Dr. Glyn Bissix

Program Head & Professor

Teaching

  • Investigating Sustainability: Research Methods
  • Community Design and Active Living
  • Recreation Resource and Environmental Management
  • Policy, Planning and Decision-making
  • Parks and Open Space Resource Development

Scholarly Interest and Expertise

  • Healthy Active Living, Community Design & Government Policy
  • Human Dimensions of Ecosystem Management
  • Community Sustainability
  • Visitor Services and Natural Parks Management
Community Service
  • Research Coordinator. Genuine Progress Index Kings County
  • Past President and Secretary/Treasurer: Kieran Pathways Society
    (Active Transportation)
  • Director: Greenways Nova Scotia.
  • Committee Member: Valley Life Cycle (Promoting Physical Activity for Health).

Contact
Dept of Community Development
Acadia University
24 Highland Ave.
Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6

Phone: (902) 585.1123

Fax: (902) 585.1702

Email: glyn.bissix@acadiau.ca

Did you know...

  • Glyn tirelessly works for the development of an active transportation pathway from Wolfville to Kentville. He is an avid cyclist!
  • Glyn is the co-author of the text “Integrated Resource & Environmental Management: The Human Dimension".
  • Glyn led a field course for students in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland  in 2010 and 2014 and will return in 2017. 
  • Glyn has spearheaded working partnerships between Acadia University and the Las Cuevas Research Station in Belize, Central America, the Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh, and Outward Bound Canada.

 

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