Students

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Current Students

(in alphabetical order by first name)

Alexandra Oakes (MA Student)

School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University

Research: TBC

Alexis Polidoro (MA Student)

School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University

Research: TBC

Alison Perrin (PhD Student)

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Research: Examining the research-policy framework in Canada’s North

Emmelie Paquette (MSc Student)

Co-supervised with Dr. Cheryl Johnson

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Research: Potential Impacts of Sea Ice Change and Shipping Traffic on Caribou Migratory Routes Surrounding King William Island, Nunavut

Jason Carpenter (MA Student)

Co-Supervised with Dr. Trevor Bell

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Research: Exploring the informal sharing network for weather, water and ice knowledge among Inuit in Iqaluit, Nunavut

Katherine Wilson (PhD Student)

Co-supervised with Dr. Trevor Bell

Department of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Research: Mobilizing Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit for Sea-Ice Safety: A Sikumiut case study to support Inuit Self-Determination in Research

Lauren Watts (MA Student)

Co-Supervised with Dr. Elyn Humphreys

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Research: Indigenous knowledge of vegetation change in the Southern Canadian Arctic: Perceptions, considerations, and communications

Megan Sheremata (PhD Student)

Co-supervised with Dr. William Gough

Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough

Research: Inuit knowledge of the cumulative impacts of environmental change in eastern Hudson Bay

Natalie Carter (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Co-supervised with Dr. Jackie Dawson

School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University and Department of Geography, Environment, and Geomatics, University of Ottawa

Research: Understanding Inuit community uses and needs for weather, water, ice, and climate information and services
 


Past Students

(in order of year of completion)

Alex de Paiva (MA 2017)

Co-supervised with Dr. Scott Mitchell

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Thesis: Understanding the Role and Value of Participatory Mapping in an Inuit Knowledge Research Context

Contributed to: Participatory Mapping in Inuit Knowledge Research

Current position: Fisheries Protections Program, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Ottawa, Ontario)

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Rebecca Mearns (MA 2017)

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Thesis: Nunavut, Uqausivut, Piqqusivullu Najuqsittiarlavu (Caring for our Land, Language and Culture): The use of land camps in Inuit knowledge renewal and research

Contributed to: Caribou and Community Well-Being

Current position: Vice President, Nunavut Arctic College (Iqaluit, Nunavut)

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Dana Holtby (MA 2016)

Interim Supervisor while Dr. Emilie Cameron was on medical leave

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Thesis: The Community Readiness Initiative in Kugluktuk, Nunavut: Mining, neoliberalism, and state intervention in arctic Indigenous community development

Current position: Training Coordinator, Coastal First Nations – Great Bear Initiative (Victoria, British Columbia)

Leah Ronayne (MA 2016)

Co-supervised with Dr. Scot Nickels

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Thesis: Towards a tailored vision of water security in the North: A case study of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Canadian Arctic

Current position: Program Advisor, Security and Disruptive Technologies, National Research Council Canada (Ottawa, Ontario)

Erica Oberndorfer (PhD 2016)

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Thesis: The shared stories of people and plants: Cultural and ecological relationships between people and plants in Makkovik (Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Canada)

Contributed to: Makkovik People and Plants

Current position: Cultural Botanist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador)

Carmelle Sullivan (MA 2013)

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Thesis: Integrating Culturally Relevant Learning in Nunavut High Schools: Student and educator perspectives from Pangnirtung, Nunavut and Ottawa, Ontario

Contributed to: Land-Based Learning in Nunavut

Current position: Occasional Teacher with the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland Clarington Catholic District School Board (Peterborough, Ontario)

Sean Robertson (Postdoctoral Fellow 2012)

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Contributed to: Caribou and Community Well-Being

Current position: Associate Professor, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta)

Karen Kelley (MA 2010)

Co-supervised with Dr. Claudio Aporta

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University

Thesis: Policies and Practicalities of Shipping in Changing Ice Conditions: A case study from Cape Dorset, Nunavut

Contributed to: Inuit Sea Ice Use and Occupancy Project

Current position: Manager, Inuit Qaujisarvingat (Inuit Knowledge Centre), Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (Ottawa, Ontario)

Kelly Karpala (MA 2010)

Co-supervised with Dr. Claudio Aporta

Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University

Thesis: Adapting to a World of Change: Inuit Perspectives of Climate Change in Igloolik, Nunavut

Contributed to: Inuit Sea Ice Use and Occupancy Project

Current position: Manager, Conversational Design, [24]7 Inc. (Toronto, Ontario)

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