Refereed Books and Book Chapters

BOOKS (editorial and non-anonymous review)

View, J., Laitsch, D., & Earley, P. (Eds.), (2013). Why public schools? Voices from the United States and Canada. Information Age Publishing.

a. See review: Knoepfle, Rachel. (2014 July 16) Review of Why Public Schools? Voices from the United States and Canada by View, Jenice; Laitsch, Daniel & Earley, Penelope. Education Review, 16. doi: 10.14507/er.v0.1652

CHAPTERS IN EDITED BOOKS (editotial and non-anonymous review)

Laitsch, D., & Judson, G. (In press). Education policy: Imagination, creation, and implementation. In M. Dougherty & G. Judson (Eds). Imagination and the engaged learner: Cognitive tools for the classroom. Teachers College Press.

Laitsch, D. & McCall, D. (2022). A public health approach to inclusive schools: Reconnecting young people and preventing violent extremism. In E. Gutzwiller-Helfenfinger, H. J. Abs & K. Göbel (Eds). The challenge of radicalization and extremism: Integrating research on education and citizenship in the context of migration. Brill Publishers. Available:

Laitsch, D. (2020). Teachers as researchers and research users. In K. Clausen & G. Black (Eds.), The future of action research in education: A Canadian perspective (pp. 99-111). McGill-Queen's University Press.

McCall, D., & Laitsch, D. (2017). Promoting Educational Success, Health, and Human Development within Education: Making the Shift to a Systems Approach. In Rootman, I., Pederson, A., Frohlich, K. & Dupéré, S. (Eds.), Health Promotion in Canada: New Perspectives on Theory, Practice, Policy, and research (4th ed.). Toronto, ON. Canadian Scholars’ Press.

Holt, T. & Laitsch, D. (2016). Perceptions of Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) Working with Refugees: An Exploratory Study of Program Successes and Challenges. In M. Poteet and S. Nourpanah (Eds.), After the Flight: The Dynamics of Refugee Settlement and Integration. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Samiei, A., & Laitsch, D. (2012). The concerns of elementary educators with the diffusion of information and communication technology. In S. Chhabra (Ed.), ICTs for advancing rural communities and human development: Addressing the digital divide (pp. 193-207). IGI Global.

View, J., Laitsch, D., & Earley, P. (Eds.) (2012). Why Public Schools? Voices from the United States and Canada. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

O’Neill, M., Simard, P, Sasseville, N., Mucha, J., Losier, B., McCue, L.,  McCall, D., Deschesnes, M., Laitsch, D., Lagarde, F., Hancock, T., Pelletier, M, Shain, M., Stirling, A., Niquette, M. (2012). Promoting health through the setting approach. In Rootman, I., Dupéré, S., Pederson, A., & O'Neill, M. (Eds.), Health Promotion in Canada: Critical Perspectives on Practice (3rd ed.). Toronto, ON. Canadian Scholars’ Press.

Nilson, M., Pidgeon, M., Laitsch, D., Ilieva, R., & Marshall, S. (2010). The Sociopolitical Context of Teacher Education in Canada. In, Challenges and Possibilities in Teacher Education To North American Perspective. New York: Organization of American States.