About Dr. Sue L. T. McGregor.
Dr. Sue L. T. McGregor is a professional home economist with extensive background in education as well as policy analysis and development. While she practiced for 30 years as a Professor at a university, she concurrently undertook policy work as the Principal Consultant for MCG. With her recent retirement, her time will be completely given to MCG and its anticipated work with First Nations communities in concert with consumer-related and home economics-related consultancy. The former will be undertaken in conjunction with Peter McGregor, now an active Principal Consultant with MCG. Dr. McGregor’s years of experience with the general skills of policy analysis, independent research, scholarship and report writing will serve her well in her First Nations-related work.
In more detail, Dr. McGregor has been a home economics and consumer studies educator for 40 years. After 30 years, she recently retired from the Faculty of Education at Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, receiving the honor of Professor Emerita. She was a member of the home economics/human ecology department for 15 years (until it was closed down). She then assumed the role of Coordinator of the undergraduate, interdisciplinary Peace and Conflict Studies program for eight years. She held the position of Director of Graduate Education in the Faculty of Education for the next three years, and then assumed the positions of inaugural, elected Doctoral Program Coordinator in Educational Studies and the elected Chair of the Inter-University Doctoral Administration Committee (2010-2011, 20 months).
On the academic front, Dr. McGregor has national and international exposure and recognition. She has delivered 27 keynotes and invited talks in 12 countries and published over 160 peer-reviewed publications, 28 book chapters, and 10 monographs. She has published 4 books, is affiliated with 20 professional journals, and holds membership in 12 professional associations. She was Interim Editor for the Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences (March 2014-August 2015) (the first Canadian Editor of this 107-year old American journal). She is Co-Editor of Integral Leadership Review, and Associate Editor of three journals, including the newly launched Transdisciplinary Journal of Engineering and Science (2010). Under MCG, she published 10 monographs. In recognition of her international contributions to the home economics profession, she received a lifetime position as Docent in Home Economics at the University of Helsinki.