Speakers for Keepers of the Water VI: Our Waters are One
September 26-29, 2012 · Fort Nelson, BC
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard University
Advisor, Water Ethics Network

Jeremy Schmidt, PhD is a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University. He earned his PhD in Geography from Western University, where he held one of Canada's prestigious Trudeau Scholarships. His dissertation examined water governance and ethics in Alberta. He also holds a masters in geography from McGill University and a B.A. in geography and philosophy from the University of Lethbridge.

Dr. Schmidt's policy recommendations on issues of justice and First Nations water governance have been put directly to the Alberta government in the legislative assembly. He has worked with UNESCO, the Canadian Water Resources Association, and is the co-editor of Water Ethics: Foundational Readings for Students and Professionals (Island Press, 2010).

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