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Angela Kross, PhD.

Assistant Professor, GIS Summer Certificate Director, Geography, Planning and Environment

Angela Kross, PhD.
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Angela Kross is a fulltime-faculty in Geospatial Technologies, she has obtained an M.Sc in Geographic Information Science / Remote Sensing from Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands and a Ph.D in Physical Geography / Remote Sensing from McGill University. Prior to joining Concordia in August 2015, she was a post doctoral researcher at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. In her research she uses GIS and Remote Sensing technologies in combination with ground measurements and models to answer questions related to ecosystem processes, vegetation development and land use change in response to anthropogenic and natural events, such as agriculture practices, mining activities and climate change.

Teaching activities


Mendell, M. and Béatrice Alain. (2015) "Enabling the Social and Solidarity Economy through the Co-Construction of Public Policy" in Peter Utting, ed. Social and Solidarity Economy Beyond the Fringe. London, Zed Books, pp. 166-182.

Mendell, M. (2015) "Democratizing Capital: Social and Solidarity Finance in Quebec" in Ngai Pun, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Hairong Yan, Anita Koo eds., Social Economy in China and the World. London, Routledge, pp. 94-114.  

Bourque, Gilles L.  (2013) Margie Mendell, Ralph Rouzier. “Solidarity Finance: history of an emerging practice,” in M. Bouchard (ed.), Innovations in the Social Economy: The Quebec Experience. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 180-205.

Mendell, M. (2013) “Karl Polanyi et le processus institué de démocratisation économique,” in Hillenkamp Isabelle et Laville Jean-Louis (dir.), Socioéconomie et démocratie. L'actualité de Karl Polanyi, Ramonville - Saint-Agne, Erès, pp. 149-68.

Mendell, M. and K. Polanyi Levitt. (2012) Karl Polanyi: su vida y época in J.L. Coraggio (ed.), Textos escogidos. Karl Polanyi. Buenos Aires: Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO) y Universidad National de General Sarmiento, pp. 21-46.

Bourque, G.L., M. Mendell and R. Rouzier (2011). "La finance solidaire: l'histoire d'une nouvelle pratique." Marie J. Bouchard, ed. L'économie sociale. Vecteur d'innovation. L'expérience du Québec. Québec. Presses de l'Université du Québec, pp. 229-255.

Mendell, M. and N. Neamtan. (2010). “The Social Economy in Quebec: Towards a New Political Economy” in L. Mook, J. Quarter, and S. Ryan (eds.), Why the Social Economy Matters. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 32-58.

Bourque, G.L., M. Mendell, and R. Rouzier (2009). La Finance responsable au Québec. Portrait, enjeux et défis d'une finance au service d'un développement durable et solidaire.  Montreal: Éditions Vie économique, coopérative et solidarité. 124p.

“Social Enterprises in OECD Member Countries: What are the Financial Streams?” in A. Noya (ed) The Changing Boundaries of Social Enterprises. OECD, 2009, pp. 89- 138. [With R. Nogales].

“The Three Pillars of the Social Economy. The Quebec Experience (1996-2007)” in A. Amin. Social Economy: Alternative Ways of Thinking about Capitalism and Welfare. London: Zed Press 2009.

Mendell, M. (2009). “The Social Economy in Quebec: Lessons and Challenges for International Co-Operation” in D. Reed and J.J. McMurty (eds.), Cooperatives in a Global Economy: The Challenges of Co-Operation across Borders. United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 226-241.

“Karl Polanyi and Instituted Process of Economic Democratization" in M. Harvey, R. Ramlogan and S. Randles. Editors. Polanyian Perspectives on Embedded Economic Processes, Development and Transformation. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007. pp. 78-92.

Mendell, M. (2005). Reclaiming Democracy. The Social Justice and Political Economy of Gregory Baum and Kari Polanyi Levitt. Editor. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 176p.

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