Past Research Assistants

 

Sunghak Cho

Sunghak Cho majored in history education at Kyungpook National University in South Korea and taught Korean history, East Asian history and world history to students in public high schools for 13 years. He published Japanese Prime Minister Shinjo Abe Is Not Am Amateur, a book on the Japanese governments’ domestic and foreign policies in relation to global competition with China as a new emerging superpower in East Asia. He is now working on a Master’s in Public History from the University of Victoria.

 


Tahereh FirooziTahereh Firoozi

I got my PhD in Applied Linguistics (Language Testing) at Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran. Currently, I am a PhD student in Measurement, Evaluation, and Data Science (MEDS) at the University of Alberta, Canada. My research area of interest is data mining, modern test theories, and theories of classroom assessment. I am a reviewer of a few peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Research in Applied Linguistics.


James Miles James Miles

James Miles is a PhD Candidate and sessional instructor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. He was previously a social studies and history teacher in Vancouver British Columbia. His SSHRC funded dissertation research examines the teaching and learning of historical injustices in classrooms, museums, and historic sites. He is also an assistant editor at Curriculum Inquiry. His research has been published in Theory and Research in Social Education, Historical Studies in Education and the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.


Bridget StirlingBridget Stirling

Bridget Stirling is a PhD student in the University of Alberta’s Department of Educational Policy Studies, where she is interested in children’s rights and the politics of childhood. She holds an MA in Intercultural and International Communication from Royal Roads University. In addition to her doctoral studies, Bridget serves as an Edmonton Public School Board trustee. She is also an activist and organizer involved in issues of social, economic, and environmental justice, gender, children’s rights, and human rights. Bridget is a co-founder of Hate Free Yeg, a grassroots organization working to make Edmonton a space free of hate and discrimination, and a founding member of the Child-Friendly Housing Coalition of Alberta, working to end discrimination against children in access to housing.