Shirley Stewart Burns

posted Sep 15, 2012, 3:07 PM by NDLTD Admin   [ updated Sep 15, 2012, 3:16 PM ]
2009 Innovative Learning Through ETDs
Ph.D. History
West Virginia University, U.S.A.

Shirley’s ETD has allowed her to accomplish her goal of raising the public consciousness and discourse about mountain top removal. She was able to reach a world-wide audience almost instantaneously, resulting in publication of a book that is now in use in the K-12 and higher education curriculum.  A press release about her success is available at 


Acceptance Video:

Shirley sings at ETD 2009: