December 5, 2016

EDST’s Dr. Jason Ellis to participate in discussion about the “future of education in BC”

Let’s Talk: The future of education in BC by George Heyman, MLA for Vancouver-Fairview “School closures? Smaller class sizes? What does the recent Supreme Court decision mean for our kids and our schools? Come hear from Dr. Jason Ellis, Carmela Allevato and Kaitlin Wong as they discuss the issue from their perspectives as an educator, […]


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November 28, 2016

EDST graduate Joanna Da Sylva on Roundhouse Radio

Joanna Da Sylva was a guest on the November 15th episode of Sense of Place with Minelle Mahtani, along with EDST professor Michelle Stack. They discussed the recent US election results, and what young people can do. Listen to the full segment here.


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November 17, 2016

Lesley Andres receives 2016 BCCAT Leadership Award

Congratulations to Dr. Lesley Andres, who has been awarded the 2016 BCCAT Leadership Award from the BC Council on Admissions & Transfer. This is in recognition of Dr. Andres’ research on advancing theory and practice of transfer and articulation within the BC transfer system. Fore more information about this award, click here.


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November 8, 2016

Handel Wright receives Hampton Grant

Handel Kashope Wright, Professor in the Department of Educational Studies has been awarded a two year Hampton Fund Research Grant in the Social Sciences and Humanities Established Scholar Award in the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000). Professor Wright’s project is entitled as follows: Postmulticulturalism: Identity, Difference and Belonging After Multiculturalism. “Because multiculturalism is still […]


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November 3, 2016

Lisa Brunner wins Donald N. Byers Memorial Prize

Lisa Brunner, PhD student at EDST, has been awarded the Donald N. Byers Memorial Prize: “In 2002, UBC created an endowed prize in memory of former Killam Trustee, Donald N. Byers. The prize is awarded to the highest-ranking Killam Doctoral Fellow in the annual Affiliated Fellowships competition. The award is made on the recommendation of […]


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October 28, 2016

Dr. André Mazawi to take part in Public Discussion Panel

EDST professor Dr. André Mazawi will be a panelist at the Centre for Urban Schooling’s discussion panel: “What’s in a Label? Mobilizations and Challenges of Muslim and/or Arab Social Identity Labels”. The event will take place in Toronto at 6:30 PM, November 2nd (see poster or click here for additional details)


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October 6, 2016

Sereana Naepi selected for UBC Public Scholar Initiative

Congratulations to EDST PhD student Sereana Naepi for being selected for UBC’s Public Scholar Initiative. “Sereana’s work focuses on systematic ways to address inequality in higher education. Focusing on Indigenous women’s experiences as staff Sereana hopes to reveal the ways in which universities block change that can benefit Indigenous communities, so that universities can change their […]


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September 29, 2016

Dr. Fei Wang receives SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Subversive Leadership and The Art of War Current June, 2016 – May, 2018 SSHRC Insight Development Grant Principal Investigator: Fei Wang This research seeks to better understand subversiveness through which school leaders seek to transform policies and practices that they perceive as socially unjust. Specifically, through the lens of The Art of War, the project aims to a) define subversiveness […]


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September 21, 2016

Dr. Michelle Stack and team receive Peter Wall research award

Sincere congratulations to Dr. Michelle Stack, EDST and her team for receiving an International Research Roundtable Award from the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC! Applicant: Dr. Michelle Stack, EDST Co-Applicants: Dr. André Mazawi, EDST; Dr. Mary Lynn Young, UBC Graduate School of Journalism; and Dr. Mayumi Ishikawa, Centre for Global Initiatives, Osaka University, Japan […]


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September 14, 2016

EDST graduate Joanna Da Sylva on the Radio

Joanna Da Sylva, a recent graduate from the MA program, spoke on RoundHouse Radio about her thesis on the educational potential of African hip hop. The discussion took place during the segment “Sense of Place with Minelle Mahtani” and with EDST Associate Professor Dr. Michelle Stack. Her work is an important contribution to correcting the many misrepresentations […]


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