Environmental Politics

Prof. Peter Arcese, MSc, PhD

Prof. Peter Arcese, MSc, PhD

Professor

FRBC Chair in Applied Conservation Biology

Conservation biology, spatial planning, birds, mammals, plants, small populations, cultural uses, evolution, ecology, wildlife ecology, invasive species, overabundant species, inbreeding, rapid evolution, climate change, habitat change,

George Hoberg

George Hoberg

Professor

Energy policy (oil sands, transition to clean energy), climate policy, environmental policy, governance (including role of First Nations in decision-making), global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases 

Karen Bakker, PhD

Karen Bakker, PhD

Professor

Water, environmental governance, privatization, urbanization, Site C

Tracy L. Friedel, PhD

Tracy L. Friedel, PhD

Retired Associate Professor

Youth resistance, non-formal learning, land-based pedagogy, place-based learning, environmental education, outdoor education, oral histories, labour history, injury prevention

Lisa Nathan, PhD, MLIS

Lisa Nathan, PhD, MLIS

Associate Professor

climate, information ethics, Indigenous information, libraries, sustainability, library, human-computer interaction, climate adaptation

Sumeet Gulati, PhD

Sumeet Gulati, PhD

Associate Professor

Tax incentives for hybrid or electric vehicles, carbon tax, cap and trade, India

Prof. Yves Tiberghien, PhD

Prof. Yves Tiberghien, PhD

Professor, Department of Political Science

Konwakai Chair in Japanese Research, Institute of Asian Research

Director, Center for Japanese Research

Director, UBC Sciences Po Dual Degree program

Global Economic governance, COVID politics, G20, WTO, RCEP, CPTPP, Global environment, climate change, biodiversity governance, GMO, Japan, Chinese political economy, China and global order, China global, EU, France, COVID-19 politics, WHO, EU-China relations, Japan-China relations,

Prof. Hannah Wittman, PhD

Prof. Hannah Wittman, PhD

Professor

Food security, local food systems, sustainable agriculture, social economy, community development,

Villy Christensen, PhD

Villy Christensen, PhD

Professor, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries

Director, Global Ocean Modeling

Ecosystem modeling, global ocean, IPBES, Ecopath, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases

Stephen Petrina, PhD

Stephen Petrina, PhD

Professor of Media & Technology

Co-Director, Institute of Critical Education Studies

Academic freedom, craft, cultural history, design studies, design and technology, digital literacy, digital media, educational technology and learning technologies, environmental studies, higher education, history of education, history and philosophy of research, history of medicine, history of social sciences, maker movement, media, media studies, learning, open access, research design and methodology, subcultures, science and technology studies (STS), STEM education, technology

Cecil Konijnendijk

Cecil Konijnendijk

Professor

Urban Forestry

Urban forestry and the greening of cities; green infrastructure planning; the relations between people and nature in urban areas

Dr. Shannon Walsh

Dr. Shannon Walsh

Associate Professor

Documentary, film production, South Africa, politics of friendship, social movements, gig economy, gig work, platform economy, cinema, activism, popular education

John Wagner, PhD

John Wagner, PhD

Associate Professor

Environmental anthropology, political ecology, water, water governance, agriculture, food security, food sovereignty, Columbia River Treaty, Columbia River Basin, local ecological knowledge, community-based resource management, language documentation, Okanagan Valley, Creston Valley, Columbia Basin Project area, British Columbia, Washington State, Papua New Guinea

Philippe Le Billon

Professor

Natural resources and armed conflicts, oil, political economy of war, corruption

Dr. Karen Hodges, PhD

Dr. Karen Hodges, PhD

Professor, Conservation Biology

wildlife, wildfire, fire, conservation, mammals, birds, owls, habitat loss, habitat, predators, carnivores, snowshoe hares, boreal forest, biosolids, restoration ecology, conservation biology, ecology,

Jocelyn Stacey

Assistant Professor

Canadian environmental law, Canadian public law, disaster law

David Boyd, JD, PhD

David Boyd, JD, PhD

Associate Professor of Law, Policy, and Sustainability

Environmental law, environmental policy, rights of nature, right to a healthy environment, human rights and environment, urban sustainability, sustainable development

Dr. Greg Garrard, PhD

Dr. Greg Garrard, PhD

Professor of Environmental Humanities

Culture and climate change, animals in society, environmental literature, environmental communication, climate scepticism, ecocriticism,

Adam Pankratz, MA, MBA

Adam Pankratz, MA, MBA

Lecturer

Natural resources, pipeline, LNG, oil, oil industry, politics, business and politics, stock market, stocks, markets, economics, EU, Brexit,

Amanda Giang

Assistant Professor

Mercury pollution, toxic chemicals, air pollution, global environmental governance, air quality modelling, environmental justice, science policy, environmental policy analysis, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases