Jen Dollin

Brief Introduction

Name: Jen Dollin 
Highest qualification and awarding university Masters Environmental Management WSU

PhD candidate WSU 

Designation Ms 
Employer Western Sydney University
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j.dollin@westernsydney.edu.au
0428 635 365
Home page link on your employer web site if available https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/learning_futures/home/sustainability_education
Key areas of interest Sustainability and transformative education, participatory community engagement, fisheries, multispecies ethnography
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Jen Dollin is the Head, Sustainability Education in the Office of the Pro-Vice Chancellor Learning Futures at Western Sydney University. In her current role Jen oversees a range of high profile sustainability education and curriculum initiatives at the University and across Greater Western Sydney and Asia Pacific. A key focus of her work is dedicated to working with community partners and government instrumentalities to support positive river health, biodiversity and climate action.  Jen’s background is in corporate finance, environmental economics and sustainability policy development. She has over 20 years’ experience of working with grassroots community groups and in developing participatory approaches to sustainability challenges across diverse stakeholder groups.

Research Project

  1. Hawkesbury Nepean Riverkeeper – A Waterkeeper Alliance: River Snap WIP
  2. Hawkesbury Nepean Riverkeeper – A Waterkeeper Alliance: River Report Card Pilot WIP
  3. Hawkesbury Resilience Project Learn Prepare Prevent: Action for a resilient Hawkesbury completed

Key Publications/Reports

  1. Dollin, J. (2021), ‘Passionate immersions in nature-cultures of the everyday’, Social Ecology and Education: Transforming Worldviews and Practices, Routledge 9780367471088.
  2. Dollin, Jen, Hardiman, Brittany and Somerville, Margaret (2020) ‘Urban biodiversity conservation and education in Western Sydney Cumberland Stepping Stones Community Corridor’ in Multistakeholder approaches to Education for Sustainable Development in Local Communities. UNESCO Bangkok Office 

Dollin, Jen and Somerville, Margaret (2018) ‘Developing Local Sustainability Initiatives in Western Sydney’ in Academia and Communities: Engaging for Change Innovation in Local and Global Learning Systems for Sustainability Learning Contributions of the Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development, UNU-IAS, Tokyo, Japan.