JAMES MAGNUS-JOHNSTON

L4E ASSOCIATED PHD STUDENT    -    MCGILL UNIVERSITY

Contact: james.magnus-johnston@mail.mcgill.ca

James Magnus-Johnston is the Director of the Centre for Resilience at Canadian Mennonite University, where he teaches in the fields of business and political studies; he’s also a Board Director with the Assiniboine Credit Union. He has an MPhil in Land Economy from the University of Cambridge, where he studied the ecological impacts of the debt-based money system. He also has a BA with majors in Political Studies (Hons), Rhetoric & Communications, and Theatre (Hons, Gold Medal) from the University of Winnipeg. James previously worked in the financial industry, in public policy positions, and as a social entrepreneur – helping to establish a food cooperative (The Farm Fresh Food Hub), a coffee shop (Fools + Horses), a composting service (Compost Winnipeg), and a coworking / learning hub (the CMU Centre for Resilience). With a decade of teaching and working in the sphere of ecological economics, he’s now interested in how biocentric knowledge can ground institutional decision-making cultures in business and public policy, including their pedagogical roots. 

PUBLICATIONS & OTHER WORKS

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What is the Steady State Economy?

In: A Future Beyond Growth: Towards a Steady State Economy. 2016.

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Carbon Pricing and Climate Mitigation Backgrounder - Part I of II

On Policyalternatives.ca. January 2017.

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Guess What Trudeau Said About Growth?

In: CASSE & Resilience.0rg. November 2015. 

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What Kind of Future Does Your Degree Prepare You For?

In: CASSE & Resilience.0rg. September 2015.