Associate Professor in Environment and Global Geography, York University, Canada

Anna Zalik holds a PhD in Development Sociology from Cornell University and was a Ciriacy Wantrup Post-doctoral fellow in Natural Resources and Political Economy at the University of California at Berkeley. She studied history and political science at the University of Alberta in the late 1980s and 90s, graduating with a first class honours degree in 1993. Her ongoing research, concerns the political ecology and economy of extractive industry with a focus on Mexico, Canada and Nigeria as well as the International Seabed Authority - the UN agency responsible for extraction from the seafloor beyond national jurisdication. She has published extensively on these topics and has held various SSHRC grants in collaboration with colleagues in academia and social movements.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor in Environment and Global Geography, York University, Canada

Education

  • 2006 
    Cornell University, Development Sociology