June 10, 2020

Blog – We Must Tackle and Dismantle Systemic Racism and White Supremacy

We Must Tackle and Dismantle Systemic Racism and White Supremacy, written by Dr. Bathseba Opini, has been published on The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Link:  


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June 5, 2020

CHA Journal Prize

The winner of the CHA Journal Prize is Jason Ellis, for “Public School Taxes and the Remaking of Suburban Space and History: Etobicoke, 1945–1954.” This article argues that school taxes were a significant policy tool for municipal officials and Etobicoke residents in their remaking of suburban space. Adding to the growing literature on the significance […]


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Canadian Graduate Scholarship – Master’s Program award recipients

Congrats to our Canadian Graduate Scholarship – Master’s Program award recipients, Vanessa Lawrence and Emily Van Halem. Well done, Vanessa and Emily!


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Congratulations to Shirley Hardman – SSHRCC Doctoral Fellowship


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June 4, 2020

Congratulations Rabia Mir for the Douglas Ray Award

Congratulations to Rabia Mir (EDST MA, 2019) for winning the Comparative and International Education Society of Canada (CIESC/SCECI) Douglas Ray Award for Best Graduate Paper. The title of Rabia’s paper is “Migrations, Transformations, and Getting to Home: A Theoretical and Personal Reflection.” The award gives “recognition to outstanding research in the field of comparative and […]


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May 19, 2020

2020 AMS Great Trekker Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jo-ann Archibald on winning the 2020 AMS Great Trekker Award! The Great Trekker Award is presented each year to an alumnus or alumnae who has made unique contributions to the UBC and wider community. It was first established in 1950 to commemorate the Great Trek of October 28, 1922, when UBC students […]


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New Frontiers in Research Fund – 2019 Exploration Competition

Congratulations Dr. Robert VanWynsberghe, Associate Professor, EDST, Dr. Maggie Low, Assistant Professor, SCARP, and Moura Quayle, Professor, SPPGA for their successful application to New Frontiers in Research Fund – 2019 Exploration Competition. The team was funded for $247,738 for their project titled Transforming city governments in response to disruptive change: meeting the challenges of colonization, […]


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May 14, 2020

New Publication – Pre- and postpartum employment patterns

Pre- and postpartum employment patterns: comparing leave policy reform in Canada and Switzerland, by Matteo Antonini, Ashley Pullman (EDST Graduate), Sylvia Fuller & Lesley Andres (EDST), has been published in Community, Work & Family. Antonini, M., Pullman, A., Fuller, S., & Andres, L. (2020). Pre- and postpartum employment patterns: Comparing leave policy reform in Canada and […]


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Welcome from HIED

  You have been assigned one of us as either your research supervisor (MA, EdD, PhD) or program advisor (M.Ed). Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.   Dr. Lesley Andres   Dr. Amy Metcalfe   Dr. Sharon Stein     As […]


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May 13, 2020

New Publication – How Colonization Fostered Public Mass Gun Violence in the US

How colonization fostered public mass gun violence in the US (and what education and society can do about it) Published in The International Journal of Critical Pedagogy Author: Stephanie Glick Link:  


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