Theses & Dissertations

Master’s Theses

Rona MacNicol, MA RES, 2023. Coping together?: Metro Vancouver tenant’s engagement with mutual aid during extreme heat events.

Rachel Stern, MA Geography, 2023. “We knew it was coming, we just didn’t know what it would be like to live it”: the extreme weather worlds of senior tenants in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Taya Triffo, MA RES, 2022. Green infrastructure planning in Vancouver: addressing environmental justice with participatory resident workshops.

Victor Lam, MA RMES, 2020. Justice, Reconciliation, and Solidarity: Religious Environmental Organizations in the Construction and Tailoring of Climate Change Messages in the Trans Mountain Resistance.

Sejin Um, MA GRSJ, 2019. Why do young women leave conglomerates? Gender and the militarized workplace in South Korea

Emma Luker, MSc RMES, 2017. Transitioning towards water supply diversification : possibilities for groundwater in Cape Town, South Africa

Sameer H. Shah, MSc RMES, 2015. Water variability, livelihoods, and adaptation: a case study from the Angat River Basin (Philippines)
*Received the Freda Pagani Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award (IRES)
** Received the Governor General’s Gold Medal Award

Megan Peloso, MA RMES, 2014. Navigating water access and governance in peri-urban Ashaiman, Ghana: a case study.

Elizabeth Koryoo Dapaah, MA RMES, 2014. Water access and governance among indigenous and migrant low income communities in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA), Ghana

Beatrice Rose Simms, MA RMES, 2014. “All of the water that is in our reserves and that is in our territory is ours” : colonial and Indigenous water governance in unceded Indigenous territories in British Columbia
*Received the Freda Pagani Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award (IRES)

Lucy Rodina, MA RMES, 2013. Lived notions of citizenship and the human right to water in Site C, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa.

Andrea Janet Marston, MA Geography, 2012. Post-neoliberal nature? Community water governance in peri-urban Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Margaret Morales, MA RMES, 2012. Citizenshit – the Right to Flush: Sewage Management and its Meanings in Villa Lamadrid, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Cynthia Morinville, MA RMES, 2012. Beyond the Pipe: participation and alternative water provision in underserved areas of Accra, Ghana

PhD Dissertations

Sameer H. Shah, PhD RES, 2021. Advancing livelihood water security in the rural global south.

Graham McDowell, PhD RES, 2019. Adaptation to glacio-hydrological change in high mountains.

Kiely McFarlane, PhD RES, 2019. Waiting on the law to change? A critical geographic analysis of water law reform in British Columbia.

Nicole J. Wilson, PhD RMES, 2018. “More precious than gold”: Indigenous water governance in the context of Modern land claims in Yukon.

Lucy Rodina, PhD RES, 2018. Tracing and situating water resilience across scales.

Phil Torio, PhD RES, 2016. Water privatization in Metro Manila: assessing the state of equitable water provision.

Danika Kleiber, PhD RMES, 2014. Gender and small-scale fisheries in the Central Philippines.

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