Research

Selected Research and Development Projects

Total Funds Received (to 2018): $4,410,854.00

  • 2017-2018
    Cyberbullying at University: A Cross-Jurisdictional, Multi-Disciplinary Perspective
    University Publications Fund, SFU
  • 2017
    Rich qualitative assessment of the Whytecliff Learning Centres’ therapeutic, whole-School approach to early intervention

    Mitacs Elevate Grant for Post Doc Scholars, with Community Partner, Focus Foundation of BC
  • 1988-2017
    Endowment, Centre for Education, Law and Society (CELS), SFU

    SFU Development Office (Bridge to the Future Fund); B.C. Law Foundation, The Real Estate Foundation of B.C., The Notary Foundation of B.C., the provincial government, the Simons Foundation, law firms and private donors
  • 2017
    Legal capabilities framework for curriculum development K-12
    Justice Education Society
  • 2016
    Mock trials, dramatizations and restorative justice curriculum project
    Public Legal Education Society of British Columbia 
  • 2016
    Invited Symposium, International Congress on Psychology, Japan

    Simon Fraser University Conference Travel Grant 
  • 2014-2015
    Creating a more respectful and caring university culture: Countering bullying and cyberbullying behaviour
    Safety and Risk Services, Simon Fraser University
  • 2014-2015
    “Dr. Isidore Starr: Leading a Revolution in Civics” (documentary film)
    23 contributions from individuals and non-profits agencies in Canada and the USA
  • 2011–2015
    Cyber-bullying at university: Students’ and faculty members’ experiences and solutions

    SSHRC (Standard Research Grant)
  • 2011–2013
    Formative Research on New M.Ed. Program in Justice, Law and Ethics
    Community Graduate Programs, Faculty of Education, SFU
  • 2011–2012
    Cyber-bullying in Schools: Problems and Solutions

    Centre for Education, Law and Society and Anonymous School
  • 2008–2012
    Legal literacy for youth: An integrated, holistic project for BC schools
    Law Foundation of British Columbia (Research and program development)
  • 2007–2008
    Changing the life trajectory of gang-involved Aboriginal youth who have complex needs and co-occurring problems
    Co-Investigator
    Program development and research grant
  • 2006–2007
    From cyber-bullying to cyber-kindness: What students, educators and parents are saying

    Faculty of Education, Special Grant for Research Centres
  • 2005–2008
    Cyber-bullying: Are schools obliged to prevent bullying in a virtual school environment?
    Co-Investigator
    SSHRC (Standard research grant)
  • 2004–2006
    A qualitative study of the lives of students and staff in a holistic educational program with individualized Aboriginal focus
    Co-Investigator
    Department of Justice, Youth Justice Renewal Fund (Curriculum and research grant)
  • 2004–2005
    Global education: Infusing practice with global perspectives
    Canadian International Development Agency (Curriculum and research grant)
  • 2002–2007
    Enacting the ethic of care: Theory and practice
    Co-Investigator
    SSHRC (Standard research grant)
  • 2002–2004
    Pedagogical models for inclusion and equity in diverse school communities
    Co-Investigator
    Education Domain
  • 2001–2002
    The ethic of care: a case study of beliefes, policies, and practices at a school for high need youth
    SFU Presidents’ Research Grant
  • 2000–2001
    Caring and compassion as important citizenship attributes:  B. C. students’ perceptions of refugees
    RIIM Metropolis Project (Education Domain)
  • 2000–2001
    School programs, policies, and practices: a case study of social responsibility in one elementary school
    SSHRC Small Grant
  • 1995–2000
    Lawconnection. Website for teachers on law-related education.
    Principal Developer and Supervisory Editor
    Multiple Funders
  • 1994–2001
    Whytecliff Education Centre: School for court-referred/ high need youth
    Principal Developer, Consultant and Researcher
    Focus Foundation of BC
  • 1995–1997
    B.C. Provincial learning assessment for social studies
    BC Ministry of Education
  • 1988–2014
    Centre for Education, Law and Society, Simon Fraser University
    Director, Principal Investigator
    The Law Foundation of BC, The Real Estate Foundation of BC, The Notary Foundation of BC, The Simons Foundations, local law firms and private donors. Plus Bridge to the Future SFU. Contributions to endowment.
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