Recent Graduates and Theses
For the Period: October - May 2008

OCTOBER, 2008

Graduate: ALMUDI, Tiago
Thesis Title: Opportunities and Problems for Participatory Management in the Peixe Lagoon National Park, Southern Brazil [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Fikret Berkes

Graduate: GIBSON, Tammy
Thesis Title: An Assessment of the Interface Between Scientists and Policy Makers in the Context of Climate Change in Canada's Arctic [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Iain Davidson-Hunt
Co-Advisor: Dr. Leslie King

Graduate: JONES, Ronald
Thesis Title: Drivers of Social and Ecological Change in Floodplain Rice-Fish Systems in Bangladesh [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Fikret Berkes

Graduate: MAILMAN, Mariah - Ph.D.
Thesis Title: Assessment of Mercury and Selenium Interactions in Freshwater [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Richard Bodaly
Co-Advisor: Dr. Shirley Thompson

Graduate: MONTES, Jesse
Thesis Title: Community Environmental Assessment in Rural Kenya-Decision Making for a Sustainable Future [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. John Sinclair

Graduate: NIKISCHER, Heather
Thesis Title: History and Action in a Resource Planning Relationship: Pikangikum's Whitefeather Forest Management Corporation and the Red Lake Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Iain Davidson-Hunt

Graduate: SHEARER, Janene
Thesis Title: Reading the Signs in the Whitefeather Forest Cultural Landscape, Northwestern Ontario [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Iain Davidson-Hunt

Graduate: SIMS, Laura - Ph.D.
Thesis Title:Looking for Sustainable Solutions: A Costa Rican Case Study Examining Learning through Public Involvement in the Planning and Operations of ICE's Watershed Management Agricultural Programme [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. John Sinclair

Graduate: ZIELINSKI, Anjanette
Thesis Title: A Place to Get It All Back: The Cultural Landscape of Cottagers in Nopiming Provincial Park [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Iain Davidson-Hunt

MAY, 2008

Graduate: BONNY, Eleanor
Thesis Title: Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit and Knowledge Transmission in a Modern Inuit Community: Perceptions and Experience of Mittimatalingmiut Women [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Fikret Berkes

Graduate: CLARKE, Jaime
Thesis Title: Watercourse Crossings in Agro-Manitoba: Assessment of Operational Statement Applicability and Development of a Management Approach [pdf]
Advisor: Prof. Thomas Henley

Graduate: COLLINS, Susan
Thesis Title: Transformative Learning Through Conservation: A Case Study of the Arabuko-Sokoke Schools and Eco-tourism Scheme, Kenya [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. John Sinclair

Graduate: CURTEANU, Medea
Thesis Title: Feasibility of Faecal DNA Genotyping as a Noninvasive Population Survey Technique for the Canadian Swift Fox (Vulpes velox) [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Micheline Manseau

Graduate: EATON, Gaylen
Thesis Title: Towards Improving Cross-Cultural Dialogue and Learning with Maps [pdf]
Advisor: Prof. Thomas Henley

Graduate: HOOLE, Arthur - Ph.D.
Thesis Title: Community-Based Conservation and Protected Areas in Namibia: Social-Ecological Linkages for Biodiversity [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Fikret Berkes

Graduate: MATEUSZCZYK, Magdalena
Thesis Title: The Assessment of Coal's Contribution to Environmentally Sustainable Energy Development in Poland [pdf]
Advisor: Prof. Thomas Henley

Graduate: NICOL, Scott
Thesis Title: Refrigerators Given Cold Shoulder: Strategies to Improve Sustainable Refrigerator Management in Manitoba [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Shirley Thompson

Graduate: NIGAH, Manpreet
Thesis Title: An Assessment of Seechewal Initiative in the State of Punjab, India: An Example of Community-based Conservation? [pdf]
Advisor: Prof. Thomas Henley

Graduate: OROZCO QUINTERO, Alejandra
Thesis Title: Self-Organization, Linkages and Drivers of Change: Strategies for Development in Nuevo San Juan, Mexico [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Fikret Berkes
Co-Advisor: Dr. Iain Davidson-Hunt

Graduate: PELOQUIN, Claude
Thesis Title: Variability, Change and Continuity in Social-Ecological Systems: Insights from James Bay Cree Cultural Ecology [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Fikret Berkes

Graduate: POWELL-QUINN, Nancy
Thesis Title: An Assessment of Partnerships in Flood Emergency Management, Red River Valley, Manitoba [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. C. Emdad Haque
Co-Advisor: Prof. Thomas Henley

Graduate: THOMAS, Darren
Thesis Title: Development of a Coastal Community Climate Change Action Plan for Arviat, Nunavut [pdf]
Advisor: Prof. Thomas Henley