is an interdisciplinary scholar and artist whose work for more than 20 years has explored
the human-world relationship. She is the author of a seminal research report
for the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Canada Council for the Arts on Arts in Ecology (2006).
She lectures internationally, and works as a consultant and curator in the area of arts and sustainability. Since 2006 Beth has been developing and leading professional and university
courses and programmes focused on creative, collaborative, transdisciplinary and intercultural responses to complex "wicked" problems of sustainability. Her scholarly work is widely taught and studied across the environmental humanities and arts.
She holds an MA in Values and Environment from the Institute
for Environment, Philosophy and Public Policy at Lancaster
University (UK). Currently, she is undertaking a self-designed research PhD at the University of British Columbia,
investigating how embodied, aesthetic experience informs, forms, and transforms values and the human-world relationship across cultures.