About

Dr. Max Liboiron (they/she) is a science and technology studies (STS) scholar, environmental scientist, and activist. As an Associate Professor in Geography at Memorial University, Liboiron directs Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research (CLEAR), an anticolonial marine science laboratory that specializes in grassroots environmental monitoring of plastic pollution.  CLEAR is featured in Liboiron’s new book, Pollution is Colonialism, which will be published by Duke University Press in spring 2021. Liboiron is managing editor of Discard Studies, an interdisciplinary hub for research on waste and wasting.