Lead Researchers

John Parkins – John provides overall project leadership for this phase of activities that are funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and Future Energy Systems, located at the University of Alberta. He is a Professor of sociology in the Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta, in Edmonton, AB. Read more about John’s work at his University of Alberta or ResearchGate page.

Kate Sherren – Kate grew up on the Mactaquac headpond, New Brunswick, and has been leading the landscape components of the project, including the headpond tours and focus groups, online mapping, and social media-based image analysis of Mactaquac and Site C in British Columbia. She is an Associate Professor in the School for  Resources and Environmental Studies at Dalhousie University, in Halifax, NS. Read more about Kate’s work at her Dalhousie or ResearchGate page.