Research and teaching interests include political economy, urban anthropology, anthropology of law, Hong Kong, China and North America. Author of Making Room: Squatter Clearance in Hong Kong.
Sean Maher has been a Research Associate at AINA since 1998. He holds a BA in Archaeology and a Master of Environmental Design from the University of Calgary. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (UK), and has recently served as Climate Change Policy Coordinator for the Canadian International Development Agency. Sean's research interests are broadly concerned with the political and cultural economies of work and labour within northern Canadian Aboriginal societies.
Allice Legat is a practicing anthropologist with an interest in how the past inform present decision making and what it means to be knowledgeable, especially in an environment of industrial development and climate change. She is also interested in how practice anthropology can inform theoretical understandings in the social sciences. Allice is currently working with the Rae-Edzo Friendship Centre, Behchoko, NT on a climate change and health project, and with the Sahtu Renewable Resources Board, NWTon an Environmental Monitoring Framework and Traditional Knowledge Guidelines project.