Writing Consultants

 

Angela

Angela is a PhD candidate in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education, specializing in how a technology based instructional strategy might impact female students’ motivation and engagement in physics learning. She obtained her Master of Science in Physics at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Prior to embarking on doctoral studies, Angela worked both as a high school physics teacher and a curriculum expert with the Ministry of Education in Tanzania, a role punctuated with curriculum design and administrative commitments. She is passionate about girls’ and women’s participation in STEM research, and strongly believes that Africa’s growing economy will not thrive without gender equity in STEM fields.

Heidi

Heidi is a PhD Student and SSHRC recipient in the Department of English and the Science and Technologies Studies program. She holds an MA in English from the University of Victoria and specializes in nineteenth-century technologies and literature, with a particular interest in print and material culture.

Kwesi

Kwesi is a PhD candidate in Mathematics Education in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy. He obtained his M.A in Mathematics Education from UBC and B.Ed. (Mathematics focus) from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Kwesi teaches mathematics methodology and Inquiry seminar courses as a Sessional Lecturer in the teacher education program. Currently, he is working with researchers from multi-disciplinary STEM backgrounds to explore the possibilities and challenges confronting 21st-century teachers in teaching math in STEM for social justice.

Margaret

Margaret is a PhD Candidate in Curriculum Studies, specialising in music education, and the 2016 recipient of the National University of Ireland Denis Phelan Award. Her academic writing explores creative approaches to scholarship and inquiry in music education. Drawn to UBC’s innovative curriculum studies programme, she is on leave from her role in Ireland, developing inclusive community-based music education programmes.

Niall

Niall is a PhD candidate in French literature. He holds degrees in philosophy, music and Spanish and has worked as a translator and editor. He has a passion for purposeful prose and lifelong learning.