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EDUCATION

2015-present ~ PhD, Social and Ecological Sustainability, University of Waterloo

2013-2014 ~ Graduate Diploma in Social Innovation, University of Waterloo

2008-2009 ~ MSc Medical Anthropology, University of Oxford

2004-2008 ~ BA (Hon) Anthropology, Mount Allison University

CERTIFICATES

2017 ~ Fundamentals of University Teaching, Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017 ~ Graduate Teaching Assistant, ENBUS 630: Enterprise Marketing and Social Accountability

2017 ~ Graduate Teaching Assistant, ERS 411: Advanced Environmental and Sustainability Assessment

2016 ~ Graduate Teaching Assistant, ENBUS 630: Enterprise Marketing and Social Accountability

2015 ~ Graduate Teaching Assistant, ERS 310: Environmental Thought

2007-2008 ~ Seminar Leader and Developer, ANTH 1011, Department of Anthropology, Mount Allison University

2007 ~ Undergraduate Teaching Internship Program, Purdy Crawford Teaching Center

 RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2016-2017 ~ Graduate Research Assistant, Partnership Development Grant Application; Curriculum Development

2015-2016 ~ Research Fellow, Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience, University of Waterloo

2014-2015 ~ Co-investigator, Telling the Social Prosperity Wood Buffalo Story

2008-2009 ~ Graduate Student, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford

2007-2008 ~ Undergraduate Thesis Research, Department of Anthropology, Mount Allison University

2007 ~ Course Development, ANTH 4421 The Anthropology of Performance, Mount Allison University

2006 ~ Elsipogtog Research Project, Department of Anthropology, Mount Allison University 

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Zywert, K. (2017, May). “Beyond conventional sustainability in healthcare.” Environmental Studies Association of Canada. Congress 2017. Toronto, ON, May 30th 2017.

Zywert, K. (2017, April). “Human Health and Long-Term Social-Ecological Systems Change: Emerging Alternatives for Health in the Anthropocene.” Planetary Health Alliance Inaugural Annual Meeting. Boston, MA, April 28th-30th, 2017.

Zywert, K. (2016, October). “Medicine in the Anthropocene: Modern Healthcare and the Transition to an Ecologically Viable Society.” In Proceedings of Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD5) 2016 Symposium. Toronto, ON, October 13-15, 2016.

Zywert, K. (2016, May). “Aging and Death in Radical Green Politics.” Symposium on Aging Research (SoAR), University of Waterloo.

Zywert, K. (2007, November). “The shaman’s drum in northern and central Asian shamanism: Reflecting and affecting meaning and connection.” 106th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness / Society for the Anthropology of Religion’s Invited Session: Writing Shamanism Today in Theory and Practice, Washington, DC.

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS – REPORTS

Zywert, K. (2014). Social Prosperity Wood Buffalo 2014 process report: Enabling systems change in Wood Buffalo’s social profit sector. Social Prosperity Wood Buffalo at the University of Waterloo.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

2017-2018 ~ Queen Elizabeth Graduate Scholarship in Science & Technology, $15,000

2017-2018 ~ President’s Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo, $5,000

2017 ~ Briarhurst Travel & Research Award, University of Waterloo, $1,500

2016-2017 ~ Ontario Graduate Scholarship, $15,000

2016-2017 ~ President’s Graduate Scholarship, $5,000

2016-2017 ~ Graduate Student Experience Award, University of Waterloo, $5,000

2016 ~ Best Poster Award, Symposium for Aging Research, University of Waterloo

2015-2016 ~ Ontario Graduate Scholarship, $15,000

2015-2016 ~ President’s Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo, $5,000

2015-2016 ~ Graduate Student Experience Award, University of Waterloo, $5,000

2008 ~ William Morley Memorial Gold Medal, Awarded to the student graduating with the highest record in all subjects counting for the Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honours at Mount Allison University

2008 ~ John Edgar Peters Prize, Awarded to the student graduating with the highest general average in the Arts Course, Mount Allison University

2008 ~ Department of Anthropology Excellence Award, Recognizes the student who demonstrates both superior ability and promise in Anthropology

2007 ~ Summer Undergraduate Award, Mount Allison University, $5750, Funding to conduct honours thesis research

2004 – 2008 ~ Dean’s List, Mount Allison University

2004 – 2008 ~ Mount Allison University Entrance Scholarship, $16,000 over four years

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

2017-present ~ Member, Environmental Studies Association of Canada

2016-present ~ Student Member, Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation

SELECTED EMPLOYMENT

2017-present ~ Associate, Change Openly

2015 ~ Associate, The O’Halloran Group

2012-2015 ~ Project Officer, Social Prosperity Wood Buffalo at the University of Waterloo

2011- 2012 ~ Project Assistant, Social Prosperity Wood Buffalo at the University of Waterloo