- Prince George
Darwin currently holds a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in the School of Environmental Planning at the University of Northern British Columbia and is Co-Chair of the North America region within International Union for the Conservation of Nature-Commission for Ecosystem Management (IUCN-CEM) as well as a Co-investigator for the Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network. Darwin received a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia Okanagan (2016), and a Masters in Natural Resource and Environmental Studies (Environmental Planning) from the University of Northern British Columbia (2005). Over the past 25 years, Darwin has worked as a Professional Planner internationally, on a variety of community resilience projects. Darwin’s primary research is focused on socio-ecological processes and climate change governance and Indigenous community planning. Darwin incorporates an applied approach in his classes often partnering with local and regional organizations and governments for real world class projects.
Research and Expertise
Resilient Community Planning, Nature Bases Solutions (urban), Indigenization and Indigenous Knowledge, Decolonization, Socio-ecological Relationships, Environmental Governance (water), Social Network Analysis