Dr. Carole Fleuret has a bachelor’s degree in remedial education and a master’s degree and doctorate in teaching French from the Université de Montréal. She has done research on writing socialization, as well as on spelling and the study of the socio-cognitive and cultural components involved in the appropriation of second-language texts using approximate spellings and young adult literature. She is interested in minority populations, multi-ethnic and plurilingual communities and an intercultural approach. She is a researcher with the CNRS Praxiling Laboratory in Montpellier, France.
Dr. Jeannie Kerr is an educational philosopher, theorist and qualitative researcher of Irish maternal and Settler identity. As an Associate Professor at The University of Winnipeg, she engages intersections of history, philosophy, and sociology in bringing greater understanding to educational complexities. Her scholarship examines the reproduction of societal inequalities in K-12, teacher education, and higher education settings, and is directed towards collaboratively repairing and renewing relations in educational settings, urban landscapes, and Canadian society.
Dr. Ee-Seul Yoon is an Associate Professor in the areas of Educational Administration, Leadership, and Policy at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Yoon’s scholarship is interdisciplinary, drawing from sociology, geography, and critical policy studies. Her research aims to better understand how the marketization and privatization of education impact equity, decolonization, and inclusion in the Canadian education systems. Her doctoral dissertation received the AERA Social Context of Education Division’s Distinguished Dissertation Award. Her SSHRC-funded post-doctoral work advanced a cutting-edge mixed-methods geospatial approach to understanding school choice inequity. Dr. Yoon is currently conducting two SSHRC-funded studies that spatially examine the multiple inequities facing diverse learners and school leaders in the era of neoliberalism and market-based reforms. To see her publication list, visit her Google Scholar Profile.
Dr. Adam Adler is an Assistant Professor of Music Education (Tenured) at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario; he taught previously at the University of Windsor, the Crane School Music (SUNY Potsdam) and in the Ontario public school system. His scholarly interests include narrative and arts-based research, male gender in music education, and the economics of community music. He is the founding director of Near North Voices – North Bay’s University-Community Choir, and previously directed the Ford Motor Company Chorus (Dearborn), Crane Men’s Ensemble and Chorus (Potsdam), Just Singers (Toronto), the Hart House Singers (Toronto), and the Choir of Centenary United Church (Hamilton).
Dr. Samira ElAtia is an associate professor of education and the director of graduate studies of Faculté Saint‐Jean at the University of Alberta. She holds a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign. She specializes in the evaluation of competencies; her research interests focus on issues of fairness in assessment. She is member of the board of directors of the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks in Ottawa. She has served on expert panels for several international testing agencies: Educational Testing Service in the United States, Pearson Education in the United Kingdom, the International Baccalaureate Organization, Chambre du commerce et de l’industrie of Paris, and the Centre international des études pédagogiques of the Ministry of Education in France. Her research areas of interest include language assessment, sociolinguistic bias in assessment, socio-political impact on language programs and language test development.
Sharon Hu has over 15 years of combined experience as an instructional designer for the Justice Institute of BC, UBC’s Faculty of Education, and Vancouver Coastal Health. She was the Journal Manager for the Canadian Journal of Higher Education (CJHE) between 2005-2014 and was the CJHE Production Manager between 2005 – 2019.