Dr. Ken Montgomery

montgomery-kenDr. Ken Montgomery is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina, and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Programs in Education.  He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Foundations and is currently teaching in the Education Professional and Core Studies area.  Ken’s research interests include anti-oppressive educational theory and practice, post-colonialism, nationalism and collective memory, sociology of education, discourse analysis, and cultural studies.  His research on the subtle and pervasive reproduction of white supremacy through schools has been published in such international peer-reviewed journals as Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, the Journal of Peace Education, and Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education.  His more recent research focuses upon strategies for teaching about social oppression, analysis of the re-occurring controversies over identity-focused schools, and consideration of the consequences of privatized schooling upon the world’s poor, subjugated, and indigenous citizens.  Ken presently serves as a regional editor for the journal Power & Education, which aims at promoting critical studies of contemporary educational practices in diverse international contexts.  He has worked in the past as a secondary school  teacher in both Canada and Japan, currently sits on the board of a local organization committed to building schools in Sudan. (On sabbatical 1July 2015 – 30 June 2016)
E-mail: Ken.Montgomery@uregina.ca

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