Learn about our experts and their research strengths.


Name Area Contact
Associate Professor, Additional Language Learning
TESOL/Applied linguistics, Language socialization, English for academic purposes, Second language writing, Internationalization of higher education, Chinese as an additional language, Case study as a research method
Office: MacLaurin A524
Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Education
Global Citizenship Education, Climate Education, Anticipatory Futures, Efforts of Decolonization, Global Justice, Comparative Education, Modernity/Coloniality, International Development Education, Indigenous and Community Engagement, Settler Responsibilities
Office: MacLaurin A243
Associate Professor, Mathematics Education
Secondary mathematics methodologies, elementary mathematics methodologies, mathematics curriculum, assessment as/for/of learning in mathematics,
development and use of iOS apps for learning mathematics
Office: MacLaurin A527
Professor, Social Studies & Curriculum Studies
Curriculum theory, arts-based research, aesthetics and knowing, social studies and geography education, notions of identity and place, poststructural perspectives, poetic representation in writing and research
Office: MacLaurin A558
Assistant Professor, Educational Technology
Educational Technology, Technology Integrated Learning, Digital Literacy, Networked and Open Learning, Open Education, Distributed online, blended, and multi-access learning, Learning Theories, Theories of Technology Adoption and Educational Change, Learning Design, Inquiry-based Learning, Assessment, Accessitiliby, K-12 and Higher Education, Teacher Education
Office: MacLaurin A568
Assistant Professor,
Art Education

Art practices as research, Artistic inquiry as a way of knowing, thinking and learning, Visual & artistic inquiry in art teacher education, The relationality of places and spaces, Identity exploration in/through art, Participatory and socially engaged art practices

MacLaurin A197
Professor, Philosophical Foundations, and Associate Fellow, Centre for Studies in Religion and Society
Philosophy of Education, Moral Education, Dissent and Minority Rights, Independent and Separate Schools, Catholic Education, Religion/Spirituality in Schools

MacLaurin A556
Associate Professor in Science Education and Research Methodologies
Department Chair
Science Education, Classroom assessment, Teacher Education
Office: MacLaurin A549
Assistant Professor, Educational Technology
Technology integrated learning design, Digital literacies of educators, Open education resources and practices, Knowledge management, Innovation in education, Emerging technologies to support research
Office: MacLaurin A563
Professor, Language & Literacies
Children's and Young Adult Literature, Literature-based Language and Literacy Pedagogies, Language and Literacies Education, Multimodal Literacies, Visual Literacy
Office: MacLaurin A364
Associate Professor, Mathematics Education
Mathematics education, applications of technology in education, assessment, and development of educational apps.
Office: MacLaurin A528
Professor, Drama Education

Drama/Theatre education, Curriculum studies, (K-12 & Postsecondary), Applied Drama/Theatre (community-based practice), Curriculum Studies/Theory/Philosophy, Performance Theory/Performance Studies, Arts-based qualitative research methods (performative and poetic inquiry)

Office: MacLaurin A523
Associate Professor, Music Education
Music education, Rural education, Indigenizing music education, Sociology of music education, Diversity in education, Culturally responsive pedagogy, School-community music education partnerships, Place-based/conscious education, Social capital, Praxialist and pragmatist music education philosophies, Qualitative and Indigenous methodologies and methods
Office: MacLaurin A564
Associate Professor, Social Studies
On Leave.
Teacher & educational leadership preparation, Indigenous/countercultural education, Education for ecological restoration, Education for the advancement of human rights and happiness, Educational policy and governance, Peace education, Governance simulations and youth leadership
Office: MacLaurin A561
Associate Professor, Historical Foundations
On Leave.

Social and Historical Foundations of Education in British Columbia, Aboriginal/ Indigenous Education, Multicultural/ Anti-Racist Education, Education Policy Studies, First Nations and Minority Education, Educational Reform

Office: MacLaurin A365
Assistant Professor, Art Education

Narrative-based and arts-based identity research, Museum education, Community art education, Critical Race Theory in art education, Critical multicultural art education, Life History Research methodology, Socially engaged art

Office: MacLaurin A196
Professor, Social Studies
Teacher preparation elementary, Aboriginal education, Curriculum studies, Educational change and innovation, Technology in education, Participatory research
Office: MacLaurin A532
Professor, Language & Literacy
Teacher education, Gender and pedagogy, Multiliteracies, Digital portfolios, Assessment for learning, Feminist adult education, Community-based education, Qualitative research methodologies
Office: MacLaurin A526
Assistant Professor, Art Education

Art Education, Studio practices, Painting, Arts-based research, Artistic inquiry, Elementary Teacher Education

Office: MacLaurin A199
Adult and Higher Education, International and Comparative Education, Literacy, Research Methods
Office: MacLaurin A567
Associate Professor, Language & Literacy, Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education, Literacy & Multimodality, Family & Community Literacies, International Education, Outdoor & Environmental Education, Indigenous Knowledge

Office: MacLaurin A559
Associate Professor, Mathematics Education & Curriculum Studies
Mathematics education and curriculum studies; Theories of cognition and mathematical understanding; Collective learning; Spatial, numeric and geometric reasoning; Ecological, (em)bodied and culturally responsive forms of teaching, learning, and research
Office: MacLaurin A530
Associate Professor, Language & Literacy
Elementary and Middle School Langauge & Literacies, Instructional practices for reluctant and struggling literacy learners, Differentiated instruction and personalized approaches to literacy-rich curriculum
Office: MacLaurin A557
Assistant Professor, Art Education
Design education, Assessment in art, Creativity development, Design thinking, Empathy in art
Office: MacLaurin A198