Stephen Brookfield, PhD

Dr. Brookfield, the John Ireland Endowed Chair at the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, is a globally recognized educator and scholar in adult learning. Recipient of numerous awards, including the Imogene Okes Award and the Cyril O. Houle World Award, he has had written, co-written, or edited 17 books and served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard University in 2002. Inducted into the international Adult Education Hall of Fame in 2009, Dr. Brookfield continues to make significant contributions to the field with his extensive expertise in teaching, critical thinking, and adult education.