Agnes Pawlowska-MainvilleAssociate Professor
University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
Agnieszka Pawlowska-Mainville, Ph.D. is Associate Professor with the Department of First Nations Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), Canada. She completed her M.A (2009) and Ph.D. (2014) at the University of Manitoba in the Native Studies Department, in Winnipeg, Canada. Dr. Pawlowska-Mainville works with numerous Indigenous communities across Canada and examines customary governance, sustainable livelihoods, and natural and cultural resource stewardship through the intangible cultural heritage lens. Dr. Pawlowska-Mainville is the Executive Director of the Northern BC Public Interest Research Group and a Lead Author on the IPBES Values Assessment. Her kinship relations and personal measures to preserve her own diverse cultural traditions, languages, oral expressions, and culinary skills guide her engagement in this area of research.
Values assessment-Lead author