for Resource, Environment and Sustainability, The University of British Columbia
– water governance, community engagement, Ghana

Dana James, Ph.D. Student, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability and Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the UBC Farm, The University of British Columbia
– agroecology, food sovereignty, climate justice

Denise Ferreira da Silva, Professor, Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, The University of British Columbia
– critical racial and ethnic studies, moral philosophy, postcolonial studies, Latin American & Caribbean studies

Emily Huddard Kennedy, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, The University of British Columbia
– civil engagement in environmentalism, human-environment relationships

Hannah Wittman, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, The Institute of Resources, Environment and Sustainability, The University of British Columbia
– food sovereignty, ecological citizenship

Hollie Grant, Ph.D. Student, Department of Forestry, The University of British Columbia.
– environmental justice, politics of the environment, natural resources conflict

Janette Bulkan, Assistant Professor, Forestry, The University of British Columbia
– social forestry, participatory resource management, monitoring and evaluation, cultural diversity awareness and protection

Jennifer Selgrath,  Ph.D. Student, Department of Zoology, The University of British Columbia
– fishing practices, habitat change, marine protected areas

Juanita Sundberg, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, The University of British Columbia.
– feminist political ecology, nature conservation, border security, and militarization

Karen Bakker, Professor of Geography, Canada Research Chair in Political Ecology, and Co-Director of the Program on Water Governance, The University of British Columbia
– Water governance privatization, Latin America, political ecology

Leila Harris, Associate Professor, IRES Institute for Resources Environment and Sustainability, Gender, Race, Sexaulity and Social Justice, Faculty Associate UBC Department of Geography, Co-Director, Program on Water Governance, Visiting Scholar Abroad (S. Africa) Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, The  University of British Columbia
– Water politics, justice, and governance; Turkey; Ghana; South Africa; gender and social difference; political ecology

Leslie Robertson, Assistant Professor, Anthropology; Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, The University of British Columbia
– colonial relationships in settler nations, urban marginalization, First Nations in Western Canada

Lucy Rodina, Ph.D. Student, Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of British Columbia
– right to water, South Africa, informal settlements, water governance, environmental citizenship, urban water, resilience

Maggie LowPh.D. student, Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of British Columbia
– relationship between land and resource management and First Nations in Western Canada, governance, environmentalism

Maria Isabel du Monceau, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, The University of British Columbia
– political ecology, indigenous movements, Chile

Marissa Munoz, Ph.D. Student, Faculty of Educational Studies, The University of British Columbia
– border communities and water, traditional ecological knowledge, community empowerment

Mark Harris, Associate Professor, Social Justice Institute, The University of British Columbia
– environmental justice, Indigenous rights, extractive industries

Michelle Lobo, Lecturer in Geography, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
– race, migration, encounter, co-belonging and ecological justice in the Anthropocene

Mollie Holmberg, Ph.D. Student, Department of Geography, The University of British Columbia
– health equity, conservation science studies, captive care, feminism

Natasha Fox, Ph.D. Student, Department of Geography, The University of British Columbia
– LGBT intersections with geographies of disaster, natural hazards, Japan

Omer Aijazi,  Ph.D. Student, Faculty of Educational Studies, The University of British Columbia
– social repair processes, natural disasters, emotional geographies of humanitarian interventions

Paige Raibmon,   Professor, History Department, The University of British Columbia
– Indigenous peoples, colonialism, Northwest Coast, environmental justice, health, risk, epistemologies

Renisa Mawani, Associate Professor of Sociology, The University of British Columbia
-indigeneity, Asian migration. settler colonialism, colonial legal histories of race, nature, and geography

Sara Shneiderman, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology and School of Public Policy & Global Affairs/Institute of Asian Research, The University of British Columbia
– citizenship and belonging, territory and land use, development discourses and practices, disaster aftermath and preparedness, South Asia

Shaylih Muehlmann,  Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Canada Research Chair in Language, Culture and the Environment, The University of British Columbia.
– environmental conflict, language and identity; construction on inequality, Colorado River, Northern Mexico

Tashi Tsering, Ph.D. Student, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, The University of British Columbia.
– social inequalities in resource management, water, Tibet

Terre Satterfield, Professor and Director, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, The University of British Columbia
– environmental values, risk perception, risk and culture, and/or justice, biodiversity and environmental management.

Tessah Clark, Director of Operations at the Face of Today Foundation, M.A. in Intercultural and International Communication, B.A. majoring in Anthropology
– gender and empowerment, health equity, participatory action research, community empowerment, media studies

Tina Loo, Professor, Department of History, The University of British Columbia
– dynamics of state power, colonial rule in British Columbia, wilderness

Vin Nardizzi, Associate Professor, Department of English, The University of British Columbia.
– Renaissance literature, ecotheory, and queer and disability studies.

 

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