Director of the Centr’ERE research center and professor at UQAM – Canada

Lucie Sauvé is professor at the Faculty of Education of the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada, and director of the Centr’ERE research center – Centre de recherche en éducation et formation relative à l’environnement et à l’écocitoyenneté. Professor Sauvé is the founder and co-responsible of the UQAM postgraduate program in environmental education. She is co-founder and director of the international research journal Éducation relative à l’environnement – Regards, Recherches, Réflexions. Lucie Sauvé has a strong experience of international cooperation projects in Latin America (Amazonian region) and won in this context two excellence awards. Her current research focuses on environmental health education (agriculture, food and water issues), energy education, ecocitizenship education and environmental educators’ and community leaders’ professional development. She received an honorary Ph.D. from the Universidad Veracruzana in Mexico, in 2015, as recognition of her deep involvement as a researcher in ecosocial movements aiming to address crucial environmental issues.