Dr. Emma Norman - “Starting from Where you Stand: Place-based pedagogy and Indigenous Knowledge Systems in STEM education and research.”
3:30-4:20pm Pacific Time
College of Natural Resources Room 203 A
Dr. Emma S. Norman’s work engages in the intersection between water governance, political geography, and environmental and social justice. Her research and teaching explores the impacts of colonial bounding on transboundary water governance processes, with a specific emphasis on Indigenous rights in North America. Her latest book, Governing Transboundary Waters: Canada, the United States and Indigenous Communities won the Julian Minghi Award for best book in Political Geography in 2015. Dr. Norman currently serves as Department Chair of the Native Environmental Science Program at Northwest Indian College on Lummi Nation, where she has been on faculty since 2001.