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Curriculum, Teaching  & Learning
Elizabeth Smyth

Elizabeth Smyth
Professor Emerita

phone: (416) 978-0145

Department: Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Research Overview

Elizabeth Smyth is Professor and Vice Dean (Programs) at the School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto. She is member of the Department of Curriculum Teaching and Learning and is cross appointed to the Department of Theory and Policy Studies. Her research interests include the history of education in Canada , the history of the professions and professional education, the intersection of religion and history, history of teachers and the pedagogy of new technologies. She is co-editor of Historical Studies in Education, the journal of the Canadian History of Education Association.

Her current SSHRC funded research includes: as principal investigator Leading Sisters, Changing Times: Women Religious in English Canada in the Post Vatican II World and as collaborating investigator Disciplining Academics: the tenure process in social science and The State of the Consecrated Life in Contemporary Canada . Her most recent edited book is Changing Habits: Women's Religious Orders in Canada (Novalis, 2007).

Curriculum Vitae