Scholarly  and
Professional Activities
 

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1. Scholarly and Professional Activities

2. Reviewer

3. Committee Responsibilities

4. Other Community Activities

5. Professional Memberships:

6. Hobbies

 

1. Scholarly and Professional Activities:

March, 1970 Co-chairperson, Festival of Alternatives
May, 1971 Co-chairperson, Secondary Universe Conference
1972 - 1977 Community and school workshops and scholarly addresses on social and educational futures
1974 Chairperson, Community Interest Group on Integral Planning, Man and Resources Conference
1974 - 1978 Associate Editor, Sociological Inquiry
Fall, 1974 Organizer, political education seminars with Geneva Institute for Cultural Action
1975 - 1978 Coordinator, Comparative and International Studies Group
1977 - 1980 Editorial Board, Two-Thirds: Journal of Underdevelopment Studies
1979 - Media, professional development and community presentations on public attitudes toward education
1980 - 1987 Member, Education Working Group on Peace and Social Justice
1981 -  Member, Critical Pedagogy and Cultural Studies Group
1982 - Coordinator, Political Economy of Education Focus
June, 1983 CSAA organizer, sessions on "Class and Class Consciousness in Canada", annual meetings of Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, Vancouver
May, 1984 Co-sponsor and coordinating committee member, Fifth Conference on Workers and Their Communities, Toronto
Research Consultant to various groups - such as SSHRC on the Human Context of Science and Technology as a Strategic Grants area.
External Examiner - Various Canadian and International Universities and Extra-departmental Examiner, University of Toronto.
Departmental Evaluator - Various Canadian Universities
Assessor, Canada Council; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; Social Science Federation of Canada; Australian Social Science Council.
March, 1986 Planning Committee, 30th Annual Meeting of Comparative and International Education Society, Toronto
June, 1987 CSAA organizer, sessions on Class and Gender Practices, annual meeting of Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, Hamilton
1988 - Member, Editorial Group, Our Schools/Our Selves
1989 - Membre, programme de Maitrise en Éducation "Société et éducation"
June, 1990 CSAA organizer, session on Workplace Restructuring: Worker Responses to Employer Offensives, annual meeting of Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, University of Victoria
1990 - Member, Centre for Research on Work and Society, York University
1994 Membre, Comité scientifique pour "L'école et les changements sociaux: défi "la sociologie", Colloque de l'Association International des Sociologues de Langue Française, Montréal, Septembre
1994 Member, National Consultations on Building a Learning Culture, Canadian Association for Adult Education, June and September
1995 Coordinator, Forum on Future Directions for the Sociology of Education, OISE 30th Anniversary Celebration, October 14
1996 Coordinator, University-Community Workshops on Education and Work, OISE/UT 
Fall, 1999 Appointed to Editorial Board of Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education
March 18, 2000 Member, Steering Committee, Canadian Network for Democratic Learning (CANDLE), 1999-2000, culminating in founding convention
September-
December, 1999
Member, Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) Study Group on Private Universities for Report presented to Council
1999-2000 Member, Advisory Committee, CAUT Public Awareness Campaign on Postsecondary Education
1999 - Member, Advisory Board, ABC Literacy Survey
Spring, 2000 - Member, HRDC Advisory Panel of Experts on Adult Learning, (APEAL)
Spring, 2000 Consultant to Taskforce on Working Class Politics in the 21st Century, Canadian Auto Workers (CAW)
July 26-28, 2001 International Academic Advisory Committee, Second International Conference on Researching Work and Learning, University of Calgary
October 25-26, 2001 University Representative, Public Policy Forum on Skills and Lifelong Learning, Toronto
2001 - Member of the Canada Research Chair College of Reviewers
  External assessor for tenure reviews at several universities and reviewer for various journal submissions, including the International Review of Education and Canadian Public Policy.
September, 2001-May, 2002. Academic Representative, Toronto District School Board Task Force on Adult Education,
February 2002. Course Instructor, Participatory Action Research, Canadian Labour Congress Winter School, Port Elgin,
  Research Consultant to various groups - such as SSHRC on the Human Context of Science and Technology as a Strategic Grants area.
  External Examiner - Various Canadian and International Universities and Extra-departmental Examiner, University of Toronto.
Departmental Evaluator - Various Canadian Universities
  Assessor, Canada Council; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; Social Science Federation of Canada; Australian Social Science Council (UK).
2003 - Editorial Board, Journal of Critical Education Policy
May, 2003-April, 2004. Chair, Speakers' Series, Centre for the Study of Education and Work, OISE/UT,
2004 - Editorial Board, Journal of Maltese Educational Research
June 20-22, 2005 Co-Chair, “ The Future of Lifelong Learning and Work” OISE/UT
2005 - Advisory Member, Workplace Learning Knowledge Centre of the Canadian Council for Learning
2006 - Co-editor (with David Guile, London Institute for Education) of series on The Knowledge Economy and Education, Sense Publishers

Book reviewer for the Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

2. Reviewer:

  • Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 
  • Canadian Journal of Education, 
  • Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 
  • Canadian Journal of Sociology,
  • Canadian Public Policy, 
  • Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, 
  • Canadian and International Education, 
  • Comparative Educational Review, 
  • Curriculum Inquiry,
  • EAF: Journal of Educational Administration and Foundations, 
  • Interchange, 
  • International Journal of Education, 
  • Insurgent Sociologist/Critical Sociology, 
  • Orbit, 
  • Review of Educational Research, 
  • Sociological Inquiry, 
  • Sociologie et Sociétés, 
  • Sociology of Education.

3. Committee Responsibilities:

Department: Chairperson of Personnel, Admissions and Awards, Graduate Programs, Research and Development, Central Planning, Planning and Priorities, Search, Promotion, Tenure, PTR/merit, Career Services, Special Events, Open Academy, Appeals, and Promotions Committees at various times. Graduate Academic Secretary 1991-93. Graduate Studies Co-ordinator 2002-03. Member of all standing committees and chair or member of various nominating and other ad hoc committees at various times.   

Institute:  Chair, Council of Chairpersons; Dean's/Director's Council; Vice‑chairperson, Budget Standing Committee; Chair, Faculty Search Committees. 

Member:   Faculty Council; Research and Development Standing Committee; Graduate Studies Policies Sub‑committee; Director's Advisory Committee on International Education; Ad Hoc Committee on Information Networks; Task Force on OISE/UT Structure, 2002. Member of the OISE/UT Educational Policy Committee since 2001. Numerous search, tenure and promotion committees. Participate in various advisory activities as a CRC holder. 

          University:  SESE Representative, UT Ethics Review Board, 2007-2009.

4. Other Community Activities:

1958 - 1960 Troop Leader and Assistant Cubmaster,
1st Cloverdale Boy Scouts
1973 - Co-founder and Executive member,
Carwood Ratepayers' Association
1979 - 1981 Co-founder and President,
Toronto Committee to Defend Quebec's Right to Self Determination
1979 - 1981 President,
Lyndwood Tennis Club
1981 - 1985 Program Coordinator,
Lyndwood Public School Parents' Committee
1987 - 1988 Team Chairperson, Credit Valley Tennis Club
1992 - Founding Member,
Cawthra-Dixie Coalition of Community Associations
1994 - 1996 President,
Carwood Ratepayers' Association
1994 - 1996 Chairperson,
Port Credit-Lakeview Parkland Committee
1996 - 2000 Chairperson,
Cawthra Park Community Centre Advisory Committee 

5. Professional Memberships:

  • Association canadienne des sociologues et anthropologues de langue française
  • Association d'Économie Politique
  • Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education
  • Canadian Association of University Teachers
  • Canadian Society for the Study of Education
  • Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association
  • Comparative and International Education Society
  • International Sociological Association
  • Society for Socialist Studies

6. Hobbies:

  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Piano
  • Chess
  • Gardening
  • Reading Intellectual and Political Biographies

     


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