Rosie Simms

Rosie Simms
Research Lead & Project Manager, Water Sustainability Project
POLIS Project
Office: Sedgewick C199

Now the Research Lead & Project Manager, Rosie first joined the POLIS Water Sustainability Project in June 2015 as the Water Law & Policy Researcher/Coordinator, bringing her interests in water governance and the intersection between natural resource governance and First Nations rights.

In February 2015, she completed her MA at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia, where her research explored histories and interactions between First Nations and water governance in British Columbia. Prior to her MA work, as part of the McGill Panama Field Study Semester, Rosie completed research and media outreach concerning conflicts between Canadian mining development and Indigenous rights in Panama.

She has also has facilitated several outdoor leadership and education programs in the Rocky Mountains and with Students On Ice Expeditions.