Dr. Jackie Dawson

Canada Research Chair in Environment, Society, and Policy

Associate Professor

Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics

Institute for Science, Society and Policy



University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, 2005 – 2009. PhD in Geography – passed in 1st category. Dissertation: Climate change vulnerability of the US Northeast Ski Tourism Industry: a multi-methods social-ecological systems-based approach.

University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2002 – 2003. Master of Arts in Tourism – graduated with distinction. Thesis: Environmental values of nonconsumptive and consumptive marine tourists in New Zealand.

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada, 1997 – 2001. Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism (Hons) and Bachelor of Natural Science. Majors: Natural Science, Tourism Honours Thesis: Recreational Ecology of Woodland Caribou in Wabakimi Provincial Park.