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Greg Poelzer PhD Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Fulbright Scholar

Room 337, Kirk Hall

Research Area(s)

  • Renewable energy in Northern, Remote and Indigenous communities
  • Comparative energy policy and energy transitions
  • Social and economic value of community energy development
  • Indigenous-state relations
  • Economic reconciliation; negotiations, consultations, and social licence to operate

Academic Credentials

  • PhD (Political Science), University of Alberta
  • MA (Political Science), Carleton University
  • BA, Honours (Political Science), University of Alberta

Selected Publications

Poelzer, G. and Coates, K.S.  2015.  From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation: A Road Map for All Canadians.  Vancouver: UBC Press, 366 pp.

Poelzer, G. and Wilson, G.N.  2015  Governance in the Arctic: Political Systems and Geopolitics. p.185-222 in Larsen, J.N. and Fondahl, G. eds., Arctic Human Development Report: Regional Processes and Global Linkages.  Denmark: Nordic Council of Ministers.

Noble, B.F., Ketilson, S., Aitken, A., and Poelzer, G. 2013.  Strategic Environmental Assessment Opportunities and Risks for Arctic Offshore Energy Planning and Development.  Marine Policy, 39: 296-302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2012.12.011

Beatty, B., Berdahl, L., and Poelzer, G.  2012. Aboriginal Political Culture in Northern Saskatchewan.  Canadian Journal of Native Studies, 32(2): 121-139.

Berdahl, L., Poelzer, G., and Beatty.  2012. Aboriginal Voter Turnout in Northern Saskatchewan.  Aboriginal Policy Studies, 2(1): 26-41.  http://dx.doi.org/10.5663/aps.v2i1.11741