Author Conversation: Dr. Joanna Kafarowski

The County of Prince Edward Public Library gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the Canada Council through The Writers’ Union of Canada.

Dr. Joanna Kafarowski is a Canadian independent scholar and inveterate traveller who has a passion for the North. She has worked extensively with Indigenous women in the Arctic regarding natural resource management issues and has participated in a Last Degree North Pole Expedition. She is the author of the first comprehensive biography of female polar explorer Louise Arner Boyd entitled, “The Polar Adventures of a Rich American Dame A Life of Louise Arner Boyd (Dundurn Press, 2017) and edited Gender, Culture and Northern Fisheries (Canadian Circumpolar Institute, 2009). Joanna has a bachelor’s degree in English literature, a master’s degree in Geography, a doctorate in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies and a Professional Specialization Certificate in Heritage Conservation Planning. She is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Member of the Society of Woman Geographers, an Affiliate Member of the American Geographical Society, a Member of the International Arctic Social Sciences Association and a Member of the Canadian Association of Geographers.

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