Past Dewey Fellows

Jamie Mulholland, PhD

Dewey Fellow (September 2016-August 2017)

Academic Profile

Jamie Mulholland is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics at SFU.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in 2006, in the field of Algebraic Number Theory.  He immediately joined the Department of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University as a Lecturer, excited to be back at the place where he earned his BSc. Jamie is involved with coordinating and teaching some of the core undergraduate mathematics courses and was awarded the SFU Excellence in Teaching Award (2011), the Faculty of Science Excellence in Teaching Award (2011), and the Canadian Mathematical Society Excellence in Teaching Award (2015). His educational interests focus on organizational and pedagogical methods in teaching large mathematics classes. Jamie has received three Teaching and Learning Development grants to study the use of online instructional videos and interactive engagement activities in teaching calculus.

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Robert Krider, PhD

Dewey Fellow (January 2016-December 2016)

Academic Profile

Dr. Robert Krider is a Professor of Marketing in the Beedie School of Business at SFU since 1999. He has also taught strategy and analytics at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the University of Ottawa, the China-Europe International Business School and INSEAD in Shanghai, the University of British Columbia, the Universidade Catolica Portuguesa in Lisbon, Pforzheim University in Germany, and the City University of Hong Kong.  His research involves the modeling of consumer and management decisions, especially in the retailing and leisure industries. He has served on teaching and learning committees at the faculty and university level and published analyses of socioeconomic factors in the Fraser Institute “School Report Cards.”

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Sarah D. Johnson, PhD

Dewey Fellow (September 2015-August 2016)

Academic Profile

Sarah D. Johnson Ph.D. is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physics at SFU. Before joining the faculty of SFU in 2005, she taught undergraduate physics at the University of La Verne, SUNY Geneseo, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Her original research field was experimental particle physics, but she now concentrates on Physics Education Research (PER) and public outreach. She was awarded the Faculty of Science Excellence in Teaching Award in 2012 and served as a Faculty of Science Teaching Fellow from 2012-2014. While at SFU she received two Teaching and Learning Development grants to study the implementation of innovative pedagogy in first year physics classes.

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Lannie Kanevsky, PhD

Dewey Fellow (January 2015-December 2015)

Academic Profile

Lannie Kanevsky, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University.  Her academic career began in 1988, at McGill University and she has been at SFU since 1991.  Her scholarly work investigates the learning of highly able students as well as the learning of students in the courses and programs she designs and teaches.  She has received two awards from the Faculty of Education: the Award for Excellence in Scholarly Teaching and the Jack Paterson Award in recognition of exemplary service to the Faculty.