Dr. Rene Susa, a man with light skin, glasses, short hair and a beard, smiling quietly.

Rene Suša

Researcher-in-Residence, Climate Education

Dr. Rene Suša is PICS Researcher-in-Residence working in the field of climate education. For the past 20 years, Suša has worked on various projects related to climate change education, global (citizenship) education, international development cooperation and decolonization of curricula. He has also worked in educational policy development for civil society organizations and associations in Canada and internationally.

His research and educational work are focused on using social cartography as an approach to (collective) inquiry that can make visible the complexity of different positions and understandings related to wicked and super-wicked global challenges, such as climate change.

Suša is a member of the Gesturing Towards Decolonial Futures (GTDF) collective, an international collective of scholars, artists-researchers, educators and activists that works on the challenges of denaturalizing our historically inherited colonial frames of reference, focusing specifically on transformative adult education.

Suša holds a PhD. in Education from University of Oulu, Finland, as well as a Master of Science in Anthropology and a Bachelor of Science in Political Sciences /International Relations from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Read his academic and non-academic publications.