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Professor and Henry Marshall Tory Chair of Anthropology

Mark Nuttall

University of Alberta

Mark Nuttall is Professor and Henry Marshall Tory Chair of Anthropology at the University of Alberta. He also holds a visiting position as Professor of Climate and Society at Ilisimatusarfik and the Greenland Climate Research Centre (GCRC) at the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, where he directs the Climate and Society Research Programme. He has carried out extensive research and fieldwork in Greenland, Canada, Alaska, Finland and Scotland. He leads the work on communities and resources in the EU FP7 project ICE-ARC (Ice, Climate and Economics – Arctic Research on Change), focusing on northern Greenland, and is a theme leader for the REXSAC (Resource Extraction and Sustainable Arctic Communities) Nordic Centre of Excellence. He is author and editor of several books, including The Scramble for the Poles: the geopolitics of the Arctic and Antarctic (Polity 2016; co-authored with Klaus Dodds) and Anthropology and Climate Change: from actions to transformations (Routledge 2016; co-edited with Susan Crate). He is Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a member of the Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research.