Dr. Jason Ellis interviewed about his book A Class by Themselves? The Origins of Special Education in Toronto and Beyond for the Disability History Association’s podcast. The link to the podcast: http://dishist.org/?page_id=735
Dr. Vanessa Andreotti was inducted into the College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada, in Ottawa on November 22, 2019. Congratulations on this achievement, Vanessa!
Dr. Lesley Andres is featured on the BC Council on Admissions and Transfers website this month for her longstanding scholarly contributions to the BCCAT. Well done Lesley! See her profile here: https://www.bccat.ca/pubs/ANDRES_Friend_of_BCCAT.pdf
Cash Ahenakew has published a new book with the Musagetes Organization, Canada: “Towards Scarring our Collective Soul Wound (2019), by Cash Ahenakew with a foreword by Elwood Jimmy, Vanessa Andreotti, and Sharon Stein, continues the work of the book Towards Braiding and speaks to how different sensibilities relate to pain. Using the Sun Dance ceremony to center […]
Congratulations to EDST’s Dr. Sharon Stein for having received 2019 UBC Hampton Fund New Faculty Grant. This grant seeks to help Assistant Professors in the early stages of their careers to establish a research record and become a stronger candidates for future external funding possibilities.
Congratulations Dr. Michelle Stack on being appointed a Peter Wall Scholar for 2020-2021. From the Wall Scholars announcement page: “As a Wall Scholar, Prof. Stack hopes to expand conversations around a networked approach of academics, activists, educators, and students to uncover the values and beliefs behind rankings, while offering space for the development of approaches […]
Congratulations on Roselynn Verwoord’s (Educational Studies) recent success on being awarded an inaugural fellowship of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL). This award was presented earlier in Atlanta, Georgia, at their annual conference. Roselynn represents UBC and Canada internationally with 8 other Fellows from the UK, Canada, China, Singapore and […]