- PhD (Candidate) Global Governance, University of Waterloo (expected 2018)
Her dissertation 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 could get there from here.
- MA Global Governance, University of Waterloo (2012)
- BA International Relations (major); Economics and Germanic Studies (minors), Franklin University Switzerland (2010)
- Arctic Governance
- Global Environmental Governance
- Gender & Climate Change
- Complexity Science
Heinämäki, Leena and Tahnee Lisa Prior. “The Rights and Role of Indigenous Women in Climate Change Regulation.” Tromsö-Umeå-Archangelsk-Rovaniemi-Kingston Network on Gender and Law Publication. (Working Paper) Paper Presentation at the Arctic/Northern Women: Law and Justice, Development and Equality Conference at Queen’s University, Canada; Feb. 28 – March 1st, 2014.
Prior, Tahnee Lisa, Sébastien Duyck, Leena Heinämäki, Timo Koivurova and Adam Stępień. Addressing Climate Vulnerability: Promoting the Participatory Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Women through Finnish Foreign Policy. Rovaniemi, Finland: University of Lapland Press, 2013.