research experience

2015-present   Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar, University of Minnesota
adviser: Dr. Alejandro Baer, Professor of Sociology; Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
adviser: Dr. Joachim Savelsberg, Professor of Sociology & Law; Arsham and Charlotte Ohanessian Chair

2014-present    Research Assistant to Dr. Raj Patel, University of Texas at Austin
book project: Generation Food

2011-present    Research Assistant to Dr. Rauna Kuokkanen, University of Toronto
SSHRC project: Gendering Self-Determination – Comparing Indigenous Women in Canada, Greenland, and the Nordic Countries

2015    Research Assistant to Dr. Matt James, University of Victoria
internal research/creative project grant: From Redress to Reconciliation: Global Diffusion in Historical Justice

2014-2015    Research Assistant to Dr. Johanna Wolfe, Royal Roads University
SSHRC project: Adapting to Climate Change – Science & Policy Cultures

2013    Research Assistant (bilingual) to Dr. Michelle Bonner, University of Victoria
book project: Policing Protest in Argentina and Chile
book project: Media, Human Rights and the Politics of Accountability in Latin America

2011-2012    Researcher
Asociación ANDES (Qosqo, Peru)

2009-2010    Researcher Assistant to Dr. Raj Patel, University of California at Berkeley & the University of KwaZulu-Natal
book project: The Value of Nothing – Why Everything Costs So Much More Than We Think

2006-2008    Researcher
The International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2006-2008    Researcher
The Indigenous Peoples Network for Change Project (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2004-2008    Research Assistant to Dr. Jacqueline Solway, Trent University
various projects, including the book: The Politics of Egalitarianism – Theory & Practice

2002-2005    Research Assistant to Dr. Jennifer Clapp, Trent University
Research Assistant to Dr. Peter Dauvergne, University of British Columbia (Canada Research Chair in Global Environmental Politics)
various projects, including the book: Paths to a Green World – The Political Economy of the Global Environment

2016-present

Research Associate
Agriburban Research Centre (University of the Fraser Valley)

2011-present

Research Assistant
Dr. Rauna Kuokkanen, University of Toronto
SSHRC project: Gendering Self-Determination – Comparing Indigenous Women in Canada, Greenland, and the Nordic Countries

2014-2016

Research Assistant
Dr. Raj Patel, University of Texas at Austin
book project: Generation Food

2015

Research Assistant
Dr. Matt James, University of Victoria
internal research/creative project grant: From Redress to Reconciliation – Global Diffusion in Historical Justice

2014-2015

Research Assistant
Dr. Johanna Wolfe, Royal Roads University
SSHRC project: Adapting to Climate Change – Science & Policy Cultures

2013

Research Assistant (bilingual)
Dr. Michelle Bonner, University of Victoria
book project: Policing Protest in Argentina and Chile
book project: Media, Human Rights and the Politics of Accountability in Latin America

2011-2012

Researcher
Asociación ANDES (Qosqo, Peru)

2009-2010

Research Assistant
Dr. Raj Patel, University of California at Berkeley & the University of KwaZulu-Natal
book project: The Value of Nothing – Why Everything Costs So Much More Than We Think

2006-2008

Researcher
The International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2004-2008

Research Assistant
Dr. Jacqueline Solway, Trent University
various projects, including the book: The Politics of Egalitarianism – Theory & Practice

2002-2005

Research Assistant
Dr. Jennifer Clapp, Trent University & Dr. Peter Dauvergne, UBC (Canada Research Chair in Global Environmental Politics)
various projects, including the book: Paths to a Green World – The Political Economy of the Global Environment

service work

2014-2015    Editorial Reviewer
Globalizations (special issue: “Food Sovereignty: Concept, Practice & Social Movements”)

2014-2015    Graduate Representative (elected)
Faculty of Social Sciences Teaching & Research Awards Committee, University of Victoria

2014    Editorial Reviewer
Queensland University Law Review (special issue: “Indigenous Law”)

2014    Workshop Facilitator
Discrimination, Culture, and Power workshop, Royal Roads University
Status of Women Canada, “Engaging Young People to Prevent Violence against Women”

2009-2011    Workshop Facilitator & Grantscrafter
cross-disciplinary student grantscrafting forum, University of Victoria

2008-2009    Advisory Board Member & Hiring Committee Chair (elected)
JUST – The Journal of Undergraduate Studies at Trent University

2004-2008    Founding Editor-in-Chief (elected) & Editorial Board Member
Undercurrent – The Canadian Undergraduate Journal of Development Studies

2006    Editor & Editorial Reviewer
Prolegomena

2004-2006    Assistant Editor
Enweyin – The Way We Speak

2004-2006    Co-Founder & Conference Chair
InSight – The Canadian National Students’ Conference in International Development Studies

2004-2005    Author, Editor, and Undergraduate Representative
White Paper / White Paper Committee
The Canadian Association for the Study of International Development and the North-South Institute

2003    Undergraduate Member
IDS Programme Chair Search Committee at Trent University

2002-2005    Undergraduate Representative
IDS Programme at Trent University

2016

Editorial Reviewer
The Arbutus Review

2015-2016

Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar
Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota

2014-2015

Ian H. Stewart Graduate Research Fellow
Centre for Studies in Religion & Society (University of Victoria)

2014-2015

Editorial Reviewer
Globalizations (special issue: “Food Sovereignty: Concept, Practice & Social Movements”)

2014-2015

Graduate Representative (elected)
Faculty of Social Sciences Teaching & Research Awards Committee, University of Victoria

2014

Editorial Reviewer
Queensland University Law Review (special issue: “Indigenous Law”)

2014

Workshop Facilitator
Discrimination, Culture, and Power workshop, Royal Roads University
Status of Women Canada, “Engaging Young People to Prevent Violence against Women”

2009-2011

Workshop Facilitator & Grantscrafter
cross-disciplinary student grantscrafting forum, University of Victoria

2008-2009

Advisory Board Member & Hiring Committee Chair (elected)
JUST – The Journal of Undergraduate Studies at Trent University

2004-2008

Editorial Board Member & Founding Editor-in-Chief (elected)
Undercurrent – The Canadian Undergraduate Journal of Development Studies

2006

Editor & Editorial Reviewer
Prolegomena

2004-2006

Assistant Editor
Enweyin – The Way We Speak

2004-2006

Co-Founder & Conference Chair
InSight – The Canadian National Students’ Conference in International Development Studies

2004-2005

Author, Editor, and Undergraduate Representative
White Paper / White Paper Committee
The Canadian Association for the Study of International Development and the North-South Institute

2003

Undergraduate Member
IDS Programme Chair Search Committee at Trent University

2002-2005

Undergraduate Representative
IDS Programme at Trent University

non-academic positions

2015    Copyeditor
Dr. Jacqueline Solway, Trent University

2011-2014    Consultant
Generation Food (book & documentary film)

Copyeditor & Manuscript Editor
Dr. Michelle Bonner, University of Victoria

2011-2012    Author, Editor, and Translator
Asociación ANDES (Qosqo, Peru)

2010-2011    Consultant
Hesquiaht First Nation (Tofino, BC)

2010-2011    Consultant
SȾÁUTW̱ First Nation (Saanich, BC)

2006-2008    Author, Editor, Copyeditor, and Grantscrafter
The International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2006-2008    Author, Editor, and Copyeditor
Indigenous Peoples Network for Change Project (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2007    Chair & Facilitator
The Indigenous Peoples Network for Change Project meeting, Mahawithayalai Rajabhat Chiang Mai
The United Nations Environment Programme / Global Environment Facility

2007    Presenter & Discussant
The Convention on Biological Diversity – Objectives, Commitments, and Monitoring Processes relevant to Indigenous Peoples
United Nations Consultation on the Development of a Monitoring System to Assess the Implementation of International Environmental Commitments by Asian Governments (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2006-2007    Editor
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation (San Sai, Thailand)

2006-2007    Editor
The International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2015

Copyeditor
Dr. Jacqueline Solway, Trent University

2011-2014

Consultant
Generation Food (book & documentary film)

2013

Copyeditor & Manuscript Editor
Dr. Michelle Bonner, University of Victoria

2011-2012

Author, Editor, and Translator
Asociación ANDES (Qosqo, Peru)

2010-2011

Consultant
Hesquiaht First Nation (Tofino, BC)

2010-2011

Consultant
SȾÁUTW̱ First Nation (Saanich, BC)

2006-2008

Author, Editor, Copyeditor, and Grantscrafter
The International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2006-2008

Author, Editor, and Copyeditor
Indigenous Peoples Network for Change Project (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2007

Chair & Facilitator
The Indigenous Peoples Network for Change Project meeting (Chiang Mai, Thailand)
The United Nations Environment Programme / Global Environment Facility

2007

Presenter & Discussant
The Convention on Biological Diversity – Objectives, Commitments, and Monitoring Processes Relevant to Indigenous Peoples
United Nations Consultation on the Development of a Monitoring System to Assess the Implementation of International Environmental Commitments by Asian Governments (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2006-2007

Editor
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation (San Sai, Thailand)

2006-2007

Editor
The International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

memberships & affiliations

  • Canadian Federation of University Women
  • Canadian Political Science Association
  • European Consortium for Political Research

2015-present   Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar, University of Minnesota
adviser: Dr. Alejandro Baer, Professor of Sociology; Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
adviser: Dr. Joachim Savelsberg, Professor of Sociology & Law; Arsham and Charlotte Ohanessian Chair

2014-present    Research Assistant to Dr. Raj Patel, University of Texas at Austin
book project: Generation Food

2011-present    Research Assistant to Dr. Rauna Kuokkanen, University of Toronto
SSHRC project: Gendering Self-Determination – Comparing Indigenous Women in Canada, Greenland, and the Nordic Countries

2015    Research Assistant to Dr. Matt James, University of Victoria
internal research/creative project grant: From Redress to Reconciliation: Global Diffusion in Historical Justice

2014-2015    Research Assistant to Dr. Johanna Wolfe, Royal Roads University
SSHRC project: Adapting to Climate Change – Science & Policy Cultures

2013    Research Assistant (bilingual) to Dr. Michelle Bonner, University of Victoria
book project: Policing Protest in Argentina and Chile
book project: Media, Human Rights and the Politics of Accountability in Latin America

2011-2012    Researcher
Asociación ANDES (Qosqo, Peru)

2009-2010    Researcher Assistant to Dr. Raj Patel, University of California at Berkeley & the University of KwaZulu-Natal
book project: The Value of Nothing – Why Everything Costs So Much More Than We Think

2006-2008    Researcher
The International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2006-2008    Researcher
The Indigenous Peoples Network for Change Project (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2004-2008    Research Assistant to Dr. Jacqueline Solway, Trent University
various projects, including the book: The Politics of Egalitarianism – Theory & Practice

2002-2005    Research Assistant to Dr. Jennifer Clapp, Trent University
Research Assistant to Dr. Peter Dauvergne, University of British Columbia (Canada Research Chair in Global Environmental Politics)
various projects, including the book: Paths to a Green World – The Political Economy of the Global Environment

2014-2015    Editorial Reviewer
Globalizations (special issue: “Food Sovereignty: Concept, Practice & Social Movements”)

2014-2015    Graduate Representative (elected)
Faculty of Social Sciences Teaching & Research Awards Committee, University of Victoria

2014    Editorial Reviewer
Queensland University Law Review (special issue: “Indigenous Law”)

2014    Workshop Facilitator
Discrimination, Culture, and Power workshop, Royal Roads University
Status of Women Canada, “Engaging Young People to Prevent Violence against Women”

2009-2011    Workshop Facilitator & Grantscrafter
cross-disciplinary student grantscrafting forum, University of Victoria

2008-2009    Advisory Board Member & Hiring Committee Chair (elected)
JUST – The Journal of Undergraduate Studies at Trent University

2004-2008    Founding Editor-in-Chief (elected) & Editorial Board Member
Undercurrent – The Canadian Undergraduate Journal of Development Studies

2006    Editor & Editorial Reviewer
Prolegomena

2004-2006    Assistant Editor
Enweyin – The Way We Speak

2004-2006    Co-Founder & Conference Chair
InSight – The Canadian National Students’ Conference in International Development Studies

2004-2005    Author, Editor, and Undergraduate Representative
White Paper / White Paper Committee
The Canadian Association for the Study of International Development and the North-South Institute

2003    Undergraduate Member
IDS Programme Chair Search Committee at Trent University

2002-2005    Undergraduate Representative
IDS Programme at Trent University

2015    Copyeditor
Dr. Jacqueline Solway, Trent University

2011-2014    Consultant
Generation Food (book & documentary film)

Copyeditor & Manuscript Editor
Dr. Michelle Bonner, University of Victoria

2011-2012    Author, Editor, and Translator
Asociación ANDES (Qosqo, Peru)

2010-2011    Consultant
Hesquiaht First Nation (Tofino, BC)

2010-2011    Consultant
SȾÁUTW̱ First Nation (Saanich, BC)

2006-2008    Author, Editor, Copyeditor, and Grantscrafter
The International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2006-2008    Author, Editor, and Copyeditor
Indigenous Peoples Network for Change Project (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2007    Chair & Facilitator
The Indigenous Peoples Network for Change Project meeting, Mahawithayalai Rajabhat Chiang Mai
The United Nations Environment Programme / Global Environment Facility

2007    Presenter & Discussant
The Convention on Biological Diversity – Objectives, Commitments, and Monitoring Processes relevant to Indigenous Peoples
United Nations Consultation on the Development of a Monitoring System to Assess the Implementation of International Environmental Commitments by Asian Governments (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

2006-2007    Editor
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation (San Sai, Thailand)

2006-2007    Editor
The International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

Canadian Federation of University Women
Canadian Political Science Association
European Consortium for Political Research