Manuel Reimer, PhD

Manuel Riemer is an associate professor of community and sustainability science at Wilfrid Laurier University and the Director of the Viessmann Centre for Engagement and Research in Sustainability (VERiS), Environment and Justice Research Group. He received his PhD in Psychology with a major in Quantitative Methods from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University (USA). He is a recipient of the Early Researcher Award of the Society for Community Research and Action / Division 27 of the American Psychological Association. He is also a founding partner and academic advisor of the Sustainable Societies Consulting Group (, a social enterprise that offers research, evaluation and organizational development services to environmental, health and social organizations.