Here you will find members of the CANDE SIG with attached keywords underlining their key research interest. The first members presented are those already highlighted in our recent newsletters.
Dr. Kathy Bickmore (Ph.D. Stanford University 1991) is Professor in Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development and Comparative International and Development Education programs at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto. She teaches graduate and initial teacher education courses in comparative international democratic citizenship education, peacebuilding education and managing conflict in schools and classrooms, and critical curriculum studies. Kathy’s current research examines the gaps and potential linkages between young people’s lived experiences of citizenship and what/how they are taught in public school, in urban neighborhoods experiencing violence, in Canada, Mexico, and Bangladesh. She received the 2010 OISE Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award, and the 2012 William Kreidler Award for Distinguished Service to the Field of Conflict Resolution Education (Association for Conflict Resolution). She serves on the editorial boards of Theory and Research in Social Education, Journal of Peace Education, and Canadian and International Education. International work has included the UN University for Peace in Costa Rica, a rural Jamaican high school, a Japan-Canada anti-bullying initiative, and democratic civic education in Tula, Russia.
Bickmore, Kathy (2015). “Incorporating Peace-Building Citizenship Dialogue in Classroom Curricula: Contrasting Cases of Canadian Teacher Development” In Régis Malet & Suzanne Majhanovich (Eds.), Building Democracy in Education on Diversity. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
Bickmore, Kathy (2015). “Keeping, making, and building peace in school.” In (Walter Parker, Editor) Social Studies Today: Research and Practice, 2nd Edition. NY: Routledge, 238-245.
Bickmore, Kathy (2014). “Citizenship Education in Canada: ‘Democratic’ Engagement with Differences, Conflicts, and Equity Issues?” Citizenship Teaching and Learning 9(3).
Here you will find the members in our SIG and their recent publications and research interests.