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Alisa Greenwood-Nguyen

I am a political ecologist with a research interest in the political and social structures associated with development. My research is primarily focused on the agrarian (aquarian) transformation, mobility, and policies that regulate both large and small scale fishing.

My research work has focused on the policies that regulate our coastal activities, particularly those which have a social, economic, or environmental impacts in both the Bay of Fundy, Canada. I have conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Cu Lao Cham, Vietnam and worked all across Canada.

PhD International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa, 2024
MA Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Guelph, 2020
BA International Development Studies, University of Guelph, 2018
Communications and Broadcasting, Algonquin College, 2001


  • –present
    Graduate Student, University of Guelph


  • 2018 
    University of Guelph, BA International Development Studies and Political Economy