Cynthia Morinville, Human Geography PhD Student


Home Campus:
U of T St. George

Other Degrees:
M.A., Resource Management and Environmental Studies, UBC (2012)
Cert., Communications and Media Studies, Université du Québec à Montréal (2010)
B.A. (Hons.), Environmental Studies and International Studies, York University (2009)

Honours & Awards:
2016 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar
SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholaship

Rajyashree N Reddy

Contact Information:


Research Interests:

  • Political ecology
  • Resource access and inequalities
  • Feminist epistemologies
  • Critical development studies

Selected Publications:

Harris, L.M., J. Goldin, A. Darkwah, D. Kleiber, C. Morinville. (2016). ‘Intersections of gender and water: Comparative approaches to everyday gendered negotiations of water access in underserved areas of Accra, Ghana and Cape Town, South’. Journal of Gender Studies, 1-22.

Harris, L.M, L. Rodina and C. Morinville. (2015) ‘Revisiting the Human Right to Water from an environmental justice lens’. Politics, Groups and Identities, 3(4): 660-665.

Morinville, C. and L.M. Harris. (2014). ‘Participation, Politics and Panacea: Exploring Participatory Water Governance in Accra, Ghana’. Ecology & Society 19(3): 36.

Peloso, M. and C. Morinville. 2014. ‘The ‘Daily Chase’ for Water in Ashaiman, Ghana: Making Space for Agency and Water Users in the informal network?’ Water Alternatives 7(1): 121-139.

Bakker, K. and C. Morinville. 2013. The Governance Dimensions of Water Security: A Review. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 371: 20130116.

Morinville, C. and L. Rodina. 2013. Rethinking the Human Right to Water: Water Access and Dispossession in Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Geoforum 49:150-159.

Morinville, C. and L.M. Harris. 2013. Participation’s limits: Tracing the Contours of Participatory Water Governance in Accra, Ghana. In Contemporary Water Governance in the Global South: Scarcity, Marketization and Participation, L.M. Harris, J.A. Goldin, and C. Sneddon (eds.). Routledge: London, UK, and New York, USA, pp. 216-231.

Harris, L.M. and C. Morinville. 2013. Improving Participatory Water Governance in Accra, Ghana. Policy Brief no. 7. Center for International Governance Innovation.

Anderson, E., K. Findlater, O. Freeman, J. Levine, C. Morinville, M. Peloso, L. Rodina, G. Singh, D. Tesfamichael, L.M. Harris, & H. Zerrifi. 2012. Bridging Disciplinary and Professional Divides to Improve International Development Research at Universities. In Sustainable Development at Universities: New Horizons, W.Leal (ed.). Peter Lang Publishers: Frankfurt, Germany, pp. 753-769.