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Sarah Brown, PhD

Academic title: Lecturer, Health, Community and Education; and Assistant Professor, General Education

PhD, University of Calgary
MBA, University of Victoria

Contact Information
Office: U243W
Phone: 403.440.5632

Sarah Brown has been teaching in the Department of Health and Physical Education since 2004. Her diverse educational background includes an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Liberal Arts from Concordia University, an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the University of Victoria and a two-year diploma in Adventure Guiding from Thompson Rivers University. She has PhD in Education at the University of Calgary. Her research interests include the cultivation of wisdom and leadership in adult place-based education. In addition to her life as an academic, Sarah has been an active adventure guide, specializing in white water paddling. She has guided in Nepal, New Zealand, the United States and Canada for over 20 years. Her passion is connecting people with the natural world through joy, play and a deep sense of responsibility for our mother earth.