Refereed Articles

Judson, G. & Dougherty, M. (under review). Leading with the possible in mind: Educational leaders’ experiences engaging imagination in practice. Journal of Ethical Educational Leadership.

Judson, G. & Dougherty, M. (accepted). Relational leadership and the humanizing power of imagination. International Journal of Leadership in Learning.

Judson, G. (2024). Imaginative Ecological Education: Evolution of a theory and practice. In G. Noblit (Ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.1971

Judson, G. (2023). A dirty little secret: Studying imagination, imaginatively, in a Leadership education graduate program. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 23(4).

Judson, G. (2023). Cultivating leadership imagination with cognitive tools: An imagination-focused approach to leadership education. Journal of Research on Leadership Education18(1), 40-62. doi:

Judson, G. & D. Datura, M. (2023). A walking curriculum: From “good ideas for walks” to transformative design for eco-social change. International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 19(2), 1-19.

Judson, G. (2022). Engaging and cultivating imagination in equity-focused school leadership. International Journal for Leadership and Learning22(1), 252-264. doi:

Judson, G., Powell, R., & Robinson, K. (2021). Educating perfinkers: How cognitive tools support affective engagement in teacher education. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning12(1).

Judson, G. (2020) Conceptualizing imagination in the context of school leadership, International Journal of Leadership in Education. DOI: 10.1080/13603124.2020.1818289

Hadzigeorgiou, Y., & Judson, G. (2017). Toward more effective storytelling for raising environmental awareness in young students. Journal of Advances in Education Research, 2(1), 13.

Judson, G. (2017). Engaging With Place: Playground Practices For Imaginative Educators. Journal of Childhoods And Pedagogies, 1(2). [Link:]

Judson, G. (2015). Imaginative Ecological Education (IEE): Teaching That Interweaves Curricular Topics, Human Emotion, The Body, & Place. Green Teacher, 13-17.

Judson, G. (2015). Supporting ecological understanding through imaginative and in-depth study of a place-based topic or issue. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 20, 139-153. 

Judson, G. (2014). The role of mental imagery in imaginative and ecological teaching. Canadian Journal of Education, 37(4), 1–17. 

Judson, G. & Egan, K. (2013). Engaging students’ imaginations in second language learning. Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching. Special Issue: The role of imagination in language learning. 13(3), 343-356. 

Judson, G. & Egan, K. (2012). Elliot Eisner’s imagination and learning. Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy9(1), 38-41.   

Blenkinsop, S. & Judson, G. (2011). Storying environmental education. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 15(1), 174–189.

Fettes, M. & Judson, G. (2011). Imagination and the cognitive tools of place-making. Journal of Environmental Education, 42(2), 123–135.

Egan, K. & Judson, G. (2009). Values and imagination in teaching: With a special focus on social studies.Educational Philosophy and Theory, 41(2), 126–140.

Judson, G. & Egan, K. (2009). Imagination in a world of assessment. Curriculum and Teaching24(2), 13–25.

Egan, K. & Judson, G. (2008). Of whales and wonder. Educational Leadership, 65(6), 20–25.

Judson, G. (2006). Curriculum spaces: Situating educational research, theory and practice. The Journal of Educational Thought, 40(3), 229–245.