Mia Bennett is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography and School of Modern Languages & Cultures (China Studies Programme) at the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests focus on the geopolitics of development in the Arctic. She is particularly interested in the activities of Indigenous Peoples and of extraterritorial states like China in the region. Working across a range of scales, she incorporates both ethnographic methods and remote sensing in her work. In her spare time, she runs a long-established blog on the Arctic, Cryopolitics. Mia received her BA from UCLA, MPhil from the University of Cambridge, where she was a Gates Scholar, and PhD from UCLA, where she was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.
Northern Change Research Laboratory
Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES)
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