Research Projects

On-Going Projects

Transformative Politics of the Wild (SSHRC Connection Grant, 2019 - 2021) 

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 Mississauga.com 

                     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 for the National Observer on Catherine McKenna. 

                    Read an interview I gave for CBC

                    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 and Planning - 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 

Forrest Hisey, M.A. Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto. 

Allegra Bethlenfalvy, MScSM, University of Toronto Mississauga 

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 

Philip Swezic, MScSM, University of Toronto Mississauga, 2018

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 

Alexandra Van der Pol, MScSM, University of Toronto Mississauga, 2016

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

Angela Ayers, MPP student, University of Michigan Dearborn, 2011 

Service on Graduate Committees 

Noelle Stratton, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Physical and Environmental Science, University of Toronto 

Adrian Lui, M.A., Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto (2017) 

Andrew Almas, Ph.D., Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto (2016)

David Houle, Ph.D., Department of Political Science, University of Toronto (g2015)

Jerald Sabin, Ph.D., Department of Political Science, University of Toronto (2016) 

Hilary Barter, MA, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto (2015)

Heather Millar, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto (2018)