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Alexandra Mallett

Alex Mallett 3Dr. Mallett is an Associate Professor and the Supervisor for Carleton University’s Master of Arts (MA) program in Sustainable Energy (SE) housed within the School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA).  Her experience spans academia (including the University of Minnesota and University of Sussex as well as Carleton) and the public sector (including Natural Resources Canada, Environment Canada and the Organization of American States), working on the design, implementation and evaluation of sustainable energy, natural resources, climate change and environmental policy.  Research areas include an examination of the innovation, cooperation and adoption processes (including policies, actors and institutions) involved in these areas, especially in emerging economies, and Canada such as northern / Arctic regions.   She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Toronto, a master’s degree in International Development from Dalhousie University and a doctorate degree in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Alex is married with two children.  She was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and grew up in northern Ontario.

Andrew Spring

springAndrewAndrew Spring is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, ON. Andrew’s research looks at food security and climate change in the NWT and is part of the Laurier Cente for Sustainable Food Systems. He holds a M.A.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Toronto, and a B.Sc. (Hons) in Environmental Science from Acadia University and has experience working in industry, NGOs and academia.

Andrew has experience in community development and sustainability in rural communities throughout Canada working with UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. He has a background in environmental science and engineering, as well as remote sensing and mapping. Through his years of experience working in the Northwest Territories and has actively been building networks with communities, NGOs, and governments to promote climate change adaption and dialog. He is currently working in Kakisa, NT, on community adaptation planning to the impacts of climate change. He has also worked with the SRRB on the Traditional Economy project, and is currently a co-investigator on the Climate Change, Food Security and Health in Deline.