Name Area Contact
Dr. James Anglin
PhD (Leicester), Emeritus professor
  • Assessment of education and training needs in human services
  • Parent education and parent support
  • International child and youth care
  • Residential child and youth care
  • Quality assurance in child and family services
  • Child advocacy and youth in care
Dr. Gordon Barnes
PhD (York), Emeritus professor
  • Substance use
  • Families, child and youth care
Dr. Roy Ferguson
PhD (Alberta), Emeritus professor
  • Children’s health care and child life practice/environmental design
  • Children with disabilities/special needs and their families
  • Distance education and educational collaboration
PhD (UVic), Emeritus professor


  • Adolescent girls' development/eating disorders
  • Family counselling
  • Identity issues

Dr. Alan Pence
PhD (Oregon), Emeritus professor

UNESCO Co-Chair in Early Childhood Education Care and Development (ECD) and Associate Fellow, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria

  • International development and ECD
  • Graduate level ECD leadership development
  • ECD in sub-Saharan Africa
  • ECD and Indigenous communities

Dr. Frances Ricks
PhD (York), Emeritus professor

  • Ethics in child and youth care
  • consciousness, presencing and ethical practice

Dr. Daniel Scott
PhD (UVic), Emeritus professor

  • Children and adolescent spirituality
  • Spiritual development and the lives of early adolescents
  • Qualitative research: poetic inquiry, autoethnography and narrative