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 doctoral research Education looks at sociohistorical geographies 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).