Heather Castleden

Canada Research Chair in Reconciling Research for Health, Environments, and Communities and Associate Professor (Department of Geography and Planning and Department of Public Health Sciences), Queen's University, Ontario

Dr Heather Castleden (white settler scholar) is a Canada Research Chair in Reconciling Relations for Health, Environments and Communities at Queen’s University where she is also Associate Professor in the Departments of Geography and Public Health Sciences. She is Director of the Health, Environments and Communities Research Lab (heclab.com) and has served on the editorial advisory board of the International Journal of Indigenous Health as well as the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health Advisory Board and is a member of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research' College of Reviewers. Her research program is community-based and participatory, and focuses on relational ethics and the politics of knowledge production in environment and health justice.

Experience

  • –present
    Canada Research Chair in Reconciling Research for Health, Environments, and Communities, Queen's University, Ontario

Education

  • 2007 
    University of Alberta, PhD from the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (Human Geography)

Honours

Canada Research Chair