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

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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April 26, 2020 in Podcast

Finding Purpose in Evolution Education: A Conversation with Susan Hanisch and Dustin Eirdosh

Listen: Spotify -  Google - Apple -  Stitcher Susan Hanisch and Dustin Eirdosh are the co-founders of the non-profit organization Global ESD ( and education researchers in the Department of Comparative Cultural Psychology at the Max Planck…
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