Sarah Wiebe, U of Victoria

Dr. Sarah Marie Wiebe grew up on Coast Salish territory in British Columbia, BC and is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Hawai’i, Mānoa with a focus on community development and environmental sustainability. She is a Co-Founder of the Feminist Environmental Research Network and author of recently published Life against States of Emergency: Revitalizing Treaty Relations from Attawapiskat. Her first book Everyday Exposure: Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada’s Chemical Valley won the Charles Taylor Book Award and examines policy responses to the impact of pollution on the Aamjiwnaang First Nation’s environmental health. At the intersections of environmental justice and public engagement, her teaching and research interests emphasize interpretive policy analysis, community-engagement and deliberative democracy. See: