Phillip G. Payne is an independent scholar and Adjunct Professor (specializing in environmental education and its research) in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, Australia. He has published approximately 100 peer reviewed academic articles and chapters; lead supervised approximately 20 higher degree research theses; and been awarded approximately 15 competitive external and internal grants.  Phillip is currently Editor of Special Issues for The Journal of Environmental Education. He has previously been Editor, Associate Editor, and member of International Advisory Boards of four other journals specializing in environmental education and education for sustainability.