Faculty of Education

Shannon Bredin, PhD

Associate Professor

Human motor learning, expertise and development, physical education, teacher preparation and effectiveness

Jolie Mayer-Smith

Professor

Environmental education, science education, post-secondary teaching and learning, teacher education and research, pedagogy, collaboration, educational technology

Pierre Walter, PhD

Associate Professor

Adult education, environmental education, literacy, comparative education, gender and development, Southeast Asian studies

Jean-Sébastien Blouin

Professor

Sensorimotor physiology, vestibular, standing balance, perception, whiplash, neck, robotics

Mark G. Carpenter

Associate Professor

neural control of movement, postural control, fear of falling, balance disorders

Robert (Bob) Sparks, PhD

Professor

Director, School of Kinesiology

Olympic Games impact Research Project, leisure and sport management

Penney Clark

Professor

History education

Michelle Stack, PhD

Associate Professor

educational policy, politics, university rankings, media education, media literacy, anti-racism, disability studies, social justice, educational equity, knowledge mobilization, knowledge translation, media representation of mental illness, comedy and social change

Michelle Stack is an associate professor in the Department of Educational Studies. Her research interests include educational policy and politics, university rankings, media education, anti-racism, disability studies, educational equity and knowledge translation. She is the author of Global University Ranking and the Mediatization of Higher Education, and she is editor of a second upcoming book on university rankings and journal impact factors. Michelle teaches workshops and courses across the university that are aimed at developing the capacity of graduate students to communicate their scholarship to journalists and others. She is preparing to dip her toe for a second time into the world of standup comedy in an attempt to expand conversations about mental illness, white fragility, disability and rankings. Michelle won the Killam Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2017, and she is a 2020-21 Peter Wall Scholar.

Mark Beauchamp

Associate Professor

Sport and exercise psychology, leadership, group processes, self-confidence beliefs, role perceptions and coach-athlete relationships

Samia Khan

Associate Professor

Science education, teaching and learning, cognition, digital technology, learning space design, case study, higher education

Janet Jamieson, PhD

Professor and Co-Director, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program

deafness, deaf education, hard of hearing, hearing loss, hearing impaired, early intervention, sign language

Prof. David Anderson

Prof. David Anderson

Professor

Museums, informal learning, out-of-school learning, large-scale public events, world expositions, science centre, visitor experiences, long-term memories, Showa Japan, metacognition

Sandra Mathison, PhD

Professor

Evaluation, student assessment, standardized testing, school evaluation, schooling

Dr. E. Wayne Ross, PhD

Dr. E. Wayne Ross, PhD

Professor

Education, Curriculum, Social Studies Education, Teacher Education, Academic Labour, Critical Pedagogy, Democratic Education,

Darren Warburton, PhD

Darren Warburton, PhD

Associate Professor

Cardiovascular physiology, clinical exercise rehabilitation, interactive video games

Rob Tierney, PhD

Professor

Global epistemologies and cross-cultural research in education and literacy, social science research, diversity, social justice, equity, indigenous matters, digital literacies, nature of literacy, meaning making, reading comprehension, reading-writing relationships, teaching, learning, educational assessment, teacher education

Mona Gleason

Mona Gleason

Professor

History of education, education, K-12, teachers, teacher education, history of children and youth, social history of women, gender, and sexuality, history of health education

Daniel Pratt

Daniel Pratt

Professor, Education

Senior Scholar, Medicine

Chinese vs. Canadian approaches to learning and teaching

Pat Mirenda, PhD, RN

Professor

autism spectrum disorder; positive behaviour support; applied behaviour analysis; augmentative and alternative communication

Samson Madera Nashon, EdD

Professor and Head

Curriculum design, high school physics, primary science, teacher education, science teacher education, physics teacher education and classroom instructions