Meet the University of Ottawa Research Team
Dr. Lorna McLean is an Associate Professor with the Faculty of Education. She is currently writing a monograph with the working title, Narrating Nations: Citizenship, Education and Identities, 1910-1970. She is the director of the Faculty of Education’s Education Research Unit: Faire l’Histoire/Making History and participates in the project Developing a Global Perspective for Educators/Développement d’une perspective globale pour enseignants et enseignantes. Dr. McLean is a member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and teaches courses in the Society, Culture and Literacies concentration.
Hoa Truong-White is a PhD candidate and Part-Time Professor with the Faculty of Education. She teaches courses in curriculum design and evaluation, and social studies in the primary/junior division. Her research interests include civic, citizenship and global citizenship education, technology integration and digital storytelling. She was formerly an elementary school teacher and global citizenship education coordinator with a Canadian non-governmental organization.
Jenn Bergen is a PhD candidate with the Faculty of Education in the Society, Culture, and Literacies concentration. Her research interests include representations of citizenship and social justice issues in curricula and youth civic engagement. Before coming to Ottawa, her energy was primarily spent doing public education and engagement work in Saskatchewan around social and environmental justice issues.
Jennifer Rottmann has recently received her doctorate in education, with a concentration in societies, cultures, and literacies, from the University Of Ottawa. Her doctorate research explores how teachers’ experiences in book clubs influence pedagogical practice. Her current research interests include teacher narratives, collective reading practices, and literacy education. She is currently an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Education where she teaches language, social studies and the arts in the primary/junior division.
Lisa Glithero has been a Part-Time Professor with the Faculty of Education since 2006. A former teacher, Lisa also served as the Education Director of Students on Ice. Her doctoral research and current research interests focus on four overlapping areas: 1) the role experiential, nature-based learning plays in children’s health; 2) the importance of collaborative community engagement and youth-adult relationships in youth agency; 3) pedagogical models that support youth in developing action competencies; and 4) addressing global sustainability challenges through changing behaviour, values, and civic capacity.
Mary Enns is a Part-Time Professor with the Faculty of Education and a secondary school teacher with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.
Jamilee Baroud is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa. Her research-focused activities are driven by a deep interest in the field of youth culture, digital literacies, and social action curriculum. Her current research endeavor is to explore the impact digital media has on young people’s online citizenship practices at school, especially as age intersects with gender, racializations, and class.