Dr. Alexia Barrable is a social scientist undertaking interdisciplinary research exploring children’s relationship to the natural world, antecedents and correlates of that relationship and the processes whereby this relationship is supported or hindered. She holds an MA (Hons) Classics from the University of Oxford, a PGCE in Early Years Education (QTS) from the University of Cambridge, an MRes in Psychology in Education from the University of York and a PhD in “Nature Connection in Education” from the University of Dundee. She is a lecturer in Education at the University of Dundee and an external examiner for the University of Cumbria and for the Scottish Graduate School of Social Sciences. She was also a research assistant at the Centre for Psychophysiology and Education of the University of Athens and she gained teaching experience at Campion International School, in Athens, and at Kew College in London. Dr Barrable is a consulting editor for the International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education (IJECEE) and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, a founding member of the Global Environmental Psychology (published Open Access by PsychOpen EU) as well as a regular reviewer for Education Sciences, Leisure Studies, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education, Environment & Behaviour, European Journal of Psychology in Education, Frontiers in Psychology & IJECEE .She has published a plethora of peer reviewed articles and three books. Dr Barrable has also won several awards for her research and for three consecutive years she was nominated for Student Led Teaching Awards.