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Peter Blaze Corcoran

Peter Blaze Corcoran, Director

Professor of Environmental Studies and Environmental Education
Florida Gulf Coast University

Peter Blaze Corcoran is Professor of Environmental Studies and Environmental Education at Florida Gulf Coast University, where he serves as Director of the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education. He has been a visiting professor in Australia and The Netherlands. He works extensively in international environmental education with special interest in the South Pacific Island Nations. He is among the founders of the Global Higher Education for Sustainability Partnership and has recently conducted their consultations with stakeholders in tertiary education in many regions of the world. He is Past President of North American Association for Environmental Education. He serves as Senior Fellow in Education for Sustainability at University Leaders for a Sustainable Future in Washington, DC, and is Senior Advisor to Earth Charter International in San Jose, Costa Rica. His most recent books are The Earth Charter in Action: Toward a Sustainable World published in the Netherlands by Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) Publishers in 2005 and Higher Education and the Challenge of Sustainability: Contestation, Critique, Practice, and Promise published in The Netherlands by Kluwer Academic Press in 2004.

 

 Onye' Ogene   

  

Onye' Ogene

Student Assistant

Onye’ is a senior at Florida Gulf Coast University, currently majoring in Environmental Studies with a minor in Environmental Education and Climate Change. Being raised in Miami, Florida has led to Onye’s extreme passion for the world’s oceans. She is highly interested in Marine Ecology and aspires to pursue a master’s degree in Marine Conservation and Policy. Onye’s role at the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education consists of assisting with the SAGE (Student Associates for a Greener Environment) projects and the Center’s events. While working at the Center, Onye’ hopes to further the environmental education outreach at the University by making students become more aware of the environmental changes the world is facing.

 

 

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