Terisa Turner

Associate Professor College of Social & Applied Human Sciences Department of Sociology and Anthropology Guelph, Ontario terisatu@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 53990

Bio/Research

As a United Nations energy specialist she has worked in Europe, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East. She has edited Oil and Class Struggle (1980), Arise Ye Mighty People! Gender, Class and Race in Popular Struggles (1994), Gender, Feminism and the Civil Commons (2001), Women and Global Clima...

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Bio/Research

As a United Nations energy specialist she has worked in Europe, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East. She has edited Oil and Class Struggle (1980), Arise Ye Mighty People! Gender, Class and Race in Popular Struggles (1994), Gender, Feminism and the Civil Commons (2001), Women and Global Climate Change (2007), and articles on fossil fuel moratoria, resource conflict, international political economy, gender and subsistence. As a founding member of the International Oil Working Group, she worked to implement the United Nations oil embargo against apartheid South Africa.

Through First Woman: the East and Southern African Indigenous Knowledge and Oral History Network, she records the life histories of old women who engaged in the 1950's Mau Mau anti-colonial war. Since 2006 she has focused on ‘commoners against climate change.’ Terisa is an editor of the Journal of Asian and African Studies and Capitalism Nature Socialism.



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Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338