Dr. Blane Harvey

Associate Professor
Academic title(s): 

William Dawson Scholar

Director, Leadership and Learning for Sustainability Lab

Dr. Blane Harvey
Contact Information
Email address: 
blane.harvey [at] mcgill.ca
Alternate phone: 

Education Building
3700 rue McTavish
Montréal, Quebec H3A 1Y2

Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)
Professional activities: 

Associate Member, Bieler School of Environment, McGill University

Associate, International Institute for Sustainable Development

Associate Editor, Climate and Development Journal

Subject Editor - Integrative Sciences, FACETS Journal

Social Action & Sustainability Education
Areas of expertise: 
  • Informal and organisational learning,
  • Leadership and sustainability
  • Environmental and sustainability education
  • Climate change impacts and adaptation
  • Climate change and social action
  • Participatory research and knowledge co-production

Dr. Blane Harvey is an Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University (Canada), where he leads the Leadership and Learning for Sustainability Lab. He is an interdisciplinary scholar whose work spans  across the social and natural sciences on the themes of learning, collaboration, environmental change  and education for sustainable development. Dr. Harvey’s research investigates  how climate change knowledge is produced, validated and communicated, and how facilitated learning and knowledge sharing can advance climate justice and support action on climate change, especially within communities most vulnerable to its impacts. He serves as an Associate Editor for the journal Climate and Development and Subject Editor for the journal FACETS.

Selected publications: 
Graduate supervision: 

Please note that for the 2024 calendar year I am on sabbatic leave and am therefore not accepting any new graduate students.

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