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Adult Education
Aziz Choudry

Adult education, informal education, popular education, the construction and production of knowledge(s) in social movements and community organizations, social movements, NGOs, trade unions, "global justice," and social change.

Steven Jordan

Qualitative research methods, participatory action research (PAR), adult education, sociology of education.

Naomi Nichols

Youth; risk; homelessness; adult education; alternative education; youth justice; child welfare; research and methods; ethnographic and cultural studies; institutional ethnography; social organization; social theory; gender and social issues; social relations of race, class, gender; higher education; engaged and activist scholarship; multiliteracies.

Art
Mindy Carter

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

Sheryl Smith-Gilman

Early childhood pedagogy, First Nations early education (teaching and learning), teacher education/training and professional development, arts-integrated pre-school and elementary education, curriculum and assessment in elementary schools.

Boyd White

Art education and self identity, aesthetics, ethics and values, art criticism, philosophy of education, cross cultural investigations into meaning making as emergent from encounters with art.

Elizabeth Wood

Teacher education, philosophy of education, arts education, social justice education.

Classroom Methods
Lynn Butler-Kisber

Language and literacy, qualitative research methodologies, classroom processes/professional development, teacher education/student engagement, gender issues in leadership/education.

Roy Lyster

Second language acquisition, immersion education, classroom discourse, educational sociolinguistics, cross-cultural pragmatics.

Curriculum and Pedagogy
Anila Asghar

Science education; integrated science, technology, engineering and mathematics (iSTEM) education; evolution education; science education reform in diverse contexts; problem-based learning; interactions among religion, science, culture, and education; environmental education; nature of science; conceptual understanding; cognitive and emotional development; socioconstructivist and sociocultural approaches to learning science; teacher education; curriculum development and assessment; educational leadership; research methods; peace studies; Islamic education; doctoral education reform.

Fiona J. Benson

Teacher education; program design, reform, policy; social justice education (queer theory); care pedagogy (teacherly love); teacher induction, mentoring, vocational well-being; pre and in-service professional development; secondary English language arts (literate thinking); curriculum development.

Mindy Carter

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

Christian Ehret English education, adolescent literacies; digital literacies; affect theory; agential realism; embodiment, movement, and making new media; education, chronic illness, and children’s hospitals; participatory design research.
Philip Howard

Critical Race Studies/Critical Race Feminism in education; Anti-colonial and post-colonial studies in education/Settler Colonialism;  Post-racialist/Antiracialist discourse;  Black Canadian Studies, Afro-pessimism, Afro-futurism;  Racially-embodied epistemologies, knowledge, and agency;  Community-based agency and impacts on schooling and education;  Community-based research methodologies;  Strategies of resistance;  Critical race pedagogies;  Social Studies Education/Sociology in Education;  Social Justice and Equity Education/Socially-Just Education;  Critical Integrative Anti-Racism

Marta Kobiela

Mathematics learning and teaching, geometry and spatial mathematics, co-development of disciplinary knowledge and practice in classrooms, integration of STEM disciplines to support student learning.

Bronwen Low

Curriculum theory, cultural studies, new literacy studies, English education, postcolonial theory.

Claudia Mitchell

Teacher education, teacher identity, memory work studies, HIV and AIDS, sexuality education.

Elizabeth Patitsas

Computer science education, science and technology studies, sociology of education, higher education, science education, engineering education, mathematics education, gender studies, social justice in STEM education, teacher beliefs, teacher education, policy analysis, mixed methods research.

Caroline Riches

Teacher education, teacher identity, program design/reform, professional development, second language acquisition, mother tongue maintenance, sociolinguistics, online education.

Annie Savard

Mathematics education, learning and teaching probability, ethnomathematics, critical thinking and decision-making, elementary school gambling.

Shaheen Shariff

School policy; leadership; education law; censorship; human rights; legal pluralism; legal issues relating to on-line social communications (includes cyber-bullying, cyber-libel, cyber-threats); constitutional law with focus on balancing free expression and privacy on-line; tort law (cyber-libel, negligence in the school context); criminal law (relating to on-line criminal harassment); secularism and/or religion in schools; competing rights/values in schools; social responsibility by corporate intermediaries and technology corporations relating to on-line communications; sensitivity and social responsibility of news media.

Sheryl Smith-Gilman

Early childhood pedagogy, First Nations early education (teaching and learning), teacher education/training and professional development, arts-integrated pre-school and elementary education, curriculum and assessment in elementary schools.

Doreen Starke-Meyerring

Writing research and pedagogy; workplace and academic writing, especially doctoral writing; rhetorical (discourse) theory and analysis; critical technology studies and digital literacies; technology policy discourse and deliberation.

Lisa Trimble

Community-based education, sexualities and gender, social justice and equity in education, curriculum theory, progressive school reforms, urban education, service learning, program evaluation (non-profits and higher education), shame and vulnerability in teaching and learning.

Paul Zanazanian

Historical consciousness, teacher identity and agency, narrative inquiry, social studies teaching and curriculum, the politics of history teaching, national historical narratives and issues of inclusion and exclusion, history and identity in Quebec and Canada, English-speaking Quebec, historical consciousness and community vitality.

Drama and Theatre Education
Mindy Carter

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

Ethnographic and Cultural Studies
Anila Asghar

Science education; integrated science, technology, engineering and mathematics (iSTEM) education; evolution education; science education reform in diverse contexts; problem-based learning; interactions among religion, science, culture, and education; environmental education; nature of science; conceptual understanding; cognitive and emotional development; socioconstructivist and sociocultural approaches to learning science; teacher education; curriculum development and assessment; educational leadership; research methods; peace studies; Islamic education; and doctoral education reform.

Fiona J. Benson

Teacher education; program design, reform, policy; social justice education (queer theory); care pedagogy (teacherly love); teacher induction, mentoring, vocational well-being; pre and in-service professional development; secondary English language arts (literate thinking); curriculum development.

Eric Caplan

Philosophy of Jewish education, teaching Jewish prayer, reconstructionist Judaism, contemporary Judaism, Jewish social activism

Christian Ehret

English education, adolescent literacies; digital literacies; affect theory; agential realism; embodiment, movement, and making new media; education, chronic illness, and children’s hospitals; participatory design research.

Ratna Ghosh

Intercultural/multicultural and International/comparative education, teacher education, gender and education, women in development.

Allison Gonsalves

Science education, gender studies, sociocultural issues in science education, teacher education, identity studies, informal education.

Philip Howard

Critical Race Studies/Critical Race Feminism in education; Anti-colonial and post-colonial studies in education/Settler Colonialism;  Post-racialist/Antiracialist discourse;  Black Canadian Studies, Afro-pessimism, Afro-futurism;  Racially-embodied epistemologies, knowledge, and agency;  Community-based agency and impacts on schooling and education;  Community-based research methodologies;  Strategies of resistance;  Critical race pedagogies;  Social Studies Education/Sociology in Education;  Social Justice and Equity Education/Socially-Just Education;  Critical Integrative Anti-Racism

Joseph Levitan

Educational leadership; collaborative inquiry and leadership; grass-roots international development; educational ethnography; social justice in education; education theory; Indigenous education; identity; reflective and reflexive practices and intersectional analysis of culture, identity, and learning.

Bronwen Low

Curriculum theory, cultural studies, new literacy studies, English education, postcolonial theory.

Kevin McDonough

Philosophy of education, moral and political theory, civic education, multicultural education, Inclusive education, education for the disabled.

Elizabeth Patitsas

Computer science education, science and technology studies, sociology of education, higher education, science education, engineering education, mathematics education, gender studies, social justice in STEM education, teacher beliefs, teacher education, policy analysis, mixed methods research.

Claudia Mitchell

Cultural studies, media, new literacy, autoethnography, participatory research, visual studies, rurality, textual research, memory work studies, self-study and teacher education.

Naomi Nichols

Youth; risk; homelessness; adult education; alternative education; youth justice; child welfare; research and methods; ethnographic and cultural studies; institutional ethnography; social organization; social theory; gender and social issues; social relations of race, class, gender; higher education; engaged and activist scholarship; multiliteracies.

Caroline Riches

Teacher education, teacher identity, program design/reform, professional development, second language acquisition, mother tongue maintenance, sociolinguistics, online education.

Lisa Starr

Autoethnography, collaborative inquiry, transformative inquiry, action research, reflexivity, teacher identity, teacher leadership, school-institutional partnerships, women in education.

Teresa Strong-Wilson

Changing literacy formations, early childhood education, social justice and Indigenous education, stories/narrative, teacher education and professional development.

Paul Zanazanian

Historical consciousness, teacher identity and agency, narrative inquiry, social studies teaching and curriculum, the politics of history teaching, national historical narratives and issues of inclusion and exclusion, history and identity in Quebec and Canada, English-speaking Quebec, historical consciousness and community vitality.

  Gender and Social Issues
Fiona J. Benson

Teacher education; program design, reform, policy; social justice education (queer theory); care pedagogy (teacherly love); teacher induction, mentoring, vocational well-being; pre and in-service professional development; secondary English language arts (literate thinking); curriculum development.

Lynn Butler-Kisber Language and literacy, qualitative research methodologies, classroom processes/professional development, teacher education/student engagement, gender issues in leadership/education.
Aziz Choudry

Adult education, informal education, popular education, the construction and production of knowledge(s) in social movements and community organizations, social movements, NGOs, trade unions, "global justice," and social change.

Ratna Ghosh

Intercultural/multicultural and International/comparative education, teacher education, gender and education, women in development.

Allison Gonsalves

Science education, gender studies, sociocultural issues in science education, teacher education, identity studies, informal education.

Blane Harvey

Informal and organisational learning, social learning, learning in communities and networks of practice, leadership and sustainability, global education, participatory action research (PAR), learning in international cooperation, knowledge co-production, knowledge brokering, learning-centred responses to climate change, social justice and environmental change.

Philip Howard

Critical Race Studies/Critical Race Feminism in education; Anti-colonial and post-colonial studies in education/Settler Colonialism;  Post-racialist/Antiracialist discourse;  Black Canadian Studies, Afro-pessimism, Afro-futurism;  Racially-embodied epistemologies, knowledge, and agency;  Community-based agency and impacts on schooling and education;  Community-based research methodologies;  Strategies of resistance;  Critical race pedagogies;  Social Studies Education/Sociology in Education;  Social Justice and Equity Education/Socially-Just Education;  Critical Integrative Anti-Racism

Steven Jordan

Qualitative research methods, participatory action research (PAR), adult education, sociology of education.

Joseph Levitan

Educational leadership, collaborative inquiry and leadership, grass-roots international development, educational ethnography, social justice in education, education theory, Indigenous education, identity, reflective and reflexive practices and intersectional analysis of culture, identity, and learning.

Claudia Mitchell

Youth, gender and AIDS, youth culture, visual and arts-based research methodologies, girls education in development studies, teacher identity, girlhood studies, gender violence, feminist theory, research as social change, gender and leadership, gender and post-harvest management.

Naomi Nichols

Youth; risk; homelessness; adult education; alternative education; youth justice; child welfare; research and methods; ethnographic and cultural studies; institutional ethnography; social organization; social theory; gender and social issues; social relations of race, class, gender; higher education; engaged and activist scholarship; multiliteracies.

Elizabeth Patitsas

Computer science education, science and technology studies, sociology of education, higher education, science education, engineering education, mathematics education, gender studies, social justice in STEM education, teacher beliefs, teacher education, policy analysis, mixed methods research.

Caroline Riches

Teacher education, teacher identity, program design/reform, professional development, second language acquisition, mother tongue maintenance, sociolinguistics, online education.

Shaheen Shariff

School policy; leadership; education law; censorship; human rights; legal pluralism; legal issues relating to on-line social communications (includes cyber-bullying, cyber-libel, cyber-threats); constitutional law with focus on balancing free expression and privacy on-line; tort law (cyber-libel, negligence in the school context); criminal law (relating to on-line criminal harassment); secularism and/or religion in schools; competing rights/values in schools; social responsibility by corporate intermediaries and technology corporations relating to on-line communications; sensitivity and social responsibility of news media.

Lisa Starr

Autoethnography, collaborative inquiry, transformative inquiry, action research, reflexivity, teacher identity, teacher leadership, school-institutional partnerships, women in education.

Teresa Strong-Wilson

Changing literacy formations, early childhood education, social justice and Indigenous education, stories/narrative, teacher education and professional development.

Lisa Trimble

Community-based education, sexualities and gender, social justice and equity in education, curriculum theory, progressive school reforms, urban education, service learning, program evaluation (non-profits and higher education), shame and vulnerability in teaching and learning.

  Higher Education
Claudia Mitchell

HIV and AIDS in higher education in Sub-Saharan Africa, rural development and higher education, gender in higher education, teacher development.

Naomi Nichols

Youth; risk; homelessness; adult education; alternative education; youth justice; child welfare; research and methods; ethnographic and cultural studies; institutional ethnography; social organization; social theory; gender and social issues; social relations of race, class, gender; higher education; engaged and activist scholarship; multiliteracies.

Elizabeth Patitsas

Computer science education, science and technology studies, sociology of education, higher education, science education, engineering education, mathematics education, gender studies, social justice in STEM education, teacher beliefs, teacher education, policy analysis, mixed methods research.

  History Education
Paul Zanazanian

Historical consciousness, teacher identity and agency, narrative inquiry, social studies teaching and curriculum, the politics of history teaching, national historical narratives and issues of inclusion and exclusion, history and identity in Quebec and Canada, English-speaking Quebec, historical consciousness and community vitality.

Indigenous Education
Jim Howden

Indigenous literacy, Indigenous education/curriculum development, multiculturalism in the classroom, literature for children and young adults, fiction, short stories.

Joseph Levitan

Educational leadership, collaborative inquiry and leadership, grass-roots international development, educational ethnography, social justice in education, education theory, Indigenous education, identity, reflective and reflexive practices and intersectional analysis of culture, identity, and learning.

Claudia Mitchell Youth, gender and AIDS, youth culture, visual and arts-based research methodologies, girls' education in development studies, teacher identity, Indigenous education (HIV and AIDS education, colonization, decolonizing methods).
Dawn Wiseman

Indigenous education, science education, teacher education.

  International Development
Ratna Ghosh

Intercultural/multicultural and international/comparative education, teacher education, gender and education, women in development.

Blane Harvey

Informal and organisational learning, social learning, learning in communities and networks of practice, leadership and sustainability, global education, participatory action research (PAR), learning in international cooperation, knowledge co-production, knowledge brokering, learning-centred responses to climate change, social justice and environmental change.

Joseph Levitan

Educational leadership, collaborative inquiry and leadership, grass-roots international development, educational ethnography, social justice in education, education theory, Indigenous education, identity, reflective and reflexive practices and intersectional analysis of culture, identity, and learning.

Claudia Mitchell

Youth, gender and AIDS, youth culture, visual and arts-based research methodologies, girls education in development studies, teacher identity, gender violence in schools.

  Literacy and Language
Fiona J. Benson

Teacher education; program design, reform, policy; social justice education (queer theory); care pedagogy (teacherly love); teacher induction, mentoring, vocational well-being; pre and in-service professional development; secondary English language arts (literate thinking); curriculum development.

Lynn Butler-Kisber

Language and literacy, qualitative research methodologies, classroom processes/professional development, teacher education/student engagement, gender issues in leadership/education.

Christian Ehret

English education, adolescent literacies; digital literacies; affect theory; agential realism; embodiment, movement, and making new media; education, chronic illness, and children’s hospitals; participatory design research.

Jim Howden

Indigenous literacy, Indigenous education/curriculum development, multiculturalism in the classroom, literature for children and young adults, fiction, short stories.

Bronwen Low

Curriculum theory, cultural studies, new literacy studies, English education, postcolonial theory.

Roy Lyster

Second language acquisition, immersion education, classroom discourse, educational sociolinguistics, cross-cultural pragmatics.

Claudia Mitchell

Literature for children and young adults, new literacies, media studies, visual literacy, digital literacy, sexual literacy.

Caroline Riches

Teacher education, teacher identity, program design/reform, professional development, second language acquisition, mother tongue maintenance, sociolinguistics, online education.

Sheryl Smith-Gilman

Early childhood pedagogy, First Nations early education (teaching and learning), teacher education/training and professional development, arts-integrated pre-school and elementary education, curriculum and assessment in elementary schools.

Mela Sarkar

Second language acquisition, mother tongue maintenance, language planning and policy, multilingualism, sociolinguistics.

Doreen Starke-Meyerring

Writing research and pedagogy; workplace and academic writing, especially doctoral writing; rhetorical (discourse) theory and analysis; critical technology studies and digital literacies; technology policy discourse and deliberation.

Teresa Strong-Wilson

Changing literacy formations, early childhood education, social justice and Indigenous education, stories/narrative, teacher education and professional development.

  Literature and Writing
Christian Ehret

English education, adolescent literacies; digital literacies; affect theory; agential realism; embodiment, movement, and making new media; education, chronic illness, and children’s hospitals; participatory design research.

Jim Howden

Indigenous literacy, Indigenous education/curriculum development, multiculturalism in the classroom, literature for children and young adults, fiction, short stories.

Doreen Starke-Meyerring

Writing research and pedagogy; workplace and academic writing, especially doctoral writing; rhetorical (discourse) theory and analysis; critical technology studies and digital literacies; technology policy discourse and deliberation.

  Management
Shaheen Shariff

School policy; leadership; education law; censorship; human rights; legal pluralism; legal issues relating to on-line social communications (includes cyber-bullying, cyber-libel, cyber-threats); constitutional law with focus on balancing free expression and privacy on-line; tort law (cyber-libel, negligence in the school context); criminal law (relating to on-line criminal harassment); secularism and/or religion in schools; competing rights/values in schools; social responsibility by corporate intermediaries and technology corporations relating to on-line communications; sensitivity and social responsibility of news media.

Doreen Starke-Meyerring

Writing research and pedagogy; workplace and academic writing, especially doctoral writing; rhetorical (discourse) theory and analysis; critical technology studies and digital literacies; technology policy discourse and deliberation.

  Mathematics and Science Education
Anila Asghar

Science education; integrated science, technology, engineering and mathematics (iSTEM) education; evolution education; science education reform in diverse contexts; problem-based learning; interactions among religion, science, culture, and education; environmental education; nature of science; conceptual understanding; cognitive and emotional development; socioconstructivist and sociocultural approaches to learning science; teacher education; curriculum development and assessment; educational leadership; research methods; peace studies; Islamic education; and doctoral education reform.

Allison Gonsalves

Science education, gender studies, sociocultural issues in science education, teacher education, identity studies, informal education.

Limin Jao

At-risk youth; mathematics education; pedagogy; pre-service and in-service teacher development; professional development; student engagement; teacher beliefs; teacher education; teacher identity; teacher practices

Marta Kobiela

Mathematics learning and teaching, geometry and spatial mathematics, co-development of disciplinary knowledge and practice in classrooms, integration of STEM disciplines to support student learning.

Elizabeth Patitsas

Computer science education, science and technology studies, sociology of education, higher education, science education, engineering education, mathematics education, gender studies, social justice in STEM education, teacher beliefs, teacher education, policy analysis, mixed methods research.

Annie Savard

Mathematics education, learning and teaching probability, ethnomathematics, critical thinking and decision-making, elementary school gambling.

Dawn Wiseman

Indigenous education, science education, teacher education.

  Media and Technology
Anila Asghar

Science education; integrated science, technology, engineering and mathematics (iSTEM) education; evolution education; science education reform in diverse contexts; problem-based learning; interactions among religion, science, culture, and education; environmental education; nature of science; conceptual understanding; cognitive and emotional development; socioconstructivist and sociocultural approaches to learning science; teacher education; curriculum development and assessment; educational leadership; research methods; peace studies; Islamic education; and doctoral education reform.

Christian Ehret

English education, adolescent literacies; digital literacies; affect theory; agential realism; embodiment, movement, and making new media; education, chronic illness, and children’s hospitals; participatory design research.

Claudia Mitchell Social media and HIV and AIDS, participatory cultures, media education.
Shaheen Shariff

School policy; leadership; education law; censorship; human rights; legal pluralism; legal issues relating to on-line social communications (includes cyber-bullying, cyber-libel, cyber-threats); constitutional law with focus on balancing free expression and privacy on-line; tort law (cyber-libel, negligence in the school context); criminal law (relating to on-line criminal harassment); secularism and/or religion in schools; competing rights/values in schools; social responsibility by corporate intermediaries and technology corporations relating to on-line communications; sensitivity and social responsibility of news media.

Doreen Starke-Meyerring

Writing research and pedagogy; workplace and academic writing, especially doctoral writing; rhetorical (discourse) theory and analysis; critical technology studies and digital literacies; technology policy discourse and deliberation.

  Philosophy of Education
Anila Asghar

Science education; integrated science, technology, engineering and mathematics (iSTEM) education; evolution education; science education reform in diverse contexts; problem-based learning; interactions among religion, science, culture, and education; environmental education; nature of science; conceptual understanding; cognitive and emotional development; socioconstructivist and sociocultural approaches to learning science; teacher education; curriculum development and assessment; educational leadership; research methods; peace studies; Islamic education; and doctoral education reform.

Christian Ehret

English education, adolescent literacies; digital literacies; affect theory; agential realism; embodiment, movement, and making new media; education, chronic illness, and children’s hospitals; participatory design research.

Kevin McDonough

Philosophy of education, moral and political theory, civic education, multicultural education, Inclusive education, education for the disabled.

Boyd White

Art education and self identity, aesthetics, ethics and values, art criticism, philosophy of education, cross cultural investigations into meaning making as emergent from encounters with art.

Elizabeth Wood

Teacher education, philosophy of education, arts education, social justice education.

Paul Zanazanian

Historical consciousness, teacher identity and agency, narrative inquiry, social studies teaching and curriculum, the politics of history teaching, national historical narratives and issues of inclusion and exclusion, history and identity in Quebec and Canada, English-speaking Quebec, historical consciousness and community vitality.

  Professional Development
Fiona J. Benson

Teacher education; program design, reform, policy; social justice education (queer theory); care pedagogy (teacherly love); teacher induction, mentoring, vocational well-being; pre and in-service professional development; secondary English language arts (literate thinking); curriculum development.

Lynn Butler-Kisber

Language and literacy, qualitative research methodologies, classroom processes/professional development, teacher education/student engagement, gender issues in leadership/education.

Mindy Carter

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

Limin Jao

At-risk youth; mathematics education; pedagogy; pre-service and in-service teacher development; professional development; student engagement; teacher beliefs; teacher education; teacher identity; teacher practices

Elizabeth Patitsas

Computer science education, science and technology studies, sociology of education, higher education, science education, engineering education, mathematics education, gender studies, social justice in STEM education, teacher beliefs, teacher education, policy analysis, mixed methods research.

Caroline Riches

Teacher education, teacher identity, program design/reform, professional development, second language acquisition, mother tongue maintenance, sociolinguistics, online education.

Paul Zanazanian

Historical consciousness, teacher identity and agency, narrative inquiry, social studies teaching and curriculum, the politics of history teaching, national historical narratives and issues of inclusion and exclusion, history and identity in Quebec and Canada, English-speaking Quebec, historical consciousness and community vitality.

  Religion and Values
Eric Caplan

Philosophy of Jewish education, teaching Jewish prayer, reconstructionist Judaism, contemporary Judaism, Jewish social activism.

Kevin McDonough

Philosophy of education, moral and political theory, civic education, multicultural education, Inclusive education, education for the disabled.

Shaheen Shariff

School policy; leadership; education law; censorship; human rights; legal pluralism; legal issues relating to on-line social communications (includes cyber-bullying, cyber-libel, cyber-threats); constitutional law with focus on balancing free expression and privacy on-line; tort law (cyber-libel, negligence in the school context); criminal law (relating to on-line criminal harassment); secularism and/or religion in schools; competing rights/values in schools; social responsibility by corporate intermediaries and technology corporations relating to on-line communications; sensitivity and social responsibility of news media.

  Research and Methods
Lynn Butler-Kisber

Language and literacy, qualitative research methodologies, classroom processes/professional development, teacher education/student engagement, gender issues in leadership/education.

Mindy Carter

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

Aziz Choudry

Adult education, informal education, popular education, the construction and production of knowledge(s) in social movements and community organizations, social movements, NGOs, trade unions, "global justice," and social change.

Christian Ehret

English education, adolescent literacies; digital literacies; affect theory; agential realism; embodiment, movement, and making new media; education, chronic illness, and children’s hospitals; participatory design research.

Steven Jordan

Qualitative research methods, participatory action research (PAR), adult education, sociology of education.

Claudia Mitchell

Visual methodologies, participatory research, memory-work studies, autoethnography, self-study, arts-based inquiry, qualitative research photography, participatory video, textual approaches to research.

Naomi Nichols

Youth; risk; homelessness; adult education; alternative education; youth justice; child welfare; research and methods; ethnographic and cultural studies; institutional ethnography; social organization; social theory; gender and social issues; social relations of race, class, gender; higher education; engaged and activist scholarship; multiliteracies.

Elizabeth Patitsas

Computer science education, science and technology studies, sociology of education, higher education, science education, engineering education, mathematics education, gender studies, social justice in STEM education, teacher beliefs, teacher education, policy analysis, mixed methods research.

Lisa Starr

Autoethnography, collaborative inquiry, transformative inquiry, action research, reflexivity, teacher identity, teacher leadership, school-institutional partnerships, women in education.

  Second Language Education
Susan Ballinger

Cross-linguistic approaches to bilingual and immersion education, strategy instruction, peer interaction, teacher scaffolding to promote collaborative language learning, the influence of sociolinguistic context in bilingual classrooms.

Denise Lussier

Development of intercultural communicative competence in education, measurement and evaluation, development of curriculum.

Roy Lyster

Second language acquisition, immersion education, classroom discourse, educational sociolinguistics, cross-cultural pragmatics.

Caroline Riches

Teacher education, teacher identity, program design/reform, professional development, second language acquisition, mother tongue maintenance, sociolinguistics, online education.

Mela Sarkar

Second language acquisition, mother tongue maintenance, language planning and policy, multilingualism, sociolinguistics.

  Sociolinguistics
Susan Ballinger

Cross-linguistic approaches to bilingual and immersion education, strategy instruction, peer interaction, teacher scaffolding to promote collaborative language learning, the influence of sociolinguistic context in bilingual classrooms.

Roy Lyster

Second language acquisition, immersion education, classroom discourse, educational sociolinguistics, cross-cultural pragmatics.

Caroline Riches

Teacher education, teacher identity, program design/reform, professional development, second language acquisition, mother tongue maintenance, sociolinguistics, online education.

Mela Sarkar

Second language acquisition, mother tongue maintenance, language planning and policy, multilingualism, sociolinguistics.

  Teacher Education
Anila Asghar

Science education; integrated science, technology, engineering and mathematics (iSTEM) education; evolution education; science education reform in diverse contexts; problem-based learning; interactions among religion, science, culture, and education; environmental education; nature of science; conceptual understanding; cognitive and emotional development; socioconstructivist and sociocultural approaches to learning science; teacher education; curriculum development and assessment; educational leadership; research methods; peace studies; Islamic education; and doctoral education reform.

Fiona J. Benson

Teacher education; program design, reform, policy; social justice education (queer theory); care pedagogy (teacherly love); teacher induction, mentoring, vocational well-being; pre and in-service professional development; secondary English language arts (literate thinking); curriculum development.

Lynn Butler-Kisber

Language and literacy, qualitative research methodologies, classroom processes/professional development, teacher education/student engagement, gender issues in leadership/education.

Mindy Carter

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

Ratna Ghosh

Intercultural/multicultural and International/comparative education, teacher education, gender and education, women in development.

Philip Howard

Critical Race Studies/Critical Race Feminism in education; Anti-colonial and post-colonial studies in education/Settler Colonialism;  Post-racialist/Antiracialist discourse;  Black Canadian Studies, Afro-pessimism, Afro-futurism;  Racially-embodied epistemologies, knowledge, and agency;  Community-based agency and impacts on schooling and education;  Community-based research methodologies;  Strategies of resistance;  Critical race pedagogies;  Social Studies Education/Sociology in Education;  Social Justice and Equity Education/Socially-Just Education;  Critical Integrative Anti-Racism

Limin Jao

At-risk youth; mathematics education; pedagogy; pre-service and in-service teacher development; professional development; student engagement; teacher beliefs; teacher education; teacher identity; teacher practices

Marta Kobiela

Mathematics learning and teaching, geometry and spatial mathematics, co-development of disciplinary knowledge and practice in classrooms, integration of STEM disciplines to support student learning.

Claudia Mitchell

Teacher education and international development, teacher identity, self-study, gender and teacher identity.

Elizabeth Patitsas

Computer science education, science and technology studies, sociology of education, higher education, science education, engineering education, mathematics education, gender studies, social justice in STEM education, teacher beliefs, teacher education, policy analysis, mixed methods research.

Caroline Riches

Teacher education, teacher identity, program design/reform, professional development, second language acquisition, mother tongue maintenance, sociolinguistics, online education.

Sheryl Smith-Gilman

Early childhood pedagogy, First Nations early education (teaching and learning), teacher education/training and professional development, arts-integrated pre-school and elementary education, curriculum and assessment in elementary schools.

Lisa Starr

Autoethnography, collaborative inquiry, transformative inquiry, action research, reflexivity, teacher identity, teacher leadership, school-institutional partnerships, women in education.

Teresa Strong-Wilson

Changing literacy formations, early childhood education, social justice and Indigenous education, stories/narrative, teacher education and professional development.

Lisa Trimble

Community-based education, sexualities and gender, social justice and equity in education, curriculum theory, progressive school reforms, urban education, service learning, program evaluation (non-profits and higher education), shame and vulnerability in teaching and learning.

Dawn Wiseman

Indigenous education, science education, teacher education.

Elizabeth Wood

Teacher education, philosophy of education, arts education, social justice education.

Paul Zanazanian

Historical consciousness, teacher identity and agency, narrative inquiry, social studies teaching and curriculum, the politics of history teaching, national historical narratives and issues of inclusion and exclusion, history and identity in Quebec and Canada, English-speaking Quebec, historical consciousness and community vitality.

  Youth/Early Childhood Education
Christian Ehret

English education, adolescent literacies; digital literacies; affect theory; agential realism; embodiment, movement, and making new media; education, chronic illness, and children’s hospitals; participatory design research.

Philip Howard

Critical Race Studies/Critical Race Feminism in education; Anti-colonial and post-colonial studies in education/Settler Colonialism;  Post-racialist/Antiracialist discourse;  Black Canadian Studies, Afro-pessimism, Afro-futurism;  Racially-embodied epistemologies, knowledge, and agency;  Community-based agency and impacts on schooling and education;  Community-based research methodologies;  Strategies of resistance;  Critical race pedagogies;  Social Studies Education/Sociology in Education;  Social Justice and Equity Education/Socially-Just Education;  Critical Integrative Anti-Racism

Claudia Mitchell

Youth as knowledge producers, youth and sexuality, youth and HIV and AIDS, girlhood studies, youth culture.

Naomi Nichols

Youth; risk; homelessness; adult education; alternative education; youth justice; child welfare; research and methods; ethnographic and cultural studies; institutional ethnography; social organization; social theory; gender and social issues; social relations of race, class, gender; higher education; engaged and activist scholarship; multiliteracies.

Annie Savard

Mathematics education, learning and teaching probability, ethnomathematics, critical thinking and decision-making, elementary school gambling.

Sheryl Smith-Gilman

Early childhood pedagogy, First Nations early education (teaching and learning), teacher education/training and professional development, arts-integrated pre-school and elementary education, curriculum and assessment in elementary schools.

Teresa Strong-Wilson

Changing literacy formations, early childhood education, social justice and indigenous education, stories/narrative, teacher education and professional development.

Lisa Trimble

Community-based education, sexualities and gender, social justice and equity in education, curriculum theory, progressive school reforms, urban education, service learning, program evaluation (non-profits and higher education), shame and vulnerability in teaching and learning.