Join us for our Virtual Adult Speaker Series where each month we host a expert in the field for some insight into their research and a following Q & A period. This months speaker is Dr.Cathrine Nolin
Catherine Nolin is professor and chair of the Department of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at UNBC in Prince George, British Columbia. In 2021, Dr. Nolin was elected to the College of Fellows of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS). According to the RCGS, “fellows are individuals who have distinguished themselves by directly contributing to scientific knowledge in the field of geography, geographical exploration or allied sciences.” Catherine is a long-time researcher and social justice advocate for Indigenous and human rights, including more than 25 years grappling with the afterlives of the Guatemalan genocides. Nolin has worked with Grahame Russell of Rights Action for almost 20 years to organize and facilitate field schools to Guatemala for undergraduate and graduate students.