2009-2013: PhD in Geography, University of Victoria, Canada
2007-2009: Masters of Environmental Studies, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario
1998-2002: Bachelors of Education (With Distinction), University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.
2012-Present Independent Consultant, Various Projects and Clients (Academic, Governments, NGOs & Foundations) – For more information on Consulting Services
B. Academic Positions
2017-2021: Human Dimensions Researcher, FishMPABlue2 Project, University of Nice, France
2021: Research Associate, Marine Ecology Lab, Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University
2019-2020: Research Associate, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, University of British Columbia
2017-2019: Postdoctoral Fellow, OceanCanada Partnership, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, University of British Columbia
2016-2018: Affiliate Researcher, Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford University
2015-2017: Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow in Conservation Science (cross appointed with UW), Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia
2015-2017: Fulbright Visiting Scholar and Banting Postdoctoral Fellow (cross appointed with UBC), School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, University of Washington
2013-2015: SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia
2013-2014: Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria
2012-2013: Associate Fellow, Centre for Cooperative and Community-Based Economy, University of Victoria
2009-2013: Doctoral Researcher and Trudeau Scholar, Marine Protected Areas Research Group, Department of Geography, University of Victoria
2008-2009: Research Assistant, Lakehead University
2007-2009: Master’s Researcher, School of ORPT, Lakehead University
C. Teaching Positions
Fall 2012: Sessional Lecturer, University of Victoria
2007-2009: Teaching Assistant, Lakehead University
2007: Lead Educator – Conservation Program, WildED (Wilderness Education Program), BC Spaces for Nature, Vancouver, B.C.
2006: Curriculum Coordinator, Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific, Victoria, B.C.
2002-2007: Teacher – Various Subjects and Grade Levels, School District #46, Sunshine Coast, B.C.
2002-2005: Outdoor/Sustainability Education Instructor, Sea to Sky Outdoor School, Keats Island, B.C.
D. International Development
2005: Group Leader/Project Supervisor, Youth Challenge Inernational/Reto Juvenil Internacional, Costa Rica
2003-2004: Project Coordinator – Youth Capacity Building in Ecuador, Canadian International Dev. Agency, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador
E. Outdoor Leadership and Adventure Tourism
2002-2008: Sole Proprietor, Consultant and Guide, Wild Nature Education and Adventures, Canada
2002 – 2004: Head Sea Kayak Guide Guide/Rental Office Manager, Pedals and Paddles/Sunshine Kayaking/Lotus Land Tours, Canada