Academic Advisors

Julia Baird

Assistant Professor, Environmental Sustainability Research Centre/Geography and Tourism Studies, Brock University

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Julia Baird is an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre and the Department of Geography and Tourism Studies at Brock University.

Rod Dobell

Emeritus Professor of Public Policy, University of Victoria

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Rod Dobell has been an associate of the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance since 2002, and is the Academic and Policy Advisor to the POLIS Water Sustainability Project.

Tom Gleeson

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Victoria


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Tom Gleeson is a hydrogeologist interested in groundwater sustainability, regional- to continental-scale groundwater systems, groundwater-surface water interactions, and fluid flow around geologic structures.

Michael M’Gonigle

Emeritus Professor of Law & Former Eco-Research Chair in Environmental Law and Policy, University of Victoria

Dr. Michael M’Gonigle is the founder of the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance at the University of Victoria.

Michele-Lee Moore

Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Victoria

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Michele-Lee Moore is an Assistant Professor in the University of Victoria’s Department of Geography. She joined the POLIS team as a research associate and strategic advisor in September 2012.

Tim O’Riordan

Emeritus Professor of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia

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Tim O’Riordan is actively involved in research addressing the themes associated with better governance for sustainability. He is also active in the evolution of sustainability science partnerships.