Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Disability Studies in Education (Tier 2)
Location(s) / Contact Info:
262, Winters College - WC
Dr. Gillian Parekh is an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Disability Studies in Education (Tier 2) within the Faculty of Education at York. Gillian is cross-appointed with York's graduate program in Critical Disability studies. As a previous teacher in special education and research coordinator with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), Gillian has conducted extensive system and school-based research in Toronto in the areas of structural equity, special education, and academic streaming. In particular, her work explores how schools construct and respond to disability as well as how students are organized across programs and systems.
Faculty & School/Dept
- Faculty of Education -
- Faculty of Health - School of Health Policy & Management
- Inclusion, Disabilities and Education (ED/EDFE 1300)