Meet the Team

See also: Teaching Fellows, Contact

Aisha Haque

Aisha Haque


Research Interests: international education, intercultural teaching competence, anti-racist and decolonial pedagogies, TA development

Contact about: anti-racist and decolonial pedagogies and course design, teaching international students, mentoring new faculty, teaching awards, educational leadership

Lisa Aikman

Lisa Aikman

Associate Director, Teaching Development

Research Interests: graduate student professional development, scholarship of educational development, universal design for learning, teaching in the performing arts.

Contact about: TA training and programs, graduate student teaching dossiers, inclusive course design

Dani Dilkes

eLearning and Curriculum Specialist

Research Interests: critical digital pedagogy, inclusive teaching practices, learning communities, emerging practices in higher education, open pedagogy, assessment, hidden curriculum, design justice

Contact about: Universal Design for Learning, inclusive pedagogy, accessibility, alternative assessment, teaching and learning in digital spaces, course design
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
Menahal Latif

Menahal Latif

Educational Developer (TA Programs)

Research Interests: inclusive teaching practices, universal design for learning, student professional development, importance of race and familiarity in face recognition

Contact about: TA training and programs, graduate student teaching dossiers, teaching in Psychology
Ken Meadows

Ken Meadows

Educational Developer, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning & Faculty Programs

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

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

Mike O'Connor

eLearning and Curriculum Specialist

Research Interests: online curriculum development, individualized learning environments, eLearning instructional design, and autistic facial expression recognition

Contact about: designing and developing online curricula, eLearning tools and applications (including Brightspace)

Lisa Ouellette

Manager, Operations
Office of the Vice-Provost (Academic Programs)

Contact about: finance, human resources, administrative operations

Nassisse Solomon

Educational Developer (International TA Programs)

Research Interests: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Education, Community Engaged Learning, Migration and Ethnic Relations, and Canada-Africa Relations.

Contact about: TA training and programs (International), graduate student teaching dossiers, teaching in the humanities.

Karyn Vanden Boomen

Program Coordinator

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

Affiliated Scholars

Heather Campbell

Heather Campbell

Curriculum Librarian, Western Libraries
Curriculum Specialist, CTL

Research Interests:  teacher identity, scholarship of teaching and learning, feminist pedagogy, curriculum decolonization, library instruction and information literacy

Contact about: Curriculum development and continuous improvement, IQAP, curriculum decolonization, scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and literature searching
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