Erin Knuttila, PhD Candidate

Born and raised in Saskatchewan, Erin has a B.A. Honours in Sociology from the University of Saskatchewan (1999) and a M.A. in Sociology from the University of Regina (2006).  During her time as a master’s student, Erin was involved as a research assistant on PARC’s International Adaptation to Climate Change Project. Erin has also taken several courses in Environmental Management from the University of Toronto and courses in conservation biology at the University of Regina.  Erin is currently working towards a PhD in Sociology under the supervision of Dr. Polo Diaz.  In her current studies, she is combining her sociological background with issues related to climate extremes and the environment focusing specifically on issues related to gender.