Research Funding

  • April 2022 – March 2025
    International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership
    Principal Investigator: SSHRC Aid to Scholarly Journals Grant
  • June 2021-May 2028
    Understanding precarity in BC
    Collaborator: SSHRC Partnerships
  • February, 2020–December, 2020
    Fact-finding Survey on School Health and Nutrition
    Principal Investigator; Collaborators: Doug McCall, International School Health Research Network 
    UNICEF Contract, $33,500 USD (approximately $44,700 CAN)
  • May, 2019–December, 2019
    Pan-Canadian Survey of Education Funding Structures and Processes
    MITACS Accelerate Grant, $15,000 CAN
    Internship Supervisor; Collaborators: Iulia Sincraian (Graduate Student); BCTF; Institute for Public Education, BC
  • April, 2019–March, 2020
    International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership
    Principal Investigator; Collaborators: Liz Farley-Ripple, University of Delaware
    SSHRC Aid to Scholarly Journals Grant, $18,900 CAN
  • September, 2018–December, 2018
    President's Dream Colloquium
    SSHRC Connection Grant, $10,000
  • 2018-2020                                                                                                                                                                                        
    Schools & Prevention of Violence Education                                                                                    
    Community Resilience Fund, Public Safety Canada, $55,050
  • 2015–2017
    International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership                                                            
    SSHRC Aid to Scholarly Journals Grant, $36,550
  • 2015–2017
    School Trustee Information Sources and Research
    SSHRC Small Research Grant, $5,500
  • 2012–2015
    International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership
    SFU Serial Publications Grant, $7,500                          
  • 2012
    Bringing "learning in depth" to K-12 classrooms
    Co-Investigator; Collaborators: K. Egan, L. Anderson, G. Madoc-Jones, G. Judson
    SSHRC Public Outreach Grant Open Category - Dissemination Grant, $77,900
  • 2010–2011
    External Review of the Golden Zone
    Co-Investigator; R. Brayne, C. Lewis, F. Renihan, L. Sackney, L. Southern
    Rocky Mountain School District 6, British Columbia, Canada, $21,000
  • 2009–2010
    Support enhancement to IJEPL
    SFU Research Opportunities Serial Publications Grant, $2,500
  • 2010
    Expert Testimony and Literature Review on Class Size Research
    British Columbia Teachers Federation, $2,500
  • 2009
    Teacher Leadership Certificate Development
    Principal Investigator; Collaborators: R. Brayne, F. Renihan
    British Columbia Ministry of Education, $77,500
  • 2008
    Mata-analysis of alternative teacher preparation program research
    Principal Investigator; Collaborators: H. Power (SFU Library), M. Nilson, P. M. Earley (George Mason University)
    Campbell Collaborative, $6,000 USD
  • 2007–2008
    Capacity building for the International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership
    SFU Serial Publications Grant, $1,800
  • 2007–2011
    Education Systems and Outcomes in Diverse Communities
    Co-Principal Investigator; Collaborators: J. Arifovic (SFU Economics), J. Friesen (SFU Economics), N. Olewiler (SFU Public Policy), S. Woodcock (SFU Economics), S. Wright (SFU Psychology)
    SFU Community Trust Endowment Fund, $1.75 million
  • 2005–2006
    Policy Brief: Assessment, high stakes, and alternative visions
    Education Policy Studies Lab (EPSL) at Arizona State University and the Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice, $4,000
  • 2005–2009
    Teacher use of research to improve practice
    SFU President’s Research Grant, $9,917.60
  • 2006
    Public Health Systems and the Policy Structures that Support Implementation and Institutionalization of Coordinated School-Based Approaches. Poster Presentation at the 2006 Geneva Forum: Toward global access to health
    Co-Investigator; Collaborators: S. Vamos
    SSHRC North American / International Travel Grant, $1,500



Synergies: Canada's Social Sciences and Humanities Research Infrastructure 
The International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership is a participating journal in Synergies, a not-for-profit platform for the publication and the dissemination of research results in social sciences and humanities published in Canada. Joined in March, 2006 (continuing).

Professional Partnerships

Great Schools Project
British Columbia partnership focused on identification and promotion of a BC based framework for school accountability. Partners include the BCTF, BC School Trustees, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and other education organizations.

Open Access Program Partnership

The Open Source Structured Abstract Database Project
A collaborative project of scholars at Simon Fraser University, San Diego State University, and Central Connecticut State University to develop and distribute open source software to support a structured abstract / research review database for use as an instructional tool and research dissemination system. Established April, 2010 (continuing).

OJS-Dataverse plugin integration project
A collaborative project between IJEPL editors and the Open Journal System to develop and implement a system plugin designed to facilitate hosting of research data published in the journal in Dataverse, enhancing research accountability and disseminiation.