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Jerrold Kachur, PhD, MEd, BEd, BSc

Full Professor


Educational Policy Studies

About Me

Jerrold is a professor of Cultural Geopolitical Economy and Comparative Social and Political Theory. He teaches undergraduate courses in the sociology of education and graduate courses in social theory and education, international development theory and education, research methodologies, and policy analysis and education. His department specialization is Theoretical, Cultural and International Studies in Education (TCI). TCI houses the philosophy and social sciences of education (formerly Foundations of Education) in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta.


  • Globalization, Knowledge, and Higher Education
  • Social and Political Theory
  • Critical Research Methodologies
  • History and Philosophy of the Human Sciences
  • Political Theology, Religion, and Violence