Garine Papazian-Zohrabian is an associate professor in the Department of Psycho-Pedagogy and Andragogy of the Faculty of Education of the University of Montreal, the scientific Director of the interdisciplinary research group on refugee and asylum seeking families (FRQSC). She is also a regular member of the Research center SHERPA (Research, Immigration, Society) as well as a member of the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec.
Her clinical experience, research and teaching focus on the development of children and adolescents and their mental health, the normal and pathological processes of loss and trauma. She has also studied their influence on students’ school adjustment and achievement as well as the development of their identity, with a particular emphasis on migratory paths and processes and the inter-influence of these various phenomena.
Her main research projects, financed by SSHRC, target the promotion of the students’ psychological well-being and the development of new practices and tools in schools.
Dr. Ruth Kane is a full Professor in the Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa. She served as Director of Teacher Education from 2006 to 2011 and Director of Graduate Studies (Anglophone) from 2015 to 2021.
Dr. Linda Radford is a long-term appointment Professor, and Co-Lead of the Urban Communities Cohort in the Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa, since 2015.
Jennifer Fraser, PhD, is an award-winning educator and author of books exploring education. Her latest book, The Bullied Brain: Heal your scars and restore your health (Prometheus Books / Rowman & Littlefield), hit the shelves and airwaves on April 1, 2022.
Sylvia Moore, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the School of Arctic and Subarctic Studies, Labrador Campus of Memorial University.
Dr, Joelle Rodway, PhD, OCT, is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy, Memorial University.
Barbara Giroux, OCSB, is a Grade 1 teacher at Holy Family School in Ottawa. She and her students, and their bear Makoonse, are grateful to learn with and from Algonquin peoples.
Lisa Howell, PhD, lives on the unsurrendered territories of the Algonquin Nation, where she teaches and learns with teacher candidates at the University of Ottawa.
Ardavan Eizadirad, PhD, (@DrEizadirad) is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is the author of Decolonizing Educational Assessment: Ontario Elementary Students and the EQAO (2019), and co-editor of Counternarratives of Pain and Suffering as Critical Pedagogy: Disrupting Oppression in Educational Contexts (2022 with Drs. Andrew Campbell and Steve Sider).
José Ndzeno is a teacher and student with a passion for educational research. Teaching is a career change for him, his first field being engineering.
Evan Saperstein is a postdoctoral fellow in the citizenship education and history teaching research lab at the Université de Montréal. He also has served as an adjunct professor and a high school Social Studies teacher.
Alexandre Cavalcante, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning at OISE, University of Toronto, who has worked in the field of mathematics and science teacher education with many international partners for over a decade. His research is centred around how mathematics education can respond to the demands of a society in transition; research interests include financial literacy and numeracy, ethnomathematics, critical mathematics education, informal numeracy practices, entrepreneurship, and citizenship. twitter.com/mathematizen
Dwayne Donald, PhD, is a descendent of the amiskwaciwiyiniwak (Beaver Hills people) and works as a professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta. He is Canada Research Chair in Reimagining Teacher Education with Indigenous Wisdom Traditions, and his work focuses on ways in which Indigenous wisdom traditions can expand and enhance understandings of curriculum and pedagogy.
Kelsey Lewis is a PhD student in the Educational Leadership and Policy program at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. She also serves as a site visitor, workshop leader, and consultant for the International Baccalaureate and has worked both internationally and in Ontario as a teacher, curriculum director, and elementary principal.
Shyen Owen (OCT, B.Ed.) is a teacher in the Waterloo Region District School Board.
Tamara Bolotenko (OCT, MT) is Vice-Principal of Citizenship for Grade 6 and 7 at TFS –Canada’s International School. She has taught, learned and lived in Ukraine, the U.A.E., New Zealand, and Kazakhstan.
Katharine Lake Berz (MA) is an independent consultant and writer on Vancouver Island and in Toronto. Her work has appeared in The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, The Canadian Press, and on CBC Radio. https://www.lakeberz.com