Emily Root

Assistant Professor, Community Studies
Communities & Connections, School of Arts and Social Sciences

Office: B-268-B

Emily is an Assistant Professor of Community Studies. She earned her Bachelor of Kinesiology from MacMaster University, her B.Ed. in Outdoor Experiential Education from Queen’s University, and her M.Ed. and PhD from Lakehead University. Her research and teaching interests include Settler decolonizing and intercultural relationships; Education for reconciliation; Indigenous education; Outdoor, experiential, and environmental education; Critical place-based education; Self-directed learning; and Friluftsliv (Norwegian ‘free-air-life’).