Corrine Cash

Senior Program Staff

Dr. Corrine Cash holds a PhD in Planning as well as a Masters Degree in Environmental Studies, with a focus on land use planning. She is Senior Program Staff at the Coady International Institute and teaches in and is the Facilitator of the Bachelor of Arts and Science in Climate and Environment program at St Francis Xavier University.

Dr. Cash’s work focuses on environment, climate change, urban issues, and social equity (including how women are impacted in these settings). She is currently conducting research on how people who live in informal settlements in coastal cities are adapting to the impacts of climate change.

Dr. Cash has volunteered of herself and her time to a number of cities; in various capacities such as serving on the Board of Directors for social housing in Kitchener, Ontario. For her work in this regard, she received the ‘Award of Merit’ for public service to the City of Kitchener, Ontario in 2015. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for Antigonish Community Energy, an organization that promotes methods of energy production and consumption that reduces greenhouse gas emissions and ensures a healthy environment and economy for all. She also sits on the Steering Committee for the Bras d’Or Lakes Collaborative Environmental Planning Initiative, a collaborative effort initiated by the five Mi’kmaq Chiefs of the Bras d’or Lakes watershed in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

She co-edited a book entitled “Water, Energy, Food and People Across the Global South: ‘The Nexus’ in an Era of Climate Change” (2018).

Selected Publications

Swatuk, L., & Cash, C. (Eds.). (2018). Water, energy, food and people across the Global South: ‘The nexus’ in an era of climate change. Palgrave Macmillan. Publisher link.

Cash, C. (2016). Good governance and political will: Are they enough for transformation? Land Use Policy, 50, pp. 301-311. (StFX access)

Cash, C. (2014). Good governance and political will: Are they enough for transformation? Published in conference proceedings for the South Africa Planning Institute Conference: Making Great Places. October 2014, Durban, South Africa.

Cash, C., & Swatuk, L. (2014). The Boschendal Sustainable Development Initiative: Planning for present needs in the long shadow of Apartheid. In Van der Waal, K. (Ed.) Winelands, wealth and work: transformations in the Dwars River Valley, Stellenbosch. (pp. 105-124). UKZN Press: Pietermaritzberg.

Cash, C. (2014). Towards achieving resilience at the rural-urban fringe: The case of Jamestown, South AfricaUrban Forum, 25(1), pp. 125-141. (StFX access)

McKague, K., Wheeler, D., Cash, C., Comeault, J. (2011). Growing Inclusive Markets: Action learning towards new practices of international development. Journal of Enterprising Communities, 5(1), pp. 5-10.


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December 2015: Interview with Chronicle Herald:—-c.b.-native-in-paris

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