Jenalee Kluttz is a Liu Scholar and PhD student in the Department of Educational Studies interested in the intersection of environmental and social justice issues. As an activist and educator, her research focuses on adult education and social action. She studies adult learning within, and public learning from, social movements, specifically movements related to environmental justice. Her current projects explore individual and collective learning within the climate justice movement focusing specifically on activism in localized opposition to the fossil fuel industry. Some of her other research interests include education for sustainability, popular education, Indigenous and non-Indigenous allyship in social action, and community engaged learning.
Prior to coming to the University of British Columbia, Jenalee worked as a lecturer at Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia researching international educational policy, social justice imperatives in basic education, and agricultural education for climate change adaptation.