Andrea Olive

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  • MESc, University of Calgary
  • M.A., Dalhousie University
  • Ph.D., Purdue University

Andrea Olive

Associate Professor


Research interests focus on comparative environmental policy (US-CAN), species at risk conservation, and natural resource extraction. Current SSHRC Insight Development Grant project examining hydraulic fracturing in the prairie grasslands of North America. Author of Land, Stewardship & Legitimacy: Endangered Species Policy in Canada and the United States (UTP, 2014) and The Canadian Environment in Political Context (UTP, 2-016). Resent journal articles include “The Contribution of Zoos and Aquaria to Aichi Biodiversity Target 12: A Case Study of Canadian Zoos” in Global Ecology and Conservation (2017), “Fracking & Framing: A Comparative Analysis of Media Coverage of Hydraulic Fracturing in Canadian and US Newspapers” in Environmental Communication (2017), and “Wonder, Ignorance, and Resistance: Landowners and the Stewardship of Endangered Species” in Journal of Rural Studies (2017).

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