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Leila Harris

Institute for Resources Environment and Sustainability & Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, Faculty of Science

Name: Leila Harris
Title: Associate Professor
Degrees: PhD (2004), University of Minnesota
Email: lharris@ires.ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Water politics and governance
  • Nature-society
  • Developmental and environmental issues in the Global South
  • Gender, ethnicity, and social difference
  • Environmental politics/ citizenship/ subjectivity
  • Nationalism and state theory
  • Turkey and Middle East
  • Critical Cartography

Current Research

  • Evolving Sites and Scales of Environmental Governance
  • Socio-spatial dimensions of Environmental Politics and Activism in Contemporary Turkey
  • Developmental and Environmental Change in Southeastern Turkey


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