Our Faculty

 

Dr. Gloria Antifaiff, PhD 

Continuing Lecturer
Faculty of Education 
University of Alberta

Dean, School of Education,
Red Deer College

antifaif@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS include education leadership, pre-service teacher education, educational technology, literacy, narrative inquiry, and appreciative inquiry

Dr. Joyce Bainbridge, BEd, MA, EdD

Professor Emerita
Faculty of Education
University of Alberta

jb5@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS are in the areas of supporting learner literacy, specifically in pedagogies that assist educators in expanding learners' communication and the role of evolving communication technologies in supporting learner literacy.

 

  

Dr. Sally Brenton-Haden. PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Faculty of Education 
University of Alberta

Assistant Teaching Professor,
University of Victoria

sb1@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS are in the areas of Differentiated Instruction, Universal Design for Learning, Learner Characteristics of Students with Specific Learning Disorders (Learning Disabilities), Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Inclusive Education.

Dr. José L da Costa, BEd, MA, EdD

Professor
Faculty of Education 
University of Alberta

jose.da.costa@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS are focused on the impacts of educational programming and administrative structures on student success in school, academic disadvantage due to socio-cultural backgrounds and experiences, or economic circumstances, early learning, in-school mentoring, school choice, and teacher and administrator professional development.

Dr. Julia Ellis, BA, MA, EdD

Professor Emerita
Faculty of Education 
University of Alberta
julia.ellis@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS include Interpretive inquiry, research methods, narrative inquiry with children and youth, curriculum inquiry, mentorship programs for children and youth, student leadership programs, children and place, space and place, encouragement and belonging in classrooms and schools, gender issues in education, multiculturalism in education, creativity and creative problem solving in the classroom, and gifted education.

 

Dr. Ingrid Johnston, PhD

Professor Emerita
Faculty of Education
University of Alberta

ijohnsto@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS  focus on curriculum development and teacher education for diversity.
 

Dr. Denise Larson, BA, BEd, MEd, PhD, R. Psych.

Associate Dean Research Professor
Faculty of Education 
University of Alberta

djlarsen@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS include exploring effective interventions in individual, group, and peer counselling.

Dr. Landor Liddell, PhD

Continuing Lecturer
Faculty of Education -
University of Alberta

lliddell@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS are in the interdisciplinary approach to leadership development and implementation,  organizational behavior, authentic leadership, and values and leadership.

 

Dr. Leonora Macy, PhD

Adjunct Academic Colleague
Faculty of Education 
University of Alberta

lmacy@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS narrative inquiry as a relational methodology and the experiences of teachers in post-apartheid South Africa.

 

Dr. Jill McClay, PhD

Professor Emerita
Faculty of Education 
University of Alberta

jill.mcclay@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS include new literacies, written composition, multimodal composition, avid writers, teacher education and professional development, graduate student composition, action research, case study research


 

 

Dr. Norma Nocente, PhD

Associate Professor
Faculty of Education 
University of Alberta

norma.nocente@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS technology integration in curriculum. Technology leadership, science education and technology integration


 

Dr. Jim Parsons, PhD

Professor Emeritus
Faculty of Education
University of Alberta

jbp@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS are action research and collaborative teacher professional learning.

   

Dr. Ken Robertson,EdD

Continuing Lecturer
Faculty of Education -
University of Alberta

jkr@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS are leadership development, change management, strategic planning as a “living” process, and the impact of technology on learning, synchronous online curriculum and pedagogy

 

Kerry Rose, PhD (c)

Continuing Lecturer
Faculty of Education 
University of Alberta

kerryr@ualberta.ca

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS are in the areas of Science Education: Intersections between science and other ways of knowing, Teacher Education, and Professional Development.

 

Dr. Noella Steinhauer, PhD

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Education 
University of Alberta

noella@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS  include leadership, First Nation school leadership, Indigenous ways of knowing, and collaborative leadership.

 

Dr. Bonnie Stelmach, PhD

Associate Professor
Faculty of Education
University of Alberta

bonnies@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS focus on rural secondary school parents' sense of community.

  

 

Dr. Janice Wallace, PhD

Professor Emerita
Faculty of Education
University of Alberta 

jwallace@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS focus on issues of power in educational organizations with a special focus on issues of social justice. Her research has explored Indigenous education issues, the effects of gender in educational organizations and school practices, and neoliberal reforms in school systems.

  

Dr. Katherine Willson, PhD

Professor Emerita
Faculty of Education
University of Alberta

kwillson@ualberta.ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS include pre-service and in-service teacher education, mathematics education, Integrating mathematics and language arts, and the use of technology in education.