School of Environment and Sustainability

Research Area(s)

  • Indigenous co-management of resources and ecosystems
  • Polar bear-human conflicts
  • Wildlife and protected area management under conditions of rapid social-ecological change
  • Environmental governance and policy processes

Academic Credentials

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Master of Science in Zoology, University of Alberta
  • Bachelor of Science (honors, co-op) in Biology, University of Victoria

Selected Publications

Clark, D.A., Brook, R., Oliphant-Reskanski, C., Laforge, M.P., Olson, K. and Rivet, D., 2018. Novel range overlap of three ursids in the Canadian subarctic. Arctic Science5(1), pp.62-70.

Sisneros-Kidd, A.M., Monz, C., Hausner, V., Schmidt, J. and Clark, D., 2019. Nature-based tourism, resource dependence, and resilience of Arctic communities: Framing complex issues in a changing environment. Journal of Sustainable Tourism27(8), pp.1259-1276.

Bennett, N.J., Roth, R., Klain, S.C., Chan, K., Christie, P., Clark, D.A., Cullman, G., Curran, D., Durbin, T.J., Epstein, G., Greenberg, A., Nelson, M.P., Sandlos, J., Stedman, R., Teel, T.L., Thomas, R., Veríssimo, D., and Wyborn, C.  2017.  Conservation social science: understanding and integrating human dimensions to improve conservation. Biological Conservation, 205: 93-108.

Bennett, NJ, Roth, R., Klain, SC, Chan, KMA, Clark, D. , Cullman, G., Epstein, G., Nelson, MP, Stedman, R., Teel, TL, Thomas, REW, Wyborn , C., Curran, D., Greenberg, A., Sandlos, J., and Verissimo, D. 2016. Mainstreaming the social sciences in conservation. Conservation Biology , 31 (1): 56-66.

Teel, TL, Anderson, CB, Burgman, MA, Cinner, J., Clark, D., Estévez, RA, Jones, JP, McClanahan, TR, Reed, MS, Sandbrook, C. and John, FA 2018. Social publishing science research in  Conservation Biology  to move beyond biology. Conservation Biology. 32: 6-8. doi: 10.1111 / cobi.13059