Master of Social Work (MSW), McGill University, Montreal, 1999
Special Bachelor's of Social Work (BSW), McGill University, Montreal 1997
Bachelor of Arts, Honours English, University of British Columbia, 1994
Research Interests / Specializations:
Social movements, civil society, hegemony, articulation, justice, nature, Vietnam, Southeast Asia
“Blurred Boundaries of Voluntary Resettlement: A Case Study from Cat Tien National Park in Vietnam.” (2010). Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 29(3). Co-authored with Robin Roth (York University).
Linking Poverty Reduction with Forest Conservation: Case Studies from Lao PDR. (2004a). IUCN – Asia Regional Forest Programme: Bangkok. Co-authored with Hicks, E., Ingles, A. & Ketphanh, S. 108 pp.
Linking Poverty Reduction with Forest Conservation: Case Studies from Vietnam. (2004b). IUCN – Asia Regional Forest Programme: Bangkok. Co-authored with L.T. Phi, Ingles, A., Raintree, R. & N.V. Duong. 74 pp.
Poverty Reduction and Protected Areas in the Lower Mekong Region. (2003). IUCN Parks: Protected Areas as Engines for Development, 13(3). Co-authored with Kol Vathana (Ministry of Environment, Cambodia).
Community Planning for Poverty Reduction: An Overview of Lessons Learned through LPRV. (2003).[Working Paper.] Centre for Human Settlements, University of British Columbia: Vancouver. 100 pp.
Overview of the NTFP Sub-Sector in Vietnam. (2002). Non-Timber Forest Products Research Centre, Forest Sciences Institute of Vietnam: Hanoi. Co-edited with A.V. Bay. 101 pp.
Honors and Awards
Dissertation Fellowship - Institute for East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, 2009
Doctoral Scholarship - Trudeau Foundation - 2007
Doctoral Fellowship - National Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities - Canada - 2007
Human Rights Fellowship - Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley - 2007
Pacific Rim Mini-Grant - Pacific Rim Research Program, University of California - 2007
Berkeley Fellowship for Graduate Study - University of California - Berkeley - 2006