TOPACE International Awarded Persons 2009
- © Tower Person Award
At the occasion of the 6th International
Conference of the Consumer Citizenship Network CCN -Making a
Difference - March 24, 2009 Technische Universitt Berlin/
Professor Sue McGregor
In her capacity as Professor in the Faculty of Education at Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada, Sue McGregor has contributed substantially to the promotion of home economics and consumer education for about 35 years.
The TOPACE Jury did review and appreciate her continuous efforts and unanimously decided to award Sue McGregor the Tower Person Award for Consumer Educators 2009.
Her professional career reflects both her practical and theoretical potential and aspirations. In the mid 1970ies she started as a home economics teacher. In 1993 she graduated a Doctor in Philosophy PhD on the grounds of a doctoral dissertation on consumer policy. Sue's current areas of research and scholarly interest include, for instance
- Consumer citizenship education
- Building peace in a consumer society
- Consumer morality, accountability and responsibilities
- Consumer policy
- Transdisciplinary inquiry and integral consumption.
Furthermore, her record shows an active involvement in worldwide networking, in government and NGO consultancy and an impressive list of publications in renowned books and journals.