Dr. Kei Nishiyama is a researcher of youth political participation and practitioner of P4wC in and beyond the school context. Currently, Kei works at the Australian National University. Also, Kei is a book review editor of Journal of Public Deliberation. His current research project includes creating new pedagogical methods for visualising consensus-making, the practical application of P4wC to professional ethics learning, and the practice of new citizenship education curriculum in Australian schools.
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Dr. Arie Kizel is a professor of philosophy of education at the Faculty of Education at the University of Haifa. He is the founder and the head of The Israeli Academic Forum for Philosophy with Children. His research and academic writing area are: philosophy of education, philosophy for/with children, curriculum and textbooks, and study of social groups’ narratives. He was the head of the Israeli-German commission for textbooks research (2010-2015).
Dr. Susan Gardner is a philosophy professor at Capilano University and the founding director of the Vancouver Institute of Philosophy for Children (VIP4C). She is the director of Think Fun Philosophy Camps, which aim to fire up kids through the power of thought. She has also worked with Enable Consulting to produce the Tinker Thinkers app based on her university-level critical thinking book Thinking Your Way to Freedom: A Guide to Owning Your Own Practical Reasoning.
Dr. Maughn Rollins Gregory is professor of educational foundations at Montclair State University, where he succeeded Matthew Lipman as the director of the Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children in 2001. He holds a JD as well as a PhD in philosophy. He is co-editor of the Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children (Routledge, 2016) and the Philosophy for Children Founders series with Routledge.