PhD Student Research Projects

ADULT EDUCATION/LIFELONG LEARNING

 

RESEARCH

HOMETOWN/COUNTRY

Marshall, Sarah

I am looking at the education of physical therapy students and their professors from a qualitative perspective, through narrative inquiry.

Montreal

Meleika, Mona [monameleika [at] gmail.com (email)]

The perspective of adult literacy educators working for a Freiran-based NGO in Egypt: Why teach? and challenges faced.

Cairo, Egypt 

Wehb, Nada [nada.wehbe [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)]

How do Quebec universities currently support soft skills development and labour market transitions among undergraduate students?

Beirut / Lebanon

ART EDUCATION

 

RESEARCH

HOMETOWN/COUNTRY

Cote, Emmy [academia.edu]

A museum and university partnership: Investigating museum experiences of undergraduate history students and development of historical consciousness.

Montreal

Funk, Alisan 

[alisanfunk [at] gmail.com (email)]

She works as a research assistant on multiple projects examining technical and creative aspects of circus, and has presented at numerous conferences in Canada.

Montreal, originally from USA

LANGUAGE AND LITERACY

 

RESEARCH

HOMETOWN/COUNTRY

Sara Doody

Exploring the relationship between doctoral writing and the development/negotiation of scholarly identity in interdisciplinary science programs.

  

LEADERSHIP

 

RESEARCH

HOMETOWN/COUNTRY

Ramazan, Mustafa [mustafa.ramazan [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)]

Educational leadership and its criticality in different contexts.

Kabul, Afghanistan

MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION

  RESEARCH

HOMETOWN/COUNTRY

Bran Lopez, Maria-Josée [maria-josee.branlopez [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)]

I'm interested in students’ transition from high school to CEGEP mathematics education. There are observable gaps once students take calculus, which could be due to a lack of pre-calculus concepts, algebraic thinking and quantitative reasoning. Since CEGEP is a system unique to Quebec, I want to understand students' difficulties and help teachers adjust their practices accordingly. Supervisor: Limin Jao

Montreal

Cavalcante, Alexandre [alexandre.cavalcante [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)]

What knowledge must mathematics and social sciences teachers have to teach financial literacy in secondary schools?

Brazil

Din, Saba [linkedin]

Supporting novice math teacher-educators in developing pedagogical practices for teaching future elementary teachers.

 

Gosling, Christopher [christopher.gosling [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)]

I am interested in gender issues in STEM, reflective writing in the classroom, and authentic laboratory experiences in introductory physics.

Saranac Lake, NY
Pearce, Rebecca [rebecca.pearce [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)]

I am interested in the elementary math education of children who were born preterm.

Ancaster, Ontario

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

  RESEARCH

HOMETOWN/COUNTRY

DesForges, Roxanne

Does the growing social economy present new opportunities for the democratic aims of public education to be realized at school and at work?

Val David, Canada

Dhali, Helal Hossain [du.ac.bd]

Role of education in constructing non-violent extremist identity among women.

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Megelas, Alex [alexmegelas75 [at] gmail.com (email)]

I am interested in the extent to which informal/autonomous spaces propose a collectivist approach to social change.

Montreal

Reda, Ilham [ilham.reda [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)]

 Citizenship education, moral and religious education, educational policy, curriculum reformation, justice and liberalism.

Canada / Colombia / Lebanon

Yanniris, Constantinos [constantinos.yanniris [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)]

My research seeks to improve Environmental and Sustainability Education at the levels of pedagogy and planning.

Greece

SECOND LANGUAGE EDUCATION

  RESEARCH HOMETOWN/COUNTRY
Houde, Patricia [patricia.houde [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)] [website] My Ph.D. research investigates the role of reflective practice using a collaborative accompaniment model with ESL/EFL teachers who have completed a B.A. in TESOL in Guanajuato, Mexico. Mexico

SOCIAL THEORY AND POLICY

  RESEARCH

HOMETOWN/COUNTRY

Chan, W. Y. Alice
[alice.chan [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)[website]

"Religious bully: Does it have any connections with religious literacy?" A comparative study of the two phenomena in public school classrooms of Montreal and Modesto, California. Supervisor: Ratna Ghosh.

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Joyce, Adrienna [adrienna.joyce [at] gmail.com (email)]

I am interested in decolonization of inclusive practices in Manitoba.

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Maihemuti, Dilimulati

Focusing on the highly-educated Uyghur Muslim immigrants identity reconstruction experiences in Quebec and English Canada.

 
Malenfant, Jayne [jayne.malenfant [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)]

My research explores educational access for youth experiencing homelessness in the context of precarious labour markets, with a focus on youth activism and autonomy. Supervisor: Naomi Nichols

Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada

Reid, Erin [erin.reid [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)]

Interdisciplinary doctoral work bridging the fields of religious literacy, English language teaching, and teacher education.  Erin Reid's doctoral project investigates the role of religious literacy as an educational aim in language teacher education programs in universities in Alberta.

Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

TEACHER EDUCATION

  RESEARCH

HOMETOWN/COUNTRY

Kumar, Ravinder [ravinder.kumar [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)]

Student teachers’ digital identity and how varied digital tools help them negotiate with their professional identity.

Haryana/ India

Sadati, Hani [linkedin]

How can a self-educating tool, focusing on gender-based violence (SGBV), provide support to instructors (both new and experienced) to address socio-cultural barriers in their colleges and ultimately to create environments for learning that are safe and secure?

Iran

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