Jennifer Veilleux is a geographer focused on the water security of international rivers. Jennifer earned her PhD in Geography from Oregon State University. She has a background in water science and has researched, published, and lectured on changes to rivers and people from water development in the Nile, Mekong, Missouri, among other basins throughout the world.
In addition to scholarship, Veilleux uses maps, infographics, photography, and satellite imagery through social media to highlight spatial relationships of environmental justice and human rights issues as relates to water. As a Postdoctoral Associate with the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University, Jennifer’s research is currently centered on water security and hydropolitics of some of the world’s major rivers, as well as the role of water in terrorism.
Contributions to HumansandNature.org:
Water Security vs. Energy Independence: A Case of US Human Rights
A response to “Does fracking violate human rights?”
Learn more about Jennifer Veilleux’s research and photography on her website.