Kimberly Marion Suiseeya
Adjunct Assistant Professor
// Political Science
Courtesy Faculty // Anthropology
Ph.D., Environment, Duke University
M.A., International Environmental Policy, Monterey Institute of International Studies
B.A., International Relations, German Studies
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Dr. Kimberly R. Marion Suiseeya is an Adjunct Professor at Purdue where she previously served as an Assistant Professor of Political Science and was part of Purdue’s Building Sustainable Communities initiative. Dr. Suiseeya currently is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University. She is also affiliated with Northwestern's Environmental Policy and Culture program. Dr. Marion Suiseeya received her Ph.D. in Environment in 2014 from Duke University. Prior to her doctoral studies, Dr. Marion Suiseeya was a conservation and development practitioner for nearly a decade with stints in the US, Guyana, Thailand, and Laos. She also holds a B.A. in International Relations and German Studies from Scripps College and a M.A. in International Environmental Policy from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Dr. Marion Suiseeya’s two main areas of research are Global Environmental Politics and Political Ecology. Her most recent project focused on the institutional dynamics, cross scale linkages, and justice implications of global forest governance and its subsequent impacts on forest-dependent communities primarily in developing countries.
More generally, her research interests include global environmental justice, rights and equity in conservation, environment and development in Southeast Asia, and institutions for global environmental governance. She is especially interested in exploring multidisciplinary and collaborative research approaches to address today’s complex environmental challenges.