Dr. Hoicka holds the Canada Research Chair in Urban Planning for Climate Change. She studies the geography and justice of renewable energy transitions. She is leading a study in partnership with Clean Energy BC to document the socioeconomic benefits of renewable energy for First Nations in BC. She has recently published highly cited peer-reviewed research on reconciliation, self-determination and renewable energy, the diffusion of disruptive low-carbon innovations, and the emergence, governance and benefits of community controlled renewable energy in Canada, in Indigenous communities, and globally.