|Name||Institution||Discipline||Research Focus||Selected Publications|
||Australian National University||RegNet: School of Regulation and Global Governance||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.
|Altman, Jon, and Francis Markham. 2019. “Basic Income and Cultural Participation for Remote-Living Indigenous Australians.” In Implementing a Basic Income in Australia, Exploring the Basic Income Guarantee, edited by E. Klein, J. Mays and T. Dunlop, 87-109. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.|
|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||Leiden University||Geosciences||Socio-cultural anthropology, development, demography, education, childhood, gender studies, migration, impact assessments, pastoralism, informal settlements, Sub-Saharan Africa.|
|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.|
||Athabasca University||Anthropology||Cultural politics of energy, Cree perspectives on wild food contamination in Alberta’s oil sands region, community-based environmental monitoring, traditional foods|
|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.|
|Jessica Black||Heritage University||Indigenous Health, Culture & Environment||Her most recent projects involve researching sustainable agricultural practices for water stressed agricultural regions in the Pacific Northwest. She is also active in studying the nitrate contamination of the groundwater in the Lower Yakima Valley.|
||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.
Life Projects Network
|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.|
|Colin Chapman||George Washington 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.|
|Dimitri Della Faille||Université du Québec en Outaouais||Sociology||International development, gender studies, indigenous studies.|
|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.|
||McGill University; Concordia University||Law and Governance; Transdisciplinary environmental studies||Ecological law; degrowth||Garver, Geoffrey. 2020. Ecological Law and the Planetary Crisis: A Legal Guide for Harmony on Earth. London: Routledge.
Garver, Geoffrey. 2020. “Promoting Human Connection to Place in Ecological Law.” In L. Westra, K. Bosselmann, and M. Fermeglia (eds), Ecological Integrity in Science and Law. Cham, SW: Springer Nature. Pp. 125-134.
|Rebecca Hardin||University of Michigan||Anthropology||Human/wildlife interactions; social and environmental change related to wildlife management, tourism, logging, and mining in equatorial Africa; environmental justice; global health|
|Andrew Hendry||McGill University||Redpath Museum||Contemporary evolution, ecological speciation, adaptive radiation, gene flow, dispersal, natural selection, marine environments, freshwater.|
|Elaine Hsiao||Sheffield Institute||International Development||Community conservation, transboundary conservation, conflicts, environmental peacebuilding.|
|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.|
||Concordia University||Geography||Environmental dynamics, ecological modelling, environmental impact assessments, landscape restoration, nature-population relation, landscape ecology and connectivity, sustainable development.|
|Timothy Allan Johns||McGill University||Dietetics and Human Nutrition||Agrobiodiversity, ethnobotany, ethnopharmacology, food security, indigenous health, dynamics of social transformations, ecohealth, Canada, Sub-Saharan Africa.
Food security, Kenya
||McGill University||Integrated Studies in Education||Participatory action research, indigenous education, informal learning, gender, migration, Crees of northern Quebec.|
||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||Kamphuis, Charis, and Leah Gardner. 2019. “Effectiveness Framework for Home-State Non-Judicial Grievance Mechanisms.” In Extractive Industries and Human Rights in an Era of Global Justice: New Ways of Resolving and Preventing Conflicts, edited by A. M. Manirabona, and Y. Vega Cardenas, 75-100. Montreal: LexisNexis.
Kamphuis, Charis. 2019. “Building the Case for Home-State Grievance Mechanisms: Law Reform Strategies in the Canadian Resource Justice Movement.” In Human Rights in the Extractive Industries: Transparency, Participation, Resistance, edited by I. Feichtner, and M. Krajewski, 455-510. New-York: Springer.
|Justin Kenrick||Forest Peoples Programme||Anthropology||Forest peoples in Africa; Ogiek; Sengwer; land reform; restoration of the commons|
||Kalpavriksh||Environment, Development alternatives||Alternatives to development, Direct democracy, Conservation and biodiversity policy, Community rights and autonomy.||Kothari, Ashish, Ariel Salleh, Arturo Escobar, Frederico Demaria, and Alberto Acosta, eds. 2019. Pluriverse: A post-Development Dictionary. New Delhi: Tulika Books, in association with AuthorsUpFront|
|Julie Lahn||Australia National University||Centre for
|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.
Living Well in the Torres Strait
|Carole Lévesque||Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS)||Urbanization,
|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.|
||Laval University||Forestry||Conservation biology, estimation of demographic parameters, statistics, development of breeding and reintroduction program for the chorus frog.
|Touihri, M., Séguy, M., Imbeau, L., Mazerolle M. J., Bird, D. M. 2019. Effects of agricultural lands on habitat selection and breeding success of American kestrels in a boreal context. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment 272: 146–154.
Chavel, E. E., Imbeau, L., Mazerolle, M. J., Drapeau, P. 2017. Boreal small mammals show evidence of density-dependent patterns with area- sensitivity. Forest Ecology and Management 400: 485–501.
|Stéphane McLachlan||University of Manitoba||Environmental Conservation||Risk and adaptation, alternative food systems, food justice, environmental justice, environmental health, participatory video, participatory research, conservation and restoration, and traditional knowledge|
|Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez||McGill University||Dietetics and Human Nutrition||Food insecurity, hunger, poverty, malnutrition, public health, Latin America.|
||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.|
|Terry Mitchell||Laurier University||Community Psychology||Intercultural communication; indigenous rights and Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC); community-engaged research|
|Marama Muru-Lanning||University of Auckland||Anthropology||Cultural specificity of iwi-Māori and their unique sense of place and belonging in New-Zealand; water, environment and indigenous engagement; robotics and infrastructure|
|Christine Noe||University Dar es Salaam||Geography||Human geography, political economy, tourism, spatiality, conservation, land use.|
||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.
Indigenous Engagements with Mining
|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.|
|Neema Pathak-Broome||Kalpavriksh||Environmental Science||Wildlife management, conservation governance, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCAs)|
||McGill University||Biology||Tropical forest ecology and conservation, species conservation, global carbon cycle, climate change, land use, forest protection, Panama.
Dialogues on Sustainability
|Vergara-Asenjo, G., Mateo-Vega, J., Alvarado, A. and Potvin, C. 2017. A participatory approach to elucidate the consequences on REDD+ initiatives: A case study with indigenous communities in Panama. PLoS ONE 12(12): e0189463.
Mateo-Vega, J, Potvin, C. 2017. Full and effective participation of indigenous peoples in forest monitoring for REDD+: Trial in Panama’s Darien. Ecosphere 8: e01635.
|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.|
|Geneviève Reid||Florida International University||Geography||Geospatial technologies in Indigenous contexts, Mapping, Aspirations of the Cree in Northern Quebec, Geospatial Ontologies|
|Nicholas Reo||Dartmouth College||Native American and Environmental Studies||Indigenous knowledge and ecological stewardship on Indigenous lands.|
|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.|
||Université Laval||Political Science||Northern political development, Inuit governance, indigenous education, qualitative research, joint management of natural resources, sustainable development, Nunavut, Nunavik, European Nordic countries.
EIA and Social Impact of Mining
||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.|
|Maria Sapignoli||Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology||Anthropology||Legal anthropology, national and international institutions, human rights, global governance, social movements, indigenous peoples, environment and conservation|
|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.|
|Christa Scholtz||McGill University||Political Science||Indigenous policy and politics, comparative politics, Canadian politics, Canadian and comparative federalism, Canadian constitutionalism|
||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.|
|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.
Ceremonia Ritual de Voladores
|Scott Simon||University of Ottawa||Sociological and Anthropological Studies||Political anthropology, Taiwan’s Indigenous peoples, Indigenous rights, sovereignty, human-animal relations, hunting, ontologies, legal pluralism.|
|Aman Singh||KRAPAVIS||Conservation and sustainable livelihoods||Community conserved areas, ecology, pastoralism, Rajasthan|
|Hussein Sosovele||University Dar es Salaam||Resource
|Tourism development, sustainable development, biofuels, environmental and wildlife policy implementation, natural resources, governance.|
||University of Massachusetts||Geoscience||Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Conserved Areas (ICCAs), Sherpa territory of Khumbu|
|Leah Temper||McGill University; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona||Environmental History and Ecological Economics||Ecological conflicts, social metabolism, conflicts related to land use, mining and energy||Temper, Leah, Dylan McGarry, and Lena Weber. 2019. “From academic to political rigour: Insights from the ‘Tarot’ of transgressive research.” Ecological Economics 164: 106379.|
|Brian Thom||University of Victoria||Anthropology||Indigenous rights and governance, park and heritage collaboration and co-management, indigenous property systems, Coast Salish, British Columbia.
|Thom, Brian. 2019. “Leveraging International Power: Private Property and the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada.” In Scales of Governance and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights, edited by Jennifer Hays and Irène Bellierin, 184-203. London: Routledge.
Thom, Brian. 2014. Reframing Indigenous Territories: Private Property, Human Rights and Overlapping Claims. American Indian Culture and Research Journal 38 (4): 3-28.
|Annick Thomassin||Australian National University||Anthropology||Indigenous Life Projects, Aboriginal fisheries management, co-management of natural resources, social exclusion policies, Indigenous-driven development|
|Dale Turner||University of Toronto||Political Science||Social and political philosophy, philosophy of law, early modern political philosophy, indigenous philosophy, federal aboriginal law and policy, Canada, United States.
||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.
Indigenous Engagement with Mining
|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.|
||McGill University||Anthropology||Indigenous and afro-descendent rights, legal pluralism, extractive industries, Colombia|
|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.|
||University of Saskatchewan||Anthropology||Cultural politics of energy, impacts and processes concerning Indigenous peoples in northern Alberta’s energy sector, impacts on habitats and modes of living|
||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.|
|Victor Corey Wright||University College Utrecht||Social Sciences||Indigenous land rights and conflict, conservation, tourism, livelihoods, East Africa.|