Dr. Maureen Reed
University of Saskatchewan
Dr. Maureen Reed is part of the MECCE Project’s Knowledge Mobilization Working Group. She is a Distinguished Professor and Assistant Director with the School of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Saskatchewan, as well as the UNESCO Co-Chair in Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability, Reconciliation and Renewal. Dr. Reed is particularly concerned to explain how rural communities practice sustainability and demonstrate resilience in the face of both rapid and slow-moving environmental, social, economic, political, and cultural change. She teaches in the graduate program of the School of Environment and Sustainability and has worked on a national advisory committee (Canada-MAB) that provides guidance to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO on managing its program related to World Biosphere Reserves in Canada.