Ingrid Leman Stefanovic



Emerita Professor


St. George,


  • BA, University of Toronto
  • MA, University of Toronto
  • PhD, University of Toronto

Ingrid Leman Stefanovic is a Professor Emeritus and former dean of the Faculty of Environment at Simon Fraser University. She is also Professor Emeritus in U of T’s Department of Philosophy, where she served as associate chair, undergraduate.

Dr. Stefanovic’s primary research interests relate to how taken-for-granted worldviews, values, and perceptions affect public policy, planning, and environmental decision-making.

She has served as executive co-director of the International Association for Environmental Philosophy and is Senior Scholar at the Center for Humans and Nature, Chicago and New York.

For more information, please consult her personal website.

Research Interests:

Continental Thought and Environmental Ethics, Phenomenology


Dr. Stefanovic’s recent books include The Wonder of Water: Lived Experience, Policy and Practice (University of Toronto Press, 2020); Ethical Water Stewardship (Springer, 2021); Conversations on Ethical Leadership: Lessons Learned from University Governance (University of Toronto Press, 2023). An edited book titled The Element of Water is forthcoming in late 2024 with CHN Press.