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Dr. Suzanne Flannery Quinn

Dr. Suzanne QuinnSuzanne Quinn, Ph.D., FHEA, CPSI is the manager of KOMPAN Play Institute, America, and was formerly a Senior Lecturer and Program Coordinator of the Graduate Early Childhood Studies program at Froebel College, University of Roehampton, London, UK where she was also a researcher at the Early Childhood Research Centre. She researches issues related to active play and fitness for children and families, with particular interest in the intersection of nature and the built environment. She has expertise is in Froebelian educational methodologies, specializing in the value that play, materials, activities, and environments have on childhood learning and development. She is also an editor of the 2018 Routledge Handbook of International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and has authored a diverse catalog of international publications.  Check out the exciting work done at these two local New England Parks: Ballard Park and Lincoln Park!