Department of Educational Policy Studies

Faculty

Jonathan Anuik Jonathan Anuik
Assistant Professor
Educational Policy Studies
7-133F Education North
780-492-0765
780-492-2024 (fax)
Anuik@ualberta.ca
Research Interests: Métis education in Canada, historically and contemporarily, Spirituality in educators’ practices, Indigenous Peoples in Canada and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, History of Interprofessional Education and Care in Canada, Interdisciplinary Community-based Research, HIV/AIDS in Indigenous communities in Canada, and Elder abuse
Rebecca Cardinal Sockbeson
Rebecca S. Cardinal Sockbeson
Assistant Professor
Educational Policy Studes
5-167 Education North
780-492-5621
780-492-2024 (fax)
rebecca.sockbeson@ualberta.ca
Research Interests: Indigenous Peoples Education, Indigenous knowledge, Aboriginal healing through language and culture, Anti-racism and decolonization, Racially and ethnically underrepresented populations, and Indigenous ways of knowing and being informing policy development
Sara Carpenter
Sara Carpenter
Assistant Professor
Educational Policy Studies
7-133M Education North
780-492-4441
780-492-2024 (fax)
sara3@ualberta.ca
Research Interests: Marxist Feminist theories of state, civil society, democracy, and social reproduction, Young adults, precarity, and social crisis, Politics of not-for-profit sector, civil society, and NGOs, Reproductive labor in not-for-profit sector, Capitalism, neoliberalism, and imperialism, and Marxist and feminist critical pedagogues and popular education
Sheila Carr-Stewart Sheila Carr-Stewart
Assistant Professor and Associate Chair, Undergraduate Coordinator
Educational Policy Studies
7-153 Education North
780-492-3373
780-492-2024 (fax)
sheila.carr-stewart@ualberta.ca
 Research Interests: Indigenous education, Leadership & administration, Community development, History of education, Youth gangs
Alexandre Da Costa Alexandre Da Costa
Assistant Professor, Theoretical, Cultural and International Studies in Education
Educational Policy Studies
7-149 Education North
780-492-0773
780-492-2024 (fax)
adacosta@ualberta.ca
Research Interests: Race, Knowledge, and Culture within Global Capitalist Development, Racism and Racial Ideologies, Anti-Racism and Decolonization, The Politics of Knowledge in Education, Activism and Community Movements, Development Studies and Education.

Dia Da Costa
Associate Professor, Theoretical, Cultural and International Studies in Education
Educational Policy Studies
7-133H Education North
780-492-7608
780-492-2024 (fax)
ddacosta@ualberta.ca
Research Interests: Feminist, Marxian, and Postcolonial Theory, Cultural Politics of Development, Pedagogies of Development, Citizenship and Belonging, Affect, Performance, Political Activism, and Feminist Praxis, Creative Economy Discourse and Urban Development, Gender and Development, South Asia
Jose da Costa José L. da Costa
Professor
Educational Policy Studies
7-133E Education North
780-492-5868
780-492-2024 (fax)
jose.da.costa@ualberta.ca
Research Interests: 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
Darryl Hunter  Darryl Hunter
Assistant Professor, Educational Administration and Leadership Specialization Coordinator
Educational Policy Studies
7-144 Education North
780-492-3690
780-492-2024 (fax)
dhunter2@ualberta.ca
 
 profile picture Jerrold Kachur
Professor
Educational Policy Studies
7-155 Education North
780-492-4427
780-492-2024 (fax)
jerry.kachur@ualberta.ca
http://jerrykachur.wordpress.com/
Research Interests: Globalization, Knowledge & Higher Education , Social & Political Theory, Critical Research Methodologies, History & Philosophy of the Human Sciences
Heather Kanuka Heather Kanuka
Professor
Educational Policy Studies
5-164 Education North
780-492-6732
780-492-2024 (fax)
heather.kanuka@ualberta.ca
Research Interests: Academic development, Teaching and learning in higher education, Philosophies of education and technology
Dip-Kapoor Dip Kapoor
Professor, Theoretical, Cultural and International Studies in Education Specialization Coordinator
Educational Policy Studies
7-113 Education North
780-492-7617
780-492-2024 (fax)
dkapoor@ualberta.ca

Research Interests:

  • Anti/colonial, Marxist & Indigenous socio-political thought
  • Critical development, globalization & education studies
  • Capitalism, dispossession & learning in social movement organizing & resistance
  • Critical sociology of education & schooling (race and caste)
  • Global education, development NGOs and schools
  • Participatory/action research and critical-qualitative methodologies
 profile picture Jennifer Kelly
Professor
Educational Policy Studies
5-107 Education North
780-492-4229
780-492-2024 (fax)
jennifer.kelly@ualberta.ca
http://www.ualberta.ca/~jrkelly/
Research Interests: Culture, Youth, Racialized identities, Sociology of education, Politics of education, Media culture, and Globalization and identities
Marlene McKay Marlene McKay
Assistant Professor
Educational Policy Studies
7-133G Education North
780-492-0757
780-492-2024 (fax)
marlenee@ualberta.ca
Research Interests: Anti-racist and social justice education, Aboriginal feminism, Aboriginal Education, Christianity in a colonial context, Post-structural and Foucauldian theories, and Cree language revitalization
prochner Larry Prochner
Professor, Interim Chair
Educational Policy Studies
7-111 Education North
780-492-0759
780-492-2024 (fax)
prochner@ualberta.ca

 profile picture Lynette Shultz
Associate Professor, Director for the Centre for Global Citizenship Education and Research (CGCER)
Educational Policy Studies
7-115 Education North/ 5-182 Education North
780-492-6819/780-492-2818
780-492-2024 (fax)
lshultz@ualberta.ca

Research Interests:

  • Global social justice and education policy
  • Global governance, citizenship and education
  • Educational leadership and social justice
  • Conflict and processes of change
  • Human rights education
 profile picture Jeannette Sinclair
Academic Coordinator for EDU 211
Educational Policy Studies
7-142 Education North
780-492-0184
780-492-2024 (fax)
jrs6@ualberta.ca

 profile picture Jorge Sousa
Associate Professor, Adult, Community and Higher Education Specialization Coordinator
Educational Policy Studies
5-101 Education North
780-492-4905
780-492-2024 (fax)
sousa@ualberta.ca
Research Interests: Community development/community economic development, Learning styles in social economy organizations, Community governance models, Participatory decision making, and Housing policy and practice
Evelyn Steinhauer Evelyn Steinhauer
Associate Professor, Associate Chair (Graduate Coordinator), Director, Aboriginal Teacher Education Program, EDPS 211 Coordinator
Educational Policy Studies
7-101 Education North
780-492-3691
780-492-2024 (fax)
evelyn@ualberta.ca
Research Interests:
Aboriginal student experience. What are the experiences of Aboriginal students in the K-12 school system, in postsecondary, and in higher education? Government policy and the implications on Aboriginal education. What impact do these policies have on our children? Tribal Colleges: What are the factors, which contribute to the successes of Native students within the Tribal College system? Barriers to success: What are the obstacles preventing Native students from participating in post-secondary programs? Indigenous Research Methodologies: What is Indigenous knowledge? Oral tradition as a way of knowing.
 profile picture Noella Steinhauer
Assistant Professor
Educational Policy Studies
7-144 Education North
780-492-0760
780-492-2024 (fax)
noella@ualberta.ca

Bonnie Stelmach Bonnie Stelmach
Associate Professor, EDPS 410 Coordinator
Educational Policy Studies
7-145 Ed North
780-492-9890
780-492-2024 (fax)
bonnies@ualberta.ca

Makere Stewart-Harawira Makere Stewart-Harawira
Professor
Educational Policy Studies
7-117 Education North
780-492-7616
780-492-2024 (fax)
makere@ualberta.ca
Research Interests:
Traditional communities, water management, and climate change impacts, Indigenous ecological knowledge and ecosystem remediation and mitigation, Earth Systems and Governance, Critical Studies in Governance, Development and Sustainable Transformation, and Peace and Conflict Studies and Traditional Communities
 profile picture Cora Weber-Pillwax
Associate Professor, Indigenous People Education Specialization Coordinator
Educational Policy Studies
7-151 Education North
780-492-7606
780-492-2024 (fax)
ckw@ualberta.ca
Research Interests:
International and intercultural education with particular focus on Indigenous perspectives and experiences, Critical and interdisciplinary analysis across the social sciences, Participatory action research and other forms of community-driven research, and First Nations and Metis social and educational issues and policies in Canada
Dr Kris Wells  Kristopher Wells
Assistant Professor, Director of Programs & Services, Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services, Co-Director, Camp fYrefly Educational Policy Studies
5-190 Education North
780-492-9908
780-492-2024 (fax)
kris.wells@ualberta.ca
http://www.ismss.ualberta.ca/KrisWells
Research Interests:
The Public Understanding of Sex, Sexual, and Gender Differences in Education and Culture, Diversity, Equity, and Human Rights in Education, Vulnerable Youth Populations, Bullying, School Violence, and Youth Resiliency, Comprehensive Sexual Health Education, Hate Crimes and Human Rights, Social Justice and Community Development, and Arts-Informed Education and Research
Randy-Wimmer-256 Randolph Wimmer
Professor, Dean, Faculty of Education
Educational Policy Studies
7-157 Education North
780-492-0551
780-492-2024 (fax)
rwimmer@ualberta.ca
Research Interests:
postsecondary educational administration, leadership, and governance , teacher education, student affairs, and experiential learning in professional education