- Associate Member, Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW)
- Core Member, Programs in Whole Person Care, Faculty of Medicine
- Qualitative research methods
- Participatory action research (PAR)
- Adult education
- Sociology of education
My research interests focus on exploring how forms of action and participatory research can be used to enhance the learning of adults and aboriginal peoples in Canada.
Kapoor, D., & Jordan, S. (Eds). (2019). Research, Political Engagement & Dispossession: Indigenous, Peasant & Urban Poor Activisms in the Americas and Asia. Zed.
Kapoor, D., & Jordan, S. (Eds.). (2009). Education, PAR and Social Change: International Perspectives. New York: Palgrave/Macmillan
Choudry, A., Hanley, J., Jordan, S., Shragge, E., & Steigman, M. (2009). Fight Back: Workplace Justice for Immigrants. Toronto: Fernwood.
Jordan, S. (2018). PAR at the crossroads: Prospects and possibilities. The Future of Action Research in Education: A Canadian Perspective. K. Clausen, McGill-Queens Press.
Jordan, S., & Trimble, L. (2012). Gender, masculinities and migrants’ learning experiences. In M. Bowl & R. Tobias (Eds.), Gender, masculinities and lifelong learning. London: Routleadge.
Zafran, H., et al. (2018). "The Phenomenology of Early Psychosis Elicited in an Occupational Therapy Expressive Evaluation." Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: 1-29.
Jordan, S. and D. Kapoor (2016). "Re-politicizing participatory action research: unmasking neoliberalism and the illusions of participation." Educational Action Research 24(1): 134-149.
Hovey, R., et al. (2016). "Synergistic Research in Medical Education: Some Philosophical Reflections." Journal of Applied Hermeneutics, 1-10
Jordan, S. and E. Wood (2015). "The qualitative imagination: neoliberalism, ‘blind drift’ and alternative pathways." Globalisation, Societies and Education: 1-14.
Jordan, S. (2014). Indigenous Research Methods. Encyclopedia of Action Research, Sage.
Jordan, S. (2013). New approaches to governance and decision-making: Quebec’s Plan Nord and integrating indigenous knowledge into social science research. The World Social Science Report 2013: Changing Global Environments. H. Hackmann. Paris, UNESCO/OECD: 454-457.
Jordan, S., Stocek, C., Mark, R., & Matches, S. (2009). Doing participatory evaluation: from “jagged world views” to indigenous methodology. Australian Journal of Indigenous Education.
Jordan, S. (2007). PAR. In L. Given, M. (Ed.), Sage Encylopaedia of Qualitative Research. Thousand Oaks: Sage.