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Independent experts nominated by country party

Bonnie Kettel

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
and Sociology
UN languages spoken


Job function
Associate Professor
Faculty of Environmental Studies
Telephone number
416 7365252
Work experience
Areas of research: Gender, environment and development; International developmetn policy; Indigenous frameworks for natural resource use; Arid and semi-arid regions; Research design - participatory research and appraisal._x000D_
Academic and Professional Positions:_x000D_
1995- : Associate Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University._x000D_
1994-1995: Senior Associate, Gender, Science and Development Programme, International Federation of Institutes for Advanced Study._x000D_
1981-1995: Assistant Professor in various Canadian Universities._x000D_
Various Activities in Scholarly and Professional Organizations:_x000D_
Graduate Student Supervision (Ph.D. Dissertations, MES Major Papers and Theses, other)._x000D_
Graduate and Undergraduate courses taught.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
1980: Ph.D., Social Anthropology, University of Illinois_x000D_
1965: BA (Honours), Anthropology, University of Toronto.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1996: "Women, health and the environment", Special Issue on "Women and Health Policy in Developing Countries", Social Science and Medecine, Vol. 42, N°10, pp. 1367-1379._x000D_
1994: (with W. Ofusu-Amaah) Gender and Environment: A Training Workshop. Environment and Natural Resources Division. Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, 35 pp._x000D_
1994: (with N. Lewis, S. Huyer and L. Marsden) "Safe womanhood: a discussion paper", Working Paper Series N°4. Gender, Science and Development Programme, Toronto: International Federation of Institutes of Advanced Study._x000D_
1993: "Women, science and technology: towards 1995 and beyond". Program proposal. New York: United Nations Development Fund for Women._x000D_
1993: "Beyond Nairobi and Rio: from vision to action for women and nature". Policy draft. New York: Women's Environment and Development Organization.
Other activities
University Service: Senate , Faculty of Environmental Studies, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Facultay of Arts._x000D_
Community and Government Service._x000D_
Activities in the fields of Professional Development, Reviewing, Grants and Contracts, Conferences, at the national and international levels.
1995-1997: Director, Gender Advisory Board, United Nations Commission on Science and Technolog for Development._x000D_
1992-1995: Member, Board of Directors, International Women's Tribune Center, New York.
Organisation name
York University
Organisation street address
4700 Keele Street, M3J 1P3
Organisation city
North York, Ontario
Organisation country