Dr. Andrew Bresnahan
Director of Circumpolar Affairs and Northern Outreach
Andrew Bresnahan (MD, MSc, MPH, FRCGS) was born in Nunatsiavut, on the north coast of Labrador, where he learned and practiced as a resident physician. Most recently, Andrew worked as Special Advisor to the President of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association in Nunavut, on matters of Inuit-Crown relations, oceans protection, infrastructure, health, and circumpolar affairs. As an Arctic citizen, his interests include Inuit-Crown partnership and circumpolar diplomacy; postcolonial sovereignty games; game theory in Arctic diplomacy and para-diplomacy; political economy of the West Nordics and Inuit Nunaat; rural/northern medicine and health systems; equity indicators in population health; and indices for measuring happiness, wellbeing, and human development.