Research Associate- Magdalena Muir

Magdalena Muir     Name: Magdalena A K Muir 

 Arctic Climate Change , Arctic Governance, Oceans, Resource Development and Infrastructure,  Mining, Energy, Tourism

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   Phone: 403-220-4048 and 403-305-3393

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Magdalena A.K. Muir, B.A., J.D., LL.M, is a Research Associate with Arctic Institute of North America at the University of Calgary, with  research and writings implemented in collaboration with  academic institutions, governments, industry and northern communities. Research projects are described on the AINA website at the links below.

From 2014 onwards, she has delivered modules on economic development, environmental and socio-cultural issues in the northern and circumpolar region for the Aboriginal Relations Leadership Certificate Program, which is managed by the University's Career Services in consultation with the Native Centre. 

Since 2004, Dr. Muir is Advisory Board Member, Climate and Global Change with the Coastal and Marine Union (EUCC), leading engagement on climate impacts, adaptation and mitigation for Europe’s coastal and marine areas, with a strategic focus on the Arctic and regional seas.

Since 2011, Dr. Muir is Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University in Washington DC  in the Masters of Science: Energy Policy and Climate  program at the Zanyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. 

From 2012 to 2014, Dr. Muir was appointed as  Associate Professor with the Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University in Herning, Denmark, and affiliated with the Arctic Research Centre and Nordic Centre of Excellence for Nordic Strategic Adaptation Research (NCoE NORD-STAR).

From 2013 to 2014, Dr Muir implemented a Fulbright Scholarship as Adjunct Associate Researcher with the Columbia Climate Center in the Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York City; and as a Visiting Scholar with the Center for Carbon-free Power Integration and Mangone Center for Marine Policy in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment at the University of Delaware. 


Research Projects