Andrea Jane Reid

PhD Candidate, Carleton University

Andrea Reid is an Indigenous fisheries scientist and conservation biologist based in Canada.

Andrea combines ecological and social science methodologies, adopting an integrative approach to complex fisheries questions. She belongs to the Nisga’a Nation on British Columbia’s North Coast and has significant experience with Indigenous fisheries communities, practices, perspectives and issues in British Columbia as well as around the world (East Africa, Oceania and Southeast Asia).

Andrea holds a B.Sc. in Environment and a M.Sc. in Biology from McGill University. She is co-supervised between Carleton University and the University of British Columbia for her Ph.D. in Biology centered on Pacific salmon fisheries and conservation. Her research and outreach are supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the National Geographic Society.


  • 2015–present
    PhD Candidate, Carleton University


  • 2013 
    McGill University , MSc Biology
  • 2010 
    McGill University , BSc Environment Honours


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