Lorraine Lander

School for Undergraduate Studies
  • Academic School:
    Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • 585-394-1110 ext:3331
    • B.S.N. in Nursing from College at Brockport - State University of New York
    • M.A. in Psychology from College at Brockport - State University of New York
    • Ph.D. in Human Development from University of Rochester
    Subjects of Interest
    • Sustainability
    Professional Responsibilities / Bio

    Lorraine holds a B.S. in Nursing, a M.A. in Applied Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Human Development in Educational Contexts.  She has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels for almost 20 years and been a full time faculty member at Empire State College, State University of New York, for more than 15 years. She teaches in the areas of human development, psychology, education, and health with a special interest in sustainability education. Lorraine’s scholarly interests have focused on self-directed learning, wisdom, and more recently sense of place and the development of nature attachment.

    • Lander, L. (2018). The Good Life versus Consumerism and Greed: Reaching a Better Understanding of Barriers and Motivators for Sustainability. Sustainability: The Journal of Record, 11(2), 65-73.
    • Lander, L. & Stever, G. (2017). Social media and lifelong learning in sustainable development. In W. Leal & M. Mifsud (Eds.) Handbook of Lifelong Learning and Sustainable Development: World Sustainability Series, Volume 2. Hamberg, Germany: Springer Publishing.
    • Lander, L. (2017). Sustainability education: A wisdom model. In W. Leal, M. Mifsud, C. Shiel, & R. Pretorius (Eds.).Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development in Higher Education: World Sustainability Series, Volume 3, pp. 47-58. Hamberg, Germany: Springer Publishing.
    • Lander, L. (2017) Interdisciplinary education at Empire State College: Many opportunities, on-going challenges. In A. Mandell & K. Jelly (Eds.). Creative Tensions in Progressive Education: A Case Study in Challenge and Change, pp. 133-147. Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
    • Lander, L., Kronenberg, M., & Ross, S. (2016). Sustainability Education Web Resources: An Interdisciplinary Process and Project. Sustainability: The Journal of Record, 9(5), 241-246.