Bio (Jason Young)
Environment and Sustainability
Jason Young teaches in the Master of Arts in Environmental Education and Communication program. His work focuses on reframing environmental issues to foster creative modalities of engagement. His interdisciplinary research ranges across nature-culture dynamics, (eco)phenomenology, process philosophy, systems thinking and various post-human perspectives. Young takes an open-minded and adventurous approach to the academic enterprise and is committed to transformative approaches in learning and teaching.
Young has more than 10 years of professional experience working in the environmental field including environmental consulting, field biology, sustainability studies and conservation. He also teaches at the Graduate Institute for Transformative Learning in the Master of Arts in Transformative Learning program, and is a PhD candidate at Queen’s University in the School of Environmental Studies. Young has worked for various sustainability initiatives and remains dedicated to fostering ways of being that move beyond the dominant paradigm towards inclusive, ecologically resilient futures.
Young holds a Master of Arts in Environmental Education and Communication (2018, with distinction) from Royal Roads University, where he was also the recipient of the Chancellor’s and Founders’ awards.