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Dr. Ken Montgomery

Dr. Ken Montgomery

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Contact Information Icon Contact Information

Email: deanofed@uwindsor.ca
Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext 3801
Office: Room 2205, Leonard & Dorothy Neal Education Building

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Dean
Professor, Ph.D. University of Ottawa

Research Interests Icon Research Interests

Antiracism and critical multicultural education, post-colonialism, sociology of education, philosophy and education, discourse analysis, social justice, treaty education, critical approaches to the study of social identity and social oppression, nationalism, and cultural studies.

Courses Taught Icon Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses

  • Educational Core Studies: Self and Other
  • Education Core Studies: Theory and Practice I (Secondary Program)
  • Sociology of Education
  • Principles and Practices of Secondary Teaching
  • Education and the Multicultural Society
  • Social Inequality
  • War in the Contemporary World
  • Schooling and Society
  • Equity in Education: Theory and Practice

Graduate Courses

  • Pedagogies of Difference
  • Instruction: Theory and Practice
  • Philosophical Discussions in Education

 Awards Icon Major Funding / Awards

2011-13  ($65,909)  SSHRC Insight Development Research Grant - “Storying Treaties and the Treaty Relationship: Enhancing Treaty Education through Digital Storytelling”
Alec Couros (Principal Investigator), Jennifer Tupper, Patrick Lewis, and Ken Montgomery, University of Regina

Publications Icon Publications

Academic Journal Editing

2016 - Editorial Board, Race Ethnicity and Education (Routledge Publications)
2009 - Regional Editor, Power & Education (Sage Publishing)

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Hildebrandt, K., Lewis, P., Kreuger, C., Naytowhow, J., Tupper, J., Couros, A., and Montgomery, K. (2016). “Digital storytelling for historical understanding: Treaty education for reconciliation.” Journal of Social Science Education, 15 (1), 17-26.
  • Montgomery, K.  (2014). "'Shut up and teach': Confronting the power and privilege of racialized hero discourses of soldier and nation." Power and Education, 6 (2), 169-181.
  • Couros, A.; Lewis, P.; Montgomery, K.; Tupper, J.; Hildebrandt, K.; and Naytowhow, J.  (2013). "Storying Treaties and the Treaty Relationship: Enhancing Treaty Education through Digital Storytelling."  International Review of Qualitative Research, 6(4), 544-558.
  • Montgomery, K. (2013). "Pedagogy and privilege: Reflections on the challenges and possibilities of teaching critically about racism."  Critical Education, 4(1), 1-22.
  • Montgomery, K. (2008). "A better place to live": School history textbooks, nationalist fantasies, and the incarcerating banality of white supremacy. In J. Satterthwaite, M. Watts, and H. Piper (Eds.). Talking truth, confronting power: Discourse power, resistance, volume 6. Trentham Press (pp. 83-98).
  • Montgomery, K. (2006). Racialized hegemony and nationalist mythologies: Representations of war and peace in high school history textbooks, 1945-2005. Journal of Peace Education, 3(1), 19-37.
  • Montgomery, K. (2005). Imagining the antiracist state: Representations of racism in Canadian history textbooks. Discourse: Studies in the cultural politics of education, 26 (4), 427-442.
  • Montgomery, K. (2005). Banal race-thinking: Ties of blood, Canadian history textbooks, and ethnic nationalism. Paedagogica Historica: International journal of the history of education, 41 (3), 315-338.

Graduate Supervision

Masters

Cori Saas, M.Ed., Faculty of Education, University of Regina (2017)
Coyote stories: Attending to narratives as life-making.

Anna Bajpai, M.Ed., Faculty of Education, University of Regina (2014)
Passing trauma through generations: Child sexual abuse as perceived by counsellors.

Krista Baliko, M.Ed., Faculty of Education, University of Regina (2014)
Media (Mis)Representations and the Muslim Body: A Lived Curriculum.

Doctoral

Thomas Jing, Ph.D., Faculty of Education, University of Regina (2017)
An Afrocentric Cultural Study of Buum Oku Dance Yaounde and Perceptions of its Relevance to African (-Canadian) Students Between the Ages of 18 and 25 in the City of Regina.

Glenn Runnalls, Ph.D., Faculty of Education, University of Regina (co-supervision with Dr. Paul Hart: 2017) 
A Practice Approach to Attachment and Autonomy in Site Based Educational Development.

Catherine Hart, Ph.D., Faculty of Education, University of Regina (co-supervision with Dr. Warren Wessel; 2017)
Exploring Subjectification Processes In Environmental Education: How Environmental Education Researchers Come To Construct Their Environmental Subjectivities.

James Oloo, Ph.D., Faculty of Education, University of Regina (2015)
A narrative inquiry into foreign certified teachers' professional experiences in rural Saskatchewan schools.

Stephenie Leito Csada, PhD, Faculty of Education, University of Regina (co-supervision with Dr. A. Kipling Brown; 2015)
Sites of living pedagogy in (French) teacher education: An autoethnographic self-study.

Graduate Student Committees (Complete)

Masters

  • Sylvia Smith (2017), MEd, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Marc Spooner
  • Mohammad Shiddike (2016), MEd, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Abu Bockarie
  • Raeleen Fehr-Rose (2015), MEd, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Valerie Mulholland
  • Pamela Spock (2015), MEd, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Warren Wessel
  • Nicole Strandlund (2014), MEd, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Jennifer Tupper
  • Heather Findlay (2014), MEd, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Jennifer Tupper
  • Rana Shearer (2014), MEd, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Heather Ryan
  • Martha Mathurin (2013), MEd, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Marc Spooner
  • Angela Miller (2013), MA, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Michelle Stewart

Doctoral

  • Mark Wernikowski (2016), PhD, University of Regina, Supervisors: Dr. Warren Wessel/Dr. Carol Schick
  • Ted Thomas (2016), PhD, University of Regina, Supervisors:  Dr. Douglas Brown/Dr. Patrick Lewis
  • Renee Schmidt (2015), PhD, University of Regina, Supervisors: Dr. Heather Ryan/Dr. Warren Wessel
  • Heather Ritenburg (2014), PhD, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Ann Kipling Brown
  • Chris Brown (2013), PhD, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Laurie Carlson-Berg
  • Tana Burrows (2013), PhD, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Jennifer Tupper
  • Mark Wernikowski (2010), MEd, University of Regina, Supervisor: Dr. Warren Wessel

Education Icon Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), University of Ottawa
Master of Arts (Education), University of Ottawa
Bachelor of Physical Education (Adolescent Studies), University of Calgary