Mindy Carter

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Assistant Professor

Secretary for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Arts Based Educational Research SIG

President for the Canadian Society for the Study of Education ARTS ARTS SIG

Education Room 310
514-398-4527 Ext. 094457

mindy.carter [at] mcgill.ca (Email)

Areas of interest

  • Drama & Theatre Education
  • Arts Based Educational Research Methods
  • Teacher Education
  • Teacher Identity
  • Curriculum & Pedagogy
  • Education for Sustainable Development
  • Creativity & Imagination

Selected Scholarly & Professional Activities

Books

Carter, M. (2014). The teacher monologues: Exploring the experiences and identities of artist-teachers. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publications.

Carter, M. & Triggs, V. (accepted for publication). Arts education and curriculum studies: The contributions of Rita L. Irwin. Routledge: New York, NY.

Carter, M., Prendergast, M., & Belliveau, G. (Eds.). (2015). Drama and theatre education in Canada: Classroom and community contexts. Canadian Association of Teacher Education: Ottawa, ON.

Invited Chapters in Books

Carter, M. & Smith-Gilman, S. (invited). In Harkins, M. & Barchuk, Z. (Eds.). Collegial collaborations for communication(s) education. International conversations of teacher educators: Collaborations in education. Halifax, NS: Mount Saint Vincent University Press.

Hart, L. and Carter, M. (2015). Wade in the water. In Drama and theatre education in Canada: Classroom and community contexts. Canadian Association of Teacher Education: Ottawa, ON. 

Carter, M. (2014).  Imagination: Hope for a severed curriculum. In Harkins, M.,  & Barchuk, Z. (Eds.). International conversations of teacher educators: Teaching in a global world. Halifax, NS: Mount Saint Vincent University Press.

Other Invited Book Contribution

Cox, S. & Boydell, M. (2016). Ethical issues in arts based health research. In Clift, S. & Camic, P. (Eds.) Oxford textbook of creative arts, health and wellbeing: International perspectives on practice, policy and research. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Note: In Chapter 11, pg.83 my picture is used and a description of an arts based research project I co-created to better understand health research is described).

Invited Talks

Carter, M., Conrad, D.,Villeneuve, L., Marceau, C., Chaine, F. (May, 2015). Living my pedagogy: Co-creating a curriculum for fostering creativity with pre-service drama education students. Société québécoise d’études théâtrales/Quebec Society for the Study of Theatre Arts Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Carter, M. (Aug. 29, 2015). Assessment and the creative process in pre-service teacher education drama education. Theatre Education Research Conference. UQAM; Montreal, QC.

Carter, M. (2014, February). A/r/tography - Towards a model of multiple entry points into new understandings. Presented at the Quebec Association for Life Long Learning & Concordia University Learning Circle Series.

Belliveau, G., Carter, M., Fitzpatrick, H., Lea, G., & Sallis, R. (2013, July). Theatre and a/r/tography: Engaging with arts-based methodologies. Keynote address at International Drama Education Association (IDEA) Conference, Paris, France.

Selected Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

Carter, M. (submitted). Artful inquiry: Exploring identity through creative engagement with grades 9-12 students in Guatemala and Canada. International journal for education in the arts.

Carter, M.(2016). Considering the Cultural Insignia Project with high school visual arts students in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. In International Yearbook for Research in Arts Education: At the crossroads of arts and cultural education: Queries meet assumptions. Saebo, A. (Ed.) Volume 4, pg. 71-79. Waxmann Verlag, Munster, Germany.

Carter, M. (2016). Postcards from prison: An autophenomenological inquiry. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 31 (1).

Carter, M. (2015). A critical, a/r/tographical enquiry into the meaning and purpose of performing “Gallop Apace”. Journal of Educational Enquiry, 14(1), 52-63.

Carter, M. (2014). Complicating the curricular conversation with Antonin Artaud and Maxine Greene. Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies, 11 (2), 21-43.

Carter, M. R., & Irwin, R. L. (2014). Between signification and illumination: Unfolding understandings of an a/r/tographical turn on practicum. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 15(3).  http://www.ijea.org/v15n3/.

Carter, M. (2014). Drama and theatre education in Canada: A snapshot. McGill Journal of Education / Revue des sciences de l'éducation de McGill, 49(1).

Carter, M. (2013). Becoming a crossroads: An a/r/tographic journey in the borderlands. UNESCO Observatory Multi-Disciplinary Journal in the Arts, 3 (1), 1-18.

Neary- Boutilier, E., & Carter, M. (2012). Coming full circle: Aboriginal arts, identity and holistic learning. International Journal of Holisitc Learning, 1 (1), 74-84.

Carter, M. (2012). Relationality and art making: Exploring an interdisciplinary class project for Lumiere. Canadian Art Teacher, 10 (2), 30-33.

Carter, M.R., Belliveau, G., Irwin, R. L., and Beare, D. (2011). A/r/tography as pedagogy: A promise without guarantee. Canadian Review of Art Education, 38, 17-32.

Selected Conference Presentations

Carter, M. (2016). Établissement de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs et qui s’intitule Monologues d’enseignants : étudier les expériences d’enseignants en formation initiale du Québec envers des problématiques vécues par les autochtones. American Educational Research Association (AERA). Washington, DC.

Carter, M. & Starr, L. (2016). Canadian women educational administrators with backgrounds in the arts. American Educational Research Association (AERA). Washington, DC.

Carter, M. (2015).  Établissement de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs et qui s’intitule Monologues d’enseignants : étudier les expériences d’enseignants en formation initiale du Québec envers des problématiques vécues par les autochtones. International journal for art and design education (IJADE) conference. Glasgow, Scotland.

Hart, L. & Carter, M. (2015). Nuit Blanche: A collaborative Canadian community based theatre event. International Drama in Education Research Institute, Singapore, Singapore.

Carter, M., Prendergast, M. & Belliveau, G. (July, 2015). The Canadian Perspective on Drama and Theatre Education. International Drama in Education Research Institute, Singapore, Singapore.

Wiebe, S., Gouzouasis, P., Howard, P., Ricketss, K., Richardson, P, McLarnon, M. & Carter, M. (2015). Becoming pedagogical with K-12 teachers: A pan-Canadian conversation. Canadian Society for the study of education (CSSE). Ottawa, ON.

Carter, M., Belliveau, G., Prendergast, M., Chaine, F., Fels, L. & Conrad, D. (2015). Drama and theatre education in Canada: Classroom and community contexts. International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (IAAACS). Ottawa, ON.

Carter, M. (April, 2015).  Postcards from prison: An autophenomenological exploration.       Paper presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies. (AAACS). Chicago, IL.

Carter, M. & Hart, L. (April, 2015). Wade in the water. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference, Chicago, IL.

Carter, M., Robson, C., Mitchell, C., Luce-Kapler, R., & Sumara, D. (2014, May). Muddying the murky waters of arts based educational research. Symposium at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference, Brock, ON.

Wood, E.,Hashem, S.,  Low, B. & Carter, M. (May, 2014).  James Lyng High School & An Urban Arts Partnership Building School Success Through the Arts:  Culturally responsive pedagogies to support and sustain secondary student success across curricular areas. Presentation at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference, Brock, ON.

Carter, M. (2014, March). ACCLAIM: The Aboriginal Culture, Community, Literacies and Arts Integrated Media project. Paper presented at the National Association of Education and the Arts Conference, San Diego, CA.

Carter, M. (2014, April). Complicating the Curriculum Conversation with Antonin Artaud and Maxine Greene. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Selected Awards, Honors and Grants

  1. SSHRC Insight Grant (2015-2020).Title: Reconceptualizing teachers' roles for Canada's creative economy (PI) Sean Wiebe (UPEI), (Co-applicants) Mindy R.Carter, Kathryn Ricketts, Pamela Richardson, Patrick Howard & Peter Gouzouasis
    Total Funding: $275,078.00
  2. FRQSC Grant (April 2015-2018) Title:  Établissement de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs et qui s’intitule Monologues d’enseignants : étudier les expériences d’enseignants en formation initiale du Québec envers des problématiques vécues par les autochtones (PI) Mindy R. Carter
    Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FRQSC)
    Total Funding- $49,590.00
  3. McGill SSHRC for The Aboriginal Culture, Community, Literacies and Integrated Media Project (ACCLAIM) (Winter 2014-2015) (PI) Mindy R. Carter
    Total Funding: $5,500.00
  4. SSHRC Partnership Development Grant (2015-2018) Building on Student Success: Transforming a Disadvantaged Secondary School into an Urban Arts School through a School-University-Community Artist Partnership, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Partnership Development Grant that was successful with (PI) Bronwen Low, (Co-applicants): Mindy R. Carter, Elizabeth Wood and Claudia Mitchell
    Total Funding: $198,000.00
  5. McGill Sustainability Grant (2015) $1850.00
  6. McGill Start Up Fund (2013) $10,000.00
  7. McGill University Conference Travel Grant (2014) $1500.00
  8. Shortlisted for the Rockefeller Foundation Tri-Lateral Commission Fellowship (2014)
  9. Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE) PhD Dissertation Award Winner (June 2013)
  10. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Arts Based Educational Research (ABER) Honorary Mention Dissertation Award Recipient (April 2013)

Supervision

Current PhD Supervisor at McGill for: 
Sara Hashem (start: Sept. 2013); Brett Fischer (start: Sept. 2014); Layal Shulman; Abigail Shabatay & Hala Mreiwed (start: Sept. 2015); Mitchell McLarnon (start: Sept. 2016)

Current MA Supervisor at McGill for: 
Alexandra Taylor (co-supervisor: Lisa Starr)

Past MA supervisor: Liana Rizutto, Lisa Trotto, Alik Boulgarian & Christopher Nixon (co-supervisor: Teresa Strong-Wilson) *Graduated 2015