Joonas Plaan is a Lecturer of Anthropology. Currently he is writing his PhD dissertation, studying how climate change affects inshore fisheries in Newfoundland, Canada. Joonas has done fieldwork among fishing community in Kihnu Island, Estonia and is an active member in international research group Too Big To Ignore, that focuses on global issues in small-scale fisheries.
Teaching: Academic writing, Contemporary ideas in anthropology, Environmental anthropology, Anthropological methods
BA and MA thesis supervision
Areas of research
Human-environment interactions, including:
Baltic Sea and North-Atlantic fishing communities