Alexandra Lavrillier (PhD, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Deputy director of the CEARC for the Arctic https://www.cearc.fr/content/alexandra-lavrillier
Anthropologist for 30 years in Siberia (29 expeditions), indigenous languages speaker, her 53 peer-reviewed publications, based on 12 years of fieldwork among 4 Siberian peoples, examine nomadism, reindeer herding, hunting, representations of the natural environment, shamanism, ethnolinguistics, climate change and indigenous environmental knowledge systems. Since 2013, she set up and co-manage with Siberian Evenki reindeer herders community-driven observatories of climate and biodiversity.
She has participated in 7 international and 11 national scientific projects and coordinated 6 projects (CNRS, ANR, IPEV and EU funded) and 1 research network. She has worked in Germany (Max Planck Institute), Russia and France (EPHE, INALCO and U-Paris-Saclay). She is an expert/reviewer on Indigenous Knowledge for IPBES and IPCC. Her awards include Knight of the Order of Academic Palms, the Rolex Award and the Institut Universitaire de France.