New Visiting Scholar, Joel Wainwright

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Dr. Joel Wainwright, Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio State University, is joining the UBC Department of Geography as a Visiting Professor for the 2015-2016 academic year. Dr. Wainwright was previously an Izaak Walton Killam Postdoctoral Fellow under the supervision of Trevor Barnes in 2004-2005. Students may be familiar with his work on Gramsci, political ecology, and environmental politics.

Joining him in Vancouver for the year is his wife, Kristin Mercer, who is Associate Professor in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science at the Ohio State University, and who is also a Visiting Professor at UBC during 2015-2016, as well as their four year old daughter, Ines.

Photo courtesy of the Department of Geography, The Ohio State University