Professor Rory Sommers Presents Research on Active Interviewing

During June of last year, Professor Rory Sommers traveled to St. John’s Newfoundland to present a paper at the 2022 Qualitatives Conference titled “Negotiating Boundaries in Active Interviewing: Engaging with Ascribed and Achieved Positionalities”. Based on data collected… Read More

The Canadian Literary Censorship Project is underway

With the aid of a SRCA Growth Grant, Professors Alex Hollenberg, Owen Percy, and Brandon McFarlane have started work on The Canadian Literary Censorship Project. They’ve hired a team of four student research assistants from Creative Writing &… Read More

Global Education in TESOL Plus Program with Professor Hee-Seung Kang

The TESOL Plus Program has been collaborating with our international partner institution in Brazil, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), to bring global education to our TESOL Plus students. This is a CiCan-funded project, which is led by… Read More

Professor Sara Cumming travels to Kenya

In June, Dr. Sara Cumming (FHASS) and Social Work Professor Michaelann George (FACHS) traveled to Kenya with professors from Niagara College as part of a partnership with the Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works-Kenya: Youth Employability through Technical and… Read More

Professor Peter Grevstad successfully defends his PhD

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Grevstad on the success of his doctoral dissertation, Queering Places, and Curricular Spaces: LGBGTQ+ Students in the Community, the College, and the Curriculum. The defense occurred in August 2022 at OISE, University of Toronto…. Read More

Seeking participation in community research projects

Are you looking to incorporate community research projects into your winter classroom? Professor Sara Cumming is currently leading a collaborative three-year NSERC-CCSIF-funded project that aims to build a client-centric, applied, EDI-informed life skills curriculum to be shared amongst… Read More

Jennifer Chambers’s Research Project Wraps up a Great Year!

Jennifer Chambers SRCA-funded research project, Everybody’s Got a Story, wrapped up at the end of the semester with over 60 stories from a diverse range of students, staff, and faculty across Sheridan. This project enlisted the help of… Read More

Stories of Home: An Update

In the Fall 2021 Alchemy edition, we introduced a new project set up by a team from the English as a Second Language (ESL) department: Nataly Shaheen, Claudia Daniela Cirip, Sara Cordeiro Alexandre, Suzanne Soares, and Diana Catargiu…. Read More

Danielle Freitas wins CSSE Doctoral Award!

Each year, the Canadian Society for the Study of Education and the Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE) recognize significant contributions to research in teacher education in Canada. Dr. Danielle Freitas (AD) received this award for 2021, for her doctoral thesis,… Read More

Alireza Sobhanmanesh Wins E-Campus Grant!

Professor Alireza Sobhanmanesh has been working on a project which received $74,130 in funding from E-Campus Ontario. The project includes designing a course that aims to enhance advanced-level ESL learners’ language learning motivation, in addition to teaching them… Read More