Susan Hanisch

Susan Hanisch is the co-founder of the non-profit sustainability education organization, and a guest scientist at the Department of Comparative Cultural Psychology of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany. Together with her husband, Dustin Eirdosh, Susan develops teacher training courses and educational resources to advance teaching and learning at the intersection of evolution, behavior, and sustainability science. By linking scientific perspectives on social change with students and classrooms seeking to make the world a better place, the aim of this work is to foster a more global discussion about where we are going in the light of where we all have come from. 

Recent Posts

July 13, 2020 in Education

It’s Time to Fix Evolution’s Public Relations Problem

Evolution denial is rooted in deeply held misconceptions and current practices in evolution education are not adequate to address the problem.
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July 6, 2020 in Education

Evolution Education Without Borders: A Collection of Essays on Teaching Evolution as an Interdisciplinary Science

Empowering students with the tools for understanding evolutionary processes will help them take on leadership roles in evolving the future of education itself.
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April 27, 2020 in Education

Finding Purpose in Evolution Education

Helping students understand the evolution of our human sense of purpose should be the central purpose of evolution education. 
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