miaJourneys in a Global Arctic | Mia Bennett

An Arctic geographer wanders up to a fish drying rack in Norway’s Lofoten Islands one January and ends up in a van speeding 500 miles across the Siberian tundra three years later.

Mia Bennett is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography at UCLA and founder and editor of the Cryopolitics blog. Her research examines the pathways and processes of Arctic natural resource and infrastructure development using methods from political geography and remote sensing. Mia received an MPhil in Polar Studies from the University of Cambridge. She can be followed on Twitter @miageografia.

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