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Joanna Kafarowski

Photo: D. Payne 2017

Dr. Joanna Kafarowski is a Canadian geographer and lecturer with a passion for the Arctic. She has worked extensively with Indigenous communities in the north and consulted for government  and not for profit organizations. She was the editor of "Gender, Culture and Northern Fisheries" (2009, Canadian Circumpolar Institute/University of Alberta). She is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Member of the Society of Woman Geographers, the Canadian Association of Geographers and the International Arctic Social Sciences Association and an Associate of the American Geographical Society. Her ongoing interests in the north include issues relating to the environment, gender, Indigenous peoples, parks and protected areas and polar exploration.

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Publications

The Polar Adventures of a Rich American Dame A Life of Louise Arner Boyd. Dundurn Press, 2017
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