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CICADA Co-Investigators
Name Institution Discipline Research Focus
Kirsten Anker McGill University Law Property law, aboriginal peoples and the law, legal theory, law and social science, law and language, alternative dispute resolution.
Pierre Beaucage Université de Montréal Anthropology Impacts of Canadian mining in Canada and in Latin America, resistance movements.
John Bishop Grand Council of the Crees Toponymy Cree place names, language, mapping.
Peter Brown McGill University Natural Resource Sciences Environments of social transformations, social and cultural factors of environmental protection, economics, environmental ethics, physical and biological sciences, public policy, social and political philosophy.
Sébastien Caquard Concordia University Geography, Planning and Environment Cartography, film, environment, geomatics, geovisualization, geoweb, geomedia, public participation, mapping narratives, GIS.
Cecil Chabot Concordia University First Peoples Studies program Born and raised in the subarctic Cree community of Moose Factory. His research explores interconnections between Indigenous, Western and other cultures, and their environments, and seeks to bring their traditions into deep dialogue on fundamental human questions.
Dimitri Della Faille Université du Québec en Outaouais Sociology International development, gender studies, indigenous studies.
Treena Wasonti:io Delormier McGill University Nutrition and Environment Food, nutrition and health of Indigenous peoples.
Caroline Desbiens Université Laval Human geography Cultural and historical geography, gender studies, land tenure, Indigenous knowledge, hydroelectric development, Innu People, place-based heritage, tourism, cultural transmission and appropriation.
Sabrina Doyon Université Laval Anthropology Social and cultural determinants of environmental protection, sustainable development, globalization, social movements, political ecology, governance and management, socialism, post-socialism, maritimes region, Latin America, Cuba, Mexico.
Benoit Éthier Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) Indigenous Studies Indigenous territorial issues, customary rights, indigenous knowledge related to resource management, legal pluralism and indigenous/non-indigenous relations.
Nicole Fenton Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) Forestry Biodiversity and biocomplexity, biogeography, terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, ecological and ecophysiological processes, forestry, bryology.
James Ford McGill University Geography Climate change, indigenous health, traditional knowledge, arctic environments, ecological trends, environmental health, international cooperation, policies and public services, social determinants of health.
John G. Galaty McGill University Anthropology Pastoralism, rangeland development, wildlife and community conservation, property and land tenure, legal anthropology, social conflict and violence, identity, ritual, eastern Africa.
Kevin Gould Concordia University Geography, Planning and Environment Politics of environmental and economic policy-making in the Americas, economic geography, political ecology, politics of market-assisted land reform, post-disaster reconstruction, Cold War infrastructure development.
Ingrid Hall Université de Montréal Anthropology Biodiversity and biocomplexity, natural resources, systems of representation, protected areas, political socialization, Peru.
Martin Hébert Université Laval Anthropology Indigenous peoples, socio-economic conditions, economic and political integration, social movements, social justice, social organization and political systems, economic production, natural resources, auto-development.
Gordon Hickey McGill University Natural Resource Sciences Sustainable development, sustainable forestry, social and cultural factors of environmental protection, power and organization, ecological trends, conservation, environmental assessment, governance and institutions, knowledge integration, regulation and policy, stakeholder analysis.
Dialogues on Sustainability
Food security, Kenya
Murray Humphries McGill University Indigenous Nutrition and Environment Energetics and ecology, integration of traditional and scientific ecological knowledge to monitor and predict environmental change impacts on northern wildlife and traditional food security, Canadian subarctic.
Eduardo Kohn McGill University Anthropology Ecological anthropology, human-animal relations, paralinguistic anthropology, semiotics, ecological trends, Latin America, Amazonia, Quichua.
Nicolas Kosoy McGill University Natural Resource
Ecological economics, economic history, conservation, socioeconomics of climate change, environmental resource management, Latin America, Asia.
Claudia Mitchell McGill University Integrated Studies in Education Gender, body and dress, HIV/AIDS, sexual health, social contexts, teacher education, youth, Quebec, Southern Africa.
Geneviève Motard Université Laval Law Constitutional law, law and justice, identity and indigenous governance, self-governance, comprehensive claims, aboriginal law.
Monica  Mulrennan Concordia University Geography, Planning, and Environment Indigenous peoples use and management of coastal and marine environments, local ecological knowledge, community-based management, protected area development, human adaptations to environmental change, Crees of subarctic Quebec.
Sylvie Poirier Université Laval Anthropology Indigenous knowledge and transmission, indigenous territorialities, land claims, cosmology, relational ontology, theories of culture, ontological anthropology, anthropology of dreams and dreaming, decolonization of research, Atikamekw Nehirowisiwok, Australian Aborigines (Western desert).
Colin H. Scott McGill University Anthropology Indigenous knowledge and resource management, tenure systems, indigenous rights of property and governance, ecological anthropology, relational ontologies, Crees of northern Quebec. 

Canadian First Nations Ontologies
Dialogues on Sustainability
Indigenous Engagements with Mining
Living Well in the Torres Strait
Protected Areas, Eeyou-Istchee

Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert McGill University History Ecological trends, intercultural and ethnic relations, migration, trade, history of mining, urban dynamics, Latin America, Mexico, Panama. 

Community Atlas, Urracá
Dialogues on Sustainability
Indigenous Engagements with Mining
Oral History, Comarca Ngöbé-Buglé

Sara Teitelbaum Université de Montréal Sociology Community-based management, forests, Indigenous peoples. Her work focusses on Indigenous governance surrounding forests in boreal regions.
Jon Unruh McGill University Geography Foreign aid, social movements, agriculture, land policy, land tenure, land and property law, development and foreign aid, armed conflict, social movements, sustainable development, pastoral groups, eastern Africa.
Ismael  Vaccaro McGill University Arts Environmental anthropology, political ecology, property theory, landscape analysis, political anthropology, development, conservation policies, Mexico.
George Wenzel McGill University Geography Inuit ecology and economy, hunter-gatherer ecology, non-cash economies, wildlife management conflicts, traditional ecological knowledge systems.

Centre for Indigenous Conservation and Development Alternatives