Dr. Lausanne Olvitt

Rhodes University
Dr. Lausanne Olvitt participates on the MECCE Project’s Case Studies Working Group. Dr. Olvitt has over 20 years’ experience in the field of environmental education. Currently, she is an Associate Professor of Education, based in the Environmental Learning Research Centre (ELRC) at Rhodes University, which is a MECCE Project partner. She teaches across a range of environmental education and general education qualifications in the Faculty of Education. Her research interests are mostly oriented around the ‘fuzzy,’ affective dimensions of sustainability learning, justice, care, and social change. Her other research interests have included the sociomaterial dimensions of ethical deliberation, environmental ethics discourses and, more recently, the relationship between learning processes and the development of ethico-moral agency.