PhD, Impact Chair in Transformative Governance for Planetary Health in the School of Public Administration, Environments, and Communities, University of Victoria, Canada, Indigenous-settler relations; environmental justice; health equity; renewable energy; Indigenous knowledge systems; Human Geography; Community-based participatory research; Indigenous research; Reconciliation research; Environment and health; Relational ethics. @H_Castleden, HecLab
Dr. Heather Castleden is the Canada Research Chair in Reconciling Relations for Health, Environments, and Communities at Queen’s University where she is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning and the Director of the Health, Environments, and Communities Research Lab. Her research program is community-based and participatory and focuses on relational ethics and the politics of knowledge production in environment, health, and social justice. Dr. Castleden is currently leading a multi-million dollar Team Grant concerning Indigenous leadership in the renewable energy sector through CIHR’s Signature Initiative on Environment and Health called A SHARED Future (asharedfuture.ca).