Dr. Shelby Gull Laird, assistant professor of human dimensions of natural resources at Stephen F. Austin State University’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, is one of more than 60 scholars from around the world who contributed to the Cornell University Press Urban Environmental Education Review.
The review explores how environmental education can contribute to urban sustainability by integrating research and practice to guide environmental educators, urban planners and other environmental leaders.
Laird’s chapter focused on the ways in which formal adult education theory can be applied to urban environmental education programming with adults. Her co-collaborator, Dr. Philip Silva, is an environmental researcher, advocate and educator based in Brooklyn, NY.
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