Susan Reed, Ph.D.

Research & Teaching Interests:

Education in a time of mass extinction: critical (eco)pedagogy, ecojustice education, pedagogy of grief/solastagia; transformative education, collaborative teaching/learning; sustainability, social change & the Arts; feminist and ecophilosophies, extinction studies, indigenous knowledge, phenomenology of time, political ecology, ritual, and the radical imagination. Research methodologies in a time of mass extinction: arts-based research, a/r/tography, autoecography, transdisciplinary & collaborative research.


B.A., 1989, Interdisciplinary Studies (cross-cultural studies and ethnomusicology); Women's Studies, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

M.A., 1993, Culture and Spirituality, Holy Names University, Oakland, CA

Post-graduate certificate, 2009, Expressive Arts, Appalachian State University

Ed.D. 2015, Educational Leadership, Appalachian State University


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Phone: (828) 264-8904

Office address
209 Living Learning Academic