Academic Qualifications: 

PhD, Queen's University, 2006

Date joined Lakehead: 
Previous Teaching/Work: 

Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Education: 2006-2007.

Research Interests: 
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Education policies related to safety and violence in schools
  • Bullying and social difference
  • Rape culture and sexual violence

Please note that, unfortunately, I am no longer accepting new students for MEd portfolio, MEd thesis, or PhD supervision, as of spring 2023. 

In the News:

September 26, 2023

Dr. Gerald Walton Receives Contribution to...

Dr. Gerald Walton has received a Contribution to Teaching award.


October 11, 2022

Books Featuring Contributions by Education...

Michael Hoechsmann, Ellen Field, Connie Russell, and Gerald Walton contributed to award-winning...


October 19, 2021

Dr. Gerald Walton Receives Distinguished...

Dr. Gerald Walton is the recipient of the University’s 2021 Distinguished Instructor Award.