Dr. Jackie Dawson

Canada Research Chair in Environment, Society, and Policy

Assistant Professor

Department of Geography

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.