Faculty Research Expertise

·         Aboriginal Consultation and Involvement in Resource Developments
·         Aquatic invasive species
·         Arctic exploration: the heroic masculine, the meaning of the Arctic in the western imagination
·         Captain Robert Abram Bartlett
·         Climate change
·         Coastal zone incident management policy
·         Collaborative, multi-level governance
·         Community adaptation
·         Community involvement in resource management
·         Complex adaptive social-ecological systems, innovation, green economies and community-corporate relations
·         Crises in drinking water access
·         Development and environmental change (e.g. fisheries)
·         Ecosystem Based Approaches to Natural Resource Management
·         Empirical Areas: climate change, renewable energy
·         Environmental Assessment / Strategic Environmental Assessment
·         Environmental politics and policy; market-oriented environmental policy and governance (e.g. eco-certification and eco-labeling)
·         Film-making and the environmental documentary as a knowledge-sharing tool.
·         Fisheries Management and Ecology
·         Foodways and nutrition history: Newfoundland food consumption patterns
·         Geographical Information Systems
·         Global environmental governance.
·         Governance research
·         Historical nutrition interventions in NL
·         Indigenous land-use patterns and related: Newfoundland Mi’kmaq
·         Indigenous people, food consumption, and the epidemiologic transition
·         Inshore and offshore commercial fisheries
·         Integrated Resource and Environmental Management (IREM)
·         Integrative Research at the Science Policy Interface
·         International and comparative political economy
·         International environmental politics
·         International relations and global governance
·         Inuit, the Labrador Husky and its role
·         Land conservation and marine protected areas
·         Methodological Areas: interviews, focus groups, document reviews, policy evaluations, surveys, systematic reviews
·         Other First Nations in Canada
·         Political ecology
·         Practical usage and implements drawn on social science dataset analyses
·         Public policy analysis
·         Regulatory Planning and Environmental Permitting
·         Relevance of the FAO Voluntary guidelines for sustainable development of small-scale fisheries.
·         Remote Sensing technologies
·         Rural resilience
·         Salmon conservation
·         Sustainable rural community and regional development
·         The Anthropocene and climate change: Ecological economics and the objective value of life
·         The meaning of the Arctic in the western imagination
·         The Promise of Agroecology: Small-Scale Organic Agriculture for Newfoundland and Labrador
·         The Shackletons
·         Theoretical and Conceptual Areas: knowledge mobilization, science-policy interfaces, deliberative democracy, evidence-based policy, interdisciplinarity, transdisciplinarity
·         Water insecurity and Indigenous communities in Canada
·         Water security: its multiple dimensions, including health impacts; crises in drinking water access; water insecurity and Indigenous communities in Canada
·         Women and Indigenous people and Arctic exploration