Joe Crowther is in the second year of his M.A. studies at the University of Victoria, studying Political Science. Joe specialises in International Relations, International Law and geopolitical and climate issues of the Arctic. Joe graduated from the University of Leeds in the U.K. with a B.A. in International Relations and completed an international exchange at the University of Calgary.
At present, Joe is working with the University of Victoria as a Learning Technology Assistant, a Teaching Assistant, and a Research Assistant. He is working under supervision of Dr. Wilfred (Will) Greaves (Network Coordinator with NAADSN), where they are writing a book chapter titled: (De)securitization, Climate Change, and Independence: Colonial Experiences and Contemporary Politics in Kalaallit Nunaat and Inuit Nunangat. This chapter will be featured in the upcoming book titled: Greenland in Arctic Security: entangled (de)securitization dynamics under climate thaw and geopolitical freeze.
Joe has worked and lived in multiple countries including Japan, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and is a passionate world traveller. Outside of his academic pursuits, Joe’s other passions include snowboarding, whereby he is an internationally certified snowboard coach, having taught in Japan, Canada and England. Joe’s other passions include hiking, surfing, scuba diving, fitness, music and cinematography.