Mindy R. Carter

Academic title(s): 

Associate Professor​

Mindy R. Carter
Contact Information
Email address: 
mindy.carter [at] mcgill.ca

2007-2012 Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum Studies

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

First class standing.

Thesis title: The Teacher Monologues: Exploring the identities and experiences of artist- teachers, supervised by Dr. Rita Irwin


2013 Canadian Association for Teacher Education, Doctoral Dissertation Award

2013 Arts Based Educational Research at American Educational Research Association PhD Honourable Mention Award

2006-2007 Master in Educational Studies

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec

Thesis title: Drama and theatre as experiential learning tools in Canadian classrooms, supervised by Arpi Hamalian

2003-2004 Bachelor of Education, Elementary Education

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Dean’s list.

1997-2001 Honors Bachelor of Arts, Theatre (acting)

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Dean’s list.

Research Interests

  • Arts based educational research, Curriculum theory, Drama and theatre pedagogy, Teacher education and identities


Areas of expertise: 
  • Drama & Theatre Education
  • Arts-Based Educational Research Methods
  • Teacher Education
  • Teacher Identity
  • Curriculum & Pedagogy
  • Creativity & Imagination
Tenure-Track Professors
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