Sigrun Maria Kristinsdottir

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Sigrun Maria Kristinsdottir


Short Bio

Dr. Sigrún María Kristinsdóttir currently works as a specialist at EFLA consulting and engineering company. There, she conducts social research and environmental and social impact assessments. Prior to her Ph.D. studies, she worked as a professional journalist and an editor for nearly two decades, both in Iceland and in Canada's north.

Dr. Kristinsdottir's research interests include social justice and sustainability, environmental impact assessments, social impact assessments, sustainable communities, public participation, public participatory democracy, social licence to operate, World Cafés, and other methods of involving the public in governmental and company plans and decisions.


  • PhD, Environment and Natural Resources, University of Iceland
  • MA, Environment and Natural Resources, University of Iceland
  • BA, English Literature, University of Victoria


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