Natalie Ban

Natalie  Ban
Environmental Studies
Office: DTB B250

PhD (Resource Management and Environmental Studies) 2008, University of British Columbia

Area of expertise

Marine conservation, marine protected areas, marine spatial planning, marine ethnoecology, fisheries, community-engaged research.

Natalie is not accepting graduate students for the 2023-2024 year.

Natalie joined the School of Environmental Studies as an Assistant Professor in January 2013.

Trained in geography, resource management and environmental studies, Natalie Ban draws upon many disciplines from natural and social sciences in her work. Her research interests span ethnoecology, conservation biology, marine spatial planning, conservation planning and implementation, and evaluation and mapping of cumulative impacts, all mainly in marine and coastal systems.

Natalie’s current research focuses on identifying options for management and conservation of biodiversity whilst respecting people’s needs and uses of resources.

My Research

Faces of UVic Research video

Learn more about Dr. Natalie Ban's research here.