Research Projects

On-Going Projects

Political Ecology of the Bakken Formation (SSHRC Insight Development Grant, 2016 - 2019)

                     Read about my take on climate change and oil in Saskatchewan in Policy Options

                     Hear me discuss some of this work on The Prairie Naturalist

                     Read about it on CBC

                     Read a piece I wrote for the Regina LeaderPost 

Canadian Species at Risk Conservation 

                     Read an interview I gave for CBC Saskatchewan

                     Read an interview I gave for 

                     Read a piece I wrote for The Conversation 

                     See me on The Agenda with Steve Paikin

                     Read an interview I gave for CBC

                     Read an interview I gave for MetroNews 

Canada-US Transboundary Environmental Policy & Governance 

                    Read an interview I gave in Grist 


Graduate Research Opportunities 

I welcome graduate students in political science or geography who are interested in environmental policy, especically species at risk conservation, natural resource extraction, and Canada-US environmental relations. In geography, I accept MA and PhD students. In poiltical science, I accept PhD students. 


Current Graduate Students

Patrick Braszak, PhD Candidate, Department of Geography - Wildlife Crime in Canada 

Minh Do, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science - The Duty to Consult as a Constitutional Obligation and a Public Policy Issue: How Policy Actors Balance Constitutional Rights in the Policy Process 

Past Graduate Students

Grant Penton, MA, Department of Geography, 2018 - Fracturing the Prairies: An examination of small-scale, high-frequency energy development and cumulative effects management 

Patrick Braszak, MA, Department of Geography, 2017 - The Future of Protected Area Networks in North America: An Algonquin to Adirondack (A2A) 

Katie Valentine, MA, Department of Geography, 2017 - eNGO Activity in the Bakken Formation 

Katrina Jansen, MA Department of Geography, 2015 - The Role of Canadian Zoos and Aquaria in Species at Risk Conservation