Professor; Director, Indigenous Rights and Resource Governance Research Group; Faculty at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University

Terry Mitchell is a Professor at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. She is a non-Indigenous scholar who has worked on Indigenous rights issues with Indigenous Peoples throughout her life. She is the Director of the Indigenous Rights and Resource Governance Research Group. Her current research funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) engages Indigenous Peoples and allied scholars within Canada and South America on studying the implementation of UNDRIP and the right to Free Prior and Informed Consent.

Experience

  • 2003–present
    Professor, Laurier, Balsillie School of International Affairs

Publications

  • 2019
    Colonial Trauma: Complex, continuous, collective, cumulative and compounding effects on the health of Indigenous peoples in Canada and beyond. , International Journal of Indigenous Health
  • 2019
    Towards an Indigenous-Informed Relational Approach to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC). , International Journal of Indigenous Policy.
  • 2019
    Realizing Indigenous Rights in the Context of Extractive Imperialism: Canada’s shifting and fledgling progress towards the implementation of UNDRIP. , International Critical Indigenous Journal

Grants and Contracts

  • 2015
    Resource Governance and Indigenous Rights: Understanding intercultural frameworks for negotiating free prior and informed consent
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Psychological Association