Andrea Olive

Andrea Olive is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Department of Geography, Geomatics and Environment at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Her primary research and teaching interest is in environmental policy, especially wildlife conservation in Canada and the US. She is the author of two books: Land, Legitimacy, and Stewardship as well as Canadian Environment in Political Context. She currently holds a SSHRC Insight Development Grant entitled “Bison as Reconciliation on the Great Plains.” Together with her graduate lab, (Wildlife, Land, and Sustainability Lab), she is investigating the obstacles to – and opportunities for – rewilding bison across the grasslands ecosystem.