Jun 05, 2020

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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Jun 04, 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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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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May 12, 2020

Congratulations Dr. Opini and Dr. Stack on the SSHRC Grant

Applicant: Dr. Annette Henry (LLED) Co-investigator(s): Dr. Bathseba M. Opini (EDST), Dr. Hannah Turner (UBC), Dr. Michelle L. Stack (EDST) This is the riddle I’ve been trying to solve: A longitudinal oral history of the challenges and experiences of Black people in Vancouver $ 181,569 | 5 years


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Congratulations Dr. Ellis on the SSHRC Grant

Applicant: Dr. Jason Ellis (EDST) From Opportunity to Inequality: A History of Inner-Suburban Schools in Canada, 1945-present $ 104,963 | 3 years


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May 05, 2020

Congrats Dr. Mazawi for CCGSE Mentorship Award

Dr. André Mazawi has been chosen as the 2020 Canadian Committee for Graduate Students in Education (CCGSE) Mentorship Award recipient. According to the citation from CCGSE, “The quality of the nominations received this year were exceptional, and it made it even more difficult to arrive at a winner, making you an exceptional winner. A sample […]


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