The Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome back Dr. Jennifer Kelly, the 2015/2016
visiting Jean Augustine Chair in Education in the New Urban Environment March 7 – 11, 2016.
Dr. Kelly is a Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Alberta. Her current areas of interest and research are racialization, immigration, and the social historical formation of African Canadian communities in Alberta. She is the author of several journal articles and three books. Her past research projects include an exploration of how processes of immigration and racialization affected the social formation of African Canadian communities in Alberta from the 1900s to the 1960s.
Dr. Kelly will be holding open office hours on Monday March 7th 12:00 - 1:30pm and
Tuesday March 8th from 2:00 – 4:00pm in room 221 Winters College. She is also available to meet with faulty, students and staff individually by appointment. Please contact Maria Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org to book an appointment.
The Jean Augustine Chair in Education in the New Urban Environment
Named after the Honorable Jean Augustine, the objective of the chair is to enrich a multitude of activities at York University with research and academic expertise in the areas of educational policy and practice, immigration, community engagement, and cultural diversity. The Chair supports Canada’s next generation of teachers, educational leaders and researchers working to improve schooling in contemporary metropolitan cities.