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