Meet the Team

See also: Teaching Fellows, Contact

Aisha Haque

Aisha Haque

Acting Director

Research Interests: international education, TA development, intercultural teaching competence, postcolonial/decolonial pedagogies

Contact about: teaching international students, graduate supervision, teaching in the Humanities, mentoring new faculty, teaching awards, educational leadership
Melanie-Ann Atkins

Melanie-Anne Atkins

Acting Associate Director, Graduate Education

Research Interests: engaging students with traditionally marginalized identities in the academy, mental health literacy, holistic graduate student development, peer mentorship and education, anti-oppressive practices in education; co-designing experiential learning and assessment opportunities with students

Contact about: graduate supervision, peer mentorship, students as partners in teaching and learning, mentally healthy classrooms, supporting students living with mental illness
Stephanie Horsley

Stephanie Horsley

Acting Associate Director, eLearning

Research Interests: technology-mediated learning, personal learning networks, student-centred education, critical pedagogy, SoTL, educational policy, social media and music learning

Contact about: online and digital learning, blended learning, curriculum development and continuous improvement, IQAP, UDL, qualitative SoTL research

Christina Booker

Lisa Aikman

Educational Developer, TA Programs

Research Interests: TA development, play-based learning, universal design for learning, experiential learning, teaching in the performing arts

Contact about: TA training and programs, graduate student teaching dossiers, teaching in the humanities
Beth Hundey

Beth Hundey

eLearning and Curriculum Specialist

Research Interests: science communication training, curriculum mapping, blended curriculum design, teaching in natural sciences and geography

Contact about: 
curriculum mapping, online teaching, collaborative learning
Christina Booker

Sanja Ivanov

Educational Developer, ITA Programs

Research Interests: intercultural communication in the classroom, interdisciplinary teaching and learning, family-friendly higher education, community-engaged teaching

Contact about: intercultural teaching competence, course design, teaching international (graduate) students, internationalizing the curriculum
Ken Meadows

Ken Meadows

Educational Researcher

Research Interests: scholarship of educational development, teaching culture, positive faculty and student development

Contact about: research on teaching and learning, assessment, faculty development
Judy Purves

Judy Purves

Program Coordinator

Contact about: finance, human resources, administrative operations, faculty programs
Karen Simmavong

Karen Simmavong

Program Coordinator

Contact about: general inquiries, registrations and deposits, certificates, TA programs
Nanda Dimitrov

Nanda Dimitrov

Director (on leave)

Research Interests: intercultural learning, graduate supervision across cultures, intercultural teaching competence

Contact about: teaching awards, mentoring new faculty, educational leadership, curriculum review

Affiliated Scholars

Debra Dawson

Debra Dawson

Director Emeritus

Research Interests:  Scholarship of educational development, post-secondary teaching cultures, and best practices in university education

Contact about: STLHE 3M National Teaching Fellowship