Geneviève Minville is a PhD student in Human Geography at York University in Toronto and a social worker (member of OTSTCFQ). She holds a Master’s degree in International Development and Globalization, a Certificate in International Cooperation and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She also holds a doctoral fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Her research projects focus on forced migration, particularly in the context of climate and environmental change, and on disasters. She is interested in structural and systemic issues related to social and climatic injustice, including the consequences for the health and well-being of populations. She is also interested in critical studies of development and sand extraction, particularly in the South Asian context.
- Climate-, environment- and disaster-induced migration
- Critical development studies
- Political ecology