CV

Education

2013—present
PhD in Human Geography (awaiting defense)
University of Oslo (Norway)

2007—2009
Master of Science (with merit) in Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Management
Lund University (Sweden), Central European University (Hungary), University of the Aegean (Greece), University of Manchester (United Kingdom)

2003—2005
Graduate diploma (now accredited as Master of Environment) in Environmental Impact Assessment
Concordia University (Canada)

1998—2002
Honours Bachelor of Science (with distinction) in Environmental Geography
Concordia University (Canada)

Experience

2013—2017
Research fellow
University of Oslo (Norway)

2013—2017
Lecturer and seminar leader
University of Oslo (Norway)

2013—present
Various roles
Nuart Festival (Norway)

2009—present
Founder and director
The Institute for Art and Environment (ARTENVI)

2005—2007
Policy analyst
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (Canadian government) (Canada)

Awards and distinctions

2017. Scholarship from Osloforskining (University of Oslo/Municipality of Oslo) to produce book of photographs and organise exhibition for doctoral dissertation
2016/2017. Documentary made about my research for the project ‘ForskerWOW!’ :
a short documentary series about innovative researchers in different disciplines, funded by the Norwegian Research Council.
2015. Scholarship from the Norwegian Researcher School in Geography to attend the 6th Nordic Geographers’ Meeting
2012. Travel grant from Environmental Studies Association of Canada
2009. Research grant from Central European University
2008 —2009. Erasmus Mundus Socrates Mobility Scholarship from the European Commission

Editorial positions

Senior editor of the Nuart Journal

Networks and membership

International Visual Sociology Association
Urban Environments Network
Culturalising Sustainable Cities Network

Skills

Research methods: Qualitative methods, including photographic and visual methods,  urban ethnography, discourse analysis, and policy analysis. Spatial analysis using Geoweb applications and Geographic Information Systems software including ArcGis and QGis.

Technical: Design, layout, and editing using Adobe Creative Suite, Corel Creative Collection. Adept at Microsoft Excel, WordPress.

Creative: Photography, illustration, painting, and printmaking

Languages: English, French, intermediate Norwegian