Dr. Maureen G. Reed (PhD) is Distinguished Professor and UNESCO Co-Chair in Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability, Reconciliation and Renewal in USask's School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS). Her research program focuses on the social dimensions of sustainability – how people, processes and institutions shape decisions about environment and development. She currently leads the $5M SSHRC-funded Transdisciplinary Education Collaboration for Transformations in Sustainability (TRANSECTS) partnership that brings together academics, practitioners and students from Canada, Germany and South Africa to change the way sustainability is taught in universities.
SENS Distinguished Professor's TEDx talk calls for universities to teach the "art of making change"
SASKATOON - School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) Distinguished Professor Maureen Reed's talk at the recent University of Saskatchewan TEDx event urges universities, in an era of unprecedented global change, to think deeply about how and what they teach sustainability students.