Youth

Constadina (Dina) Panagiotopoulos

Associate Professor

Diabetes, children, youth, antipsychotics, obesity, metabolism, prevention, healthy active living

Isabel Grant, LLB, LLM

Professor

Criminal law, violence against women, sexual assault, homicide

Richard Young, Ed.D

Richard Young, Ed.D

Professor

Parent-adolescent interaction (conversations), career development, particularly as a function of family influence

Sharalyn Orbaugh

Professor and Graduate Advisor

Associate, IGRSJ

Modern Japanese culture (literature, film, manga, animation, kamishibai), East Asian women’s issues, anti-racist pegagogy

Paul Kershaw, PhD

Paul Kershaw, PhD

Associate Professor

Child care, parental leave, work-life balance, social policy, social care, social citizenship, responsibilities and rights, gender and politics, income assistance, child benefit package, social inclusion, neighbourhood effects on child development, Canadian federalism

Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc, PhD, RN, FSAHM, FCAHS, FAAN, FCAN

Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc, PhD, RN, FSAHM, FCAHS, FAAN, FCAN

Professor and Director

SOGI education, LGBTQ2S+ health, adolescent health, nursing, public health nursing, trans and non-binary youth, homeless youth, stigma and discrimination, youth sexual health, youth mental health, adolescent substance use,

Jo-Anne Dillabough

Associate Professor

Sociology of education, youth culture

Peter Gouzouasis, BMus, MMus, PhD (Music)

Professor

Arts-based research, autoethnography, creative analytical practices, creativity in teaching and learning, digital media in teaching and learning, early childhood education, jazz (performance and recorded music), music media, music learning, and pedagogy

Tracy L. Friedel, PhD

Tracy L. Friedel, PhD

Retired Associate Professor

Youth resistance, non-formal learning, land-based pedagogy, place-based learning, environmental education, outdoor education, oral histories, labour history, injury prevention

Marina Milner-Bolotin, PhD

Marina Milner-Bolotin, PhD

Professor

Mathematics education, science education, STEM education, technology education, girls/women in science

Theresa Rogers, PhD

Professor

Literacy education, youth literacy practices, young adult literature, teacher education in literacy, English education, graduate supervision

Jennifer Shapka, PhD

Associate Professor

Adolescent development, social development, media, Internet, cyberbullying and victimization, online privacy behaviours, parenting

Eric M. Meyers

Assistant Professor

Youth online behavior, information seeking, web search, libraries, public libraries, school libraries, academic libraries, learning, virtual worlds, collaboration, social networks, new media, digital literacy, information literacy

Jolie Mayer-Smith

Professor

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

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.

Martin Guhn, PhD

Assistant Professor

Wellbeing of children and youth, social determinants of developmental health, social and cultural community and neighborhood effects on child development, music and emotion

Shannon Humphrey, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Acne, cosmetic dermatology, dermatology, skincare, botulinum toxin, soft tissue augmentation, soft tissue fillers

Dr. Farah Shroff, BSc, MEd (Primary Health Care), PhD

Dr. Farah Shroff, BSc, MEd (Primary Health Care), PhD

Public Health Researcher and Educator

public health, social equity, women’s health, global politics, social determinants of health, anti-racism, anti-imperialism, integrative health, holistic health practices, yoga, meditation, indigenous systems of health, health policy,

Louise Masse

Professor

Obesity prevention, childhood obesity, policy approaches to address childhood obesity, physical activity

Tara Moreau, PhD

Tara Moreau, PhD

Sessional Instructor

Associate Director, Sustainability and Community Programs

Sustainable agriculture, organic agriculture, urban agriculture, community-based research, biodiversity, integrated pest management, best management practices, climate change, mitigation, adaptation, resilience, food policy, non-profit organizations, social enterprise, biological diversity, sustainable development, crop farming, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases