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
2017 ~ Fundamentals of University Teaching, Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo
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
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, November) “Social Innovation in a Time of Ecological Constraints.” SPARK! Social Innovation Exchange. Toronto, ON, November 27th-29th, 2017.
Zywert, K. (2017) “Human Health and Social-Ecological Systems Change: Rethinking Health in the Anthropocene.” The Anthropocene Review. Online First Article.
Zywert, K., Quilley, S. (2017) “Health systems in an era of biophysical limits: the wicked dilemmas of modernity.” Social Theory & Health. Online First Article, p. 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41285-017-0051-4
Zywert, K. (2017) “New Prescription: Designing a sustainable community care system in a world without growth.” Alternatives Journal. 43 (1): 52-55.
Davy, B.J., Kish, K., Zywert, K., Quilley, S. (2017, August) “Environmentalism at the Margins: Exploring existing possibilities for an alternative modernity.” Communities and Resilience Practices. Resilience 2017. Stockholm, Sweden, August 20th-23rd, 2017
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
2017-present ~ Member, Environmental Studies Association of Canada
2017-present ~ Member, Canadian Society for Ecological Economics
2016-present ~ Student Member, Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation
2017-present ~ Research Associate, Change Openly Inc.
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