Tahnee is a PhD Candidate in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo. She holds a Trudeau Foundation Scholarship and Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. Her primary research seeks to understand what a legalized international governance structure that could account for the complexity and rapid change of the Arctic could look like and how we can get there from here.
Tahnee is a visiting researcher with the Arctic Futures Initiative at the International Institute for Applied Systems in Laxenburg, Austria. She is also a team member of a Finnish Academy project on Human Security as a Promotional Tool for Societal Security in the Arctic, as well as a contributing author to the Arctic Resilience Report. Previously, she was the lead author of a Finnish Foreign Ministry project at the intersection of gender, climate change, and human rights.