Dr. Peter Blaze
Dr. Peter Blaze Corcoran is Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies and Environmental Education at Florida Gulf Coast University. He has been a faculty member at College of the Atlantic, Swarthmore College, and Bates College, and has held appointments as a visiting
professor at universities in Australia, The Netherlands, Fiji, Malaysia, and Kenya.
He has long served as a Research Fellow at the Earth Charter Center for Education for Sustainable Development at University for Peace in San José, Costa Rica. Earth Ethics Institute at Miami Dade College has designated him as an Elder.
New posts since his recent retirement include appointments as Senior Advisor to UNITY EARTH in Melbourne, Australia and Senior Fellow at the International Council for Environmental Economics and Development in New York City. He also serves on the Grant
Selection Council of PURPOSE EARTH, a new organization which supports community and environmental activism worldwide. In 2020, University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia appointed him as an Adjunct Professor of Environmental and Sustainability Education.
He continues to be active as a scholar on a range of topics in educational and environmental studies through various chapters, journal articles, and lectures. His most recent books include
Envisioning Futures for Environmental and Sustainability Education, Wageningen Academic Publishers (2017), and Intergenerational Learning and Transformative Leadership for Sustainable Futures, Wageningen Academic Publishers (2014).