Emily Milne, MacEwan University

Milne_imageName: Emily Milne

Position: Assistant Professor of Sociology, MacEwan University

Educational Background:
B.A. University of Waterloo, Sociology
M.A. McMaster University, Sociology
Ph.D. University of Waterloo, Sociology

Professional Background and Affiliations:  Member of the CSA Sociology of Education Research Cluster.

Contact Information: Milnee4@macewan.ca

What are your main research interests? 

Sociology of Education, Education Policy, Community-Engaged Research, Indigenous Peoples, Social Inequality, Applied Sociology, Qualitative Methods, Family/School Relationships.

What projects are you currently working on?

Emily’s research program explores the development and implications of education for reconciliation activities in Canadian jurisdictions. She is involved in several community-engaged projects in partnership with schools and school divisions, students, teachers, parents/caregivers as well as Elders that aim to support Indigenous student success by identifying educational inequalities and developing school-based policies and strategies to reduce educational inequalities. She has published academic journal articles and book chapters on topics including Indigenous family/school relationships, Indigenous curricular policy directives in public schooling, and education policy. Her research has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Her research has also received national media attention and has been featured on several news outlets including Global News TV, The Globe and Mail, and the National Post, among others.

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