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Vishnu Namboodiri

K. M. Vishnu Namboodiri, Mar Thoma College Thiruvalla K. M. Vishnu Namboodiri is presently the Head of Department of History at Mat Thoma College Thiruvalla, India. He has a deeply routed interest in environmental conservation and studying the history of the same. His area of specialization is regional history, policy-making processes and tourism prospect analysis. […]

Andrew J. Avery

Andrew J. Avery, University of Kansas Andrew J. Avery is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of Kansas. Currently, he is working on a dissertation entitled “World of the Midnight Sun: Antarctica and the British Empire, 1768-Present”, which focuses on how British imperial actors constructed the Antarctic as an imperial […]

Rebecca Priestley

Rebecca Priestley, Victoria University, Wellington Rebecca Priestley is an associate professor and co-leader of the Science in Society group at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. She has degrees in earth sciences, history of science, and creative writing. She visited Antarctica three times between 2011 and 2018, on media and education & outreach programmes, […]

Kees Bastmeijer

Kees Bastmeijer, Tilburg University Kees Bastmeijer is Professor of Nature Conservation and Water Law at Tilburg University (The Netherlands). His research focuses on Polar Law and the role of international, European, and domestic law in protecting nature. He has a special interest in the legal developments relating to the Polar Regions (the Antarctic and the […]

Yliana Rodriguez

Yliana Rodriguez, Universidad de la República Yliana Rodriguez holds an undergraduate degree is Linguistics from Universidad de la República (Uruguay), where she was also awarded an MA in Human Sciences for which she focused on South American language contact. At present (2018), she is a PhD researcher at Leiden University Centre for Linguistics and an […]

Patricia Millar

Patricia Millar, University of Tasmania   Dr Pat Millar developed her interest in Antarctica from 2007, when she began studies that culminated in a Bachelor of Antarctic Studies (Hons.) and a Master of Science – Social Sciences. She also has a continuing involvement in the field of education. Research projects/ interests Polar Expedition History For publications […]

Simon Lesenechal

Simon Lesenechal, University of Toulouse Simon Lesenechal is currently studying in second year of master degree, in the University of Toulouse. His research is focused on the Arctic region and its geopolitics, as well as the dynamics of cooperation. He is interested in both poles, and is interested as well in the Antarctic for a doctoral project. […]

Ingo Heidbrink

Ingo Heidbrink, Old Dominion University Ingo Heidbrink worked mainly in the field of fisheries and whaling history before becoming interested in Antarctic history and governance. Having worked with various maritime museums he is especially interested in the interface between the scientific community and the general public. His research focuses on the industrial heritage of Antarctica, […]

Yelena Yermakova

Yelena Yermakova, University of Oslo Yelena Yermakova holds an undergraduate degree is in Political Science from UCLA. She was recently awarded an MPA from Cornell University where she focused on the the Arctic region and the obstacles it faces in light of climate change. Currently (2018), as part of her Doctoral dissertation, she is developing a series of essays on […]

Jiangtian Xu

Jiangtian Xu, University of East Anglia     Jiangtian Xu, who has a Master of Public Policy from the Korea Development Institute School and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Macau, is currently a PhD student at the University of East Anglia undertaking research on the EU’s External Civil Aviation Policy.  He is one […]

Julia Jabour

Julia Jabour, University of Tasmania Dr Julia Jabour is leader of the Ocean & Antarctic Governance Research Program at IMAS. She has been researching, writing and lecturing on polar governance for more than 20 years. Most of her teaching and research is trans-disciplinary, combing law, policy and international relations. Julia has visited Antarctica six times, and […]

Pedro Marques Quinteiro

Pedro Marques Quinteiro, William James Center for Research, ISPA- Instituto Universitário, Lisboa, Portugal. I am currently a postdoctoral fellow at WJCR, ISPA- Instituto Universitário, where I coordinate two international research projects on Antarctica Science Teams (ETeA I, ETeA II). Both projects are funded by the Portuguese Polar Program and regard the study of teamwork effectiveness during […]

Daniela Cajiao

Daniela Cajiao, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Daniela Cajiao obtained a Master’s degree in Environmental Management at the San Francisco de Quito University in 2010. She has been involved in conservation and sustainable tourism planning within protected areas, particularly in the Galapagos Archipelago and in other coastal and marine protected areas. Her main Antarctic research interests revolve around tourism management and decision-making […]

Anche Louw

Anche Louw, Stellenbosch University Anche Louw is the science communicator for the Antarctic Legacy of South Africa (ALSA). Her focus is mainly, but not only, on promoting South Africa’s involvement in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic regions by communicating not only the science being conducted in these regions but also more about the humans behind the […]

Iqra Choudhry

Iqra Choudhry, University of Manchester& Scott Polar Research Institute Iqra Choudhry is a current PhD student at The University of Manchester (UK). Her PhD revolves around the study of the previously unseen SCAR Archive at the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge, and its revelations regarding the histories of science policy, governance, scientific collaboration and diplomacy […]

Timothy Hyde

Timothy Hyde, Massachusetts Institute of Technology     Timothy Hyde is an architectural historian and Associate Professor in the History, Theory, Criticism group of the Department of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a founding member of the Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative. His research work focuses on intersections of architecture and […]

Elizabeth Lewis Williams

Elizabeth Lewis Williams, University of East Anglia I am currently working on a Creative Critical PhD which considers the particular nature of the Antarctic as a place, and how this might best be represented poetically. The creative element of the project is a series of linked poetic sequences exploring the experience of being a scientist living and […]

John Read

John Read, George Mason University John Read is a graduate student at George Mason University in Virginia, U.S.A. He is studying within the Department of Sport, Recreation & Health with an emphasis in Recreation Administration.  His research focuses on the relationship between attitudes and behaviors of Antarctic tourists. Research interests Antarctic Tourism   For further information: Please get in touch.   […]

Cristian Lorenzo

Cristian Lorenzo, CONICET Cristian Lorenzo is a researcher at CONICET (National Council of Scientific and Technological Research) based in Ushuaia, Argentina. He also is a Lecturer at the Institute of Polar Sciences, Natural Resources and Environment at the National University of Tierra del Fuego. In 2017, Cristian was a Visiting Researcher at Gateway Antarctica, the University […]

Charne Lavery

Charne Lavery, University of Cape Town   Charne Lavery is a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature and a researcher with the Environmental Humanities South at the University of Cape Town. She works on literary and cultural representations of the Indian Ocean, the deep ocean and is increasingly interested in the Antarctic […]

Heloisa Lemmertz

Heloisa Lemmertz, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul   Master in Sociology: research about the transepistemic arena of the Brazilian Antarctic Program, which involves scientists and non-scientists. Research projects/ interests Sociology of Science For publications visit: http://hdl.handle.net/10183/165099  or get in touch. Keywords: Brazil, sociology of science

Erik Marin

Erik Marin, Universidad de Granada, Spain Erik Marín is a psychologist who teaches methodology in the Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, Santiago de Chile. He received his DEA on Sociology in September 2012 from Universidad de Granada, Spain. His DEA thesis “Exploratory study of scientific investigation in the Chilean Antartic Continent”, describes the field of Antarctic scientific production […]

Paola Barros Delben

Paola Barros Delben, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina Research projects/ interests Psychology For publications visit: https://www.facebook.com/barrosdelben or get in touch. Keywords: Psychology, Humanities  

Gustavo Ramírez Buchheister

Gustavo Ramírez Buchheister, University of Magallanes Gustavo Ramírez Buchheister teaches Legal History and International Law at the University of Magallanes (UMAG) in Punta Arenas (Chile), only 1300 Km away from Antarctica. He received his Law Degree from Universidad de los Andes (Santiago de Chile) and is currently a Master of Education candidate at UMAG; his thesis […]

Claire Warrior

Claire Warrior, Royal Museums Greenwich / Scott Polar Research Institute Claire works on the history of material culture and museum collections from the Polar regions. Her PhD research used anthropological theory to examine how British polar histories are generated and sustained, particularly looking at the roles of the family and museum. She has also researched the […]