Episode 3.1: What does it mean to be an Eco-Citizen? Intro to Everyday Ecopolitics Season Three
Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University
Ryan M. Katz-Rosene
Assistant Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa
Graduate Student and Co-Founder of Shake Up The Establishment & missINFORMED
Associate Professor of Sustainability Science, Lund University
Manvi (she/her) is an experienced scholar-activist with 11 years of experience in community organizing. While completing her BSc in Biomedical Science, she oversaw a budget over $30,000 to organizing events on a variety of social causes including violence against women, sustainable agriculture, food insecurity and health inequities as President of Oxfam Guelph. In 2019, she co-founded the national non-profit Shake Up The Establishment, which is dedicated to climate justice and political advocacy. In addition to lecturing on Environmental Justice, Manvi is a member of the National Anti-Environmental Racism Coalition, on the steering committee of the ENRICH project and co-founder of missINFORMED, a nonprofit dedicated to the health of women and gender-diverse peoples. Manvi is also a published researcher, who has worked at institutions including Hospital for Sick Children and Universities of Guelph and Waterloo. Her MSc research in Public Health and Health Systems investigated barriers towards climate action within the public health sector. She is now completing her PhD at the University of British Columbia, while also being Climate Policy Lead at UBC Climate Hub.
Prof. Kimberly Nicholas is a sustainability scientist at Lund University. She is the author of UNDER THE SKY WE MAKE: How to be Human in a Warming World, and the monthly climate newsletter We Can Fix It. She has published over 50 articles on climate and sustainability in leading peer-reviewed journals, and her research has been featured in outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, USA Today, Buzzfeed and more.