Awards | Prix

Award Winners | Lauréats

2022

Cynthia Chambers Master’s Thesis Award | Prix de Thèse de Maîtrise «Cynthia Chambers»

Maya-Rose Simon, Ryerson University

Indigenous Early Childhood Educators in Mainstream Child Care

Supervisor: Dr. Rachel Berman


Honorable Mention for Cynthia Chambers Master’s Thesis Award | Prix de Thèse de Maîtrise «Cynthia Chambers»

Tony Tsang, Vancouver Island University

Reframing ‘Belonging’ and ‘Inclusion’: a Journey of Personal Reconciliation Through the Process of Currere

Supervisor: Mary Ann Richards


Outstanding Publication Award | Prix de la Meilleure Publication

Dr. Momina Khan, University of Saskatchewan

Pedagogy of pain: pulling passion, potential, and possibility from the pain of silence and truth telling

Outstanding Publication Special Mentions include:

  • Dr. Kiera Brant-Birioukov, York University, Covid-19 and In(di)genuity: Lessons from Indigenous resilience, adaptation, and innovation in times of crisis
  • Patricia M. Barkaskas and Dr. Derek Gladwin, The University of British Columbia, Pedagogical Talking Circles: Decolonizing Education through Relational Indigenous Frameworks
  • Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Mount Saint Vincent University, and Dr. Nayha Acharya, Dalhousie University, Critiquing instrumentalism in higher education: Lessons from teaching as meditative inquiry
  • Dr. Cassie Brownell, University of Toronto, Children’s rhetoric in an era of (im) migration: Examining critical literacies using a cultural rhetorics orientation in the elementary classroom

Dissertation Award | Prix de Dissertation

Dr. Amber Moore, The University of British Columbia

Exploring teacher candidates’ attitudes towards teaching sexual assault narratives

Supervisors: Dr. Mary Bryson and Dr. Annette Henry


Dissertation Award | Prix de Dissertation

Dr. Nicole Lee, The University of British Columbia

Squares for Breathing, Becoming, and Beholding: Cultivating a Relationship with the Unknown

Supervisor: Dr. Rita Irwin

2021

Cynthia Chambers Master’s Thesis Award | Prix de Thèse de Maîtrise «Cynthia Chambers»

Claire White, Vancouver Island University

Shades of Shame: An Autoethnography Exploring the Role of Shame and the Stigma of Childhood Mental Illness Within the Educational System

Supervisor: Dr. Mary Ann Richards


Outstanding Publication Award | Prix de la Meilleure Publication

Dr. Steven Khan, Brock University

After the M in STEM: Towards multispecies’ flourishing

Outstanding Publication Special Mentions include:

  • James Miles, OISE, Curriculum reform in a culture of redress: how social and political pressures are shaping social studies curriculum in Canada
  • Dr. Aubrey Hanson, University of Calgary, Teaching Indigenous literatures for decolonization: Challenging learning, learning to challenge
  • Dr. Cassie J. Brownell, OISE, Inventing expert in the English language arts: A case study of critical literacies in a third-grade classroom
  • Dr. Cathryn van Kessel, University of Alberta & Dr. Muna Saleh, Concordia University of Edmonton, Fighting the plague: “Difficult” knowledge as sirens’ song in teacher education

Ted T. Aoki Award for Distinguished Service in Canadian Curriculum Studies | Prix Ted. T. Aoki: En Reconnaissance de ServicesÉminents en Études du Curriculum Canadie

Dr. Brent Davis, University of Calgary


Dissertation Award | Prix de Dissertation

Dr. Jennifer Markides, University of Calgary

Wisdom and Well-Being Post-Disaster: Stories Told by Youth

Supervisor: Dr. Shirley Steinberg

2020

Cynthia Chambers Master’s Thesis Award | Prix de Thèse de Maîtrise «Cynthia Chambers»

Jessica Irvine, University of Regina

Writing and teaching curriculum with relationships in our place: A critical meta-analysis of Saskatchewan core French curricula’s cultural indicators

Supervisor: Dr. Heather Phipps


Outstanding Publication Award | Prix de la Meilleure Publication

Dr. Brooke Madden, University of Alberta

A de/colonizing theory of truth and reconciliation education

Outstanding Publication Special Mentions include:

  • Dr. Cassie Brownell, OISE, Sound the alarm!: Disrupting sonic resonances of an elementary English language arts classroom
  • Kiera Brant-Birioukov, UBC, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, University of Ottawa & Dr. Kristina Llewellyn, University of Waterloo, Re-storying settler teacher education: Truth, reconciliation and oral history
  • Dr. Momina Khan, University of Saskatchewan, When does free speech become offensive speech? Teaching controversial issues in the classroom
  • Dr. Victoria Bouvier, Mount Royal University & Jennifer MacDonald, University of Calgary, Spiritual exchange: A methodology for a living inquiry with all our relations

Ted T. Aoki Award for Distinguished Service in Canadian Curriculum Studies | Prix Ted. T. Aoki: En Reconnaissance de ServicesÉminents en Études du Curriculum Canadie

Dr. jan jagodzinski, University of Alberta


Dissertation Award | Prix de Dissertation

Dr. Keri Cheechoo, University of Ottawa

(Re)Stor(y)ing “Canadian” Histories: Reproductive (In)Justice and Indigenous Women

Supervisor: Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook