Janet is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of CityStudio – an experimentation and innovation hub for the City of Vancouver where city staff, experts and students from 6 universities and colleges co-create projects that support city programs.
Janet Moore is an Associate Professor and Director of the Semester in Dialogue at Simon Fraser University. She has imagined, designed and facilitated intensive, interdisciplinary courses and programs that focus on dialogue, community engagement, group process, divergent thinking, and urban sustainability.
She has engaged deeply in a number of innovative sustainability education projects in Vancouver, including university engagement on sustainability curriculum at UBC where she completed her doctoral dissertation “Recreating the University from within: Sustainability and Transformation in Higher Education” with the Department of Curriculum Studies, Faculty of Education. Her post-doctoral work focused on The Learning City Project at Great Northern Way Campus–an inter-institutional project working towards integrating real world issues into the university classroom.
Her interests include transdisciplinary higher education, transformative learning, social entrepreneurship, social innovation and organizational change in higher education. Janet is passionate about teaching and learning, facilitating dialogue and participatory processes. She keeps busy riding bikes, walking her dog Magic and being outside in Vancouver with her 2 kids.
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