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  • 1. KATIA SOL MADJIDI, PH.D. 616 Plateau Drive • Kensington, CA • 94708 • (510) 390-4646 • katia7sol@gmail.com SUMMARY Specialist in transformative learning, leadership, Indigenous worldviews and global studies Extensive globaland cross-cultural experience, spanning 50+ countries and 30+ Indigenous Nations 15+ years of teaching experience, including four university courses, invited course lectures, workshops, intercultural and intergenerational dialogue circles, and leadership development programs Excellent academic record, with numerous publications, conference presentations and awards Areas of expertise include:  Indigenous/Aboriginal Knowledge  Participatory, Community-based and  Transformative Learning Collaborative Qualitative Research  Adult Education  Comparative Education  Leadership Development  Ecopsychology  The Dynamics of Global Change  Intergenerational & Intercultural Dialogue  International and Community Development  Social Movements  Freirian Pedagogy  Gratitude Practice EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO- ONTARIO INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF LEADERSHIP, HIGHER AND ADULT EDUCATION Sept 2006-June 2014 Doctor of Philosophy, Adult Education and Community Development Additional certification in twocollaborative (interdisciplinary) PhD degree programs: The Dynamics of Global Change (Munk School of Global Affairs-University of Toronto) Comparative, International and Development Education (CIDEC-OISE) Dissertation (successfully defended November 5, 2013):The Ecology of Transformation: A Relational Study of the Ecology of Leadership Program at the Regenerative Design Institute Committee: Dr. Jean-Paul Restoule (Supervisor), Dr. Edmund O’Sullivan, Dr. Deborah Barndt STANFORD UNIVERSITY Sept 1996 - June 2000 Master of Arts, Education Thesis:Breaking down Boundaries: The Use of Dialogue Groups and Participatory Education for the Healing of the Human Divide (Supervisor: Dr. Martin Carnoy) Specialization:Interpersonal, Cross-Cultural and Interracial Dialogue &Communications Bachelor of Arts, Honors –Latin American Studies Honors Thesis: Revolucão Humana: Stories of Struggle and Human Transformation within the Movimento Sem Terra (Brazil)(Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Morrison) Specialization:Social Movements, Freirian Pedagogy, and Education in Latin America Minor–Spanish and Portuguese SCHOOL FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAINING Culture & Development Program, Brazil Sept - Dec 1998 Coursework: Overseas experiential learning program (study abroad), focusing on Brazilian culture, Portuguese language, research methodology, and issues of social justice SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY Wildlands Studies Program, Nepal June - Aug 1997 Coursework: Summer semester abroad, combining classes in the field with a two-month trek in the Himalayas. Focus on Integrated Conservation and Development.
  • 2. Katia Sol Madjidi–CV AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS William Taylor Fellowship, Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada Awarded to the most outstanding social sciences doctoral student in Canada; $5000/year for two years. Doctoral Research Award, Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada Highly competitive two-year doctoral research grant; $20,000/year for two years Page2 2008-2011 2008-2011 Ranjit Kumar Graduate Fellowship, Foundation for International Training ($3,000) 2010-2011 Awarded to one student at the University of Toronto each year on the basis of academic excellence Doctoral Completion Award, University of Toronto ($8,400) 2012-2013 Doctoral Completion Award, University of Toronto ($3,000 top-up to OGS) 2011-2012 Ontario Graduate Scholarship ($15,000) 2011-2012 Academic Excellence Award, University of Toronto ($3,000) 2011-2012 SGS Travel Grant, University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies ($1,750) Awarded highest amount of all applicants 2010-2011 Academic Excellence Award, University of Toronto ($3,000) 2010-2011 Academic Excellence Award, University of Toronto ($3,000) 2009-2010 Doctoral Guaranteed Funding Award, Ontario institute for Studies in Education Full scholarship plus guaranteed funding top-up (~$22,000/year for four years) 2006-2011 Dean’s Award, Harvard Graduate School of Education $42,000+ value, with admission to PhD program – declined to attend OISE/UT 2006 Graduate Fellow; Peabody Dean’s Fellowship, Scholarly Fellow; Vanderbilt University 2006 $200,000+ in grants and fellowships with admission to PhD program– declined to attend OISE/UT Overseas Research Grant, Stanford University Center for Latin American Studies ($2,500) 1999-2000 PUBLICATIONS Refereed Publications K. Madjidi, “Educating for Unity & Global Transformation,” manuscript currently under peer review, Journal of Transformative Education, SAGE. K. Madjidi, “Solos and Spirit Spots: Aboriginal-based Spaces for Silence in Education,” in Silences, pp. 73-74. Council of 3M National Teaching Fellows and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Gatineau, QB, June 2008. K. Mundy, K. Bickmore, R. Hayhoe, M. Madden and K. Madjidi (Eds.),Comparative and International Education: Issues for Teachers. CSPI and Teachers College Press: Toronto, ON and New York, NY, 2008. K. Madjidi and J.P. Restoule, "Comparative Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Learning," Chapter Four in Comparative and International Education: Issues for Teachers, ed. Karen Mundy et al., CSPI and Teachers College Press: Toronto, ON and New York, NY, 2008. D. Schugurensky and K. Madjidi, “Reinventing Freire: Citizenship Education in Schools and Social Movements in Brazil,” Chapter Nine in The Sage Handbook of Education for Citizenship and Democracy, ed. James Arthur, Ian Davies and Carole Hahn, SAGE, London, 2008.
  • 3. Katia Sol Madjidi–CV Page3 Non-Refereed Publications K. Madjidi, "Bahá’í Institute of Higher Education Established to Provide Educational Opportunities for Oppressed Religious Minority in Iran." History of Education: Selected Moments of the 20th Century. Edited by Daniel Schugurensky. Online: www.oise.utoronto.ca/research/edu20/moments/1987bihe.html, 2006. Several reports evaluating the progress and results of projects funded through government agencies such as CIDA, FAC, and HRSD. Ghost River Rediscovery, Calgary, AB, 2002-05. K. Madjidi, Breaking down Boundaries: The Use of Dialogue Groups and Participatory Education for the Healing of the Human Divide, Stanford University School of Education. 77 pp., Stanford, CA. 2000. K. Madjidi, Revolucão Humana: Stories of Struggle and Human Transformation within the Movimento Sem Terra,Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Stanford University. 110 pp., Stanford, CA, 2000. K. Madjidi, Transforming Tradition: The Significance of the Re-creation of Traditional Dances in Bahia, Brazil, School for International Training, Ceará, Brazil, 1998. K. Madjidi, Analysis of the History, Methodology, and Success of the Jamundi Primary School , Foundation for the Application & Teaching of the Sciences. Colombia, 1998. SELECTED PRESENTATIONS TEDx Talk K. Sol Madjidi, “The Transformative Power of Gratitude,” TEDx Mission,City 2.0, Madrone Studios, San Francisco, October 13, 2012, <http://tinyurl.com/bcl372r>. Invited Conference Plenary K. Madjidi, “Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Learning,” Keynote, Diversity and Equity in Education Conference, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary, February 2012. Refereed Conference Presentations K. Sol Madjidi, “Relational Theory – A New Research Paradigm for our Times,” Annual Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society, Toronto, ON, Canada (Upcoming- March 2014.) K. Madjidi, “Transnational Religious Actors: Shaping Global Educational Norms,” Annual Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society, New York, NY, March 17-21, 2008. K. Madjidi, “Comparative and International Education for Teachers,” Annual Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society, panel chair and presenter, New York, NY, March 17-21, 2008. K. Madjidi, “Educating for Unity & Global Transformation,” World Council of Comparative Education Societies, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, September 3-7, 2007. K. Madjidi, “Participatory Development for Community Transformation,” 31st Annual Conference of the Association for Baha'i Studies-North America, Toronto, ON, August 16-19, 2007. K. Madjidi, “Indigenous Epistemology for Global Education and Transformation,” 4th Annual Conference on Indigenous Education: Asia/Pacific, Vancouver, BC, July 19-22, 2007. K. Madjidi, “Comparative Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Learning,” Annual Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society, Baltimore, MD, USA, February 25-March 1, 2007. Other Presentations K. Sol, “The Ecology of Transformation: A Relational Study of the Ecology of Leadership Program at the Regenerative Design Institute,” CIDEC Seminar, OISE-University of Toronto, October 31, 2013.
  • 4. Katia Sol Madjidi–CV Page4 st K. Sol, “Youth, Elders, and Ancestors: Revisioning Communities in the 21 Century,” Institute of Noetic th Sciences 15 International Conference, July 17-21, 2013. K. Sol, “Remembering the Original Instructions: Youth and Elders Reweaving the Sacred Web,” Institute of th Noetic Sciences 15 International Conference, July 17-21, 2013. K. Sol Madjidi, “Tools for Inner Resilience,” Northern California Regional Transition Conference, October 12, 2013. K. Sol Madjidi, “The Ecology of Leadership,” Northern California Regional Transition Conference, October 6, 2012. K. Madjidi, “The Bioneers – A Revolution from the Heart of Nature, ” Transformative Learning Centre Monthly Circle, OISE/UT, Toronto, ON, November 2010,. K. Madjidi, “Aboriginal and Cross-Cultural Peacebuilding through Circle Processes,” Safe Schools Conference, OISE/UT, Toronto, ON, September 29, 2007. K. Madjidi, “Pioneer Leadership,” Leadership Calgary, Preparation and presentation of nine hour curriculum, May 2006. K. Madjidi, “Indigenous Youth Leadership,” Alberta Council for Global Cooperation, Annual Meeting, 2004. K. Madjidi, “Unity in Diversity,” Closing Plenary, Global, Environmental and Outdoor Education Council (GEOEC) Annual Conference, Canmore, Alberta, 2003. K. Madjidi, “Indigenous Youth Leadership,” Plenary, FGL Open Global Business Society’s Global Youth Forum Calgary, Alberta, 2003. K. Madjidi, “Youth Leadership,” Plenary, Youth Development Through Recreation Services, National Symposium, Calgary, Alberta, 2003. K. Madjidi, “Connecting Indigenous Youth,” Ghost River Rediscovery Public Engagement Tours, Alberta and British Columbia, Canada, 2003 and 2004. TEACHING EXPERIENCE REGENERATIVE DESIGN INSTITUTE Co-facilitator, Ecology of Leadership Program October 2012- Present Co-facilitate a six month adult education program for 40 individuals from various backgrounds, focusing on the development of their personal and community leadership abilities Emphasis on “leadership from the inside out,” or cultivating transformation through developing practices of self-awareness, nature connection, and building conscious learning communities. SOLYOGA Lead Facilitator – Gratitude- A Thanksgiving Retreat November 22-24, 2013 Designed, organized and led a weekend training focused on cultivating a gratitude practice Developed curriculum and facilitated weekend long course for 16 participants DEPARTMENT OF GLOBAL STUDIES, WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY Contract Academic Staff, Theories of International Development Sept- Dec 2009 Led weekly tutorials on the theories of international development for 90 students. Designed lesson plans; met with students. Responsible for all marking and grade assignments.
  • 5. Katia Sol Madjidi–CV Page5 DEPARTMENT OF ABORIGINAL STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Aboriginal Studies Sept 2007 - Dec 2009 Led weekly tutorials on Aboriginal and Indigenous studies for 120 students. Designed lesson plans incorporating cultural content and Aboriginal ways of knowing and learning, such as ceremony and Indigenous-based pedagogy, into the classroom Met with students; responsible for all marking and grade assignments. ONTARIO INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Graduate Assistant, Comparative and International Education Course Sept 2006 - April 2008 Assistant for Comparative & International Development Education course Helped to prepare and welcome weekly guest lecturers, facilitated class discussions, and supported students between classes. Also responsible for the preparation and distribution of course materials, organization of technical materials in support of the class curriculum (videos, online learning resources, etc.), management of the course’s online forum and website, and the preparation, compilation and editing of the course textbook. GUEST LECTURES Ontario Institute for Studies in Education “Comparative Indigenous Ways of Knowing,” Comparative and International Education: Issues for Teachers Course, November 2007, November 2008, September 2009, October 2010 “Participatory Development,” Introduction to Community Development Course, 2008. University of Calgary “Indigenous Issues in Latin America: Ghost River Rediscovery’s Indigenous Leadership Program in Bolivia, Guyana & Dominica,” Latin American Studies 203.01 Course, 2005. “Education and Development: Stories of Struggle and Human Transformation in the Brazilian Landless Rural Workers’ Movement,” Latin American Studies 203.01 Course, 2004. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE REGENERATIVE DESIGN INSTITUTE Dissertation Research Nov 2010- Nov 2013 Three-year, in-depth participatory action research project to assess how transformative learning is cultivated within the Ecology of Leadership program at the Regenerative Design Institute Mixed-methods quantitative and qualitative research study, incorporating community-based participatory action research, in-depth interviews, surveys, arts-based methods, and sharing circles. Study has reached over 200 participants in various forms of engagement. Co-developed an innovative 360 degree survey for program participants to assess their own inner and outer leadership development as well as for them to receive global feedback on how they are perceived in these capacities by people in their various circles and communities. Defended November 5, 2013 KEYI STRATEGIES Assistant Editor, Commonwealth Series on Social Entrepreneurship Dec 2010-Sept 2011 Assisted Dr. Ruth Shapiro in editing the Commonwealth Club series on Social Entrepreneurship, published by Stanford University Press. The book includes chapters by luminaries in the field such as Muhammad Yunus, Bill Drayton, Premal Shah, Sally Osberg, and Jacqueline Novogratz. Content-edited, proofread and provided editorial feedback on all chapters as well as on the introduction, round robins and conclusion.
  • 6. Katia Sol Madjidi–CV Page6 ONTARIO INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Research Assistant, Comparative and International Education May 2007-June 2008 Assisted with various aspects of the functioning of the Comparative, International and Development Education Centre, including supporting the formation of a CIDE student association and core organizing structure as well as production of newsletters and reports Co-Editor, Comparative and International Education: Issues for TeachersMay 2007- June 2008 Coordinated communications and planning between editors, authors, and publisher Managed the editing and submission of all chapters and of the final manuscript Completed a full editorial and proofreading revision of the textbook Contributed a chapter on Comparative Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Learning STANFORD UNIVERSITY Master’s Thesis Research Sept 1999–June 2000 Studied the role of cross-cultural and interracial dialogue groups in transforming human relationships. Participatory action research project, including the facilitation of a series of dialogue groups over a two-year period and the design of an intercultural dialogue curriculum. Honors Thesis Research June 1999-June 2000 Analyzed the implementation of Freirian pedagogy within the Brazilian Landless Rural Worker’s Movement (MST). Traveled to rural sites where MST had seized and occupied land, conducting research on grassroots, participatory education within the movement. FOUNDATION FOR THE TEACHING & APPLICATION OF THE SCIENCES (FUNDAEC- COLOMBIA) Educational Research Analyst June–August 1998 Conducted an evaluation of a newly developed primary school system for potential application throughout Latin America. Traveled to Costa Rica and Ecuador to visit parallel educational sites. Conducted interviews and on-site research and composed a final 50-page analysis. SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY WILDLANDS STUDIES PROGRAM (NEPAL) Student ResearcherJune–August 1997 Researched the integration of conservation and development within the Nepalese WWF park system, analyzing the potential for inclusion of local peoples into park management in the newly opened Shey Phoksundo region. OTHER RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIE NCE EMERGENT PERFORMANCE CONSULTING, LTD. Design Partner July 2011- Present Design partner for an innovative consulting company focusing on transformative and experiential educational experiences and leadership development from an emergent paradigm. Member of team of consultants that provides innovative educational solutions to individuals and organizations based on a model of deep living and precise engagement. REGENERATIVE DESIGN INSTITUTE Coordinator, Intergenerational Dialogue Circle April-November 2011 Coordinated an intergenerational and intercultural Peacemakers’ Council of youth leaders and Elder mentors currently working with underserved youth in East Bay, San Francisco and Marin County communities, together with Penny Livingston-Stark and Belvie Rooks. Responsible for all logistics and planning, outreach to stakeholders, creating a collective vision for the event with existing participants, planning for ongoing community impact and involvement, communications to all participants, etc.
  • 7. Katia Sol Madjidi–CV Page7 GHOST RIVER REDISCOVERY, CALGARY, ALBERTA Program Coordinator, International Indigenous Youth Leadership Oct 2002–Aug 2006 Directed an international Indigenous youth leadership program for an Aboriginal-based nonprofit organization that specializes in experiential, cultural education programs. Responsible for all aspects of program coordination and management, including project design and delivery, fund-raising, budget management, hiring, recruitment, staff training, program expansion, promotions and marketing, and public relations. Successfully fundraised over $3 million CAD to support the programs Provided diverse programs, ranging from two to eight months’ duration, for up to 500 Aboriginal youth annually, resulting in the youths’ emergence as community leaders. Recruited, hired, and managed 30+ staff across international locations, in challenging and remote sites Conducted regular site visits, program evaluations, and extensive reporting to funding agencies INTERNATIONAL TEACHING CENTRE, HAIFA, ISRAEL Program Officer, Quality Controller Sept. 2000–May 2002 Worked overseas at a multicultural international organization with 800 employees, overseeing correspondence related to grassroots education and training. Responsible for upholding a high degree of excellence in correspondence with over 180 countries and territories. Position required excellent writing and analytical skills and comprehensive geographical and cultural knowledge. Analyzed budgets and monitored ongoing financial needs for individual overseas volunteers as well as large-scale educational training projects around the world. Awarded special projects in addition to regular responsibilities, i.e. compilation of periodic newsletter, creation of country analyses and reports, and document editing. ACADEMIC SERVICE AND ASSOCIATIONS Dynamics of Global Change Collaborative PhD Program Steering Committee Member Selected as student representative for the steering committee of the Dynamics of Global Change PhD program at the Munk School of Global Affairs Department of Adult Education and Counseling Psychology Faculty Search Committee Member Selected as student representative for a faculty search committee for a new faculty position in the department of Adult Education and Community Development Comparative, International and Development Education Student Association Co-Founder Helped to initiate and co-found the CIDE Student Association – now a flourishing student association with an annually elected core organizing team and over 100 members Indigenous Education Network (IEN) Member Transformative Learning Centre (TLC) Member One Earth Community Conferences 2007, 2010, 2012 (OISE-UT) Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) Volunteer – Music Member ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING Emotional Healing and Community Renewal for Youth and Elders, Helping Professionals from Aboriginal and Non-aboriginal Communities, Canadian Institute for Transpersonal and Integrative Sciences Oct 2008-May 2009 Year long training led by Dr. Beth Hedva (transpersonal psychologist), Grandmother Sara Smith (Mohawk Elder) and Kim Haxton (Potawatomiteacher and ceremonialist)
  • 8. Katia Sol Madjidi–CV Page8 Students trained in facilitation and counseling for both individual and community-based healing, particularly in Aboriginal communities but also in non-Aboriginal contexts. Four Seasons Permaculture Design Certification, Regenerative Design Institute Permaculture design certification course Oct 2012-present Ecology of Leadership Program – Regenerative Design Institute Feb- June 2011 Five month leadership development program focused on inner and outer leadership in one’s personal life, community and service path/work (part of participatory research project for my PhD) Cultivating Women’s Leadership Training - Bioneers, Ocate, NM July 2010 One week training with Nina Simons and Toby Herzlich on developing women’s leadership capabilities Awakening the Dreamers Symposium, Pachamama Alliance, Toronto, ON Attended symposium June 2010 The Emerging Wisdom Culture - State of the World Forum and Wisdom University March 2010 One week course of the Wisdom University and State of the World Forum, with an integral focus and intensive teaching by Paul Ray, Jim Garrison, Lester Brown, Randy Hayes, Marcela Olivera, and others. Awakening the Divine Feminine - Divine Feminine, Awakened Masculine InstituteOct 2009 Weekend course on healing and awakening the sacred feminine Women’s Ceremonial Training, Sacred Fire, Six Nations ON Feb-Sept 2009 Participated in monthly women’s ceremonies and training led by Diane Longboat (Leading Earth Woman) (Mohawk-Haudenosaunee) at the Sacred Fire on Six Nations Territory Leadership Calgary- Volunteer Calgary, Calgary, AB Sept 2005-June 2006 Year-long in-depth leadership training. Curriculum focused on the Human Venture and the Pioneer Leadership Journey, including aspects of personal responsibility, social and cultural coresponsibility, the creative realization process, and the cultivation of tools of wisdom and judgment. Rediscovery International Training, Rediscovery International (Pearson College, BC) June 2003 Two week intensive training in facilitating cultural outdoor education programs, based on Indigenous wisdom and focused on developing participants’ connections with themselves, one another, and the land. Ruhi Institute Facilitator Training Sept 2001-Feb 2003 Seven course training to become a facilitator for the Bahá’í-inspired Ruhi Institute training program, focused on developing spiritual capabilities for transforming our global civilization VOLUNTEER & COMMUNIT Y ACTIVITIES CommuniTuesdays – Member Dec 2011- present Keeva A Cappella – Community Choir June 2011-present Voices of Unity - Community Choir Nov 2009-June 2011 “Harmony Circle” Children’s Virtues Classes-Founder and Educator March 2009-June 2010 Echo Women’s Community Choir September 2007-May 2008 Leadership Calgary – Program Guide July 2005- June 2006 Women in Spirituality – Board Member Jan 2004-June 2006 Alberta Youth Movement Coordination Team- Chairperson Aug 2002-Feb 2005 Youth Activities Committee – Youth Developer (Haifa, Israel) May 2001–May 2002 Stanford Race Dialogue Program – Initiator and Facilitator Jan 1999–June 2000 Talisman A Cappella – Fundraising Director, Member Sept 1999–June 2000 Youth Year of Service program, Bolivia – Volunteer Sept 1995–May 1996
  • 9. Katia Sol Madjidi–CV Page9 CROSS-CULTURAL AND INTERNA TIONAL EXPERIENCE Dual citizen of the United States and Canada, with mixed European and Native American (Cherokee) ancestry. Firsthand experience living in, travelling to, and working with communities in the following countries: Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Bonaire, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Germany, Guyana, Finland, France, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Nepal, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Saint Lucia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay,the United Kingdom, the United States, and Venezuela. And with the following Indigenous Nations: Quechua, Aymara, Guarani, Mapuche, Makushi, Arawak, Kalinago, Maori, Anishinaabe, Mohawk, Plains Cree, Swampy Cree, Nakoda, Haida, Haisla, Wet’suwet’en, Kwakwaka’wakw, Nlaka’pamux, Okanagan, St’at’imc, Ktunaxa, Cowichan, Tsmishian, Gitksan, Dene, Kainai, Siksika, TsuuT’ina, Métis, Cherokee, Chippewa, and Saami I have facilitated numerous cross-cultural and interracial dialogue circles, bringing together of people from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds to increase understanding and work together toward common causes. LANGUAGES Fluent in Spanish, Portuguese Basic French (was previously fluent) Completed introductory level courses in Arabic, Hebrew and Farsi REFERENCES Academic References Jean-Paul Restoule, PhD (Dokis First Nation, Anishinaabe) Associate Professor of Aboriginal Education Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto jeanpaul.restoule@utoronto.ca Academic Supervisor Edmund O’Sullivan, PhD Professor Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto edmund.osullivan@utoronto.ca Committee Member Deborah Barndt, PhD Associate Professor in Environmental Studies Faculty of Environmental Studies York University dbarndt@yorku.ca Committee Member Daniel Schugurensky, PhD
  • 10. Katia Sol Madjidi–CV Page10 Professor
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and Social Transformation Arizona State University dschugur@asu.edu Community and Professional References James Stark Co-Director, Regenerative Design Institute 415-868-9670 james@regenerativedesign.org Colleague, The Ecology of Leadership Beth Hedva, PhD Transpersonal Psychologist Co-Director, Canadian Institute for Transpersonal and Integrative Sciences beth@hedva.com 403-247-1441 Belvie Rooks Co-Founder, Growing a Global Heart; Board member, Institute of Noetic Sciences 415-596-8311 bjr@mcn.org Colleague, Intergenerational and Intercultural Dialogue work NB:*PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO A CHANGE IN PERSONAL CIRCMSTANCES I HAVE ALSO CHANGED MY NAME IN RECENT YEARS. FOR WEB AND PUBLICATIONS SEARCHES, I CAN ALSO BE FOUND UNDER THE NAMES: Katia Sol (Name I Currently Use) Katherine Madjidi (Legal Name) Kathy Madjidi Kathy Wiatt (Maiden Name)