- Deepening animal-human understanding and relationships through intuitive interspecies communication (IIC)
- Understanding and application of multi-species research methods
- Engaging individuals in transformative sustainability education
- Bridging knowledges through increased respect for Indigenous and other ways of knowing
- Doctor of Philosophy in Education, University of Regina
- Master of Environmental Studies, York University
- Bachelor of Education, Queen’s University (OEE)
- Bachelor of History and Literature (Honours), Harvard University
Barrett, M.J., Hinz, V., Wijngaarden, V., & Lovrod, M. (under review). ‘Speaking with’ Animal Others through Intuitive Interspecies Communication: New Directions in Multi-Species Methodologies. In Hovorka, A., VanPatter, L., McCubbin, S. (Eds.). A research agenda for animal geographies. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Barrett, M.J., Thomson, C., Patterson, M., Harmin, M., Bors, K., Sosa-Alcaraz, M., Flowers, M. (under development). Remembering and (Re)connecting: Stretching Towards a Relational Ontology.
Barrett, M.J., Alphonsus, K., Harmin, M., Epp, T., Hoessler, C., McIntyre, D., Reeder, B., & Singh, B. (2019). Learning for Transdisciplinary Leadership: Why Skilled Scholars Coming Together is Not Enough. Biosciences https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biz072
McInnis, A., Kincaid, A., Barrett, M.J. (2019). Strengthening Animal-Human Relationships as a Doorway to Indigenous Wellness. Ecopsychology. 11(3), 162-173. https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/pdf/10.1089/ECO.2019.0003
Barrett, M.J., Harmin, M., Maracle, B., Patterson, M., Thomson, C., Flowers, M., and Bors, K. 2017. Shifting Relations with the More-than-Human: Six Threshold Concepts for Transformative Sustainability Learning. Environmental Education Research, 23(1): 131-143. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2015.1121378