Jay Mistry

Jay has more than 25 years’ experience in teaching, researching and capacity building activities. After achieving a BSc in Biology and PhD in Geography, she taught at the School of Oriental and African Studies, the London School of Economics and Birkbeck College. Jay is currently a Professor of Geography in the Geography Department at Royal Holloway University of London. Her research interests include environmental management and governance, participatory visual methods and Indigenous geographies. Her work involves supporting local livelihoods and biodiversity conservation, cultural fire management, action research using participatory video, crafting and Indigenous rights. She is interested in different types of knowledge, and how these can be brought together for more effective and socially just management and governance.

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