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Grace Martin

PhD Student, School of Public Policy & Administration, Carleton University


  • Master of Public Policy and Administration (Carleton University)
  • Master of Science in Freshwater Biology (University of Waterloo)
  • Bachelor of Science, Honours in Environmental Biology (Queen’s University)

Grace grew up on Manitoulin Island and is currently based in Ottawa. Her research focuses on Indigenous-led fisheries, innovative Indigenous governance and land claim practices, and the decolonization of ecological knowledge and resource management in Canada’s North. She hopes to facilitate Indigenous-settler knowledge co-evolution using deliberative, ethical, community-focused processes based on mutual respect.

Grace is a Research Assistant for both FISHES (Fostering Indigenous Small‐scale fisheries for Health, Economy, and food Security) and the LCAC Modern Treaties Implementation Research Project. She has over ten years of experience in public policy, natural resource management, and aquatic science.

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