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Ana Laura Pauchulo

Department of Curriculum, Teaching & Learning
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Analaura Pauchulo completed her Ph.D. at OISE in 2011. For her dissertation research she worked with human rights groups in Argentina to understand the pedagogical role of public remembrance practices of those who were disappeared during the 1976-1983 dictatorship. After completing her graduate studies, Dr. Pauchulo moved to Edmonton where she worked with the National Day of Healing and Reconciliation Committee and the Project of Heart project as well as with the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights (JHC) on various projects including supporting child and youth advocates to implement the relevant TRC Calls to Action into their work. She has also taught at Athabasca University in Educational Studies and Global and Political Economy as well as in the Department of Equity Studies at York University. Dr. Pauchulo has been teaching in the Master of Teaching program since 2021 and also teaches in the Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Program in the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, as well as continues to work with JHC on project development and community-based research.

Academic Positions

  • Sessional Lecturer
    University of Toronto/OISE, CTL, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Sep 2021 - Present
  • Lecturer
    University of Toronto, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 2019 - Present


  • PhD, Cultural Studies in Education
    University of Toronto/OISE,

    Toronto ON

  • MEd, Language and Culture
    York University,

    Toronto ON

  • BA, Psychology, Languages and Literatures
    Wilfred Laurier University,

    Waterloo ON

Research Interests

Historical memory in public culture in relation to various forms of cultural pedagogy in Canada and Latin America
Trauma-informed research and pedagogy
Community-based research with communities living with collective trauma
Anti-racism and anti-oppressive educational approaches
The role of community-based research approaches in partnerships between the university and community/non-profit organizations

Teaching Interests

“Educational Research 1”, Master of Teaching Program, OISE
“Research for Evidence-Based Social Work Practice” Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Program, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
“Indigenous and Participatory Research Methods” Program, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work