Colin Simonds

Colin Simonds is an MA student at Queen’s University in the Cultural Studies Graduate Program. His undergraduate work at Queen’s University took place in Religious Studies and Global Development Studies. For his graduate work, he seeks to bring together these two disciplines and look at the intersection of contemporary spirituality and environmental ethics.  Specifically, he will investigate how contemplative practices such as meditation and yoga influence individuals to reconsider their relationship with the natural world and to subsequently adopt eco-friendly lifestyles.