Team

Young Lives Research | We examine and support youth wellbeing on a complex planet


Dr. Kate Tilleczek is a Professor who holds the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Youth, Education & Global Good in the Faculty of Education at York University.  She is an educator, founder (in 2009) and Director of the Young Lives Research Laboratory which employs global, intercultural and interdisciplinary approaches to collaborative research with and for young people and their communities. Find out more.

As Senior Research Associate and Manager for the Young Lives Research Lab (CANADA), Deborah MacDonald supports the work of the YLRL’s intercultural, interdisciplinary teams across Canada and the Americas. Find out more.

An Associate Researcher with the Young Lives Research Lab (CANADA), Pablo Aranguiz Mesias’s work and research are focused on education and action for local and global sustainable development. Find out more.

Ph. D. Candidate at York University’s Faculty of Education, Roxy Cohen, investigates climate change leadership and wellbeing education with youth by collaboratively creating and reflecting on programs in university and community partnerships. Find out more.

Dr. James Stinson (PhD, U Toronto) is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Planetary Health & Education in the Dahdaleh Institute of Global Health Research and the Young Lives Research Lab (Faculty of Education) at York University. Find out more.

Professor, Postdoctoral Fellow and Documentary Filmmaker, Dr. Mark Terry’s work specializes in youth climate projects and Reorienting Education through Sustainability. Find out more.