Rebecca Laycock Pedersen

Assistant Professor

Rebecca Laycock Pedersen is a transdisciplinary researcher and educator working in the field of sustainability science. Her research focuses on urban agriculture, sustainable food, sustainability education, and participatory/action-oriented methods. Rebecca will be coming from Blekinge Institute of Technology in Karlskrona, Sweden where she has been studying the impacts of a Malmö-based urban agriculture incubator programme. She received her doctorate in Environment and Sustainability from Keele University, England, has an MSc in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science from Lund University, Sweden, and a BFA in Visual Art and Environmental Studies from the University of Victoria.


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Bachelor of Fine Art (University of Victoria)
Master's in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science (Lund University)
Doctor of Philosophy, PhD (Keele University)

Research Interests

  • Sustainable Food Systems
  • Urban Agriculture
  • Community Gardening
  • Action Research
  • Participatory Methods
  • Sustainability Science
  • Education for Sustainability
  • Student Activism
  • Complexity Leadership
  • Social-Ecological Resilience

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