Chris Furgal

Chris FurgalChris Furgal is an Associate Professor in the Indigenous Environmental Studies Program at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. He has a multidisciplinary background in natural, social and health sciences and studies. He is cross-appointed to the Chanie Wenjack School of Indigenous Studies and the Trent School for the Environment and is Director of the Health, Environment and Indigenous Communities Research Group ( ) and co-Director of the Nasivvik Centre for Inuit health and changing environments ( ). His teaching and research interests are in the areas of Indigenous environmental health and science-Indigenous knowledge interaction. He has been working with Indigenous communities and organizations on issues of environmental health for over 25 years.

Institution: Trent