2019 - PhD, Deakin University, Australia 
2014 - MA in Education, Deakin University, Australia 
2008 - BA Education, Monash University, Australia 
2008 - BA Sport & Outdoor Recreation, Monash University, Australia 


Kathryn joined the Faculty of Education as an Assistant Professor of Physical Education & movement, Health & wellbeing, and Outdoor & Place-based Education in July 2023. As a teacher of Physical Education, Health, and Outdoor Education, Kathryn has been working with diverse learners across the elementary and high-school sectors in various school-based settings in Australia, the U.K., and Canada since 2008. Kathryn has also worked with many undergraduate and postgraduate students, including teacher candidates, in Physical Education, Environmental Studies, and Climate Change Education in different universities in Australia and Canada. Kathryn completed her Ph.D. at Deakin University in 2019, positioning her research within the Saskatchewan-based education system to explore different ways to (re)story human/Earth relationships for socioecological justice in environmental education. Focused on posthumanist and new materialist scholarship within an anticolonial praxis, Kathryn's research seeks to advance relational and sustainable solidarities with Land/Country/Place. Kathryn also serves as an Associate Editor for the Australian Journal of Environmental Education (AJEE).  

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