Naomi Norquay

Associate Professor

PhD - OISE / University of Toronto, Toronto, ON; MA - York University, Toronto, ON; BA - Universty of Guelph, Guelph, ON

Location(s) / Contact Info:

3160, Technology Enhanced Learning - TEL
Keele Campus
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 20682


  • Faculty of Graduate Studies, -

Courses Taught

  • Life History Research Methods and Applications (GS/EDUC 5221)
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Education (GS/EDUC 5200)
  • Rethinking Schooling: A "Re-Introduction" to Education (ED/EDUC 1000)

Selected Publications

  • Naomi Norquay (2016). An accidental archive of the Old Durham Road: Reclaiming a Black pioneer settlement. Archivaria, 81, 1-22.
  • Naomi Norquay and Pariss Garramone (2016). The Old Durham Road Black Pioneer Settlement: Contested place as an invitation to curriculum. Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (JCACS), 13 (Number 2), 20-31.
  • Naomi Norquay (2014). Remembering in a Context of Forgetting: Hauntings and the Old Durham Road Black Pioneer Settlement. Canadian Social Studies, 47 (Number 2), 127-139.
  • Naomi Norquay (2008). Pedagogical uses of memory-work through family immigration stories. In Adrienne E. Hyle, Margaret S. Ewing, Diane Montgomery and Judith S. Kaufman (Eds.), (pp. 151 - 171). New York, NY, USA: University Press of America
  • Naomi Norquay (2006). How playing the banjo helps me think about curriculum Journal of the Canadian Association for curriculum studies, 4, 111-128.

Research Projects

Role: Principal Investigator

Funded by: Other...


  • Hugh Taylor Prize, Archivaria: Journal of the Association of Canadian Archivists - 2017

Professional Affiliations

Service/Community Activities