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Areas of Specialization

Environmental politics / policy

Political economy

Canadian politics

Comparative politics

Bio

Dr. Angela Carter has a dual role as an Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and Balsillie School of International Affairs at the University of Waterloo, and also as an Energy Transitions Specialist at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).

 

She has established an interdisciplinary comparative research program focused on environmental policies and politics surrounding Canadian fossil fuel development and on new international approaches to climate policy. She also serves as a member of the Net-Zero Advisory Council, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Angela completed a PhD and Master of Arts at Cornell University’s Department of Government (political science), where she was a Fulbright Scholar, as well as a Master of Arts from Carleton University’s Institute of Political Economy.

She is from Newfoundland / Ktaqmkuk, the unceded, traditional territory of the Beothuk and the Mi'kmaq.