Dr Alison Neilson,
University of the Azores,
Angra do Heroismo,
Dr. Alison Neilson is the team leader for the project
EDUMAR Perspectives about
the sea and sea life:
Cetaceans and tourism in the Azores, Portugal and Newfoundland, Canada.
She has a PhD in Comparative International and Development
Education from the University of Toronto and a Masters degree in Ecology
from York University, Toronto. Her recent book,
Disrupting privilege, identity, and meaning: A reflexive dance of environmental education is based on her work around issues of power in making knowledge. She has trained hundreds of environmental educators in Canada, South America and Southern Africa. She focuses on issues of diversity, language, culture and the practical implications for conservation of wildlife.
Alison Neilson is on the panel of Activism in the noughties at
Donít Shout at the Telly, Change What's on it!
in March 2009.
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