Office of the Dean
Interim Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
Dr. Normand Labrie, Interim Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, is an internationally influential scholar with teaching and research programs in the areas of linguistic pluralism, language politics, linguistic minorities, and discourse analysis. He has held several senior administrative positions at OISE and elsewhere and has been recognized by a number of prestigious honours.
A professor in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Professor Labrie has been at OISE since 1991 and holds a long and successful history of leadership at the Institute. Highlights of his service include terms spent as Associate Dean, Programs; Associate Dean, Research; Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies; and Head, Centre for Franco-Ontarian Studies (CREFO).
From 2012 to 2015, he served as Scientific Director at Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture, and from 2018 to 2019 as Interim President of the Université de l'Ontario français (UOF). Dr. Labrie is also a member of the Governing Council of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Chair of its Programs Committee.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and Chevalier of the Order of La Pléiade, Assembly of Parliamentarians of the Francophonie. In 2019, he received an honorary degree from the Université du Québec à Rimouski.
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education Leadership Team
Incoming Appointments - July 1, 2022
Chair, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education
Dr. Creso Sá is Distinguished Professor of Science Policy, Higher Education, and Innovation at the University of Toronto. He was appointed Chair of the Department of Leadership, Higher & Adult Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2022.
Professor Sá is an internationally leading scholar with an extensive record of scholarly contributions and intellectual leadership in the field. He is Editor-in-Chief of the top-ranked international journal Studies in Higher Education and of the Canadian Journal of Higher Education.
Interim Chair, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
Professor Douglas McDougall is Director of the Centre for Science, Mathematics and Technology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. He is also a professor of mathematics education at OISE and is Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal for Science, Mathematics and Technology Education. Dr. McDougall was formerly Associate Dean, Programs from 2015 to 2019 and Chair of the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning from 2010 to 2015.