Dr Caroline Baillie
Professor of Engineering and Social Justice, University of San Diego; Founder, Waste For Life
Caroline Baillie is Professor of Praxis in Engineering and Social justice at the University of San Diego, and co-founding director of the not-for-profit ‘Waste for Life’ (wasteforlife.org) which supports vulnerable communities in the development of up-cycled waste-based businesses. She also runs a forest school for children and a forest school professional development program for teachers. Baillie’s research considers socio-technical processes and systems, which enhance social and
environmental justice, and educational systems that promote these. She brings lessons learnt from these studies and practices into the classroom of all ages, to facilitate the transformation to a more equitable and just future. Professor Baillie has published 27 scholarly books, an edited series of books on ‘Engineers, Technology and Society’ and over 200 book chapters, peer reviewed journal and conference papers.