Alexandra Oakes

Alexandra Oakes

MA Student
School of Geography and Earth Sciences
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario
Email: oakesa1@mcmaster.ca



Research

Alexandra is currently developing her research focus, to contribute to the Community Weather, Water, Ice Info Uses & Needs project.


Background

Alexandra is interested in the role of Indigenous knowledge in natural resource and environmental  management. Her focus is on identifying opportunities for cross-cultural and collaborative research in support of improved and inclusive decision making. Alexandra has a BScH in Environmental Science from Queen’s University and a certificate in Geographic Information Systems for Environmental Management from the University of Toronto. Alexandra has worked for both the provincial and federal government on natural resource, environment, climate change and Indigenous relations policies.

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