Nicole Ardoin is an associate professor in the Graduate School of Education and a senior fellow with the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University. Nicole’s research focuses on environmental learning and sustainability practices, with an interest in informal settings, integrated social-ecological systems, and sense of place. She also researches the use of education and communication approaches to engage individuals and communities in collaborative decision-making related to natural resource management. In addition to research, Nicole has worked for more than two decades in the nonprofit environmental, education, and informal science sectors. She is particularly committed to community-engaged research as well as supporting the research-and-practice interface. Nicole serves as an Associate Editor of the journal Environmental Education Research and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Environmental Education and Children, Youth, and Environments.