Paul Hart is Professor of Science and Environmental Education at the University of Regina where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in his subject areas as well as courses in research methodology and curriculum inquiry. He is co-editor of the Companion to Research in Education and author of many publications, including Teachers’ Thinking In Environmental Education: Consciousness and Responsibility. His research interests extend from teacher thinking and children’s ideas related to environment, to sociocultural views on learning. His work has focused on exploring the potential of both critical and post-informed theories for research practice in writing beyond human-environment boundaries. His recent work has focused on application of emerging qualitative research approaches and sociocultural views of learning and processes in young people’s construction of identity and agency. Currently he is an Executive Editor of the Journal of Environmental Education and a consulting editor/editorial board member for several journals including the Canadian, Australian and Southern African Journal of Environmental Education and Environmental Education Research. He has served several terms as a member of the Board of the North American Association for Environmental Education and has served on the grants adjudication committee of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. He publishes quite extensively and has received recognition for his publications and for service work including the Journal for Research in Science Teaching research award, the North American Association for Environmental Education research award, the Melanson Award for outstanding contributions to environmental and outdoor education in Saskatchewan and the NAAEE Jeske Award for leadership and service to the field of environmental education.