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Alex Lautensach Associate Professor, 
University of Northern British Columbia


Areas of Expertise
Climate Change, Environment, Ethics and Leadership, Globalization, Human Security, Millennium Development Goals, Sustainable Development

Dipl.Biol. in genetics/zoology/biochemistry (Ludwig-Maximilians Univ. Muenchen, Germany)
MSc. in molecular biology (Univ. of Guelph, Canada),
BEd. in environmental education (Univ. of Toronto),
MScT. in science teaching (McMaster Univ. Canada),
PhD. in environmental science/ethics/education (Univ. of Otago, New Zealand)
Additional expertise include human ecology, transition to sustainability, science education and transcultural education.

Recent Publications
Lautensach, A. & S. Lautensach. Education for Sustainability: How Can Educators Address the Failure of Government? The 4th World Sustainability Forum, 1-30 November 2014.

Lautensach, A. & S. Lautensach. 2013. Why ‘Sustainable Development’ is Often Neither: A Constructive Critique. Challenges in Sustainability 1(1): 3-15.

Lautensach, S. & A. Lautensach. 2013. Environmental Security: International, National and Human. In Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics, P.G. Harris (ed.). New York: Routledge. Pp. 246-258.

Lautensach, A. & S. Lautensach (eds.). 2013. Human Security in World Affairs: Problems and Opportunities. Vienna, Austria: Caesarpress. (Univ. textbook on human security) ISBN 978-3-902890-00-9

Lautensach, A. & S. Lautensach. 2011. Human Insecurity Through Economic Development: Educational Strategies to Destabilise the Dominant Paradigm. International Journal on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability vol. 7: 347-360.

Updated January, 2015