Lindsay Brant

Lindsay Brant is an Educational Developer, Indigenous Pedagogies and Ways of Knowing, in the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Queen’s University. She is a Mohawk woman from the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte band, in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ontario. She is a 2021 recipient of the Educational Leadership Award bestowed upon her by the Educational Developers’ Caucus. Lindsay is also an Adjunct Lecturer in Smith School of Business, and she co-created and co-teaches a course called Relationships and Reconciliation in Business and Beyond in the Commerce program, with her colleague Dr. Kate Rowbotham. Lindsay and Kate were 2021 recipients of an internationally recognized Ideas Worth Teaching Award conferred upon them by the Aspen Institute. Lindsay is also a doctoral student in the Cultural Studies program at Queen’s and her research includes social justice and peace-based studies in relation to applying foundational principles of the Haudenosaunee Great Law of Peace as critical to teaching and learning praxis and theories. She examines the intersectional ways in which Indigenous ways of knowing and being facilitate, promote, and sustain peaceful relationship building, mentorship, and network building in the academy, community, and beyond. Lindsay has also trained in conflict resolution by taking such programs as demystifying conflict in the workplace, mental health first aid, trauma-informed care, and the International Institute for Restorative Practices certificate in Facilitating Restorative Conferences.