Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education

Dr. Rena Upitis elected to the Royal Society of Canada

Four Queen’s University researchers with expertise ranging from arts education to software analytics have been elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), the most senior and prestigious academic society in Canada.

Stephen Archer, Heather Stuart and Rena Upitis were elected to the Fellowship, while Ahmed Hassan was named a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

Dr. Rena Upitis (Faculty of Education) is a dynamic arts education scholar of international stature. Driven by a desire to build deep connections with the natural world, her work involves experiential learning, research, and social activism. Taking a holistic approach to human development, she has cultivated many spheres of expertise: arts education, digital literacy, mathematics education, curriculum development, sustainability studies, and architectural design. Her contributions have influenced educational practices in North America and globally.

Read the full story in the Gazette: The Royal round-up

Rena Upitis