Research Interests

Faculty Member Area(s) of Research
Research Interests
Dr. Cheryl Amundsen
Professor
  • educational development post-secondary
  • instructional design
  • SoTL
  • program evaluation
  • faculty development post-secondary
  • educational technology
Dr. Heesoon Bai
Professor
 
Dr. Susan Barber
Lecturer
  • creative writing
  • narrative inquiry
  • learning through literature
  • academic writing
  • teaching language arts
  • video instruction
  • philosophy of education
  • moral education
Dr. Robin Barrow
Professor
 
Dr. Bruce Bearisto
Limited Term Lecturer
 
Dr. Kumari Beck
Assistant Professor
 
Dr. Luc Beaudoin
Adjunct Professor
  • affective cognitive science
  • adult self-directed learning
  • productive practice
  • insomnia
  • software for learning
  • meta-effectiveness
  • emotion regulation
  • cognitive tools
Dr. Charles Bingham
Professor
 
Dr. Elina Birmingham
Assistant Professor
  • autism
  • social attention
  • eye movements
  • social communication
  • face perception
  • eye tracking
  • educational psychology
Dr. Sean Blenkinsop
Professor
  • environmental education
  • place-based education
  • community-based education
Dr. Robin Brayne
Professor of Professional Practices
 
Dr. Shawn Bullock
Associate Professor
  • education and technology
  • history of education
  • history of science
  • philosophy of science and education
  • science education
  • teacher education
  • history of technology
  • engineering education
Dr. Stephen Campbell
Associate Professor
  • mathematics education
  • philosophy of education
  • teaching & educational practices
  • educational neuroscience
Dr. Wanda Cassidy
Associate Professor
  • cyberbullying
  • cyber-civility
  • law-related education
  • social justice education
  • human rights education
  • citizenship education
  • ethic of care
  • school culture
  • marginalized youth
Dr. Ann Chinnery
Associate Professor
  • ethics
  • teacher education
  • moral education
  • Emmanuel Levinas
  • social justice
  • diversity
Ms. Isabelle Côté
Lecturer
 
Dr. Rebecca Cox
Associate Professor
  • post-secondary access and success
  • clasroom-level teaching and learning
  • organizational and institutional contexts of post-secondary teaching learning
Dr. Diane Dagenais
Professor
  • applied linguistics
  • language education
  • multilingualism
  • multiliteracies
  • second language learning
Dr. Angela (Marela) Dichupa
Limited Term Lecturer
  • dialogue and critical pedagogy
Dr. Kieran Egan
Professor Emeritus
  • educational theory
  • conceptions of development in education
  • imaginative education
  • learning in depth
  • extended whole school projects
  • philosophy of education
  • engaging literacy practices
  • historical understanding
Dr. Lynn Fels
Associate Professor
  • performative inquiry
  • arts for social change
  • arts across the curriculum
  • teacher education
  • curriculum
  • performative writing
  • arts-based research
  • natality
Dr. Mark Fettes
Associate Professor
  • imagination
  • indigenous education
  • place-based education
  • multilingualism
  • language revitalization
  • curriculum
  • pedagogy
  • action research
  • community-based research
Dr. Sepideh Fotovatian
Limited Term Lecturer
 
Dr. Roger Frie
Professor
  • hermeneutics
  • phenomenology
  • social theory
  • narrative psychology
  • cultural psychology
  • history of psychotherapy
  • contemporary psychoanalysis
  • existential therapy
Dr. Natalia Gajdamaschko
Teaching Professor
  • Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CHAT).
  • Vygotsky’s educational theory
  • activity theory
  • cross-cultural investigation in education
  • Q-methodology and study of subjectivity
Dr. Huamei Han
Assistant Professor
 
Dr. Kerstin Heilgenberg
Lecturer
 
Dr. Joel Heng Hartse
Lecturer
  • second language writing
  • English as a second/additional language
  • academic writing
  • academic publishing
  • language ideology
  • writing studies
  • world Englishes
Dr. Cher Hill
Clinical Assistant Professor
  • practitioner inquiry
  • in-service teacher education
  • qualitative research methodology
  • transformative learning
  • gender-equity
Dr. Maureen Hoskyn
Associate Professor
 
Dr. Roumiana Ilieva
Associate Professor
  • English as an additional language education
  • language, culture, and identity
  • internationalization of education
  • teacher education and teacher identities
  • immigration and integration
Dr. Larry Johnson
Limited Term Lecturer
 
Dr. Sharalyn Jordan
Assistant Professor
  • LGBTQI refugee mental health
  • queer migration
  • genders and sexualities
  • stigma
  • trauma
  • self and identity formation
  • cultural safety
  • intersectionality
  • narrative inquiry
  • dialogical analysis
  • critical ethnography
Dr. Gillian Judson
Limited Term Lecturer
  • imagination and learning
  • imaginative engagement
  • emotional engagement
  • ecological education
  • teacher education
  • social studies education
Dr. Lannie Kanevsky
Associate Professor
  • educational psychology
  • learning
    development
  • gifted
  • high ability learners
  • sociocultural
  • curriculum differentiation
  • Vygotsky
Dr. David Kaufman
Professor
  • digital games for seniors
  • digital storytelling for seniors
  • gaming and simulation for learning
  • educational technology
  • problem-based learning
  • medical education
Dr. Vicki Kelly
Associate Professor
  • indigenous knowledge
  • indigenous art practices
  • indigenous language and culture revitalization
  • indigenous pedagogy
  • indigenous ecological knowledge
  • indigenous/holistic perspectives on health/healing
  • health education
  • holistic approaches to art education
  • art therapy
  • arts-based research
Dr. Daniel Laitsch
Associate Professor
 
Dr. Ena Lee
Senior Lecturer
  • critical pedagogy
  • critical academic literacy
  • anti-racist education
  • student and teacher identity
  • teacher education
  • English as a second/additional language
Dr. Lucy Le Mare
Professor
  • social and emotional development
  • social and emotional education
  • risk and resilience
  • early childhood
  • attachment
Dr. Peter Liljedahl
Associate Professor
  • creativity and discovery in mathematics teaching and learning
  • affect
  • beliefs
  • classroom practice
  • professional growth of teachers
  • numeracy
  • instructional design
  • assessment in mathematics
  • student learning behavior (student)
  • interactions between students in collaboration
  • teacher tensions
Dr. Michael Ling
Senior Lecturer
 
Dr. Margaret MacDonald
Associate Professor
 
Dr. Allan MacKinnon
Associate Professor
 
Dr. Jan MacLean
Senior Lecturer
 
Dr. Kris Magnusson
Dean
 
Dr. Carolyn Mamchur
Professor
 
Dr. Elizabeth Marshall
Associate Professor
  • children’s and young adult literature
  • childhood and youth studies
  • memoir
  • feminist theories
  • popular culture
Dr. Steve Marshall
Associate Professor
 
Dr. Danièle Moore
Professor
  • educational sociolinguistics
  • multilingual language aquisition
  • plurilingualism
  • plurilingual and pluricultural competence (PPC)
  • multilingual literacies
  • language revitalization
  • language policies
  • French as a second/third language
Dr. John Nesbit
Professor
  • educational psychology
  • intelligent tutoring systems
  • self-regulated learning
  • argumentation
Dr. Paul Neufeld
Associate Professor
 
Dr. Michelle Nilson
Associate Professor
  • higher education leadership
  • organizational theory
  • research method
  • postsecondary aspirations, access, and affordability
  • community engaged research
  • program evaluation
Dr. Kevin O'Neill
Associate Professor
 
Dr. Susan O'Neill
Professor
 
Dr. Rhonda Philpott
Lecturer
  • teacher education
  • international education
  • social justice education
  • literacy education
Dr. Michelle Pidgeon
Associate Professor
  • higher education
  • student affairs and services
  • recruitment and retention
  • Indigenous research methodologies
  • research ethics
Dr. Cécile Sabatier
Associate Professor
 
Dr. Michèle Schmidt
Associate Professor
 
Dr. Özlem Sensoy
Associate Professor
  • social justice education
  • critical multicultural education
  • critical pedagogy
  • media literacy
  • popular youth culture
  • Middle East & Islam
  • feminist postcolonial theory
  • visual research methods
Dr. Yaroslav Senyshyn
Professor
 
Dr. Nathalie Sinclair
Professor
  • mathematics education
  • digital technology
  • aesthetics
  • embodied cognition
  • dynamic geometry
  • history of mathematics
  • diagramming
  • gestures
Dr. Stephen Smith
Teaching Professor
 
Dr. Suzanne Smythe
Assistant Professor
 
Dr. Celeste Snowber
Associate Professor
  • embodiment
  • arts-based research
  • performative and poetic inquiry
  • somatics
  • arts/dance education
  • spirituality
  • curriculum theory
  • site-specific performance
Dr. Valia Spiliotopoulos
Professor of Professional Practice
 
Dr. Jeff Sugarman
Professor
  • critical educational psychology
  • theoretical and philosophical psychology
  • personhood
  • selfhood
  • human agency
  • historical ontology
  • hermeneutics
  • neoliberalism
Dr. Dolores van der Wey
Associate Professor
  • critical indigenous education
  • aboriginal literature and pedagogy
  • equity studies in education
  • critical literacy education
  • teacher education
  • coalition politics
Dr. Philip Winne
Professor
  • self-regulated learning
  • metacognition
  • study tactics
  • educational psychology
  • software for learning
  • research methods
Dr. Alyssa Wise
Associate Professor
 
Dr. David Zandvliet
Associate Professor
  • science education
  • environmental education
  • technology education
  • learning environments
  • place-based education
  • teacher education
Dr. Rina Zazkis
Professor