Amy Janzwood is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow in UBC’s Department of Political Science and a visiting fellow at the University of Victoria’s Centre for Global Studies. She is also affiliated with the Munk School’s Environmental Governance Lab and the Earth System Governance Project.
Amy specializes in comparative climate and environmental policy and politics. Her book project, Mega Pipelines, Mega Resistance, examines the causal impact of resistance to mega oil sands pipelines and the complex outcomes of this resistance. Her research agenda explores the politics of fossil fuel development, including the role of contentious politics, political economy, and interpretive politics. Her work has been published in the Canadian Journal of Political Science, Journal of World Trade, and Global Justice.
Amy holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and Environmental Studies from the University of Toronto and a Master of Arts in Global Governance from the Balsillie School of International Affairs.
For publications, see my Google Scholar page.
John McMenemy Prize shortlist, Canadian Political Science Association (2021)
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship (2021 – 2023)
Alan H. Weatherley Graduate Fellowship in Environmental Leadership (2020)
SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Canada Graduate Scholarship (2016-2019)