Over 50 University of Toronto faculty members are affiliated with CIDEC, offering our students and the centre a wide range of research interests, methods, and regional foci. Several of our faculty are also involved in the Initial Teacher Education program at OISE.
Former CIDE Director Dr. Karen Mundy served a four-year term on the CIES Board. Four of our faculty members, including the late Dr. David Wilson and Dr. Joe Farrell were presidents of CIES.
* Names appearing with an asterisk represent CIDE/C Steering Committee Members
Stephen Anderson, Professor Emeritus, LHAE
Implementation of education policy and program change; school improvement and teacher development; program evaluation.
Nina Bascia, Professor, LHAE
Policy analysis; teachers’ organizations.
Abigail Bakan, Profesor, SJE
Jeff Bale*, Associate Professor, CTL
Language diversity; second language learning.
Kathy Bickmore*, Professor, CTL – Curriculum & Pedagogy Education for democracy; peacebuilding, and conflict resolution in comparative perspective.
Megan Boler, Professor, SJE
Philosophy of technology; post-structuralism.
Elizabeth Buckner*, Assistant Professor, LHAE
Globalization and neoliberalism effects on higher education and citizenship.
Anna (Katyn) Chmielewski*, Associate Professor, LHAE
National educational and social policies and income inequality.
George J. Sefa Dei, Professor, SJE
Anti-racism and domination studies; sociology of race, ethnicity; international development.
Claudia Diaz Rios,* Assistant Professor, LHAE – Educational Policy and Leadership
Diane Farmer, Associate Professor, SJE
Joseph Flessa, Professor, LHAE
Urban education; schooling and poverty.
Antoinette Gagné*, Associate Professor, CTL
ESL issues; teaching strategies for diversity.
Ruben Gaztambide-Fernandez, Associate Professor, CTL
Arts education; curriculum.
Diane Gérin-Lajoie, Professor Emerita, CTL
Teacher and student identity; teaching in minority settings.
Wanja Gitari, Associate Professor, CTL
Indigenous cultures; science learning and equity.
Ruth E. S. Hayhoe*, Professor, LHAE
Comparative higher education; international academic relations; higher education in Asia.
Monica Heller, Professor, SJE
Franco-Ontario studies; social inequality.
Eunice Jang, Associate Professor, CTL
Educational assessment and measurement.
Elena Toukan, Assistant Professor, CTL
Education and Social Development
Glen Jones, Professor, LHAE
Policy and politics of higher education.
Reva Joshee, Associate Professor, LHAE
Democratic approaches to policy; diversity and social justice policies.
Julie Kerekes*, Associate Professor, CTL
Second language acquisition; linguistics.
Jane Knight, Adjunct Professor, LHAE
Internationalization of higher education
Normand Labrie, Professor, CTL
Des langues, des politiques linguistiques et des minorités linguistiques, notamment francophones
Emmanuelle Le Pichon-Vorstman*, Assistant Professor, CTL – Language and Literacies Education
Multilingual education, inclusion of minority (migrant & indigenous) pupils
Caroline (Carly) Manion*, Lecturer, LHAE/CIDEC Sociology of education; equity; gender; faith-based schooling; governance; policy analysis.
Vandra Masemann, Adjunct Associate Professor, CIDEC Comparative and international education; anthropology of education; critical ethnography.
Lance T. McCready, Associate Professor
Education, health and well-being of gay Black urban youth; access to higher education.
Kiran Mirchandani, Professor, LHAE Transnational service work.
Gavin Moodie, Adjunct Professor, LHAE
Access to higher ed; structures of tertiary, vocational and higher education
Cecilia Morgan, Professor, CTL
Gender; colonialism; imperialism.
Shahrzad Mojab, Professor, LHAE
Globalization; feminism and women’s education; women and war in the Middle East.
Karen Mundy*, Professor, LHAE
Educational policy and reform in Sub-Saharan Africa; the role of civil society organizations in educational change.
Sarfaroz Niyozov*, Associate Professor, CTL
Global education; international and comparative curriculum studies/education.
Fikile Nxumalo, Assistant Professor, CTL C&P
Place-based and environmental education; Black feminism; Black and children’s geographies
Enrica Piccardo, Associate Professor, CTL
French as a second and foreign language; teacher development, evaluation.
John Portelli, Professor, SJE
Democratic values; student engagement.
Creso Sá, Professor, LHAE
Higher education; public policy.
Peter Sawchuk, Professor, LHAE
Adult Learning Theory; Labour Studies Social Movement Studies.
Grace Karram Stephenson, Post Doctoral Fellow, LHAE
Sandra Styres, Assistant Professor, CTL
Indigenous language, literacy and education, land centred approaches to language.
Vannina Sztainbok, Assistant Professor, SJE
Anti-racist feminism, Afro-Latin American race and gender studies, psychoanalysis, race and space
Miglena Todorova*, Assistant Professor, SJE
Transnational feminisms, feminist media, culture and hegemony, women in post-socialism, violence against women
Harold Troper, Professor, CTL
Immigrant, ethnic and minority group history.
Njoki Wane, Professor, SJE
Gender, colonialism and development; anti-racism education.
Leesa Wheelahan Professor, LHAE
Social justice and education outcomes; vocational education