Dr Catherine Smith

Catherine Smith

Dr Catherine Smith

PDRA in Indigenous and local knowledges

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Cathy is a research associate in the Leverhulme Centre for Wildfires, Environment and Society. Her work takes a political ecological approach to examine change in the use and knowledge of fire within rural livelihoods. A focus of her work is on Belize, where she has examined the legacies of British colonialism in approaches to savanna fire management and attitudes towards agricultural fire use.

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