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Janna Goebel

Janna Goebel

Assistant Professor of Sustainability Education, School of Sustainability, College of Global Futures

Janna.Goebel@asu.edu

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502

Titles

  • Senior Global Futures Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
  • Assistant Professor of Sustainability Education, School of Sustainability, College of Global Futures

Biography

Janna Goebel is an assistant professor of sustainability education in the College of Global Futures' School of Sustainability and a Senior Global Futures Scientist in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory. She graduated with a PhD in educational policy and evaluation from the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at ASU in 2020. As a Global Development Research Scholar, and with the support of First Solar and the United States Agency for International Development, Goebel completed her dissertation research based on her time on family-owned coffee plantations in Southeastern Brazil.

Her work focuses on the ways that education can be conceptualized beyond the human and explores how relationships among humans and the more-than-human world matter in how we approach sustaining life on Earth. Goebel's earned a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English as a Second Language and Multicultural Education from Loyola Marymount University (LMU). She taught College Writing and English for Academic Purposes at LMU from 2011-2015. She has also taught English as a Second Language courses online to students in Brazil and Japan. Goebel co-taught GLE 598: Education in the Anthropocene in the online Master of Education degree in Global Education program in the Fall 2020 semester and GLE 598: Economics of Education in Global Contexts in Spring 2021. She is teaching SOS 311: Future Thinking and Strategies as well as SOS 589: Community of Scholars this fall.

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