Completed Theses, Portfolios, and Dissertations

Masters Supervisor

Bronson Carver: A+Vengers: Empowering students through superheroic re-storying, Lakehead Univerity (2020)

Barbara Benwell: Masters memoir: A websiteLakehead University (2019)

Mehdia Hassan: Showing artful inquiry: Fostering mental wellbeing in St. James Town area youth through explorations of community connectedness from painting activities.Lakehead University (2019)

Stephanie Simko: Dear L: Narrative inquiry of a queer woman’s survivor experience. Lakehead University (2018)

Muga Miyakawa: Ethical considerations for mindfulness in education: Prescriptive quick fix or transformational paradigm shift? Lakehead University (2017)

Dayna Slingerland: Enriching communities with community arts based education. Lakehead University (2015).

Ledah McKellar: Unveiling the “Hidden Epidemic”: Exploring how women are publicly (un)educated on polycystic ovarian syndrome and what their stories can teach us. Lakehead University (2015).

Holly Tsun Haggarty: The Epistemology of Arts-Integrating Research Methodologies: How are the arts a way of knowing? Lakehead University (2015). Winner of the 2016 Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies Arts Researchers Teachers Special Interest Group Graduate Award for best thesis. 

Vivian Wood-Alexander: Explorations in the practice of eco-art: A phenomenological arts informed research project. Lakehead University (2014).

Shannon Gleason: Toward embracing arts-based research and feminist posthumanism in teacher education and educational technology research, Washington State University (2012)

Staci Aschinger: The importance of arts Integration within educational core curriculum, Washington State University. Capstone paper (2010).

Chelsea Young: Integrating the arts into the curriculum, Washington State University. Capstone paper (2010).

Doctoral Dissertation Supervisor

R. Varainja Stock: The transformative potential of community and collective arts pedagogies in Thunder Bay, Canada, Lakehead University (2017).

Samson Lyman: Science education for environmental sustainability: A case study of the Palouse watershed, Washington State University (2009).