Jennifer Mateer

Jennifer Mateer
Assistant Professor, Limited Term
Political ecology; environmental justice; socio-cultural geographies; critical geographies

PhD (UVic)

Office: DTB B208
Jennifer is a critical geographer with an interest in exploring social and environmental justice, political ecology, and amplifying subaltern experiences and stories. She has lived and worked in Mexico, Rwanda, Canada, and India on issues related to water management and governance, the hydro-social cycle, the power relations involved in water allocation and quality among citizens, and the neoliberalization of conservation discourses.


Jennifer is currently working on a project with land defenders in Oaxaca and Vancouver Island (Fairy Creek) as part of a SSHRC-funded research project with Phillippe Le Billion at UBC.


Jennifer is currently teaching:
GEOG 101B - Space, Place, and Society
GEOG 309 - Geography of British Columbia
GEOG 409 - Personal Space


Recent publications include the Anarchist Political Geography trilogy books.