Gail FondahlIASSA President (2011-2014)
Professor, Department of Geography
University of Northern British Columbia Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

Gail Fondahl is professor at the Universityu of Northern British Columbia, and served as UNBC's Vice President of Research 2008-2012. Her research foci have been on indigenous land rights and legal geography in the Russian North, and working toward sustainable resource management with Tl'azt'en Nation in northern British Columbia. More broadly, she is interested in human development in the Arctic, and was a co-lead on the second Arctic Human Development Report (AHDR-II). She serves as Canadian representative and vice-chair of the Social and Human Sciences Working Group of IASC co-chair of the Social, Economic and Cultural Expert Group of the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG), and on the scientific council of the Institute Polaire Francais. Gail has been a member of IASSA since 1992.

 

Gail Fondahl is Professor of Geography at the University of Northern British Columbia, and served as UNBC's Vice-President of Research, 2008-2012. Her research foci have been on indigenous land rights and legal geography in the Russian North, and working toward sustainable resource management with Tl’azt’en Nation in northern British Columbia. More broadly, she is interested in human development in the Arctic, and was a co-lead on the second Arctic Human Development Report (AHDR-II) . She serves as Canadian representative and vice-chair of the Social and Human Sciences Working Group of IASC.

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