Bio (Jennifer Mateer)

Bio Horizontal

Jennifer Mateer


Associate Faculty


Humanitarian Studies


Jennifer Mateer’s research focuses on housing policies in British Columbia, as well environmental policies in Canada and India, particularly the lack of a national water strategy in Canada and the National Green Tribunal in India, a legislative body addressing environmental concerns.


Mateer has worked in public policy for Health Canada and Industry Canada. She was part of the litigation department for Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada and worked in Rwanda at the Kigali Health Institute as part of a Canadian International Development Agency (now Global Affairs Canada) project.


Mateer holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Victoria, a Master of Arts in Global Studies from Queens University and a Baccalaureate of Social Science from the University of Ottawa.