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Kimberly Marion Suiseeya

Assistant Professor

Ph.D.: Duke University, 2014
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Research Interest(s): Global environmental politics, environmental justice, environmental policy, indigenous rights, international development, ethnography, institutions

Program Area(s): Methods; International Relations

Regional Specialization(s): Southeast Asia; Asia


Kim Marion Suiseeya’s research examines the interactions between norms, institutions, and justice in global forest governance. Her areas of expertise include: environmental justice, global environmental governance, political ecology, and the politics of biodiversity conservation in Laos and mainland Southeast Asia. Her current work includes her collaborative, interdisciplinary project “From Presence to Influence: Examining the Politics of Indigenous Representation in Global Environmental Governance” as well as her ongoing work exploring the justice gap in forest governance in Southeast Asia.

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  • Marion Suiseeya, Kimberly R. 2015. "Displacing Difference and the Barriers to Environmental Justice." Politics, Groups, and Identities. 3(4), 697-702.
  • O'Neill, Kate, Erika Weinthal, Kimberly R. Marion Suiseeya, Steven Bernstein, Avery S. Cohn, Michael W. Stone, and Benjamin Cashore. "Methods and Global Environmental Governance." Annual Review of Environment and Resources 38(1): 441-471.
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