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Andrea Reid

Nisga’a Nation

Andrea Reid is an Indigenous fisheries scientist and conservation biologist. She combines ecological and social science methodologies, adopting an integrative approach to complex fisheries questions.

Reid belongs to the Nisga’a Nation on British Columbia’s North Coast and has significant experience with Indigenous fisheries communities, practices, perspectives and issues in the province, as well as around the world, including East Africa, Oceania and Southeast Asia.

Reid holds a Bachelor of Science in Environment and a Master of Science in Biology from McGill University. She is co-supervised between Carleton University and the University of British Columbia on her PhD in Biology – centered on Pacific salmon fisheries and conservation.

Her research and outreach are supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the National Geographic Society.