Faculty research interests

Derek Armitage

Derek Armitage
  • Human dimensions of environmental change
  • Adaptive and collaborative governance in coastal and marine systems
  • Coastal conservation and social-ecological systems

Christine Barbeau

Christine Barbeau
  • First Nations, adaptive capacity, resilience and climate change
  • Local and sustainable agriculture in Arctic Indigenous communities

Jennifer Clapp

Jennifer Clapp
  • Global food security politics and governance
  • Food system sustainability
  • International political economy of the environment

Andrea Collins

Andrea Collins
  • Gender and environmental governance
  • Global land and agricultural governance

Simon Courtenay

Simon Courtenay
  • Aquatic ecology and ecotoxicology
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Cumulative effects assessment

Rob de Loë

Rob de Loë
  • Water and environmental governance
  • Water resources management

Brad Fedy

Brad Fedy
  • Wildlife ecology and management
  • Landscape genetics

Dustin Garrick

Dustin Garrick
  • Water conflict and cooperation
  • Social-ecological transitions (economic and environmental history)
  • Collective action, property rights, and markets

Robert Gibson

Robert Gibson
  • Environmental assessment law and process reform
  • Sustainability assessment principles and applications

Brendon Larson

Brendon Larson
  • Re-conceptualizing conservation, parks and invasive species for the Anthropocene
  • Social dimensions of biodiversity conservation and climate change

Dan McCarthy

Dan McCarthy
  • Managing complex social-ecological systems in peri-urban and remote First Nations communities

Stephen Murphy

Stephen Murphy
  • Ecological restoration, resilience and conservation
  • Ecology and policy of parks and protected areas
  • Pollination and invasive species ecology

James Nugent

James Nugent
  • Social movements, environmental/climate justice, just transition
  • Urban political ecology and green economic development
  • Community-based/participatory research

Maren Oelbermann

Maren Oelbermann
  • Sustainable agriculture and climate change resilience
  • Soil health, biochar, carbon sequestration

Stephen Quilley

Stephen Quilley
  • Environmental politics and non-rational drivers of behaviour
  • Maker culture and consumer society
  • Social innovation and complex social-ecological systems

Ian Rowlands

Ian Rowlands
  • Energy governance and policy
  • Sustainable energy strategies

Andrew Trant

Andrew Trant
  • Global change ecology
  • Biogeography and forest ecology
  • Historical ecology

Sarah Wolfe

Sarah Wolfe
  • Social-psychological dimensions of water decisions
  • Water scarcity, drought and efficiency mechanisms
  • Identity, spirituality and ritual in water decisions