Dr. Melanie Bedore earned a BPAPM from Carleton University (Ottawa) and an MPA and Ph.D. from Queen’s University. She is a human geographer and a teaching stream faculty member focusing on undergraduate teaching and learning. Melanie experiments with a variety of pedagogical strategies to promote deep student learning and engagement, including learning portfolios, engaged lecturing, promoting student metacognition, discussion-based learning and bringing active learning strategies into the conventional university classroom. She places particular emphasis on student writing and critical thinking in all of her courses.
Her previous research and areas of specialization include urban food access and sustainable urban food systems, urban poverty and inequality, community-based charitable food programs, and city-regional prosperity.
Melanie is open to supervising undergraduate independent studies and theses but she is not accepting graduate students at this time.
- ENVSOCTY 1HA3 (Course Outline): Society, Culture and Environment
- ENVSOCTY 2LE3 (Course Outline): Economic Geography: Innovation, Ideas and Identity
- ENVSOCTY 2UI3 (Course Outline): The Urban Experience
- ENVSOCTY 3TG3 (Course Outline): Geographies of Globalization
- ENVSOCTY 4US3 (Course Outline): Sustainable Cities