Research

Professor Deborah Britzman featured in distinguished visitor lecture series at University of Alberta

Dr. Deborah Britzman, Distinguished Research Professor and York Research Chair in Pedagogy and Psychosocial Transformations at York University, was appointed as a visiting lecturer in residence at the Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Alb ...

New Faces: Faculty welcomes professor Gillian Parekh

The Faculty of Education is thrilled to welcome assistant professor Gillian Parekh. “We are excited to have Gillian join us,” said Faculty of Education Dean Lyndon Martin. “Her research addresses current issues in education and will add to the ways in ...

Professor Naomi Norquay awarded Hugh Taylor Prize for archival imagination

Congratulations to professor Naomi Norquay who was awarded the Hugh Taylor Prize earlier this summer for her article, “An Accidental Archive of the Old Durham Road: Reclaiming a Black Pioneer Settlement,” which appeared in Archivaria 81 (Spring 2016). ...

Professor Heather Lotherington publishes new book on multimodal teaching

A new book co-edited by professor Heather Lotherington examines multimodal approaches to teaching.  Teaching Young Learners in a Superdiverse World: Multimodal Approaches and Perspectives, documents a collaborative action research project in one school ...

Professor Qiang Zha delivers keynote at conference in China

From late May to mid-June, Professor Qiang Zha travelled to Mainland China, where he visited Tianjin University, Peking University, Anhui University, Anhui Normal University, and Fudan University. In Tianjin University, China’s first modern institution ...

IN THE MEDIA - Professor Carl James

Professor Carl James is one of the researchers behind a groundbreaking new study that sheds light on being black in Toronto. Read his interview in the Globe & Mail about the Black Experience Project here.

Professor Karen Krasny appointed 2017/18 visiting scholar to Massey College

Professor Karen A. Krasny has been appointed 2017-18 York Visiting Scholar to Massey College at the University of Toronto. While at Massey, Dr. Krasny will be engaged in a special project dedicated to the advancement of book history titled The autonomy ...

Professor Aparna Mishra Tarc awarded 2017 AERA Division B Outstanding Book Award

Professor Aparna Mishra Tarc was awarded the prestigious 2017 AERA Division B Outstanding Book Award for her book Literacy of the Other at the recent 2017 AERA Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX. The award was presented at the AERA Division B Business M ...

In the media - Professor Carl James

A new report titled 'Toward Race Equity in Education' by Professor Carl James, finds that black students face an achievement and opportunity gap in GTA schools. James is the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora at York University ...

Faculty and graduate student presentations at AERA 2017

          Faculty members and graduate students will be presenting the following sessions at AERA 2017 April 27 - May 1, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. The full conference program and paper abstracts are available on the AERA 2017 ...