Centres and Institutes

Dr. Handel Wright
Professor, Educational Studies

CCIE is a cultural studies research centre that focuses on exploring various facets of and developments in the comprehensive
issue of identity and its educational implications in local and international cultural contexts.
Visit the CCIE site to learn more.

Dr. Marv Westwood
Professor, Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education

The Centre for Group Counselling and Trauma (CGCT) is focused on the advancement of group-based counselling research and delivery through graduate student training, the assessment and treatment of clients, and community engagement. Visit the CGCT site to learn more.

Dr. Stefka Marianova-Todd
Department of Audiology

CILS is a cross-campus facility for research, outreach, and collaboration on issues broadly connected to language, culture, and education. To learn more, visit the CILS page.

Dr. Pat Mirenda
Professor, Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education

CIRCA draws faculty, students, provincial service providers, policy makers, and both basic and applied researchers from BC post-secondary institutions together, to address issues of common concern that are relevant to improving the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. Visit the CIRCA page to learn more.

Dr. Robert Sparks
Professor, School of Kinesiology

CSS aims to be a global resource to capture and transfer knowledge on how sport can create sustainable benefits locally, regionally and internationally. The Centre dedicates its resources to improving our understanding of how sport can help advance the themes of: health, economy and infrastructure, social development and impacts, public policy and planning, urban renewal and ecological change. Visit the CSS web page to learn more.

Dr. Tony Clarke, Professor, Curriculum & Pedagogy
Dr. Anne Phelan, Professor, Curriculum &Pedagogy

CSTE was founded to conduct programmatic research in pre service teacher preparation and teacher development. It focuses on researching teaching practices, teacher learning, and collaborative inquiry. Visit the CSTE page to learn more.

Dr. Victor Glickman

Edudata Canada’s mandate is to develop user-friendly research databases of educational data. Edudata works with researchers to facilitate access to information about public education. Visit the Edudata page to learn more.

Dr. Jo-ann Archibald
Professor, Educational Studies

IEIC is an interdepartmental and interdisciplinary structure in which faculty, students, and staff within the Faculty work to effect transformative change to improve indigenous education at all levels. IEIC provides infrastructure and coordinating support for Indigenous educational and research projects and initiatives.

Dr. Margot Filipenko
Professor, Language and Literacy Education

IECER is an interdisciplinary unit that promotes dialogue around professional development, research, and policy in the area of early childhood development and education. Please visit the IECER page to learn more about their work.

Dr. William McKee
Assistant Professor, Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education

PRTC provides training for school psychologists, counsellors, and learning assistance teachers. It also provides service and leadership for the community through workshops, self-study groups, and the PRTC hotline, an information service for school professionals. Visit the PRTC web page to learn more.

Guidelines and Policies for the Centres and Institutes