Steve Joordens Ph.D.
Director ( Academia), Global Listening Centre.
Full Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto
Renowned Canadian educator in the field of education, Professor Steve Joordens Ph.D.is a Full Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto and also offers several MOOC psychology courses on Coursera.org. His passion for teaching and psychology have been recognized by many awards, at the institutional, provincial and national levels. For example, he was named a 3M National Teaching Fellow in 2015, the highest national honour for postsecondary teaching. His research is wide-ranging, and he is often asked by media and other organizations to comment on preventative approaches to mental health. One core skill he often emphasizes in active listening, learning how to negotiate complex and emotional interactions by first listening in a focused and nonjudgmental manner.