Dr. Mark Currie
PhD, MAIS, MTeach, BA
Mark is a settler South African-Canadian, born and raised on traditional Haudenosaunee territory in Aylmer, Ontario, and now lives on traditional Algonquin territory in Ottawa, Ontario. His PhD is in Education and he is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies at Carleton University.
Mark's research looks at sociohistorical geographies, collective memory, and enacting antiracisms. He holds a Master of Arts in Island Studies for investigating postcolonial education and cultural identity on the island of Dominica. He also has a Master of Teaching after examining in-class student motivation in a secondary school in Cape Town, South Africa.
He has taught courses in teacher education on History education teaching methods, and he contributes to a variety of research projects (e.g., Culturally Relevant and Responsive Pedagogy as antiracist education; critical approaches within Foundations Education; (de)constructing identities through relational pedagogical practices; Indigenous-created online presentations of Indigenous histories).