July 9, 2018

New Publication from EDST’s Dr. Alison Taylor and Dr. Shauna Butterwick

Congratulations to EDST’s Alison Taylor and Shauna Butterwick, along with Robyn Taylor-Neu, who’s article “‘Trying to square the circle’: Research ethics and Canadian higher education” has been published in the European Educational Research Journal. This article is available here for download. Abstract: At the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) in 2016, a panel presented the findings […]


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July 5, 2018

Esraa Al-Muftah leads editing of the 2018 development yearbook

EDST doctoral student, Esraa Al-Muftah, leads the editing of the 2018 development yearbook on the Gulf Cooperation Council region: The Constant and the Changing 2018: Development in the Margins of the Gulf Edited by Esraa Al-Muftah, Khalil Bohazza, and Omar AlShehabi Kuwait: Gulf Center for Development Policies, 2018. The edited yearbook is a yearly publication […]


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June 26, 2018

Dr. Gerald Fallon Appointed Associate Professor with ISTEAH

Congratulations to Dr. Gerald Fallon on his appointment to Associate Professor with the Institut des sciences, des technologies et des études avancées d’Haïti / Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies of Haiti (ISTEAH). Dr. Fallon will be part of an international team of scholars involved in research and teaching initiatives addressing issues of capacity building and institutional […]


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June 14, 2018

Working Together: New Publications from EDST

A Geography of Ecotourism in Cambodia: Regions, Patterns, and Potentials Pierre Walter and Vicheth Sen Conceptualizing learning in the Climate Justice Movement Jenalee Kluttz and Pierre Walter  Host learning in community-based ecotourism in Nepal: The case of Sirubari and Ghalegaun homestays Pierre Walter, Kapil Dev Regmi, Pushpa Raj Khanalb Modernisation theory, ecotourism policy, and sustainable development for […]


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June 6, 2018

Dr. André Mazawi to give Keynote at ‘Teacher Education and Educational Research in the Mediterranean’ Conference

Dr. André Mazawi will be a keynote speaker at the 2018 International Conference on Teacher Education and Educational Research in the Mediterranean, which will take place at the University of Malta on June 8 & 9. The title and description of Dr. Mazawi’s talk can be found below: Terra firma? Entangled fractures and the Redemption […]


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June 4, 2018

Dr. Michelle Stack to give Keynote at 2018 AERC

EDST’s Dr. Michelle Stack will be giving the opening keynote at the 2018 Adult Education Research Conference (AERC), which will take place from June 7 – 10 at the University of Victoria. The title and description of Dr. Stack’s talk can be found below.   Adult Media Education and Changing the Conversation through Media Engagement […]


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May 30, 2018

Dr. Mona Gleason Awarded by the Canadian Historical Association

Dr. Mona Gleason received two awards from the Canadian Historical Association at the University of Regina: “Avoiding the Agency Trap: Caveats for Historians of Children, Youth, and Education”, published in History of Education won the 2018 Neil Sutherland Prize for Best Article from the History of Children and Youth Group. “‘Knowing Something I Was Not Meant […]


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EDST Student Awards

Congratulations to the following students on their well-deserved awards! Ashenafi Alemu, Patricia Dyer Award Rupert Richardson, Gina Blondin Memorial Graduate Award Alison St. Pierre, CGSM Award (Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Award) Samantha Tsurada, Killam Doctoral Scholarship Award Lisa White, Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship


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May 16, 2018

Congratulations to Teaching Prize recipients, Drs. Bathseba Opini and Cash Ahenakew!

Dr. Bathseba Opini  has been awarded the Sessional and Lecturer Teaching Prize. Dr. Opini is an outstanding teacher and mentor for our students. During her teaching tenure as an EDST 12-month lecturer in the past half-dozen or so years, Dr. Opini’s instructional achievements including her practicum work, have been exceptionally impressive. Her students speak very highly of her admirable […]


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May 15, 2018

Gabriella Maestrini receives Mitacs award

Congratulations to EDST PhD student Gabriella Maestrini, who received Mitacs funding for her project, No pierden el humor: Post-disaster humor in Mexico. Abstract The formal study of humor in education is commonly centred around its therapeutic impact or as educational tool to bring about positive learning outcomes. Rarely is humor understood as a lens through which […]


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