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The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge - Thomas Berger

Who is Stacey L. MacKinnon, PhD?

I am a woman who wears many hats! I hold a BSc., MSc. & PhD from the University of Calgary. I am currently a tenured Associate Professor of Social Psychology, University of Prince Edward Island. I am also a member of the Education Graduate Faculty and the First Year Experience Inquiry Studies Coordinator & Professor. I am an active researcher and CBC Radio columnist. I am also a mother, step-mom, wife & daughter. Perhaps the term that best describes me both personally and professionally though is "Life-Long & Life-Wide Learner"

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Why do I care so much about Curiosity & Inquiry?

As an Associate Professor of Social Psychology, a Graduate Supervisor in the Faculty of Education, Co-ordinator of UPEI’s First Year Inquiry Studies Program and, perhaps most importantly, as a mom, I see first hand every day the joy that curiosity and inquiry bring to life! Sadly, I’ve also seen how easily curiosity and the desire to inquire can be stifled in children and adults...

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What can we do encourage and support curiosity and inquiry?

Six years ago, I changed the way I taught my classes and raised my daughters to open up space for curiosity and inquiry....

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I was just thinking….

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My Research

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