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Sarah Wiebe, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor and SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Administration
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Dr. Sarah Marie Wiebe is an Assistant Teaching Professor at the University of Victoria and holds a SSHRC Post-Doctoral Fellowship with the School of Public Administration. She teaches in the Dispute Resolution program with an emphasis on environmental justice and environmental conflict resolution. Her dissertation Anatomy of Place: Ecological Citizenship in Canada's Chemical Valley examined struggles for environmental and reproductive justice and the impact of pollution on the Aamjiwnaang First Nation. She has published in Citizenship Studies and Studies in Social Justice and her book Everyday Exposure: Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada's Chemical Valley is forthcoming this fall (2016) with UBC Press. At the nexus of environmental justice and citizen engagement, her teaching and research interests focus on political ecology, participatory policy making, arts-based storytelling methodologies and deliberative policy dialogue. As a collaborative researcher and filmmaker, she has collaborated with Indigenous communities on sustainability-themed films including Indian Givers and To Fish as Formerly. She is currently collaborating with artists from Attawapiskat on a project entitled "Reimagining Attawapiskat" (www.reimaginingattawapiskat.com) funded through a SSHRC Insight Development Grant. Sarah is also a Project Co-Director for the Seascape Indigenous Storytelling Studio, funded through a SSHRC Insight Grant with research partners from the University of Victoria, University of British Columbia and Coastal First Nations communities. For further information see: http://www.sarahmariewiebe.com

 
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