Eva Angelyna Bogdan

Eva Angelyna Bogdan
University of Waterloo | UWaterloo · Department of Political Science

Phd Sociology

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Introduction
I am postdoctoral researcher at University of Waterloo examining flood risk governance in Canadian cities as part of the FloodGov team. I codesigned the Flood Resilience Challenge serious role-playing game and the We're Ready! Community Disaster Prep workshops. More details at www.evabogdan.com
Additional affiliations
January 2014 - April 2014
University of Alberta
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • Teaching lab for introduction level statistics for social science.
November 2008 - May 2010
University of Alberta
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • • Researching the local food system in Alberta by inventorying local food initiatives. • Researching the nature of urban-rural interdependencies and its impact on economic development, environmental sustainability and social infrastructure.
February 2008 - April 2008
University of Alberta
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • • Background research of rural Alberta and literature review on farmers' markets and local food systems and the role these play. • Case study report of the Rimbey Farmers' Market as an example of a rural-based social enterprise.
Education
September 2012 - December 2013
University of Alberta
Field of study
  • Community-Based Research and Evaluation
September 2012 - May 2017
University of Alberta
Field of study
  • Sociology
September 2010 - September 2012
University of Waterloo
Field of study
  • Economic Development

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Publications (11)
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Community responses are shaped by the format of public engagement and opportunities for dialogue and relationship building. Drawing on two case studies in Southern Alberta, Canada we found that despite governments’ objectives for transformative change, community engagement processes did not provide spaces for deeper exploration and connection to co...
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Food is increasingly becoming a powerful arena in the struggle for a more ecologically and socially just society. To better understand the iterative relationship between learning and practice in community spaces, we draw upon both transformative learning theory and social practice theory to analyze the complex learning processes, contexts, and moti...
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In 2007, a community-university pilot project was launched in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to train and involve senior immigrants in Small Plot Intensive (SPIN)-Farming, a commercial approach to urban agriculture. Immigrants represent a significant proportion of the senior population in urban Canada, but their adaptation and integration into Canadian...
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The potential for reflexive modernization is defined by multiple factors, but the acknowledgment of risk is crucial, particularly among social groups that play a key role in risk minimization. This study offers an examination of the role of local media in response to the outbreak of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in beef-producing communiti...
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Studies of, and solutions to, flooding have tended to focus on scientific and technical approaches to what is viewed as a “natural” disaster. A social constructivist perspective, on the other hand, argues that disasters, such as flooding, are a consequence of decisions and activities that impact nature; therefore, understanding and changing social...
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Despite the increase in disasters in Canada, communities are not well prepared. We’re Ready! is a community disaster preparedness workshop that was developed and piloted in 2016 and 2019 in Alberta, Canada with three types of communities: geographical, ethnic, workplace. We’re Ready! was designed to address the lack of emergency preparation and res...
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The recent COVID-19 pandemic revealed the intricate connections between human and planetary health. Air pollution cleared over the countries ordering lockdowns of nonessential businesses to flatten the curve of the pandemic. The links between pandemics and pollution are not obvious at first, yet the two phenomena have several characteristics in com...
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Transferring the Dutch Room for the River (RftR) to other jurisdictions is not just about changes in technology. It also requires a fundamental shift in culture and governance, and hence is challenging to implement. Through a qualitative case study and applying a frame/framing analytical lens, we examine how the Dutch RftR was perceived and impleme...

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