Dr. Jennifer Veilleux currently works as a Postdoctoral Associate for the Southeast Environmental Research Center at Florida International University. Within this position, she manages the MacArthur Foundation supported Serengeti – Lake Victoria (SELVA) Sustainable Water Initiative and is Principal Investigator of the Missouri River Water Security Threats from the Dakota Access Pipeline Project with the Institute for Water and Environment. Veilleux earned her PhD in Geography from Oregon State University and focuses her research on the question of cultural, economic, and political changes related to water resources development. She previously worked for the US Government, the United Nations Development Programme, as well as private industry, and has lectured for universities, galleries, and museums about her research and photography. Veilleux photo-documents indigenous at-risk communities where she conducts research in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Africa.