Elaine Chan

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Elaine Chan

Associate Professor

Doctor of Philosophy (Education) Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (2004)
Master of Education (Administration & Policy) Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada (1996)
Bachelor of Education (Primary-Junior Division) Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada (1992)
Bachelor of Arts - Honours (Psychology) Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada (1991)

Publications

Keyes, d., Chan, E., & Ross, V. (Eds.). (2018). Crossing borders of Teacher Identity (Tentative title). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. 

Ross, V., Chan, E., & Keyes, D. (Eds.) (2017). Crossroads of the classroom: Narrative intersections of teacher knowledge and subject matter. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. 

Chan, E., Flanagan, A., Hermann, R., & Barnes, N. (2015). Tentative steps into the space of another: Teacher challenges of crossing cultures to build bridges with students. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 17(1 & 2), 11-25. 

Schlein, C., Ross, V., & Chan, E. (2015) Organization stories, stories of an organization: A narrative inquiry into a curriculum and teaching community. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 17(1 & 2), 137- 151. 

Chan, E. (2015). “An interesting time in my life.” Balancing culture with curriculum for a Chinese middle school student. Journal of Family Diversity in Education. Special Issue: Curriculum Making with Diverse Children, Families and Teachers, 1(3), 33-50. 

Chan, E., & Ross, V. (2014). Narrative understandings of a school equity policy: Intersecting student, teacher, parent, and administrator perspectives. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 46(5), 656-675. 

Chan, E., Heaton, R. M., Swidler, S. A., & Wunder, S. (2014). Examining CPED cohort dissertations: A window into the learning of Ed.D. students. Planning and Changing CPED Special Issue: The Education Doctorate, a Degree for Our Times, 44(3/4). 

Schlein, C., & Chan, E. (2013). Examining students’ experiences as a foundation for multicultural curriculum development. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 28(2), 126-139. 


Areas of Expertise:

    Multicultural Education
    Curriculum Studies
    Immigrant and minority students’ experiences of school curriculum
    Ethnic identity of first and second generation North Americans
    Educational equity policies
    The interaction of culture and curriculum in school contexts

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2013: Early Career Award, Narrative Research Special Interest Group, American Educational Research Association.2008: Exemplary Research in Teaching and Teacher Education Award. Division K (Teaching and Teacher Education), American Educational Research Association.2008: Outstanding Narrative Methodology Article Award, Narrative Research Special Interest Group, American Educational Research Association.
Experience
2012 - Present: Associate Professor of Diversity and Curriculum Studies2006 - 2012: Assistant Professor of Diversity and Curriculum Studies (Graduate
Memberships
American Educational Research Association (AERA)Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE)Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (CACS)National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)Ontario College of TeachersComparative and International Education Society (CIES)