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CICADA Collaborators
Name Institution Discipline Research Focus
Jon Altman Australian National University; Charles Darwin University Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation; RegNet: School of Regulation and Global Governance; Research Institute for Environment and Livelihoods Social justice, economic development, indigenous policy, indigenous participation in global economy, commercial fishing, indigenous customary economy, land rights and title, indigenous land and sea management, aboriginal peoples of Australia.
David George Anderson University of Aberdeen Anthropology Ecological anthropology, indigenous resource rights, environmental archaeology,  human-animal relations, political anthropology, landscape studies, ethnohistory, archaeology, cross-cultural ideas of health, northwestern Canada, indigenous peoples of Siberia.
Caroline Archambault Utrecht University Geosciences Socio-cultural anthropology, development, demography, education, childhood, gender studies, migration, impact assessments, pastoralism, informal settlements, Sub-Saharan Africa.
Hugo Asselin Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) Department of
Social Science
Applied forest ecology, paleoecology, climate change, indigenous forestry, biology, ecology, indigenous issues, mining, sustainable resource management.
José Aylwin Universidad Austral de Chile (UACH) Law Indigenous law and legislation, indigenous rights, legal pluralism, human rights, ethnicity and intercultural relations, land claims, Latin America, Chile, Mapuche.
Elena Bennett McGill University Natural Resource
Landscape studies, ecosystems, agriculture, sustainable resource management, human impacts on biogeochemical cycles, human perturbation of ecosystem processes, land use analysis, limnology, urban ecology.
Mario Blaser Memorial University of Newfoundland Aboriginal Studies/
Indigenous knowledges and Western science in conservation and development projects, indigenous political mobilization, ontological politics, Yshiro of Paraguay, Innu of Labrador.
Colin Chapman McGill University Environmental
Conservation biology, primate behavioral ecology, tropical forest regeneration, freshwater fish ecology, plant phenology and distributions, Africa, Uganda.
Philip Dearden University of Victoria Natural Resources
Parks and protected areas, incentive-based community conservation, marine, Tanzania, Ghana, Southeast Asia.
Caroline Desbiens Université Laval Geography Northern development, indigenous knowledge, land tenure, gender studies, indigenous women, indigenous identity, hydroelectric development, cultural and feminist geography,  historical geography, environmental history, Innu, indigenous peoples of northern Quebec.
Jackson Efitre Makerere University Biological sciences Limnology, freshwater conservation, fisheries management, marine biology, zoology, climate change, capacity building.
Christina Gabbert Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Integration and
Conflict resolution, conflict and gender, peace studies, cultural identity, innovation and cultural change, pastoralism, global markets, land use, development, visual anthropology, oral history, northeast Africa, Arbore of the South Omo region, Ethiopia.
Kevin Gould Concordia University Department of
Planning and
Environmental politics, economic policy-making, development, ecology, geography, post-disaster reconstruction, environmental impact assessment, land reform, Latin America, Guatemala.
Thora Herrmann Université de Montréal Geography Climate change, human ecology, cultures and traditions of indigenous peoples in the subarctic and arctic regions, endangered species, biological, ecological and socio-cultural conservation, Naskapi Innu.
Timothy Ingold University of Aberdeen Anthropology Environment and identity, reindeer herding and husbandry, rural economy, agriculture, migration and rural depopulation, displacement and resettlement, hunter-gatherer and pastoral societies, human-animal relations, Finland, Lapland, northern circumpolar region, Sami.
Steven Jordan McGill University Integrated Studies in Education Participatory action research, indigenous education, informal learning, gender, migration, Crees of northern Quebec.
Charis Kamphuis Thompson Rivers University Law Transnational resource extraction, Indigenous peoples’ rights, human rights defenders, Latin America, international law, corporate accountability, Canadian economic diplomacy, Canadian extra-territorial responsibility
Ashish Kothari Kalpavriksh Environment, Development alternatives Alternatives to development, Direct democracy, Conservation and biodiversity policy, Community rights and autonomy.
Nicolas Kosoy McGill University Natural Resource
Ecological economics, economic history, conservation, socioeconomics of climate change, environmental resource management, Latin America, Asia.
Julie Lahn Australia National University Centre for
Economic Policy
Morality, economics and sociality, aspiration, class and social mobility, cultures of work, urban indigeneity, indigenous development, social policy, gambling, repatriation, Native title and land rights, museum collecting, Torres Strait, Southeast Aboriginal Australia.
Carole Lévesque Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) Urbanization,
Culture and
Cultural technology, education, oral tradition, nutrition, social change, community integration, urban areas, sustainable development, political autonomy, governance, modernity, knowledge mobilization, knowledge society, Cree, Inuit, Naskapi Innu.
Edward Loure University Dar es Salaam Ujamaa-Community Resource Team Environmental and social justice, resource management, capacity building, ecological sustainability, rural economies, biological diversity, landscape studies, Tanzania.
Thibault Martin Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) Social Sciences and Communications Natural resource governance, environmental protection, material territory, social territory, psycho-educational resources, healing, arctic communities.
Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez McGill University Dietetics and Human Nutrition Food insecurity, hunger, poverty, malnutrition, public health, Latin America.
Charles Menzies University of British Columbia (UBC) Anthropology Anthropological film, natural resource management, political economy, maritime anthropology, archaeology, political economy of social struggle, Western Europe, Coastal British Columbia.
Christine Noe University Dar es Salaam Geography Human geography, political economy, tourism, spatiality, conservation, land use.
Catherine Nolin University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) Geography Social and legal geographies, immigration, forced migration, transnationalism, transnational solidarity, state-sponsored violence, social justice, indigenous rights, Guatemala, Mexico, Canada.
Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh Griffith University Government and
Interactions of large resource corporations with governments and communities, public policy, negotiation, impact assessment, corporate social responsibility, aboriginal peoples of  Australia.
Catherine Potvin McGill University Biology Tropical forest ecology and conservation, species conservation, global carbon cycle, climate change, land use, forest protection, Panama.
Aili Pyhälä University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Sciences; ICCA Consortium Environmental Sciences; Critical Development Studies Sustainable livelihoods; governance; Indigenous knowledge and rights; local communities and protected areas; decolonization and decentralization; cross-cultural perceptions of happiness and wellbeing; permaculture.
Iokiñe Rodríguez School of International Development (DEV). University of East Anglia Sociology Environmental conflict transformation in Latin America using participatory action-research. Cultural revitalization, local history, indigenous environmental knowledge, environmental justice, equity and intercultural dialogue.
François Roch Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) Legal sciences Public international law, international law and development, international organizations law, foreign direct investment, peaceful resolution of international conflicts, bi-disciplinary methodology.
Günther Schlee Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Integration and
Identity and difference, changes of alliances, kinship and friendship, Germany, Sudan, South Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Somaliland.
Evodia Silva Universidad Veracruzana Centre for Tropical
Sustainability, environmental governance, adult education, rural development, cultural and natural heritage, cultural and biodiversity, urban-rural sociology, Mexico.
Rachel Sieder Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS) Anthropology Indigenous law, juridification of resource conflicts, legal pluralism, applied legal anthropology, state and violence, Mexico.
Hussein Sosovele University Dar es Salaam Resource
Tourism development, sustainable development, biofuels, environmental and wildlife policy implementation, natural resources, governance.
Peter Stoett Concordia University Political Science Environmental issues and policy, war crimes, international trade, international relations and law, genocide, endangered species, climate change, environmentalism, global environmental politics, human rights.
Brian Thom University of Victoria Anthropology Indigenous rights and governance, park and heritage collaboration and co-management, indigenous property systems, Coast Salish, British Columbia.
Dale Turner Dartmouth College Native American
Social and political philosophy, philosophy of law, early modern political philosophy, indigenous philosophy, federal aboriginal law and policy, Canada, United States.
Karine Vanthuyne University of Ottawa Sociology and
Political and medical anthropology, violence and conflict, memory and identity, indigenous movements, decolonization struggles, ecotourism, Crees of northern Quebec, Mayans of Guatemala.
Gro Ween University of Oslo Cultural History
Land rights, political processes, natural resource management, cultural heritage, world heritage, national and international management of nature and culture, connections between intervening nature knowledges, self-determination, aboriginal peoples of Australia, Sami of Norway, Yupic of Alaska.
George Wenzel McGill University Geography Inuit ecology and economy, hunter-gatherer ecology, non-cash economies, wildlife management conflicts, traditional ecological knowledge systems.
David Western University of California, San Diego and University of Minnesota; African Conservation Centre (Kenya) Biology Interactions and coexistence of humans and wildlife, conservation solutions, savanna ecosystems, climate change, Kenya.
Robert Wishart University of Aberdeen Anthropology Oral history, identity, colonial wildlife management regimes, continuities in hunting traditions, ethnohistory, landscape, cultural maintenance, constructions of the environment, Scottish fur traders, Gwich’in and Ojibwe of subarctic Canada.

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