Dr. Connie Russell, Professor in the Faculty of Education, has been awarded the 2017 North American Association for Environmental Education's (NAAEE) “Outstanding Contributions to Research in Environmental Education Award” – the highest honour an environmental education researcher can receive in North America.
The award is presented each year to an individual who has made significant contributions to research in environmental education. As noted on the NAAEE website:
“In nearly three decades as an environmental education scholar, Dr. Russell has made substantive, innovative contributions in numerous dimensions. A leader in the field at local, national, and international levels, Dr. Russell edited the Canadian Journal of Environmental Education for more than a decade and is the co-editor of the Peter Lang book series, (Re)thinking Environmental Education. Dr. Russell is recognized and admired as a generous scholar who has been an inspiring mentor to countless students and colleagues.”
This prestigious award is well-deserved recognition for Dr. Russell's research achievements.