Alexander Lautensach is an Associate Professor at the School of Education at the University of Northern British Columbia. His current research focuses on human ecology, cross-cultural education, and environmental ethics. He is the author of Environmental Ethics for the Future: Rethinking Education to Achieve Sustainability and Survival How?: Education, Crisis, Diachronicity and the Transition to a Sustainable Future, as well as associate editor of the Journal of Human Security. He holds a PhD from the University of Otago.