Jackson Bellamy is a currently working with Dr. P. Whitney Lackenbauer as a research assistant for the North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network (NAADSN) on how climate change and environmental change affect safety and security in Canadian Arctic communities. Jackson is a co-op student completing the requirements for his Masters program in bioenvironmental monitoring and assessment (M.BEMA) at Trent University. He graduated from Trent in 2018 with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Environmental and Resource Science. In March 2019 he travelled to St. FX to represent the Canadian delegation as part of an exercise to debate Arctic maritime sovereignty vis-à-vis the American legal position. In spring 2019 he travelled to the University of East Anglia in Norwich England as part of a team sent by Trent University, led by Dr. Heather Nicol, to take part in mock deliberations of the Arctic Council. He is keenly interested in the domestic and foreign policy implications of climate and environmental change in the Arctic.