Rachel Kohut
Research Intern

Research Interests: Inter-governmental Relations, Reproductive Health, Access to Health Care, Climate Change, Risk Perception, Northern Indigenous Communities, Self-Determination, Ethnography

Rachel is an enthusiastic and vibrant Masters in Public Health student currently at Memorial University in St. John’s Newfoundland. After completing her undergraduate degree in International Studies and Modern Languages at the University of Ottawa, she aspired to weave together her interests in global health, the circumpolar world, women’s issues and the environment. She comes to The Arctic Institute with experience working at the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation, interning for the Assembly of First Nations and working at the Global Health Research Initiative at the International Development Research Centre. This summer she will be completing her practicum at the Public Health Agency of Canada. She loves collaborating in interdisciplinary environments and hopes to pursue further graduate work in Northern communities.

The Maritime Dimension of CSDP: Geostrategic Maritime Challenges and their Implications for the European Union, Study for the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE), EP/EXPO/B/SEDE/FWC/2009-01/Lot6/21, January 2013, co-authored with Timo Behr, Erik Brattberg, Jyrki Kallio, Mika Aaltola, Charly Salonius-Pasternak and Maija Salonen.