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Rachel Hirsch

  • PhD Geography
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Indigenous Environmental Studies, Trent University
  • 5PublicationsNumber of items in Rachel's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 7Followers

About

Rachel Hirsch is an Adjunct Research Professor with the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University and a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Health, Environment and Indigenous Communities Research Group at Trent University. She is also working as a research and evaluation adviser for the Nunatsiavut Government's Community Freezer Pilot Youth Outreach Programs. Her award-winning doctoral work on residential pesticide policy preferences was conducted at the University of Western Ontario. Rachel is a researcher advocate who works collaboratively with government, academic, and indigenous stakeholders to evaluate success in environmental health knowledge translation across policy scales. She is also an Executive Member of the Institute for Research and Innovation in Sustainability at York University and an Arctic Network of Centres of Excellence postdoctoral fellow.

Recent publications

  • Modelling Governance Structures and Climate Change Policy Communications on Community Resilience in the Canadian Arctic

    • Hirsch R
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  • How informed is online informed consent?

    • Varnhagen C
    • Gushta M
    • Daniels J
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Professional experience

Postdoctoral Fellow

Indigenous Environmental Studies, Trent University

January 2013 - Present

Adjunct Professor

Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

January 2012 - Present

Postdoctoral Fellow

Labrador Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland

January 2012 - December 2012(a year)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

December 2009 - November 2011(2 years)

Education

PhD

University of Western Ontario

September 2005 - June 2010(5 years)

BSc

University of Alberta

September 1997 - November 2002(5 years)