Current Lab Members

Gloria Borona, Ph.D. Candidate

Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya
Research Interests: Investigating people-forest relationships around Central Kenya’s Nyandarwa Forest: Understanding their sustainability through Indigenous Knowledge Systems
Email: kendigloria@yahoo.com
Academia: kenyatta.academia.edu/GloriaBorona

D’Arcy Davis-Case, Ph.D. Candidate

Hometown: Roberts Creek, British Columbia, Canada
Research Title: A study of the form, structure, and conditions for local autonomous monitoring in community forestry systems in Bhutan
Research Interests: Community forestry, ontology, epistemology, research methods, and forest management policy
Email: darcydc@alumni.ubc.ca

Hollie Grant, Ph.D. Candidate

Co-Supervisor: Dr. Philippe Le Billon (Geography)

Hometown: Grassington, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Research Title: Forest-related violence in community-based forest management areas in Cambodia
Research Interests: Community-based forest management, forest-related violence, forced displacement, illegal logging, environmental subjectivity
Email: grant.vhe@gmail.com
LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/hollie-grant-50860a31

Ngaio Hotte, Ph.D. Candidate

Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Research Title: How can trust be built among parties engaged in collaborative natural resource governance?
Research Interests: Trust, government-to-government relations, Indigenous communities, collaboration, natural resources
Email: ngaio.hotte@alumni.ubc.ca
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ngaio-hotte-81352936
Website: http://www.resource-economics.ca

Robert Kozak, Ph.D., Professor

Hometown:Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Research Interests:
Sustainable business management
Email:
rob.kozak@ubc.ca
Website: http://profiles.forestry.ubc.ca/person/robert-kozak/

Robyn MacIvor, M.Sc. Student

Hometown: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Research Title: Smallholder involvement in sustainable palm oil production, and transparency of certification bodies
Email: remacivor@gmail.com

Ana Elia Ramon-Hidalgo, Ph.D. Candidate

Hometown: Barcelona, Spain
Research Title: Community Ecotourism: The Role of Social Capital and Gender in Community Empowerment
Research Interests: Social capital, gender, empowerment, community ecotourism
Email: anaelia@mail.ubc.ca

 

Meike Siegner, Ph.D. Student

Co-Supervisor: Dr. Rajat Panwar (Forestry)

Hometown: Lake Constance, Germany
Research Interests: Non-profit-forestry industry interface, social enterprise, social entrepreneurship
Email: meike.siegner@alumni.ubc.ca
LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/meike-siegner-337631102

Maria Fernanda Tomaselli, Ph.D. Candidate

Hometown: Quito, Ecuador
Research Title: Exploring Mental Models and Testing Framing Effects on Public Attitudes Towards an Ecological Economy Paradigm
Research Interests: Ecological economics, behavioural sustainability, environmental communications, framing, mental models
Email: mfernandatomaselli@gmail.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maria-fernanda-tomaselli-85152047

Andrea Vasquez-Fernandez, Ph.D. Student

Hometown: Lima, Peru
Research Title:
Indigenous Associations in the Peruvian Amazon: The Comuneros’ Perspectives 
Email: 
ecomundo.andrea@gmail.com