Postdoctoral Associate Ana Watson

Pronouns: She/her


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Educational Background

PhD Geography, University of Calgary, 2022

Master Environment and Development, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, 2008

Bachelor of Science Life Science Engineering (Animal Science), National Agrarian University La Molina, 2005


Pluralism in Canada’s low-carbon future: Assessing the Social Acceptance of Carbon Dioxide Removal Technologies (2023-2025)

Environment and Hydrocarbons in the Amazon: Discourses and Power in Peru’s Camisea (2016-2022)

Pastoral Social Organization of Local Peasant Communities and Conservation of the Páramo. The Case of Frias Community (2007-2008)

Study of the Vegetation Production and Dynamics at the Lomas de los Amancaes (2005)

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Ana's expertise in political ecology and participatory environmental governance is grounded in her extensive experience as a biodiversity specialist, transdisciplinary researcher and her passion for environmental justice. With a PhD in Geography from the University of Calgary, she brings a unique blend of academic experience and practical knowledge to her work. Through her research, Ana aims to uncover the underlying conditions and power dynamics that promote inclusive and participatory environmental governance. Her goal is to bridge the gap between transdisciplinary knowledge production and decision-making in order to facilitate effective and equitable science-policy.