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Sonia Wesche, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Ottawa

Sonia Wesche, PhD

University of Wisconsin – Madison
Sonia Wesche, PhD

Dr. Sonia Wesche is an Assistant Professor in Geography, Environmental Studies and Aboriginal Studies at the University of Ottawa. She has worked with Aboriginal communities in the Northwest Territories and Yukon, Canada for more than a decade to better understand their vulnerability and capacity to adapt to environmental change. Her multi-disciplinary research draws on multiple sources of knowledge, with a focus on local and traditional knowledge and knowledge co-production. She is particularly interested in links among environmental change, traditional land and resource use, food and water security, and health and well-being in Aboriginal communities.