Our faculty have multi-disciplinary teaching and research expertise in a wide range of fields, including but not limited to:

Currently accepting master’s students (*) Currently accepting master’s and doctoral students (**)

Katherine Entigar **
Migrant rights, justice, and contributions in adult education; critical applied linguistics, multilingual education and new language acquisition; feminist and dialogical pedagogies and methodologies; sociocultural theory

New Video - Meet the Prof - Dr. Katherine Entigar


Hye-Su Kuk **
Social movement learning, democratization, and deepening democracy, state-society relations, post-1987 democracy in Korea, adult learning theory, critical theory, (institutional) ethnography, comparative education

New Video - Meet the Prof - Dr. Hye-Su Kuk

Hye-Su Kuk Website


Jamie Magnusson
Queer/Trans community organizing; sex worker advocacy; harm reduction; urban poverty and rebel cities; decriminalization; marxist perspectives (queer/trans BIPOC); critique of finance capital


Lance McCready **
Youth-adult transitions; youth policy and programs; African/Caribbean/Black populations; sexual minority youth; men and masculinities; educational attainment

New Video - Meet the Prof - Dr. Lance McCready


Kiran Mirchandani **
Gendered and racialized processes in the workplace; critical perspectives on organizational development and learning; globalization and economic restructuring


Shahrzad Mojab
Gender, state, diaspora and transnationality; women, war and learning; colonialism and imperialism; Marxist-feminism and learning; comparative and global adult education


Peter Sawchuk **
Workplace learning; trade union studies; technology and work; adult learning theory; cognition and communication at work; Marxist theory

New Video - Meet the Prof  - Dr. Peter Sawchuk


Jennifer Sumner *
Food and sustainable food systems; critical pedagogy; rural communities; sustainability; the civil commons, the social economy and co-operatives


Derya Tarhan
Community renewable energy, community development, adult education and learning, energy democracy, co-operatives, social and solidarity economy, critical theory, energy policy.


Marcelo Vieta (Program Coordinator) **
Workplace and organizational learning for social change; sociology of work; alternative work organizations; critical community development; political economy of labour; social and solidarity economy; critical theory

New Video - Meet the Prof  - Dr. Marcelo Vieta 


Jennifer Wemigwans **
Community empowerment from an Indigenous perspective; Indigenous cultural expression and Indigenous knowledge through new technologies, education and the arts; convergence between education, Indigenous Knowledge and new media technologies