Dr. Ingrid Leman Stefanovic is a Professor of Philosophy and former Founding Director of the Centre for Environment at the University of Toronto. Her research and publications explore the meaning of sense of place, as well as how values affect environmental policy development and decision-making.
She teaches courses in environmental philosophy, environmental decision-making, and applied ethics (including climate ethics and water ethics.) She is a former Executive Co-Director of the International Association for Environmental Philosophy and currently co-chairs the Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology Network at the Environmental Design Research Association. Recent books include Safeguarding Our Common Future: Rethinking Sustainable Development (SUNY, 2000) and the co-edited volume, The Natural City: Re-Envisioning the Built Environment (University of Toronto Press, 2012).
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- ...By Way of Thoughtful Decision-Making
A response to “To build or not to build a road… how do we honor the landscape?”
- To Build or Not to Build a Road: How Do We Honor the Landscape through Thoughtful Decision Making?
From Minding Nature’s May 2012, Volume 5, Number 1 issue.
- The Natural City: Re-envisioning the Built Environment
This book, edited by Ingrid Leman Stefanovic and Stephen Bede Scharper, explores how to integrate the natural environment into healthy urban centres from philosophical, religious, socio-political, and planning perspectives.