Andrea Reid

Andrea Reid is an Indigenous (Nisga’a) fisheries scientist, a National Geographic Explorer, and an incoming Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries. Andrea loves water and all the life, culture, and beauty that it upholds. She is a co-founder of Riparia, a not-for-profit organization that connects young women and science on the water to grow the next generation of water protectors. She combines multiple ways of knowing in her current Ph.D. research based out of Carleton University in Canada that centers on Pacific salmon migrations across British Columbia’s coasts and major river systems. For her interdisciplinary and inclusive approach to fish and fisheries research in East Africa, the South Pacific, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Northwest, Andrea has also been named a Fellow International of The Explorers Club, a NSERC Canada Graduate Scholar, a P.E.O. Scholar, and the 2019 Partners in Research – Young Researcher Ambassador.