Faculty Member Area(s) of Research Research Interests
Dr. Heesoon Bai
Professor
  • Philosophies of Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • cultural practices
  • ethics and aesthetics
Dr. Susan Barber
Lecturer
  • Arts Education
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • creative writing
  • narrative inquiry
  • learning through literature
  • academic writing
  • teaching language arts
  • video instruction
  • philosophy of education
  • moral education
Dr. Kumari Beck
Associate Professor
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • internationalization of higher education
  • international education
  • internationalization of curriculum
  • social education
  • anti-racist and multicultural education
  • globalization
  • postcolonial theory
  • pedagogy in post-secondary institutions
  • ethics of care
Dr. Luc Beaudoin
Adjunct Professor
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Technology & Learning Design
  • affective cognitive science
  • adult self-directed learning
  • productive practice
  • insomnia
  • software for learning
  • meta-effectiveness
  • emotion regulation
  • cognitive tools
Dr. Charles Bingham
Professor
  • Philosophies of Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • philosophical perspectives on curriculum and education
  • recognition
  • authority
  • truth and self-fashioning
Dr. Elina Birmingham
Associate Professor
  • Educational Psychology
  • autism
  • social attention
  • eye movements
  • social communication
  • face perception
  • eye tracking
  • educational psychology
Dr. Sean Blenkinsop
Professor
  • Environmental & Ecological Education
  • Philosophies of Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Issues in Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • philosophy of education
  • imagination in teaching and learning
  • ecology
  • relational epistemologies
  • theories of place
  • existentialism
  • continental philosophy
  • educational theory and practice
  • experiential and outdoor education
  • care
  • gender theory
  • social/ecological justice
  • international issues
  • science education
  • drama education
Dr. Geneviève Brisson
Assistant Professor
  • Education
  • Languages, Cultures and Literacies
  • bilingualism and plurilingualism
  • literacies and identities
  • literacy practices of plurilingual and pluricultural children
  • Canadian children’s literature in French and in English
  • children’s literature in translation
  • literature in first and second language classrooms.
Dr. Stephen Campbell
Associate Professor
  • Mathematics Education
  • Philosophies of Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • mathematics education
  • philosophy of education
  • teaching & educational practices
  • educational neuroscience
Dr. Wanda Cassidy
Professor
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • Social Issues in Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • 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
  • Philosophies of Education
  • Social Issues in Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • ethics
  • teacher education
  • moral education
  • Emmanuel Levinas
  • social justice
  • diversity
Dr. Sean Chorney
Assistant Professor
  • Mathematics Education
  • integration of digital technology into mathematics teaching
Ms. Isabelle Côté
Lecturer
  • French Education
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • French teacher training program
  • cultural diversity
Dr. Rebecca Cox
Associate Professor
  • Higher education
  • Postsecondary teaching and learning
  • Postsecondary access, opportunity and equity
  • postsecondary access & equity
  • community colleges
  • postsecondary teaching and learning
  • qualitative research
Dr. Diane Dagenais
Professor
  • French Education
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • applied linguistics
  • language education
  • multilingualism
  • multiliteracies
  • second language learning
Dr. Pooja Dharamshi
Assistant Professor
  • Equity Studies in Education
  • Educational Theory and Practice
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • teacher education
  • critical literacy
  • social justice education
  • literacy teacher educators
Dr. Angela (Marela) Dichupa
Limited Term Lecturer
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • dialogue and critical pedagogy
Daniel Dunford
Limited Term Lecturer
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • academic literacy
  • professional development program
  • writing and rhetoric
Dr. Lynn Fels
Professor
  • Arts Education
  • performative inquiry
  • arts for social change
  • arts across the curriculum
  • teacher education
  • curriculum
  • performative writing
  • arts-based research
  • natality
Dr. Mark Fettes
Associate Professor
  • Aboriginal & Indigenous Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • language maintenance and revitalization
  • cultural diversity and intercultural communication
  • management of multilingualism
Dr. Roger Frie
Professor
  • Educational Psychology
  • Philosophies of Education
  • Counselling Psychology
  • hermeneutics
  • phenomenology
  • social theory
  • narrative psychology
  • cultural psychology
  • history of psychotherapy
  • contemporary psychoanalysis
  • existential therapy
Dr. Natalia Gajdamaschko
Teaching Professor
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CHAT).
  • Vygotsky’s educational theory
  • activity theory
  • cross-cultural investigation in education
  • Q-methodology and study of subjectivity
Dr. Enigda Gebre
Assistant Professor
  • Educational Technology and Learning Design
  • learning and representations
  • learning technologies and contexts
  • nature and role of context in learning
  • student engagement
  • active learning classrooms
  • design-based research in education
  • visual data analysis
Dr. Alanaise Goodwill
Assistant Professor
  • Counselling Psychology
  • indigenous psychology
  • psychological practice in the areas of identity reclamation, collective healing and restitution
  • indigenous language in the practice of family and group counselling
  • indigenous research methods
  • decolonizing mental health practices
Dr. Huamei Han
Associate Professor
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • multilingualism
  • language ideologies
  • minority churches
  • China-Africa trade migration
Dr. Joel Heng Hartse
Lecturer
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • second language writing
  • English as a second/additional language
  • academic writing
  • academic publishing
  • language ideology
  • writing studies
  • world Englishes
Dr. Cher Hill
Assistant Professor
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • practitioner inquiry
  • in-service teacher education
  • qualitative research methodology
  • transformative learning
  • gender-equity
Dr. Maureen Hoskyn
Associate Professor
  • Educational Psychology
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • individual and developmental relations between executive function and early learning for young children aged 3 to 8 years
  • neuroimaging of cognitive processes
  • children with developmental dyslexia
Dr. Roumiana Ilieva
Associate Professor
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • English as an additional language education
  • language, culture, and identity
  • internationalization of education
  • teacher education and teacher identities
  • immigration and integration
Dr. Sharalyn Jordan
Associate Professor
  • Counselling Psychology
  • 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
Assistant Professor
  • Teaching and Educational Practices
  • imagination and learning
  • imaginative engagement
  • emotional engagement
  • ecological education
  • teacher education
  • social studies education
Dr. Lannie Kanevsky
Associate Professor
  • Educational Psychology
  • educational psychology
  • learning development
  • gifted
  • high ability learners
  • sociocultural
  • curriculum differentiation
  • Vygotsky
Dr. David Kaufman
Professor
  • Educational Technology & Learning Design
  • 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
  • Aboriginal & Indigenous Education
  • Arts Education
  • Environmental & Ecological Education
  • indigenous epistemologies
  • knowledge practices and pedagogies
  • education for reconciliation and healing
  • art as an indigenous knowledge practice and as a site for activism
  • indigeneity and indigenous resurgence
  • integration of indigenous knowledge practices and pedagogies in ecological education
  • the role of the arts in human development
  • Métissage as inquiry and curriculum
  • place-based performance and art as inquiry
Dr. Daniel Laitsch
Associate Professor
  • Educational Leadership & Policy
  • education policy
  • neoliberalism
  • assessment
  • research use
Dr. Ena Lee
Assistant Professor
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • Social Issues in Education
  • 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
  • Educational Psychology
  • social and emotional development
  • social and emotional education
  • risk and resilience
  • early childhood
  • attachment
Dr. Peter Liljedahl
Associate Professor
  • Mathematics Education
  • 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. Angel Lin
Professor
  • Languages, Cultures and Literacies in Education
  • plurilingual & pluricultural education
  • discourse analysis
  • academic literacies
  • language across the curriculum
Dr. Michael Ling
Senior Lecturer

  • Philosophies of Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • philosophy and history of Ideas; Educational Theory
  • Teacher Education
  • Social Contexts of Education
  • Social and Cultural Theory
  • the History of Universities
  • Aesthetics
  • Cross-cultural Approaches to the Arts and Performance; Contemporary and Popular Culture
  • Sociology and Psychology of Creativity, Methodology, History of Inquiry, Teacher Inquiry, Self-study
Dr. Margaret MacDonald
Associate Professor
  • Aboriginal & Indigenous Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • early childhood education
  • pedagogical documentation
  • intergenerational teaching and learning
  • formative assessment
  • heritage language revitalization
  • responsive curriculum development
Dr. Allan MacKinnon
Associate Professor
  • Languages, Cultures & Literacies and Education
  • Science Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • curriculum studies and learning theory
  • science and environmental education
  • science teacher education
  • practicum in learning
  • role of technology in learning and teaching
  • higher education in developing regions of South East Asia
Dr. Jan MacLean
Senior Lecturer
  • Arts Education
  • Social Issues in Education
  • art and literacy
  • inclusive education
  • art and social change
Dr. Kris Magnusson

  • Counselling Psychology
  • career development
  • career counselling practice
  • evidence-based practice
  • adult learning
  • competency-based educational technology
  • adult learners
  • organizational development
  • strategic planning
Dr. Carolyn Mamchur
Professor
  • Arts Education
  • narrative and Jungian archetypes
  • interspecies communication
  • empathy and awareness
Dr. Elizabeth Marshall
Associate Professor
  • Children’s & Young Adult Literature 
  • Childhood Studies 
  • Gender and Education 
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Fairy Tales 
  • Popular Culture 
  • Violence
  • Life Writing
  • Picture Books 
  • Comics 
  • Alcohol and addiction in children’s literature
Dr. Steve Marshall
Associate Professor
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • Counselling Psychology
  • multilingualism
  • academic writing
  • plurilingualism and academic literacy
Dr. Masahiro Minami
Assistant Professor
  • Counselling Psychology
  • mental health services research & implementation science
  • clinical systems engineering
  • program development
  • implementation & evaluation
  • post-war/conflict psychosocial reconciliation & community development
  • Japanese morita therapy & zen
  • family therapy
Dr. Danièle Moore
Professor
  • French Education
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • educational sociolinguistics
  • multilingual language aquisition
  • plurilingualism
  • plurilingual and pluricultural competence (PPC)
  • multilingual literacies
  • language revitalization
  • language policies
  • French as a second/third language
Dr. Yumiko Murai
Assistant Professor
  • Educational Technology & Learning Design
  • creative learning pedagogy and teacher education
  • making and play in education
  • assessment for learning
  • online learning communities
  • design-based research
Dr. John Nesbit
Professor
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Technology & Learning Design
  • educational psychology
  • intelligent tutoring systems
  • self-regulated learning
  • argumentation
Dr. Paul Neufeld
Associate Professor
  • Educational Psychology
  • reading development
  • instruction of English language learners
  • learning disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Dr. Michelle Nilson
Associate Professor
  • Educational Leadership & Policy
  • higher education leadership
  • organizational theory
  • research method
  • postsecondary aspirations, access, and affordability
  • community engaged research
  • program evaluation
Dr. Kevin O'Neill
Associate Professor
  • Educational Technology & Learning Design
  • nature of historical knowledge
  • design-based research
  • usable innovations for learning
Dr. Susan O'Neill
Professor
  • Arts Education
  • Social Issues in Education
  • music and arts learning and engagement
  • youth culture and creativity
  • creative collaborations
  • arts and digital media
 
Dr. Amy Parent
Assistant Professor
  • Equity Studies in Education
  • Educational Theory and Practice
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Aboriginal high school to university transitions
  • Aboriginal undergraduate to graduate transitions
  • Indigenous knowledge systems and methodologies
  • Aboriginal youth studies; Indigenous doctoral programming
  • integrating Indigenous content into teacher education
Dr. Rhonda Philpott
Lecturer
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • teacher education
  • international education
  • social justice education
  • literacy education
Dr. Michelle Pidgeon
Associate Professor
  • Aboriginal & Indigenous Education
  • Educational Leadership & Policy
  • higher education
  • student affairs and services
  • recruitment and retention
  • Indigenous research methodologies
  • research ethics
Dr. Cécile Sabatier
Associate Professor
  • French Education
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • linguistic and professional identities of in-service and pre-service teachers of French
Dr. Michèle Schmidt
Associate Professor
  • Aboriginal & Indigenous Education
  • Educational Leadership & Policy
  • aboriginal university preparaton program evaluation
  • parenting & school
  • accountability and assessment in British Columbia schools
Dr. Özlem Sensoy
Associate Professor
  • Social Issues in Education
  • 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
  • Arts Education
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • Philosophies of Education
  • interdisciplinary research in arts and moral education
  • existential-phenomenological approach
  • discursive analysis
  • performance anxiety
  • creative performance
  • teaching and music aesthetics
Dr. Nathalie Sinclair
Professor
  • Mathematics Education
  • Educational Technology & Learning Design
  • mathematics education
  • digital technology
  • aesthetics
  • embodied cognition
  • dynamic geometry
  • history of mathematics
  • diagramming
  • gestures
Dr. Stephen Smith
Teaching Professor
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • curricular and instructional practices in physical education
  • health and vitality
  • somatics of teacher education
Dr. Suzanne Smythe
Assistant Professor
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • curricular and instructional practices in physical education
  • health and vitality
  • somatics of teacher education
Dr. Celeste Snowber
Associate Professor
  • Arts Education
  • embodiment
  • arts-based research
  • performative and poetic inquiry
  • somatics
  • arts/dance education
  • spirituality
  • curriculum theory
  • site-specific performance
Dr. Krista Socholotiuk
Assistant Professor
  • Counselling Psychology
  • child
  • adolescent & family mental health
  • testing & assessment
  • research methods & statistics
  • theories of counselling & counselling skills
Dr. Jeff Sugarman
Professor
  • Educational Psychology
  • critical educational psychology
  • theoretical and philosophical psychology
  • personhood
  • selfhood
  • human agency
  • historical ontology
  • hermeneutics
  • neoliberalism
Dr. Dolores van der Wey
Associate Professor
  • Aboriginal & Indigenous Education
  • Languages, Cultures, Literacies & Education
  • critical indigenous education
  • aboriginal literature and pedagogy
  • equity studies in education
  • critical literacy education
  • teacher education
  • coalition politics
Dr. Robert Williamson
Assistant Professor
  • Educational Technology & Learning Design
  • special education
  • exceptionality
  • inclusion
  • teaching efficiencies and personalized instructional practice
Dr. Philip Winne
Professor
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Technology & Learning Design
  • educational psychology
  • self-regulated learning
  • metacognition
  • learning sciences
  • learning technologies
  • motivation
  • study tactics and learning strategies
  • adaptive software for researching and promoting self-regulated learning
Dr. David Zandvliet
Professor
  • Aboriginal & Indigenous Education
  • Science Education
  • Teaching & Educational Practices
  • Educational Theory and Practice
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • science, technology and environmental education
  • learning environment
  • sustainable urban neighbourhood networks
  • environmental learning and experience
  • ecological literacy
Dr. Rina Zazkis
Professor
  • Mathematics Education
  • undergraduate mathematics education
  • teaching, learning and understanding elementary number theory