(Ph.D. Geography, University of British Columbia, 2009) is Department Chair and Faculty in the Native Environmental Science Program on Lummi Nation. Her research interests are in transboundary water governance, environmental politics, social and environmental justice and Indigenous activism. She teaches courses in political ecology, environmental governance, and environmental policy.
Heritage: Italian-American / Welsh
Focus: Water, Geography, Political Boundaries, Decolonization, Indigenous Environmental Activism
Ph.D. Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., March 2009. Dissertation Title: Navigating Bordered Geographies: Water Governance along the Canada – U.S. Border
M.S. Geography, Huxley College, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, June 2001.Thesis Title: Transboundary Environmental Management: A Study of the Abbotsford-Sumas Aquifer in Western Washington and Southern British Columbia
B.A. International Studies, Environmental Policy, Colby College, Waterville, ME, May 1995. Senior Thesis Title: Population Growth and Deforestation in Rural Nepal: An Environmental History from 1814-1948.