Speaker Details

Suzanne Quinn, Ph.D.

Manager, Kompan Play Institute, Americas
Kompan Playgrounds/Kompan Play Institute

Suzanne Flannery Quinn, Ph.D. (Syracuse University, USA) is the manager of KOMPAN Play Institute, Americas. Suzanne was formerly a senior lecturer in childhood studies at the University of Roehampton, London, where she was a research member of the Early Childhood Research Centre. Suzanne conducts international research on a range of issues related to children and has expertise in Froebelian pedagogic principles, particularly those related to play, materials, activities, and environments. Suzanne is one of the editors of the 2018 Routledge Handbook of International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education along with J. L. Roopnarine, J. E. Johnson, and M. Patte.