School of Environment and Sustainability

Research Area(s)

  • Governance for environmental and social sustainability
  • Biocultural diversity and reconciliation
  • Social dimensions of climate hazards and adaptation
  • Gender, diversity and inclusion in environmental sectors
  • Forestry and biosphere reserves

Academic Credentials

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Geography, University of Waterloo
  • Master of Arts in Geography, University of Toronto
  • Bachelor of Science in Geography, University of Victoria

Selected Publications

Reed, M.G., and Price, M.F. 2020. (eds.) UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society. Earthscan/Routledge. 352 pp. (25 chapters)

Reed, M.G. and Bruyneel, S. 2010. Rescaling environmental governance, rethinking the state: a three-dimensional view. Progress in Human Geography. DOI: 10.1177/0309132509354836

Reed, M.G., Godmaire, H., Abernethy, P., and Guertin, M.A.  2014.  Building a community of practice for sustainability:  Strengthening learning and collective action of Canadian Biosphere Reserves through a national partnership.  Journal of Environmental Management, 145: 230-239.

Reed, M.G.  2003.  Taking Stands: Gender and the Sustainability of Rural Communities. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press. 272 pp.

Walker, H., Culham, A., Fletcher, A., and Reed, M.G. 2019. Social dimensions of climate hazards in rural communities of the global North: An intersectionality framework. Journal of Rural Studies.