DR. CHRISTINE KNOTT
Dr. Christine Knott is an interdisciplinary scholar with degrees in Anthropology (BA), Women’s Studies (BA and MWS), Sociology (PhD). She is currently a postdoctoral fellow with the Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI), in the Department of Sociology at Memorial University, working with the Future Ocean and Coastal Infrastructures – FOCI, Inclusion, Social Justice & Equity in Urban and Rural Coastal Communities research group. She is also an Ocean Nexus Center Research Associate.
DR. NICOLE POWER
Dr. Nicole Power is a Professor at the Department of Sociology at Memorial University. She is a feminist sociologist. Much of her research has focused on the gender impacts of fisheries restructuring on work and workers in fisheries communities, and young people’s experiences and understandings of work, life and outmigration in fisheries communities. Her research has also focused on health and safety in diverse work contexts including fisheries, corrections, skilled trades, high-risk work, and most recently, academia.
DR. MADELEINE GUSTAVSSON
Dr. Madeleine Gustavsson holds a BSc in Biology and an MSc in Marine biology, both from Stockholm University, and a PhD in Environmental Sciences (Human Geography) from the University of Liverpool. She is currently a Researcher at Ruralis – Institute for Rural and Regional Research. Madeleine is researching topics related to fisheries, coastal communities, gender relations and identities as well as the blue economy, the environment and rural society.
Kerri Claire is Co-Chair of the Social Justice Co-op NL, and a community organizer with a background in social economics from the Baccalieu Trail. She is most actively involved in the anti-capitalist book club, food sovereignty action team, and member engagement. She can usually be found cleaning shelves at Downtown Comics or in bed with her cat.