Dr. Johanna Wandel, University of Waterloo


Johanna Wandel

Associate Professor, University of Waterloo, Department of Geography and Environmental Management

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Dr. Wandel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo and leads the Community-Based Assessment (CBVA) phases of the ParCA and GIVRAPD projects. She has conducted vulnerability assessments in a wide range of locations and contexts including dryland agriculture, the Canadian High Arctic, and southern Ontario homeless communities. Her current research interests are focused on using CBVA as a baseline to plan for reduction of future vulnerability and scaling up community-level assessments to give insights into broader climate adaptation issues. She holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees from the University of Guelph and a B.Sc. from Trent University.