Dr. Gillian Judson

Executive Director, Centre for Imagination in Research Culture and Education (CIRCE), Simon Fraser University

Dr. Gillian Judson is Executive Director of the Centre For Imagination In Research, Culture and Education (www.circesfu.ca) at Simon Fraser University. She also teaches in the Faculty of Education and supervises programs in Imaginative Education. Her research and teaching are primarily concerned with the role of imagination in all learning. As an educational consultant she explores a range of topics including imaginative and ecological teaching practices (PreK through post-secondary), imaginative educational program design, educational change, imaginative educational leadership, imaginative online learning practices and museum education.

She writes books/chapters/articles/posts that focus on the imagination, Imaginative Education (IE), Imaginative Ecological Education (IEE), creativity, and wonder. Her latest books are entitled Imagination and the Engaged Learner: Cognitive Tools for the Classroom. (Egan, K. & Judson, G. New York: Teachers’ College Press; 2016), Engaging Imagination in Ecological Education: Practical Strategies For Teaching (Pacific Educational Press, 2015), and A Walking Curriculum (kdp, 2018). She is a featured columnist for The Creativity Post and BAM Radio Network. You can connect with Gillian on Twitter @perfinker and/or subscribe to her blog (imaginED education that inspires (www.educationthatinspires.ca).

Gillian is facilitating an interactive dialogue in Imaginative Education at Advancing Women in STEAM.

Advancing Women in STEAM

Friday, march 8, 2019

9:00am to 4:00pm

Anvil Centre

777 Columbia Street

New Westminster, BC