Jenalee is a Liu Scholar and PhD student in the Department of Educational Studies. She researches adult learning in social action focusing on environmental and social justice movements in North America. Her current projects explore the individual and collective learning that occurs in solidarity work between climate change, environmental justice, and Indigenous Rights movements in opposition to fossil fuel projects. Some of her other research interests include anticolonial/decolonial learning, climate justice, social movement learning, community engaged learning, climate change education and sustainability education more broadly. In addition to her research, she works as a Climate Change Education Coordinator for the Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning where she researches and develops climate change curriculum for secondary education. Outside of her work at the university, she spends her time as an activist and organizer working with a grass-roots coalition on issues of social and environmental justice.
Supervisor: Dr. Pierre Walter (Educational Studies)
Committee members: Dr. Rob VanWynsberghe (Educational Studies) and Dr. Rima Wilkes (Sociology)